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Office Assistant
Department: Office of Precollegiate Programs
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 25, 2017


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.



Telephone Interviewer
Department: Health and Human Sciences Survey Research Laboratory
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 15, 2018


SUMMER WORKERS NEEDED! 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 1-5pm and 5-9pm, Sat. 10am-1:30pm and 1:30-5pm, Sun. 1-4:30pm and 4:30-8pm. We are located in the William R. Monat Building at 148 N. Third St. in downtown DeKalb (on bus route 7).



Student Clerical
Department: Law - Dean's Office
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


Please only apply online: The Dean’s Office in the College of Law seeks undergraduate Junior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Must qualify for work-study and be able to work 15 hours / week. Student must possess professionalism, good judgment, strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and work cooperatively with other offices within the law school. Job Description: This position performs a wide variety of clerical support. Tasks may include computer work, generating forms, filing, and deliveries around campus. This position performs general receptionist and office duties. Candidate will be responsible for various duties such as answering phones, directing clients, data entry, scanning, copying, filing, running errands, and other duties as needed. No evening or weekend hours available. Candidates who do not include a schedule of availability for Spring 2018 will not be considered. Must be reliable, punctual, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential. Working knowledge of Excel and Word 2016 required. You will report to the Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Dean. If you have questions, you may write to tkaus@niu.edu.



Student Employee-Clerical
Department: Allied Health and Communicative Disorders
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: February 15, 2018


The Student Employee will support the functions and activities associated with the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders (AHCD). Student must possess professionalism, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain confidentiality. The Student Employee must be an Undergraduate student and majoring in studies outside of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders. WORK DAYS AND HOURS: This position requires a commitment of up to fifteen (15) hours per week. Work days and hours are flexible, but are dependent upon department needs. Work hours must be completed in increments of at least two consecutive hours between the hours of 8 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and/or Fridays. Afternoon availability on Thursdays AND morning availability on Mondays and Wednesdays will be given preference. UNDERGRADUATE Student MUST BE Federal Work-Study eligible. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Manage phone calls received on the main AHCD phone line; take messages and/or direct calls to the appropriate staff. 2. Provide administrative and data management support for office staff. 3. Schedule advising appointments. 4. Update and maintain departmental databases including reports, electronic and physical files. 5. Prepare Foundation correspondence and update Excel tracking files. 6. Organize archived files. 7. Scan and archive documents in accordance with established retention recommendations. 8. Assist with production of printed materials including banners, fliers, and emails. 9. Assist with organization of special events. 10. Perform basic housekeeping tasks, such as wiping counters, shelves, tables, etc. in the office suite space. 11. Maintain faculty mailbox labels and work room storage labels. 12. Walking errands on campus, as needed. 13. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chair or Office staff.



Data Assistant
Department: Advancement Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 16, 2018


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 heavy 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.



Non-Enrollment Caller
Department: First- and Second- Year Experience
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: June 04, 2018


Undergraduate non-enrollment calling is supported by First- and Second-Year Experience. The callers will facilitate outreach support for students who have not yet enrolled in classes for the Fall 2018 semester addition. Complete application found at https://niu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aVOb2NlpJxXuLiJ



Student Worker
Department: Outreach Engagement and Regional Development
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: May 16, 2018


The Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development is seeking a student worker to support various offices in the division. Position starts May 16, 2018. Job Description This position performs a wide variety of clerical support for various offices in the division. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, computer work, generating forms, filing, answering telephones and assistance with preparation for events. This position will be responsible for daily deliveries to campus and must have their own transportation. Student must possess professionalism, good judgment, strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality, and work cooperatively with other offices within the division. Must be reliable, punctual, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Accuracy, attention to detail and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is essential. This position requires a commitment of up to twenty (20) hours per week. Workdays and hours are flexible, but are dependent upon department needs. No evening or weekend hours are available. Student worker will report to the Outreach Business Associate and the Administrative Aide for the Center for Governmental Studies. To apply, email letter of interest, resume and contact information to jesmith@niu.edu.




Paraprofessional Positions

Life Drawing Model
Department: School of Art & Design - Studio Division
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


We are looking to employ males and females who would be interested in modeling NUDE for our Spring 2018 Life Drawing classes. Available classes are Mon/Weds 11:00 am - 1:45 pm and Tues/Thurs 11:00 am to 1:45 pm. Please come to The School of Art and Design, 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 27, 2018


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



Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader
Department: ACCESS Tutoring and Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 22, 2018


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.



