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.

 

WE ARE HIRING FOR OUR 2020 SUMMER SEASON!

For all applications: Go to https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/careers/.

Under “Find a job” click “External applicants”.  You will then be redirected to a page where you can search available positions by their Job ID Number, Job title, or by searching “National High School Institute”.

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH NORTHWESTERN’S HIRING WEBSITE.

 

DEBATE DIVISION POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

Temporary – NHSI – Debate Resident Assistant

Job ID Number: 38224

National High School Institute:  This is a 4-6 ½ -week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 24th through August 8th.  Position includes room and board.  Salary is TBD based on qualifications/experience.

  • 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; A high school degree (or its equivalent); 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.

“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 University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Deadline for applying is:  March 9th, 2020

 

FILM AND VIDEO DIVISION POSITIONS AVAILABLE

 

Temporary – NHSI Film- Resident Assistant

Job ID Number: 38059

National High School Institute:  This is a 5-week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 24th through August 1st.  Salary includes room and board.

This position is for the National High School Institute located in Evanston at Northwestern University.

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 Resident Assistants (RAs) 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. RAs work closely with instructors and the staff to provide academically challenging instruction to NHSI students and carry out administrative tasks as assigned by the instructors.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assistant Teach in Film classes
  • Serve as a Resident Assistant in the Residence Halls
    • Ensure students’ safety
    • Nightly check-in with assigned students
    • Accompany ill or injured students to health center
  • Assist final film productions
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities
  • Chaperone students on field trips
  • Attend program orientation
  • 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:

  • Current undergraduate students, preferably completing their junior or senior years of college, preferably seeking a degree in Film and/or Theatre
  • Skilled in at least one of the following Film disciplines: Directing, Editing, Cinematography, Screenwriting, or Acting for the Camera
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and commitment to collaborative work
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Supervisory/leadership experience, preferably in a fast-paced academic environment

“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 University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 Deadline for applying is:  March 9th, 2020