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Telephone Interviewer
Department: Center for Governmental Stusies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 16, 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.



Learning Center Student Worker
Department: Learning Center/Tech Services
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 17, 2017


Students applying for this position must be work-study eligible. If you are uncertain as to whether or not you are eligible for the work-study program, contact the NIU Student Financial Aid office by phone at 815-753-1395 or toll free at 800-892-3050, or, e-mail the office at finaid@niu.edu and include the following information: 1) your name; 2) your z-id number; 3) the last 4 digits of your social security number. The Learning Center is a student learning space managed by the College of Education's Technology Innovation and Learning Services (TILS) Department. Student employees are the "face" of the facility. They operate under the direction of senior staff to facilitate the day-to-day operations of the center. The job of the student worker is to provide customer service. Work assignments will vary, but daily responsibilities include assisting guests of the Learning Center with computer and printer related questions, circulating equipment, circulating material, arranging facilities for events, and, ensuring that the facility is clean and prepared for guests. Students may assist the TILS office in completion of clerical or technical tasks. Students may also be asked to assist with clerical or maintenance tasks in the Blackwell History of Education collection or the One Room School. Successful applicants must have excellent people skills, be customer-service oriented, be willing to take initiative, be willing to learn new skills, and must be able to work independently. Positions are subject to availability of funds. There is no guarantee of continued employment. Hours per week are based on student availability and operational needs of the department.



Clerical
Department: Allied Health & Communicative Disorders
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 01, 2017


The School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders seeks a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher for clerical position. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. This position will be responsible for routine clerical duties including filing, scanning, photocopying and other duties as assigned.




Paraprofessional Positions

Northern Fund Caller
Department: Annual Fund
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 23, 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 25, 2016


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.



Life Drawing Model
Department: School of Art & Design - Studio Division
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 23, 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.



Upward Bound Program Tutor
Department: Office of Precollegiate Programs
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: September 01, 2016


Provide intense tutoring in at least one academic skill area, but also able to assist students in a broad range of skill areas, particularly English, science, and mathematics. Assist in the design and implementation of various study skills seminars. Perform some mentoring functions and be primary responsible for conducting tutoring sessions with both individuals and small groups under supervision of project staff. Assist students in the completion of application materials for post secondary educational institutions. Submit formal, written weekly, monthly and final student progress reports. Attend monthly training meetings. The Academic Year Session is conducted on weekdays, September-May, usually between the hours of 2:00p.m.-7:00p.m. Tutors are compensated for weekly class tutoring at assigned target sites. Additional time is compensated for any field trips tutors chaperon, travel to and from sites, and staff meetings. TUTORS NEEDED FOR TUESDAY AND THURSDAY.



America Reads Tutor
Department: Literacy - Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: June 01, 2016


In the 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.



Residential Trainer:Group Home
Department: FT & PT Residential
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 10, 2017


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



Field Crew Aid
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 01, 2016


Northern Illinois University, a member of NCAA Division I and the Mid American Conference, is seeking candidates for the position of Field Crew Aide. The Field Crew Aid will work in conjunction with the Athletic Training Department to adequately provide the needs of the NIU student athletes during practice and competition. The Field Crew Aid will report directly to the Head Football Athletic Trainer. Responsibilities will include: • Field setup of water, Gatorade, and ice for practice and games. • Providing essential hydration to student athletes. • Observing practice conditions and student athlete safety. • General upkeep of hydration equipment. • Other duties as assigned.



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.



kitchen helper
Department: Child Development Lab
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 17, 2017


Working in a kitchen for a early childhood program. Light cooking duties and food prep, following safety regulations, maintaining clean and orderly kitchen area.



America Counts Tutor
Department: Financial Aid & Scholarships
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: September 15, 2016


Tutors will work with DeKalb elementary school teachers and students in mathematics and related areas.



Student Event Staff - Security
Department: Police & Public Safety
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 16, 2016


Under the supervision of the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety, Student Event Staff (SES) personnel will work directly with NIU Police Officers in maintaining a safe environment at University social events. SES personnel are expected to work in all climates, ranging from extreme heat with indices over 100 degrees, to extreme cold with wind chills below 0 degrees. Some of the duties and responsibilities SES personnel can expect to deal with are as follows: • Assist in staffing the entrance and exit doors at University social events • Ensure venue capacity is not exceeded • Assist Public Safety in emergency situations at the event • Extra set of eyes and ears for the police department • Generally help to maintain a safe and well organized event • Check to see if appropriate policies are being followed ( i.e. Social Event Policies)



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



Aide for After School Program
Department: St. Mary School
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 04, 2016


• This position involves care of children (pre-kindergarten/4 year old through 8th grade). • Applicants must be willing to interact with all children in a variety of situations, such as playing games, reading stories, monitoring outside playground/inside gym activities, assisting with homework, serving snacks, etc. • Individuals applying need to be available to work 2 to 5 days per week from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when school is in session.



Aide for Recess
Department: St. Mary School
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: August 24, 2016


Aide for Recess • This position involves care of children (pre-kindergarten/4 year old through 8th grade). • Applicants must be willing to interact with all children in a variety of situations, such as playing/refereeing athletic games, monitoring outside playground activities, monitoring inside gym activities, etc. • Individuals applying need to be available to work 2 to 5 days per week from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, when school is in session.



Aide for Lunch
Department: St. Mary School
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: August 24, 2016


• This position involves care of children during lunch (pre-kindergarten/4 year old through 8th grade). • Applicants must be willing to interact with all children in a variety of situations, such as serving food, opening milk cartons, cleaning up spills, etc. • Individuals applying need to be available to work 2 to 5 days per week from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, when school is in session. • Since this position is off campus (St. Mary School is located at 210 Gurler Road in DeKalb.), students applying will need their own transportation. • Fingerprinting and a background check will be required of any one hired since the position involves working with children.



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.




Technical Positions

Laboratory Safety and Compliance Coordinator
Department: Office of Research Compliance and Integrity
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 17, 2017


Assisting in the maintenance of Online presence of Lab Safety, maintenance Chemical Hygiene Plans, Laboratory Safety compliance and Lab Safety initiatives. Will work with the Lab Safety manager, Lab Safety Officer and Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry Lab Safety Manager.





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)).