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Clerical Positions

Student Clerical Assistant
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: March 01, 2014


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.



Telephone Interviewer
Department: Center for Governmental Studies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: September 29, 2014


There is no selling in this position. 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 respondents by telephone, asking scripted questions word-for-word, and accurately recording responses into the computer. Interviewers receive paid training on how to perform the interviews and use the computer programs necessary for the job.



Student Employee
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: September 17, 2014


This position will provide customer service by greeting visitors and answering questions in person and over the phone about policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include filing and organizing documents as well as delivering paperwork across campus in a university vehicle.



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.



Peer Advisor
Department: Student Financial Aid
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: October 01, 2014


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.




Paraprofessional Positions

Northern Fund Caller
Department: Annual Fund
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: August 18, 2014


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: August 25, 2014


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.




Service Positions

Part-time teachers and Substitutes
Department: Education
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 25, 2014


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. .



Event Crew
Department: Event Production Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 20, 2014


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 produce over 120 events a year for the University, many of which are sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Student Association and Residence Hall Association.



Box Office Seller
Department: School of Theatre and Dance
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 14, 2013


This position will be responsible for processing and selling tickets to theatre and dance performances during afternoons and some weekend and evening hours. Other duties include use of credit card swipes, answering phones, and specialized ticketing software, processing ticket and subscription orders via phone and email, and activities related to the marketing and publicity of theatrical and subscriber events.



America Reads Tutor
Department: Education-Literacy Clinic
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: August 18, 2014


Tutors work one-on-one for 50 minute sessions with elementary school students ( K-5th grade) once a week at the Literacy Clinic. Clinic : Tutors must be able to create individualized lesson plans for each student, use materials (provided by the clinic) that effectively fit the reading level and learning style of each student, give parents periodic updates and suggestions for their student, decorate their tutoring rooms and administer standardized assessments for progress and tracking purposes . In school: Tutors are under the direction of the teacher of the classroom that they are assigned to. Tutoring may be in the form of pullout sessions or helping the teacher in the normal class.group setting. *Please do not contact the Literacy Clinic* If you have any questions or concerns you may e-mail americareads@niu.edu



Graphic Designer
Department: Event Production Services
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 16, 2014


Event Production Services (EPS) is a student-run production group at NIU. We are looking for new designers to assist in the production of marketing materials & web/social media for events & departments on campus.



Museum Floor Staff
Department: Off Campus
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: July 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: September 15, 2013


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: August 25, 2014


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.



Guest Services - Security
Department: Holmes Student Center
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: April 01, 2014


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.



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


This position is responsible for care of research animals, including feeding, egg collection, record keeping and cleaning of chicken house.



Student Event Staff
Department: NIU Police Department
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: August 22, 2014


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)



Cashier
Department: Holmes Student Center Food Service
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: July 07, 2014


Operate Cassh register, assist setting up,stocking & cleaning food areas.



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: September 08, 2014


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



Learning Center Assistant
Department: The Learning Center
Employment Type: Work-Study Employment Only
Job Starts: August 25, 2014


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.



Waiter/Waitress
Department: Holmes Student Center Food Service
Employment Type: Regular Employment Only
Job Starts: September 10, 2014


Waitstaff for banquets and catered events




Technical Positions

Summer Camp Helper
Department: College of Engineering
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: July 14, 2014


CEET is co-sponsoring the ASM Materials Camp for Teachers. July 21-25, 2014. The student workers will assist and interact with non-NIU Instructors, Industry Partners, and Teacher Delegates (Middle and High School Teachers attending this Camp) with set up (facilities and equipment), demonstrations, lab experiments, clean up, and inventory in Structure/Properties and Materials Analysis Laboratories (EB143) and in the classroom/demonstration area (EB354 & 358). Student Workers will act as hosts/tour guides representing NIU and CEET. Student Workers will be able to sit in on the camp and learn about Engineering Materials (Metals, Ceramics, Polymers, and Composites) when not needed elsewhere. Camp is approximately equivalent to a 2-1/2 semester hour Materials Engineering Course. Good addition to a resume.



Graduate Assistantship
Department: Center for Governmental Studies
Employment Type: Regular and Work-Study Employment
Job Starts: June 15, 2014


The person in this position is responsible for web application programming/database management utilizing the skill set detailed below. The person must have demonstrated ability to research available options for programming applications based upon programming language and concepts. The person must be able to analyze data, apply research concepts, present findings at team meetings, work under supervision to prepare quality code for review by project team, and collaborate effectively to meet project deadlines. This is a 20 hours per week position.





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)).