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 2019

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR INFORMATION SESSIONS

Thursday, April 4, 2:00-3:00 pm, Chicago Room (103), Norris Center

Wednesday, April 10, 1:00-2:00 pm, Evans Room (102), Norris Center

 

APPLICATION TIMELINE FOR ALL SUPERVISOR POSITIONS

Applications Available: March 22

Applications Due: April 15

Interviews Begin: April 16 

Interviews End: May 10

Offers Made: May 11

Acceptance Due: May 15

University Career Advancement

Visit the Career Advancement website for sample cover letters and 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 application linked above

Open Leadership Positions 

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

Production Supervisor

Norris Production Supervisors work closely with the Production Student Staff Manager and the Production Manager to oversee all aspects of on-site event management and student staffing for the Norris University Center and Out of House Venues. This position will lead a cohort of approximately 4-5 Production Assistants and will be responsible for training, evaluation, and development for their cohort team.  The Production Supervisor will serve as the lead student staff member on shift and will be highly trained in how to provide on-site event management and assistance to clients.

 

Michael Hill

Production Manager

Michael.H@northwestern.edu

Box Office Supervisor

Box Office Supervisor

Norris Box Office Student Supervisors are responsible for the effective operation of the Box Office through their coordinated efforts with the Center Desk staff.  Comprising part of the administrative body of the NBO, they direct operations within the office when the Cash Services Manager is unavailable. The Box Office Student Supervisors work with the Center Desk Student Supervisors to ensure that Center Desk staff are trained and kept current to competently serve the university community with Box Office events and policies. They also work with the Student Supervisors in the Cashier’s Office and Student Organization Finance Office to provide registered student organizations with a financially transparent and sound support.

Ana Laura De Hoyos

Cash Services Manager

ana.hoyos@northwestern.edu

 

Cashier's Office Supervisor

Cashier's Office 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

Cash Services Manager

ana.hoyos@northwestern.edu

Center Desk Supervisor

Center Desk Supervisor

Center Desk Student Supervisors are responsible for the effective operation of the Norris Center Desk through their coordinated efforts and those of their student staff.  Comprising part of the administrative body of the Center Desk, they direct operations within the office when the Operations Manager is unavailable.

Meredith Young

Operations Manager

meredith.young@northwestern.edu

 

Student Staff Development Manager

 Student Staff Development Manager

The central responsibility of the Student Staff Development Manager (SSDM) is the continual development and positive advancement of the student staff experience at the Norris University Center and its Performance and Satellite Venues. The goals of this position includes strengthening communication, teamwork, and the overall programming for the student staff program to foster an inclusive and supportive environment for fellow student staff members.

 

Meredith Young

Operations Manager

meredith.young@northwestern.edu

ARTica Supervisor

ARTica 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.

Debra Blade

Assistant Director

d-blade@northwestern.edu

Dittmar Student Curator

Dittmar Student Curator

The Dittmar Student Curator manages and supervises the Gallery with direct supervision from the Assistant Director. 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 partners with other university departments and student organizations.

Debra Blade

Assistant Director

d-blade@northwestern.edu

Game Room Supervisor

Game Room Supervisor

Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Norris Programs, the student supervisor works collaboratively with the staff team to develop the game room as a friendly, customer oriented location for leisure and recreation. Supervisors have overall responsibility for the daily operation of the game room.

Debra Blade

Assistant Director

d-blade@northwestern.edu

Mini Courses Supervisor

Mini Courses Supervisor

Under the direction of the Norris Program Manager, the student supervisor provides support for the day-to-day operation of the Mini Courses program.  The student supervisor is a vital part of working with instructors and course enrollees.

Debra Blade

Assistant Director

d-blade@northwestern.edu

Norris Outdoors Supervisor

Norris Outdoors Supervisor

An active team member who participates in the area's development, including promotion/advertising, renting equipment, equipment maintenance, and programming. The Supervisor creates a friendly, informative, customer-oriented atmosphere through interacting professionally with customers.  Under the direction of the Assistant Director for Norris Programs, the supervisor works collaboratively with the staff team to develop Norris Outdoors as a premiere equipment rental operation, information resource, and program provider.

Debra Blade

Assistant Director

d-blade@northwestern.edu

Event Planning Supervisor

Event Planning Supervisor

The Event Planning Student Supervisor 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. This student also supervises other event planning student staff.

 

Dornette Ashley

Event Planning Manager

d-cater@northwestern.edu

SOFO Supervisor

SOFO Supervisor

The SOFO Student Supervisor is responsible for coordinating the attendant staff to ensure the effective operation of the Student Organization Finance Office, the heart of the financial services center (Norris Cash Operations) for student organizations recognized officially by Northwestern University.  In addition to facilitating transactions for student leaders, the SOFO Student Supervisor serves as a training facilitator and representative 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 of trust.

Marie Peeples

SOFO Manager

marie.peeples@northwestern.edu

Performance and Satellite Venues Supervisor

PSV Supervisor

The Norris Center Performance Venues Supervisors work closely with the Production Manager to oversee staffing and operations of the Norris Center Performance and Satellite Venues including Cahn Auditorium, Ryan Family Auditorium, Shanley Pavilion, Lutkin Hall, the Great Room, and the 2122 Performance Hall.

Emily Crespo

Performance Production Manager

e-crespo@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 manager listed for each job above.

Applicants must participate in a paid all-staff training in the fall (tentative) and area-specific training time as scheduled by your supervisor; 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.