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Telephone Interviewer
Department: Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Laboratory
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 27, 2019


Conduct telephone interviews for the Illinois Department of Public Health Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)study, asking scripted health-related questions and recording responses. Results are used by the IDPH to design more effective health programs based on the needs of Illinois residents. This is a flexible position that can be scheduled around classes. Shifts are M-F 2-9pm, 1-5pm, 5-9pm, and 5:30-9pm, Sat. 10am-1:30pm and 1:30-5pm, Sun. 1-4:30pm and 4:30-8pm. We are located in Room 140 McMurry Hall, on the main NIU campus.



Accounting Clerk
Department: Holmes Student Center Business Office
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: October 01, 2018


Position involves various accounting duties to include cash handling, accounts receivable verification, assistance with accounts payable process. Assist with collecting and verifying contracts in preparation of posting to daily charge sheet. Answering phones, entering, checking, recording and submitting journals for HSC billing. Reconciling credit card settlement reports.



Data Entry
Department: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


Perform detailed, repetitive data entry for the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office. Must have reliable, regular schedule. Must be able to handle confidential information. Must be proficient in the use of computers, and be able to work independently.



HSC Student Event Coordinator
Department: Holmes Student Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


Reservations and Event Management, in the Holmes Student Center, is seeking a Student Event Coordinator. The student must possess good judgment, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to receive direction and work cooperatively with others. This position is responsible for a wide variety of general receptionist and office duties, including the support of the Reservations and Event Management staff. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is necessary. Tasks include, but are not limited to, greeting visitors, answering phones, directing guests, answering questions regarding reservation policies and procedures, processing event reservations, coordinating services to support events, scanning, copying and filing. The ability to provide a high-level of customer service and interact in a professional manner is required. Candidate must be reliable, dependable and punctual. Hours per week are based on student availability and operational needs of the department. Office hours are usually Mon-Fri 9a-5p. Applicants must include their class schedule for the spring 2019 semester for consideration.



Student Employee
Department: HRS Insurance Office
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 17, 2019


The job duties include, but are not limited to electronic scanning of HR paperwork, filing, and general office assistance.




Paraprofessional Positions

Tutors - Appointment Based
Department: ACCESS/PAL
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 22, 2019


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



Early Childhood Teachers
Department: Education
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 06, 2019


Providing age appropriate activities for children 6 weeks to 12 years. Helping children develop self-help skills and potty training. Helping with meal service and daily routines.



Career Peer Advisor
Department: Career Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


The Career Peer Advisor Program is aimed at providing students the opportunity to further the mission of the Northern Illinois University Career Service department through providing awareness and assistance to the wider campus community in the area of career development. Career Peer Advisor Mission The Career Peer Advisor (CPA) is a paraprofessional position. CPAs work individually with students to assist with career needs, such as resume and cover letter assistance, interview skills, and navigation of Huskies Get Hired and the department’s website. They also perform support tasks, such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, entering data, distributing marketing materials, and assisting with office projects. CPAs occasionally conduct presentations for small groups and promote our office at tabling events, such as open houses and orientation fairs. We invite you to review the job posting and to apply! JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Provide drop-in clients their first point of contact with the Career Services Office and direct them to the most appropriate service or staff member for their needs • Assist drop-in clients with resume and cover letter development, job search tools, and interview preparation for internships and career opportunities • Attend biweekly, after-hours meetings of the CPA Team • Schedule and confirm appointments for clients and counselors • Serve as Career Services ambassador and promote events and services to the NIU campus community • Staff career fairs and other departmental events and provide support to contribute to their success • Promote Career Services by staffing tables at university events, such as orientation and open houses • Present career development workshops to the NIU campus community • Collaborate with supervisor and Career Services staff on various projects and initiatives. Assist with other projects as assigned by your supervisor • Conduct additional clerical and support activities as needed including data entry and filing SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior • Strong communication skills demonstrated through customer service, peer advising, and public speaking • Ability to work as a member of a team • Willingness to learn about different groups of people, identities, and experiences, and an ability to establish working relationships with people from backgrounds different from your own • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Excellent attention to detail • Must be available for scheduling 10-15 hours per week during regular business hours. Some evening availability is required • Must be a student in good academic standing with a 2.5 GPA or higher APPLICATION PROCESS Interested students should apply through Huskies Get Hired, job number 23526. The application and interview process will take place through December 11. NON-DISCRIMINATION AT NIU Northern Illinois University is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. The Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University afford equal treatment regardless of political views or affiliation, and sexual orientation. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.



Art Model
Department: School of Art and Design
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 15, 2019


Models needed: The NIU School of Art and Design needs a few models to pose for life drawing classes this semester. Must be able to hold a pose for two hours.



Student Worker
Department: ACCESS/PAL/SI
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 25, 2019


**UNDERGRADUATE ONLY** Junior or Senior standing preferred, require overall GPA of 2.50. Perform detailed, repetitive data entry for ACCESS including PAL/SI/A+. Must have reliable, regular schedule. Must be able to handle confidential information. Must be proficient in the use of computers and copy machines, and be able to work independently. Work also includes, but not limited to: answering calls in a professional manner, greet and direct guest, and maintaining a positive rapport with surrounding office staff.



Supplemental Instruction (SI) for Fall 2019
Department: ACCESS Tutoring &Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 22, 2019


PREFER **UNDERGRADUATE** Junior or Senior standing, require overall GPA of 2.75 or above, prefer an A but could have received a B grade in Math 108, 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. This position is great for those interested in becoming educators, also great to building on public speaking, organized leadership, and classroom management.




Service Positions

Early Childhood Teachers
Department: Education
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 01, 2018


We are interested in hiring full-time, part-time and substitute teachers. 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.



