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Clerical Positions

Student Employee
Department: Asian American Center
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: September 16, 2014


This position performs general receptionist and office duties. Candidate will be responsible for various duties such as answering phones, directing clients, data entry, copying, filing, running errands, making reservations, working on special projects, and other duties as needed.



Student Employee
Department: AHCD
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: September 15, 2014


Seeking work study student to serve as an office assistant in the School of Allied Health & Communicative Disorders for 20 hours each week. The student will assist the speech language pathology clinic coordinator and speech language pathology area coordinator with office support duties. Primary responsibilities will include filing, working with spreadsheets, attending meetings, copying, organizing supplies, data entry, database searches, correspondence, compiling records, and completing forms.



Student Clerical Assistant
Department: Outreach-eLearning
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: October 01, 2014


This position performs general office tasks supporting the development of online courses including transcription of audio and video files, audio editing, testing, and other tasks as needed. Successful candidates will have excellent typing and spelling skills, attention to detail, will be comfortable with a variety of technologies, and will be prompt and reliable.



Telephone Interviewer
Department: Center for Governmental Studies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 16, 2015


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 word-for-word, and accurately recording their responses into the computer. Interviewers receive paid training on how to perform the interviews and use the computer programs necessary for the job.



Peer Advisor
Department: Student Financial Aid
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: March 01, 2015


This work-study only position would have you working alongside the Customer Service Team in the busy Student Financial Aid Office. As a Peer Advisor, you would be trained to assist students and parents with financial aid questions. Candidates will be working both the front intake counter and answering phones, along with other miscellaneous office duties. Must be available to work summers and some evenings.




Paraprofessional Positions

Northern Fund Caller
Department: Annual Fund
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 12, 2015


Annual 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: January 12, 2015


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 108, 109, 110, 101; or Chem 110, 210; or Accounting 206 or 207. Very good interpersonal and communication skills are required.



Tutor
Department: SAASS
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 20, 2015


Student-Athlete Academic Support Services (S.A.A.S.S.) is looking for qualified tutors for the following subjects: PSYC, BIOS, COMS, SOCI, CHEM, ECON, GEOG-All upper level courses. Tutoring times are during the day, evenings and Sundays. When you apply, you must specify which subjects you are interested in tutoring.



Program Assistant
Department: Office of Precollegiate Programs
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 15, 2015


The Office of Precollegiate Programs is seeking a Program Assistant to work with our college preparatory programs that is able to assist in the completion of the programs goals and objectives by assisting in maintaining student files with necessary forms and documents, supervise tutoring sites, assists in assessment of student needs, research, and overall planning of program curriculum and various other duties as assigned.




Service Positions

Part-time teachers and Substitutes
Department: Education
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 12, 2015


We are in interested in hiring part-time teachers and substitute teachers for Summer and Fall semester 2014. 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. .



Museum Floor Staff
Department: Off Campus
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: September 12, 2014


This position is located at the Discovery Center Museum in Rockford, IL. Monitor museum floor operations, assist children, visitors and volunteers present in the museum. Provide tours and other program demonstrations. Work at the admission/gift shop front desk.



America Counts Tutor
Department: Student Financial Aid
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: December 01, 2014


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



Life Drawing Model
Department: School of Art
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 25, 2014


We are looking for male and female NUDE models available M-F to model for our Life Drawing classes throughout the semester. Please come to VAB 414 M-F 8:00 AM-11:30 or 1:00-4:00 PM for more info.



Teacher
Department: Early Child Care
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 12, 2015


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.



Huskie Patrol
Department: NIU Police Department
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 28, 2014


Under the supervision of the NIU Department of Police and Public Safety, the 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. The 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. You must be able to work with a minimum of supervision and be able to meet and assist the public.



Food Service Worker
Department: Holmes Center Food Service
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: August 22, 2014


Preparing and serving food items in kitchen and on serving line. Will include use of a flat top grill and a deep fryer. Duties also include set up/take down and cleaning of work area



Upward Bound Program Tutor
Department: Office of Precollegiate Programs
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 15, 2015


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



Box Office Ticket Seller
Department: Theatre and Dance
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: November 15, 2014


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.



Event Crew
Department: Student Involvement and Leadership Development
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: January 16, 2015


Event Production Services (EPS) is a student-run production service at NIU. EPS is looking for new crew members to assist in the production of a wide range of events including, but not limited to; concerts, fashion shows, and dances. We also produce many events put on by the Campus Activities Board, Student Association and Residence Hall Association.



Animal Caretaker
Department: Biological Sciences
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: December 10, 2014


Applicant is responsible for feeding chickens, cleaning of chicken house, record keeping and egg collection. Applicant must have a valid driver's license, WORK STUDY and be able to lift about 50 pounds.



Learning Center Assistant
Department: Learning Center
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 12, 2015


Must have work-study eligibility. Must be available to work on T and Th from 10 - 1 and Wed from 1 - 5. We seek students who are personable, service-oriented, self-motivated, and responsible to work in the Learning Center. Learning Center Assistants perform a number of tasks including helping to run the COE Computer Lab (Network PC's and Scanners); assist faculty and students in a variety of projects from editing video to laminating; circulate reserve material, media, and AV equipment. Assistants will be trained to run the Polycom Video Conference System in our two smart rooms and also help out in the Blackwell History of Education Museum as needed. Light Housekeeping duties (especially in the café) are also required.



Catering Staff
Department: Holmes Student Center Food Services
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 05, 2015


Work all areas of banquet and catering department. Waiting on tables, bussing, setting up and cleaning before and after events.



America Reads Tutor
Department: Literacy - Jerry L. Johns Literacy Clinic
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: January 20, 2015


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.



Financial Cents Peer Educator
Department: OSAS
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: January 20, 2015


The peer educators will assist the Financial Cents Graduate Assistants in all efforts to increase financial awareness at NIU and in the surrounding communities through a peer-to-peer financial literacy program. Peer educators will take an active role designing and implementing financial literacy programs on campus and working with outside organizations in the community including Junior Achievement. Additionally, peer educators will help present at financial literacy workshops and events through UNIV 101 courses, Greek Life, Money Smart Week, student organizations, and other organizations as requested. Peer educators can utilize different skill sets to help with marketing the program, designing flyers and support materials, maintaining the Financial Cents blog and social media pages, and more.




Technical Positions

Communications/Social Media
Department: Center for Governmental Studies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 01, 2015


In September 2015 NIU will be hosting its first “Husky Hack”. There will be a significant effort to promote the event through social media. Efforts will be focused on updating the new web portal created to support the event, its registration links, blog and social media sights such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, GitHub, MLH, Code for America and others. In order to connect to the targeted population the committee would like to employ a student worker on a part time basis to assist. A student who is savvy in social media and writing is desired. We anticipate 5 hours per week for approx. 34 weeks. As the event draws near, the hours may increase to 10 hours per week.



Communications/Website
Department: Education Systems Center
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: February 16, 2015


The Education Systems Center (EdSystems) is looking for an undergraduate student, preferably in the Communications field. We need the student to create and post newsletters and to maintain/update web site content. EdSystems is located in Chicago (73 W. Monroe). Work can be performed from DeKalb or from home with occasional visits to the Chicago office. We anticipate 10 hours per week. Skills in written communication and in websites are required.





Clery Act Information

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