Start by searching our employment section for a position you would be interested in. Different positions require different application procedures. Follow the procedure outlined for the position you are interested in. Most require an application and a copy of your resume.
What kind of jobs does Housing & Dining offer?
Undergraduates – Housing & Dining has a wide array of hourly positions available to undergraduate students. You might choose to work at the front desk, in a computer lab, in one of our dining units, or with our special events team. Keep checking our employment section for many opportunities for undergraduate employment.
Graduates – Housing & Dining offers many different types of graduate assistantships to incoming and current NIU graduate students. You might apply to be a Graduate Hall Director, a Graduate Assistant for Dining Services, or work with our Marketing & PR team. Be sure to check out the graduate section on our employment page for lots of resources and opportunities.
Professional Staff – Looking for a full-time or part-time position with Housing & Dining? Be sure to keep an eye on our employment section for professionals and the NIU Human Resources website for open positions.
How much do student workers get paid?
On average, student workers get paid minimum wage. There are some exceptions to this as certain positions require specialized skills that bring a higher hourly wage. Wage information will be posted with all job postings in our employment section.
Will my work schedule accommodate my class schedule?
At Housing & Dining, we understand that you’re a student first and our employee second. Given advance notice, your supervisor will arrange your work schedule around your class schedule and accommodate any final exams you may have to take.