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Work at Norris

Norris is currently taking applications for the positions listed in the table below.

Apply to one of the best student jobs on campus!

Click here for Center Manager and Supervisor positions.


These postings are for current or incoming full-time undergraduate Northwestern students only. Any invalid applicants should not expect a response from supervisors.Work-Study eligibility is preferred but NOT required (unless noted in specific job listing).

How to Apply
  1. Read the position descriptions linked to position titles below to decide which one(s) interest you.
  2. Prepare your cover letter and resume, as Word, text, or PDF files.
  3. Complete the Norris Job Application.
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Norris Open Positions:

Work at Norris Positions
Position Title Position Description  (click on title link for
detailed description)
Contact Information

ARTica Attendant

ARTica Attendant

The ARTica attendant assists customers with supplies and equipment for use in the area.  In addition, the attendant preps online art projects for pick up, handles sales, and monitors safe use of the Ceramic Studio, Classroom and Darkroom spaces.

Kimberly Mills
Assistant Director, Arts & Programs 

Cashier Attendant

Cashiers Office Attendant

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.  The position is limited to students with Work Study.

Joe Kustra
Accounting Specialist 


Dittmar Assistant

Dittmar Assistant

Under the direction of the student supervisor / curator, the Dittmar assistant provides support for the day-to-day operation of the Gallery, programs and special events.  This includes being available to assist with all exhibit installations and de-installations, and hosting receptions and special events.

Kimberly Mills
Assistant Director, Arts & Programs 

Event Operations Attendant

Event Operations Attendant

The Norris Center Event Operations Attendants are vital members of the Event Management team. They are responsible for the setup and teardown of equipment for all events in the Norris Center, serving a wide range of clients in the building.  The position is limited to students with Work Study.

Aeon Gaines
Manager of Event Operations


Event Planning Student Coordinator

Event Planning Student Coordinator

The Event Planning Student Coordinator is the face of the Event Planning team.  They are responsible for assisting all clients (student organizations, Northwestern Departments and campus offices) with planning, coordinating, and executing successful events and meetings in the Norris Center.  Student Event Planning Coordinator duties include managing online room reservations, updating online request forms as need be, and assisting with event reservations and client communication via email, phone or from walk-ins.  They might also take on administrative and operational projects such as taking reservations, copying, answering phones, and other clerical and administrative tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Ayla Gundogdu
Event Planning Coordinator

Facilities Assistant

Norris Facilities Assistant

The Facilities Assistant at the Norris University Center will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of the 160,000 square foot center's facilities and equipment.  This includes performing routine maintenance tasks, providing customer service to students and staff, and assisting with larger projects.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Tom Szymanski 
Facilities Manager


Performance and Satellite Venues Attendant

Performance and Satellite Venues Attendant

The Attendants help maintain equipment and staff events at the Norris Center Performance and Satellite Venues.  Attendants will also support the Norris Tech Services team in the NTS office or on events, including virtual or hybrid events.

Emily Crespo
Performance Production Manager


SOFO Financial Assistant

SOFO Financial Assistant

Student Organization Finance Office (SOFO) Financial Assistants are responsible for the effective operation for the Norris University Center, its departments, and for recognized student organizations. It is a position that comes with financial responsibility and accountability.  The position is limited to students with Work Study.

Lisa Edwards
Accounting Specialist


Technical Services - AV Technician

Technical Services AV Technician

The NTS AV Technician helps maintain equipment and staff events at the Norris University Center.  Technicians will also assist with AV rentals, troubleshoot equipment, and setup occasional outdoor events and other venues across campus.  The NTS AV Technician works closely with the Production team and the Performance and Satellites Venue team.

Aaron Meister
Technical Services Manager