Career Peer Mentor
Department: Career Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 20, 2018


CPMs 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 other support tasks, such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, entering data, distributing marketing materials, and assisting with office projects. CPMs occasionally conduct presentations for small groups and promote our office at tabling events, such as open houses and orientation fairs. Job Responsibilities: *Provide walk-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 walk-in clients with resume and cover letter development, job search tools, and interview preparation for internships and career opportunities *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




Service Positions

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



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



Museum Floor Staff
Department: Discovery Center Museum
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


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



Tutor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


We are currently looking for tutors for the following courses: Upper level COMS, KNPE & SOCI. ECON 261, ENGL 203, HIST, GEOL & GEOG.



Study Table Monitor
Department: Student-Athlete Academic Support Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


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



Huskie Patrol - Security
Department: Police & Public Safety
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: February 01, 2018


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.



After School Aide
Department: off campus
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 04, 2018


This position involves care of children (prekindergarten-8th grade) at St Mary School, 210 Gurler Rd, Dekalb, IL Applicants must be willing to interact with all children in a variety of situations including games, reading, monitoring homework, serving snack, etc. Individuals applying need to be available to work 2 to 5 days per week from 2:30-5:30pm Monday through Friday. Students applying must have their own transportation. Finger printing and background check will be required of anyone hired for this position.



Box Office Seller
Department: School of Theatre and Dance
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 01, 2018


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.



Tutor
Department: Upward Bound Program
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: September 11, 2018


Provide intense tutoring in at least one academic skill area, but also able to assist high school students in a broad range of skill areas, particularly English, science, and mathematics. Online applications not accepted. Must stop by the Upward Bound Program Office, Stevenson South – A Tower 102(left of the elevators) to complete an application; bring a copy of your class schedule for consideration. Questions, call 815.753.1868



Stagehand
Department: Convocation Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


THIS IS A MANUAL LABOR/ODD HOURS JOB. Set up, align and strike, seating, risers, portable chairs, basketball floor, staging, meeting rooms, etc...related to events. Must be able to climb up and down stairs and staging. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs. Occasionally lift and move up to 100 lbs.



Event Parking
Department: Convocation Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: September 01, 2017


Assist and direct motorists moving in and out of Convo/NIU parking lots. Collect parking fees as event requires. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. This position is primarily and outside position.



Social Media and Design Team
Department: Housing and Residential Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 01, 2018


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We're an awesome team of students that communicates and markets the mission and vision of Housing and Residential Services through social media and the production of digital and print graphics.



Event Security
Department: Convocation Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: March 01, 2018


MUST HAVE VERIFIABLE PAST EXPERIENCE IN A SECURITY NATURE. Monitoring doors, crowds, halls for potential issues. Perform standard security checks and assist in the inspection of items prohibited in the Convo.



America Reads Tutor
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: April 30, 2018


-Will tutor children Kindergarten-5th grade in reading and literacy. Tutor sessions are 1 on 1 and 50 minutes long. America Reads runs 4-8pm Monday-Thursdays -Tutors will plan lessons for the sessions as well as assess the children using materials that the clinic provides. -Other duties may include making copies, organizing files, and answering phone calls and parent questions. If you have any questions you can contact us via email (americareads@niu.edu) or call us at (815-753-1416)



Student Graphic Designer
Department: Campus Dining Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 01, 2018


The Graphic Designer functions as part of the Campus Dining Marketing Team. This position reports to the Social Media, Marketing and Graphic Design graduate assistant. The Graphic Designer will design and print materials for the department as well as assist in coordinating marketing and public relations activities for the department.



Food preparation and serving
Department: Holmes Student Center Food Services
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: March 01, 2018


Assist with food preparation including using a flat top grill and deep fryer. Employee will prepare and serve food, clean work area, assist other food servers when needed.



Student Event Staff
Department: Police & Department of Public Safety
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


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)



Early Childhood Teacher Aid
Department: Child Development Lab
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: April 01, 2018


Working in a classroom of children ages 3-5 years. Assisting in classroom routines and care of children.



Marketing Assistant
Department: Campus Dining Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 01, 2018


The Marketing Assistant functions as part of the Campus Dining Marketing Team. This position reports to the Social Media, Marketing and Graphic Design graduate assistant. The Marketing Assistant will assist in coordinating marketing and public relations activities for the department.




Technical Positions

AV Associate 1
Department: HSC AV Department
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2018


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.



Software Developer
Department: College of Education, LD and Ruth G Morgridge Endowed Chair, Gabel 155C
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 01, 2018


You will have a chance of working on an active research project funded by the NSF in a very exciting field of robotics in education. You will be developing mostly Android apps but also supporting programs for the project including but not limited to backend servers, desktop applications, or hardware firmware.



Graphic Designer
Department: College of Education, LD and Ruth G Morgridge Endowed Chair, Gabel 155C
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 01, 2018


Listing for graphic designer(s). You will have a chance of working on an active research project funded by the NSF in a very exciting field of robotics and augmented reality (AR) in education. You will be developing mostly 3D characters and objects to be integrated into robot-based and AR-based learning environments.





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)).