Direct Service Professional (DSP)
Department: Residential Trainer
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: December 06, 2018


Join the Opportunity House team and make a difference in the lives of others! Caring and compassionate people needed to work with intellectually disabled individuals in residential settings in the DeKalb/Sycamore area. Starting wage of $10.25 - $11.50 per hour with up to $1.00 increase after 6 months. Some weekend shifts include an extra $2.00 shift differential Visit our website at www.ohinc.org to learn more or to download an application for employment.



Museum Floor Staff
Department: Discovery Center Museum
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


To be considered for this position, please send your resume and/or application to Hillary Parks, Guest Services Manager at: hillaryp@discoverycentermuseum.org 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.



Tutor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


We are currently looking for tutors for the following courses: Upper level COMS, KNPE & SOCI. ECON 261, ENGL 203, HIST, GEOL, GEOG, MAth101, PHYS210, upper level BIOS, CHEM 211, PSYC 219 & 324 & TECH 305.



Study Table Monitor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


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



Upward Bound Tutor/Mentor
Department: Upward Bound Program
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: October 15, 2018


Make a difference in the lives of potential first generation college students by sharing your experience and knowledge. Tutor/Mentors are needed to work with high school students from Aurora and Rockford. Transportation is provided. Must be able to tutor in at least one academic area. Stop by Stevenson A102 to complete an application.



Student Event Staff
Department: Police & Department of Public Safety
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 18, 2019


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)



Operation Services
Department: Holmes Student Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 01, 2019


The Holmes Student Center (HSC) Operation Services Staff is responsible for setting up, breaking down, and staffing events held in the student center. Staff members serve as the first point of contact for guests in the HSC and provide assistance to patrons, control entry points, and monitor the building. During events, staff members control event access, scan tickets, check ID’s, perform pat downs and bag checks, as well as crowd management. The Operation Services Staff ensures a safe, fun environment exists for all guests, performers, and staff in the HSC and helps hosting groups maintain compliance with the On-Campus Social Events Policy. Operation Services is seeking motivated individuals interested in advancement.



Huskie Patrol
Department: Police & Public Safety
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2019


Under the supervision of the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety, Huskie Patrol is operated by student employees organized into teams and zones. Members are supplied for duty with radios carrying their own service channel for instant communication. The members are also distinctly attired as they make their rounds. Huskie Patrol provides up to thirty sets of eyes and ears for the Department of Public Safety. Members of Huskie Patrol work in all climates, ranging from extreme heat with indices over 100 degrees, to extreme cold with wind chills below 0 degrees. Duties, responsibilities and requisite skills include but are not limited to foot patrol, crime prevention, locking of building, and providing escorts. In addition, to providing an extra layer of security Huskie Patrol provides assistance to Access Control with residence hall security.



Box Office Seller
Department: School of Music
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 21, 2019


Part-time Box Office Seller position is responsible for scheduled event selling and accounting for all tickets sold and money collected, for large ensemble/guest artists/faculty performances of the School of Music.



Student Aide
Department: Child Development & Family Center
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


A.Assist professional staff with the implementation of curriculum in the classroom: 1.Work with children individually or in groups inside the classroom and outdoors on the playground 2.Follow through on the classroom limits to help with the consistency in the classroom 3.Display a high sensitivity to the entire classroom environment (be aware of safety, cleanliness, etc.) 4.Eating CDFC snacks and lunch with the children at the designated time (if student is working at such time) B.Assist children in self-care needs: 1.Washing hands 2.Toileting 3.Changing diapers 4.Dressing and undressing 5.Eating snacks and lunch C.Assist in classroom maintenance throughout the day: 1.Meal set-up and clean-up 2.Straightening of classroom 3.Opening and closing of classroom 4.Laundry 5.Cleaning toys 6.Other duties assigned by the professional staff 7.Possible phone/customer service related duties



Peer Advisor
Department: Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 14, 2019


Peer Advisors in the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office are responsible for answering the phones, working at the front counter,helping students with general FAFSA questions, and performing other office duties such as preparing mailings. Excellent customer service skills required, including: the ability to handle difficult situations; the ability to understand and communicate complex information; and the ability to work in a team environment.



Intern, Alumni Volunteer Engagement
Department: Alumni Relations
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 28, 2019


The student volunteer coordinator reports directly to the director of alumni volunteer engagement. The individual in this position is responsible for assisting with the development, marketing and/or management of volunteer recruitment, training, and stewardship. The individual will assist with the volunteer recruitment for Admissions and other department events, will help to plan and coordinate the NIU Legislative Day in Springfield, and assist the Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer recruitment both at events and through event follow-up. This intern will have the opportunity to participate in volunteer recruitment, placement, and stewardship from start to finish.



Field Crew Aid
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: March 01, 2019


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.



Student Services Representative
Department: Health Services
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 28, 2019


Serves as the initial contact and provides initial assistance for students/families when they visit the Office in person; Answers all in coming calls. Assists where able and/or refers the call accordingly; Performs administrative support tasks such copying, scanning, and follow up activities as delegated/assigned.



Convo Parking/Stagehand
Department: Convocation Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: February 16, 2019


Parking is an OUTSIDE position, directing traffic, taking money for tickets, monitoring lots. This is also a Stagehand position that requires that you be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs, (occasionally more) climb on and off equipment and move around various items for setting an event.



Data Management Assistant
Department: Advancement Services (NIU Foundation)
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 15, 2019


The Data Assistant provides vital assistance to the University Advancement’s Data Management team by completing regular daily, weekly, and monthly tasks as well as many special projects. This position involves data entry in addition to web research, analysis, and logic. Critical thinking, attention to detail, and good judgement will be very important to be successful in this position.




Technical Positions

P&TS Associate 1
Department: Holmes Student Center Production & Technology Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 15, 2019


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





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.

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