Employment Opportunities

The National High School Institute is located on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, IL.

Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional, and personal development.

 

The following positions are now open for submission to join our summer 2018 season!

 

Theatre Arts Institute

Summer 2018 Theatre Arts positions have been filled. Check back in early 2019 for new opportunities for next season. 

 

Film & Video  Institute

Film & Video Faculty

Temporary – NHSI Film Faculty – NHSI Summer 2018 (Job ID: 33595)

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS MAY 28, 2018

 

National High School Institute: This is a 5 ½ week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 27th – August 4th, 2018. Position includes room and board. Salary is TBD based on qualification/experience.

This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherubs Program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

NHSI is seeking two qualified applicants to team-teach film production this summer. Qualified applications will have general experience in all areas of production, including but not limited to cinematography, grip and electric, audio recording, and post production. Teaching experience is required, and demonstrated instructional ability with high school students is a plus. Instructors must be able to support students during project production.

Instructors will be expected to teach two sessions of film production as well as two additional elective courses in specific technical disciplines. One elective course will be team-taught and the other individually. Subjects will be developed in conversation with the program director.

Day-to-day responsibilities include teaching and supervising students, implementing academic program activities, communicating with instructors and support staff, assisting with staff meetings, and helping to address staff and student questions and concerns. The Faculty maintains and fosters high standards of professional conduct, managing the safety and supervision of students through enforcement of NHSI policies and procedures. Must possess and demonstrate an interest in the academic, social, and emotional growth of high school students, serve as mature and positive role models for students, and exhibit a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Team teach classes and/or assist final productions in one of the following disciplines (teaching in multiple disciplines preferred):
    • Editing
    • Cinematography
    • Directing
    • Animation
    • Acting for the Camera
    • Screenwriting
  • Attend program orientation from June 27th – June 30th
  • Follow all NHSI rules and regulations concerning staff conduct, appropriate dress, program procedures, and other responsibilities as set forth in the staff handbook
  • Be knowledgeable of administrative policies and University procedures

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferably in Film and/or Theatre
  • At least two years of experience in professional Film environment
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and commitment to collaborative work
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Supervisory experience, preferably in a fast-paced academic environment

 

To Apply:

Please visit the Northwestern University’s Careers page, click on External Applicants then, More Options, Keywords: NHSI Film; Job Opening ID: 33595.

Along with your application, please upload a current resume and a list of three references.

 

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

 

Northwestern Debate Institute

 

Debate Teaching Assistant (RA)

Temporary – NHSI Debate Resident Teaching Assistant (Job ID: 32908)

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS May 30, 2018

 

National High School Institute: This is a 7-week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 25th – August 6th, 2018. Position includes room and board. Salary is TBD based on qualification/experience.

This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherubs Program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Full-time support in supervision of students in dormitories; to enhance the quality of life, socialization, and community experience of attending students
  • Attending to safety and security of the students, and the security of the building and premises
  • Creating and administering programs that meet the needs of students on their respective floors
  • Ensuring that residents follow all University safety and housing policies; primary response for emergency situations when on duty
  • Administrative tasks including roll call and check-out/check-in of students; mail pickup and distribution
  • Judging policy debates and giving detailed critique and instruction for inclusion in student portfolio

 

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to relate well to others
  • Current college student
  • Participation in policy debate as a competitor or instructor for at least 2 years at the high school or college level
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students in building a supportive community

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in a youth-supervisory capacity
  • Participation in policy debate as a competitor or instructor for at least 4 years
  • Experience as a debate instructor and coach at the high school or college level

 

To Apply:

Please visit the Northwestern University’s Careers page, click on External Applicants then, More Options, Keywords: NHSI Debate; Job Opening ID: 32908.

Along with your application, please upload a current resume and a list of 2 references.

 

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Debate Resident Assistant (RA)

Temporary – NHSI Debate Resident Assistant (Job ID: 32909)

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS MAY 30, 2018

 

National High School Institute: This is a 7-week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 25th – August 6th, 2018. Position includes room and board. Salary is TBD based on qualification/experience.

This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherubs Program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Full-time support in supervision of students in dormitories; to enhance the quality of life, socialization, and community experience of attending students
  • Attending to safety and security of the students, and the security of the building and premises
  • Creating and administering programs that meet the needs of students on their respective floors
  • Ensuring that residents follow all University safety and housing policies; primary response for emergency situations when on duty
  • Administrative tasks including roll call and check-out/check-in of students; mail pickup and distribution

 

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to relate well to others
  • Current college student
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with students in building a supportive community

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in a youth-supervisory capacity
  • Participation in policy debate as a competitor or instructor

 

To Apply:

Please visit the Northwestern University’s Careers page, click on External Applicants then, More Options, Keywords: NHSI Debate; Job Opening ID: 32909.

Along with your application, please upload a current resume and a list of 2 references.

 

As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.