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Telephone Interviewer
Department: Center for Governmental Stusies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 19, 2017


We conduct major health and public policy surveys by telephone. Center for Governmental Studies telephone interviewers collect information for various clients. This position involves contacting potential respondents by telephone, asking scripted questions and recording their responses.



Prospect Research Assistant
Department: Gift Planning
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 01, 2017


The NIU Foundation is seeking a student worker for its prospect research team. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, have efficient and accurate database management and entry skills and ability to use NIU e-mail system. Candidate must be able to perform detailed research on companies and NIU alum. Must be highly responsible, possess a strong work ethic, organizational skills, intelligence, diligence, as well as organization and analytical thinking. The ability to work well in a team environment, as well as the ability to work with sensitive material and maintain strict confidentiality, is imperative.



Office Assistant
Department: Office of Precollegiate Programs
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: October 24, 2016


1. Assists in the filing and retrieval system of general office records, student records, and academic files. 2. Answers the telephone and takes messages for all Project staff. 3. Assists in the coping of all general office records, student records, follow-up information, letters, forms, invoices, and other documents as assigned. 4. Assists in the typing of various assignments. 5. Complete other duties as assigned.



Student Employee
Department: Service Center
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: May 01, 2017


Filing, Campus Mail Run (2 times per day and shuttle as needed), scanning & copying documents, projects as assigned. Summer position that extends through next semester.



Data Management Assistant
Department: Advancement Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: May 15, 2017


The Data Management Assistant position is responsible for maintaining the biographical content of the alumni and donor database. Responsibilities include completion of scheduled tasks and special projects to ensure records are accurate, current, clean and complete. Heavy web research, reading, comprehensive record analysis and data entry are involved.




Paraprofessional Positions

Northern Fund Caller
Department: Annual Fund
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: May 15, 2017


Northern Fund callers contact alumni and friends of Northern Illinois University through the Huskie Telefund in an effort to update alumni records, provide information on current events at NIU, create strong connections between alumni and friends of NIU and the University, and to solicit funds for Northern Illinois University.



Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader
Department: ACCESS
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 28, 2017


Prefer Junior or Senior standing, Require overall GPA of 3.00 or above, prefer an A but could have received a B grade in Math 109, 110; or Chem 110, 210; or Accounting 206 or 207. Very good interpersonal and communication skills are required and must be comfortable with group work and using group activities to interact with students.



Life Drawing Model
Department: School of Art & Design - Studio Division
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 21, 2017


We are looking to employ males and females who would be interested in modeling NUDE for our Life Drawing classes. Classes are held Monday through Thursday. Times will vary. Please come to AB 314 M-F between 8:00 - 11:45 a.m. or 12:45 - 4:00 p.m. to pick up an application for employment along with a Model Availability Schedule.



Tutors - Appointment Based
Department: ACCESS/PAL
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 22, 2017


TO APPLY for this job, you must also apply through your MYNIU accout:
Go to MYNIU
Then click on:
MyNIU-Student System>
THEN Click on:
NIU Customizations>
THEN Click on:
NIU PAL SS Tutor
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JOB DESCRIPTION:
TRAINING IS REQUIRED after your initial interview.
*Contact your assigned students to schedule a tutorial appointment.
*Tutor your students on course content, study skills and help build academic confidence. One hour sessions up to 3 hours per week per student.
*Follow through on missed tutorial appointments and verify future sessions.
*Establish clear lines of communication with students, PAL Assistant Director and other NIU staff as needed.
*Maintain accurate and complete tutoring paperwork.
*Maintain confidentiality regarding tutoring relationship.
*Participate in regular meetings.
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NOTICE!! Applications are only taken through your MYNIU account. If you apply here your application will NOT be seen!!
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TO APPLY on MYNIU, GO TO:
Your MYNIU then:
-Click on:
MyNIU-Student System>
-Click on:
NIU Customizations>
-Click on:
NIU PAL SS Tutor




Service Positions

Early Childhood Teachers
Department: Education
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 03, 2017


We are interested in hiring full-time, part-time and substitute teachers for Spring semester 2017. Teachers and substitutes will provide children 6 weeks to 12 years old with a safe and nurturing environment. They will assist in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities.



Early Childhood Teacher
Department: Early Child Care
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 17, 2016


Providing high quality care for children in an early learning, play based environment. Children are 6 weeks to 12 years of age. You will be responsible for implementing activities, helping children build self help skills and more.



Residential Trainer:Group Home
Department: FT & PT Residential
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 30, 2017


Teach and provide support and supervision to adults with developmental disabilities residing in group homes within Sycamore and DeKalb area.



