Lead at Norris

Gain valuable career experience and become a Norris student employee Leader!  

Who May Apply

  • Any undergraduate student may apply for a Center Manager or student supervisory position at Norris.
  • All current Center Managers and Supervisors wishing to continue their leadership role must re-apply for next year.
  • Work-study is recommended.

Schedule for Norris Student Leadership Search 2017

  1. Friday, March 31 – Applications available
  2. Monday, April 17 – Applications due
  3. Wednesday, April 19 – Interviews begin
  4. Wednesday, May 3 (by 5pm) – Interviews End
  5. Friday, May 5 - Supervisor Decisions Due
  6. Monday, May 8 – Offer letters Available
  7. Friday, May 12 – Offer Letters need to be signed and returned by noon

University Career Advancement

Visit the Career Advancement website for sample cover letters, resumes, and information on other career services.

How to Apply

  1. Find the Norris leadership job(s) you are interested in.
  2. Prepare your cover letter and resume as Word, text, or PDF files.
  3. Complete the 2017 Leadership Application and upload your resume and cover letter.


Open Leadership Positions 

Position Title Job Description (Click on the link for detailed description) Contact Information
SOFO Student Supervisor

SOFO Student Supervisor

The SOFO Student Supervisors are responsible for coordinating the financial assistant staff to ensure the effective operation of the Student Organization Finance Office. In addition to facilitating transactions for student leaders, the SOFO Supervisors serve as training facilitators and representatives of the Business Operations area and, more generally, of the Norris University Center. It is a position that comes with much financial responsibility, accountability, and a high level trust.

Janet Hansen

SOFO Manager

janet.hansen@northwestern.edu 

Dittmar Student Supervisor

Dittmar Student Supervisor

The Dittmar Student Curator manages and supervises the Gallery with direct supervision from the graduate assistant. The Student Curator plans and implements art-related programs to involve the University Community. The Curator also hires and trains two assistants, solicits and supervises volunteers, arranges for all catering, manages the gallery budget, organizes the Dittmar Council meetings, handles all marketing requests, manages event requests, and Norris galleria. 

Federico Arroyo

Dittmar Supervisor

farroyo@northwestern.edu  

ARTica Student Supervisor

ARTica Student Supervisor

Under the direction of the Building Services Assistant Director, the Student Supervisor develops a team of staff to successfully operate ARTica Studios. The Supervisor ensures that attendants are trained to competently serve the university community in the use of ceramics, photography, and other artistic projects.

Federico Arroyo

ARTica Supervisor

farroyo@northwestern.edu 

Mini Courses Student Supervisor

Mini Courses Student Supervisor

Nancy Cambron Perez

Arts and Recreation Program Coordinator

ncambronperez@northwestern.edu 

Facilities Student Supervisor Facilities Student Supervisor

Tom Szymanski

Facilities Supervisor

t-szymanski@northwestern.edu 

Game Room Student Supervisor

Game Room Student Supervisor

Supervisor position in which supervisors will oversee game room attendants and area needs.

Candice Germany 

Game Room Supervisor

candice.germany@northwestern.edu

Norris Outdoors Student Supervisor

Norris Outdoors Student Supervisor

Supervision of Norris Outdoors attendants and area needs. 

Candice Germany

Norris Outdoors Supervisor

candice.germany@northwestern.edu

Center Desk Student Supervisor

Center Desk Student Supervisor

The Center Desk Student Supervisor serves on the leadership team of the Norris Center Desk along with two other student supervisors in addition to their full-time professional. The position offers a chance to work in a fast-paced varied department while practicing highly transferable skills. The student supervisors are directly responsible for the hiring, training, on-boarding, supervising, and evaluation of roughly 24 student staff along with the daily operations of the desk/box office. 

Zack Ramirez

Center Desk Supervisor

zackary.ramirez@northwestern.edu 

Production/Operations Student Staff Manager

Production/Operations Student Staff Manager

The Production and Operations Student Staff Manager (POSSM) trains, evaluates, completes administrative duties, and provides direction to the approximately seventy student staff members of the Production Staff team.

William Hyun

Production Coordinator

william.hyun@northwestern.edu 

Event Planning Student Supervisor

Event Planning Student Supervisor

As immediate supervisor to the Student Coordinators, the Supervisor will help to interview, hire, train and schedule the Coordinators. They will ensure that the Coordinators know how to perform their responsibilities, support all appropriate functions related to their expressed duties, and are kept informed of new policies and service issues. This position is responsible for assisting students, departments, and campus offices in planning, coordinating, and executing successful events and providing stellar customer service.

Dornette Ashley

Event Planning Coordinator

d-cater@northwestern.edu 

Cashier's Office Student Supervisor

Cashier's Office Student Supervisor

The Cashier’s Office Student Supervisor is responsible for the daily operations of the Cashier’s Office. This position requires good communication and customer service skills. The Cashier’s Office Student Supervisor responds to inquiries, maintains the area, trains in cash handling, and audits and reconciles deposits, debit cards and tickets. The student supervisor also has the responsibility in giving presentations to various members of the Northwestern community.

Ana Laura De Hoyos

Cashier's Office Supervisor

ana.hoyos@northwestern.edu 

Center Manager

Center Manager

Michael McKean

Assistant Director Event Production

michael.mckean@northwestern.edu 

Performance Venue Student Supervisor

Performance Venue Student Supervisor

The Performance Venues Supervisor trains, evaluates, and provides direction to the student staff members of the Performance Venues team. Performance Venue Supervisors assist clients with the use of Performance Venues and help manage, maintain, and improve the Performance Venues. 

Emily Crespo

Performance Venue Coordinator

e-crespo@northwestern.edu

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

Production Supervisors oversee all aspects of event production and staffing for Norris Center Production Staff, a group of approximately 70 student staff. Production Supervisors should be highly trained in both room set-ups and A/V. Production Supervisors will also drive a university vehicle, supporting certain Norris satellite locations and other events outside of Norris.

Note: Driver's license is required prior to beginning position. Applicant must be able to pass a driving background check.

Christopher Burpee

Tech Services Manager

christopher.burpee@northwestern.edu 

Note: Current student supervisors and Center Managers will have to reapply for their positions.  If the positions in the department that you apply for are filled, there is an opportunity for your application to be sent to other departments still in need of leadership roles.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about the Norris Student Leadership Search, please contact the department supervisor.

Applicants must participate in a paid fall training (approximately four-six days prior to fall quarter and area-specific training time as scheduled by your supervisor); all-staff training in October; be subject to quarterly reviews by area supervisors; complete quarterly employment surveys and/or evaluations; and attend regular staff development and advancement opportunities throughout the academic year.