Work at Norris

Apply to one of the best student jobs on campus!

  • One application can be used to apply to up to three positions.
  • Please apply only to positions currently open and available.
  • Work-Study preferred, but Work-Study eligibility is not required to apply, unless noted in the Position Description field below.
  • All Norris jobs for the 2019-2020 academic year have a starting hourly wage of $12.00, unless otherwise specified. 

Eligibility

These postings are for current or incoming full-time undergraduate Northwestern students only. Any invalid applicants should not expect a response from supervisors.

How to Apply

  1. Read the position descriptions to decide which position(s) interest you.
  2. Prepare your cover letter and resume, as Word, text, or PDF files.
  3. Complete the Norris Job Application.

University Career Advancement

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

Norris Positions Open:

Open Positions at Norris
Position Title Position Description  (click on link for detailed-description) Contact Information Job Post End Date
Norris Outdoors Attendant

Norris Outdoors Attendant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

An active team member who participates in the area's development, including promotion/advertising, renting equipment, equipment maintenance, and programming, the attendant creates a friendly, informative, customer-oriented atmosphere through interacting professionally with customers.

Debra Blade
Assistant Director, Norris Programs
d-blade@northwestern.edu

Open
AV Student Technician

AV Technician - Norris Technical Services

A Norris Technical Services (NTS) AV Technician is responsible for the setup, operation and maintenance of audio-visual equipment in the Norris University Center and Satellite Venues. The position entails a large amount of responsibility and customer service on the part of the technician as they are frequently the only member of the staff member working an event. Technicians are expected to hold a large amount of knowledge on AV equipment, and provide exemplary customer service.

 

Christopher Burpee
Assistant Director, Technical Services
    and Performance Venues
chris@northwestern.edu

 

Open
SOFO Financial Assistant

SOFO Financial Assistant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

SOFO Financial Assistants help student group leaders initiate the financial transactions that
support their group’s activities. They do this by working with the group leaders to review the
documents that support the transaction requests and processing them once they are complete.

Gain a very good understanding of financial concepts/processes, as well as valuable
transferable skills in customer service, teamwork, and office functions and technologies. No financial experience is necessary to apply.

Federica Firetto
SOFO Supervisor
federica.firetto@northwestern.edu

Open
Game Room Attendant

Game Room Attendant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

An active team member who participates with providing leisure for the university community.  The attendant is responsible for creating a fun and relaxed, customer oriented environment by maintaining all recreational equipment and promoting game activities.

Debra Blade
Assistant Director, Norris Programs
d-blade@northwestern.edu

Open
Mini Courses Attendant

Mini Courses Attendant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

The Mini Courses Attendant reports to two student co-supervisors and the Program Assistant. The attendant will develop a wide knowledge of Mini Courses' classes in order to best serve potential students. Assists in the daily operation of Mini Courses by providing customer service, instructor support, and assisting with registration, promotion and social media maintenance. Mini Courses provides fun, non-credit leisure classes to the NU and Evanston communities. The ideal candidate is responsible, reliable, and a team player.

Debra Blade
Assistant Director, Norris Programs
d-blade@northwestern.edu

Open
Event Planning Student Coordinator

Event Planning Student Coordinator

The Event Planning Student Coordinator is a key support student staff member who is responsible for various event planning tasks and communication for student organizations and university departments within the Event Planning Office.

Dornette Ashley
Event Planning Manager
d-cater@northwestern.edu

Open
Business Operations Assistant

Business Operations Assistant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

Under the direction of the Accounting Specialist and Student Employment Coordinator, the Business Operations Assistant provides data entry, recordkeeping, and office support to the Norris accounting and student payroll functions. Knowledge of best practices and procedures of the unit and the university are used to monitor billings and ensure their accuracy and timely recognition within departmental spreadsheets and databases.   

The Business Operations Assistant is relied upon to provide excellent customer service via phone, email, and in person when answering inquiries related to office functions or researching payment information. The Assistant must employ excellent organizational skills and take ownership of recurring tasks.  The position requires a person who demonstrates a high level of responsibility and discretion.

Jonathan Aguilar dos Santos
Accounting and Payroll Specialist
jonathan.dossantos@northwestern.edu

or

Michael A. Youakim
Assistant Director of Business
     and Finance
m-youakim@northwestern.edu

 

Open
Bookstore Assistant

Bookstore Assistant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

Assists customers with questions and purchases, ensures items are stocked and organized.

Betty Trice
Bookstore Operations Manager
TM668@bncollege.com

Open
Production Attendant

Production Attendant

The Norris Center Production Attendants are vital members of the Event Management team. They are responsible for the setup and teardown of equipment and A/V for all events in the Norris Center, serving a wide range of clients in the building.

Michael Hill
Production Manager
Michael.H@northwestern.edu

Open
Center Desk Attendant

Center Desk Attendant

The Norris Center Desk Attendant position is intended to act as the concierge service of the Norris University Center. In addition to being the initial point of contact in the building, the center desk also serves as a relay of information to other departments both in and out of the building. The attendant is expected to have a can-do attitude and positive disposition when dealing with guest and clients of Norris. Additionally, the position also serves as a box office attendant in pre-scheduled ticketed events being facilitated by the Norris Box Office.

Meredith Young
Operations Manager
meredith.young@northwestern.edu

Open
Cashier's Office Attendant

Cashier's Office Attendant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

The Cashier’s Office Attendant is responsible for the daily operations of the Cashier’s Office. This position requires good communication and customer service skills. The Cashier’s Office Attendant responds to inquiries, maintains the area, trains in cash handling, and audits and reconciles deposits, debit cards and tickets.

Ana Laura De Hoyos
Cash Services Manager
ana.hoyos@northwestern.edu

Open
Dittmar Attendant

Dittmar Attendant

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

Under the direction of the Coordinator, the assistant provides support for the day to day operation of the program.  The attendant is a vital part of working with artists and the general public.

Debra Blade
Assistant Director, Norris Programs
d-blade@northwestern.edu

Open
Apple Tech Store Associate

Apple Tech Store Associate in Northwestern Bookstore

MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR WORK-STUDY

Work with Apple Tech Manager and other management staff to assist customers with technology needs. Opportunity for training on all Apple products and other tech items. 

Jerry Jacobson
General Manager
Northwestern Bookstore
jjacobson@bncollege.com

Open

Proof of Work Eligibility

Due to government regulations, you must complete federal employment eligibility before being hired, including showing original proof of identification. Carefully review the work eligibility list (PDF) to ensure you have the correct documents. By applying, you acknowledge that you will not be hired or paid for any time worked until these documents are presented.