House Manager -Full Time
Department: CILA
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 15, 2017


Office or non-manual work that directly relates to the recommending or making of policy and managing the general operations of the Department. Individual exercises discretion and independent judgment in decision-making and supervision of the unit. Supervises CILA homes



HSC Programming Staff
Department: Guest Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 15, 2017


Holmes Student Center Programming staff are responsible for bringing great events to the HSC. The programming team specifically helps plan and execute a wide variety of engaging, fun and entertaining events hosted within the HSC. The programming team will also work with student organizations and departments to help encourage and support events in the building. Programmers will specifically work on creating a diverse set of programs for the semester to engage the student body. They will also be responsible for coordinating all details of the event plan, execution, cleanup and assessment of programs in the building.



HSC Marketing Staff
Department: Guest Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 15, 2017


Holmes Student Center marketing staff members are responsible for promoting the Holmes Student Center resources, HSC Events & Programs as well as general marketing assistance. The HSC marketing team will work across multiple mediums to promote awareness about student center offerings, increase attendance at events, and increase foot traffic within the building. Team members will engage the campus community by acting as the street team of the HSC where duties will include passing out handbills, promoting events on multiple digital and social media resources, and speaking on behalf of the HSC to different student organizations, departments and during campus wide events and programs.



HSC Graphic Designer
Department: Guest Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 15, 2017


Holmes Student Center graphic designers will be responsible for creating marketing and promotional materials for HSC Programming & Events, the University Bookstore, Hotel and other departments managed by Holmes Student Center Administration. In addition, this service may expand to serve other campus entities as well as clients of the Conferences and Events services office. The design team will also be responsible for printing signs, and following building, divisional and campus-wide marketing and brand standards for all projects. Designers will engage with a wide variety of clients to collaborate on various projects in order to meet the needs of various constituencies.



Box Office Seller
Department: School of Theatre and Dance
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 01, 2017


Part-time Ticket Seller position is responsible for day-to-day and scheduled event selling and accounting for all tickets sold and money collected, for live theatre performances of the School of Theatre and Dance. Schedule reliability and promptness.



Museum Floor Staff
Department: Discovery Center Museum
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 17, 2017


Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, Illinois is dedicated to hands-on learning in the arts and sciences through more than 300 exciting exhibits spread over two floors and Discovery Park and serves children, parents, and educators from the Rockford region and beyond. Discovery Center Museum is currently looking to hire part time Museum Floor Staff. Museum Floor Staff members play an integral role in the success of the Museum’s Mission by facilitating our exhibits, interacting with Guests of all ages, and maintaining our exhibits, all of which contributes greatly to the overall Guest experience at the Museum. Discovery Center Museum seeks to hire Floor Staff Members who are joyful, playful, and excited by science and education. Please direct questions and resumes to Hillary Parks, Guest Services Manager at: 815-972-2826 or hillaryp@discoverycentermuseum.org



Student Service Desk Analyst
Department: Division of Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 01, 2017


The Student Service Desk Analyst provides IT support for University faculty, staff, students, and external customers. This position may interact with customers via phone, email, walk-ins, self-service portal, or online submission forms. The Student Service Desk Analyst will use IT Service Management (ITSM) tools to document interactions and alerts appropriately. They will research, respond to, resolve and/or escalate customer requests and reported issues to Tier II or Tier III and On-call support in a timely manner following established service procedures, processes and standards. Following established security procedures; they will maintain records and must keep all user data confidential. This is a security sensitive position. Willingness to sign a confidentiality agreement is required.



Street Team
Department: Northern Star
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: October 01, 2016


To hand the newspaper to students when entering an academic building. To promote specific events. Shifts are on Monday and Thursday, maximum 2.5 hours at the time.



HSC Operations Crew
Department: Guest Services
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: February 01, 2017


The Holmes Student Center Operations Crew is the backbone of HSC Event Services. In addition to setting up and breaking down the venue, the Operations Crew provides primary assistance to organization members, performers, and guests in and around the event area. We provide access control, including ticket scanning, ID checks, wrist banding, pat downs, bag checks and metal detector screening, as well as crowd management to ensure the venue is safe for guests. Staff is required to have a thorough knowledge of both event specific and building-wide policies and procedures in order to provide guests with directions or other needed information to ensure a safe and fun environment for all guests, staff, and performers. Staff members are expected to act upon all comments/complaints in a prompt and friendly manner and also assist HSC staff and host group to maintain compliance with the On-Campus Social Events Policy. The Holmes Student Center Operations Crew is seeking motivated individuals interested in advancement.



Visual Communications Student Worker
Department: NIU Alumni Association
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 13, 2017


• Assist members of the NIU Alumni Association Communications Team with all graphic design and visual communication needs • Plan and design mailers, social media posts, magazine spreads, and website banners • Assist the Multimedia Communications Specialist on video shoots and some photo shoots. • Photograph events



Event Crew
Department: Event Production Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 13, 2017


Event Production Services (EPS) is looking for individuals who are interested in setting up and tearing down sound systems, lighting systems, staging, as well as various other event related needs. This job is flexible and may have odd hours but provides hands on experience.



America Reads Tutor
Department: Curriculum and Instruction - Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: June 01, 2017


In the off campus clinic: Tutors work one-on-one for 50 minute sessions with elementary school students (K-5th grade). Tutors work on reading and writing activities. They use materials provided by the clinic that effectively fit the reading level and learning style of each student. Tutors also give parents periodic updates. In the schools: Tutors are under the direction of the teacher of the classroom that they are assigned to. Tutoring may be in the form of pull-out sessions, or helping the teacher in the class with group activities. If you have any questions or concerns you may email americareads@niu.edu.



RedCoats 2017
Department: Holmes Student Center Guest Services
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: May 01, 2017


Under the general supervision of the Guest Services Manager, the person in this position is responsible for multiple facets of an assigned area of the Holmes Student Center. Some of these responsibilities include opening/closing contracted rooms, constantly checking for safety issues or security breaches, checking to see if offices and hotel rooms are properly secured, ensuring that room contracts are being fulfilled and reporting any issues to the nightly shift supervisor in a timely fashion. This person will also be called upon to assist with crowd control, building emergencies, alcohol postings, escorts and other duties as assigned. This individual comes in direct contact with the public on a regular basis and is expected to be polite and courteous at all times. The position requires knowledge of the Holmes Student Center and all pertinent building policies and procedures.



Student Worker Janitorial
Department: Building Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: May 16, 2017


-TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO BUILDINGSERVICES@NIU.EDU -Under direct supervision of a Building Services Foreman and/or Sub-Foreman. perform the necessary custodial work to meet and maintain Building Services high standards of cleanliness and sanitation. Duties would include but are not limited to the general cleaning of offices, classrooms, lobbies, lounges, stairwells and landings. Cleaning and sanitizing bathrooms and locker rooms on campus. This includes sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning toilets, urinals and sinks, mirrors and windows both inside and out. Vacuuming and cleaning carpets. Maintain soap and paper supplies each day. Empty trash containers into the appropriate receptacles throughout campus. Cleaning with pressure washers as assigned. Assisting with and/or performing miscellaneous related duties as assigned.



Tutor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: June 19, 2017


We are currently looking for tutors for the following courses: BIOS 311, BIOS 357, KNPE 452, FLSP 101/102, ACCY 206/207, CHEM 110/211/213, AHRS 494/495, PHHE 295, ECON 260/261 & MATH 101/155.



Study Table Monitor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: June 19, 2017


This position is for monitoring study table sessions. Duties Include; checking students in & out, enforcing study table rules & minor office work.




Technical Positions

AV Associate 1
Department: HSC AV Department
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 23, 2017


1. Ensure client satisfaction and contract completion according to Holmes Student Center guidelines. 2. Set rooms with audio/video/lighting/pc equipment in accordance with the contracts. 3. Work as part of a team to solve problems. 4. Maintain audio/video/lighting/PC equipment. 5. Keep inventory on consumables used in the department. 6. Clean and organize equipment inventory and the office.



IT Support
Department: Vice Provost
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: June 01, 2017


If you have applied for this position in the last 3 weeks, due to technical issues your application was not received. Please re-apply!!! Reports to the Systems Administrator for the Vice Provost and is responsible for setting up and supporting all computers and peripheral equipment supported by the Vice Provost TechTeam. This position is first point of contact for all units reporting to the Vice Provost and is responsible for resolving technical issues in a timely manner. Maintain necessary updates for Vice Provost Department Computer and Tutoring Labs.





Clery Act Information

N.I.U. provides information regarding campus security, personal and fire safety, including topics such as: crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime reporting policies, in addition to crime and fire statistics for the most recent three calendar years. The Annual Security Report containing security and safety information is available at www.safety.niu.edu or by contacting the University Police Department and Public Safety Department at 815-753-9628 to receive a hard copy. The Annual Fire Safety Report is available at www.firesafety.niu.edu or by contacting the Environmental Health & Safety Department at 815-753-0404 to receive a hard copy.

Department of Public Safety
Office of Admissions
Human Resource Services.

This disclosure is in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Act (20 USC 1092 (f)).