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.

 

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Job ID: 36207

NHSI Office – Temporary Assistant to the Director

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NHSI Office – Temporary Assistant to the Director- Summer 2019

Hours: This is a temporary position, Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. Deadline to apply is June 3rd, 2019.

Pay: $18 per hour

Campus: Evanston

Approximate start date: June 17, 2019

Approximate end date: August 9, 2019

Northwestern University is seeking a temporary part-time Administrative Assistant for the Evanston campus.

Temporary Job Description:

The temporary Administrative Assistant position assists the National High School Director .

Duties will include: sorting mail; answering phones and emails from students and parents; maintaining NHSI’s social media presence during the summer.

The person in this position must have the following experience:

Reception/front desk, customer service, strong communication and writing skills and experience working in a fast paced environment.

Qualifications Required:

High School diploma required.  College degree preferred.  Database or data management, document preparation, calendar management, multi-tasking skills, ability work under deadlines, able to prioritize tasks, excellent customer service skills, excellent writing and communication skills.

Software Required:

MS Office suite 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

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.

 

 

Theatre Arts Institute

Job ID: 35954

Theatre Arts – Technical Staff

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Technical Theatre Staff – Theatre Arts Division – NHSI Summer 2019

National High School Institute (NHSI) – This is part-time work from June 26 – July 31st, 2019, with the possibility to continue with the Musical Theatre Extension through August 14, 2019 based on interest and qualifications.  Salary is TBD based on position/qualifications.

This position is for the National High school Institute (colloquially known as The Cherub program) located at Northwestern University 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.

Job Summary:  

Day to day responsibilities include teaching and supervising students as they fully build and mount eight productions, implementing academic program activities, communicating with instructors and support staff, attending staff meetings and helping to address staff and student questions and concerns.  The staff 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 artistic, academic and 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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work in helping to mount 8 productions in one of the following positions:
    • Assistant Technical Director
    • Assistant Master Electrician
    • Assistant Sound Designer
    • Scenic Charge Artist
    • Assistant Props Designer
  • Guide and Assist students in building and/or running crews
  • Attend program orientation (June 27 – 29, 2019)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience in professional theatre environment
  • Self-motivated, strong worth ethic and commitment to collaborative work
  • Ability to supervise teenagers

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Film & Video  Institute

 

Job ID: 35299

Film – Resident/Faculty Assistant

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Resident/Faculty Assistant – Film Institute
National High School Institute (NHSI) Summer 2019

National High School Institute. This is a 5 ½ week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 26th through August 3rd, 2019.  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 Cherub Program) located at Northwestern University 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 Faculty Associates (FAs) 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.  The FAs primary responsibility is to ensure the health and safety of students of the Film Institute program.  FAs will also work with Film Faculty and Staff, assisting with academically challenging instruction to NHSI students and carrying out administrative tasks as assigned by the Film Faculty.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Attend program orientation
  • Chaperone students on field trips
  • Assist final film productions
  • Assist with end of program banquet
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities
  • 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
  • Based on experience, there may be opportunities to:
    • Assistant teach in film classes
    • Create and teach a workshop
    • Organize and lead community building extracurricular events

Minimum Qualifications:

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

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS APRIL 1, 2019

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

 

 

Northwestern Debate Institute

Job ID: 35300

Debate – Resident/Faculty Assistant

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Resident Assistant – Debate Division
National High School Institute (NHSI) Summer 2019

National High School Institute. This is a 4-6-week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 26th through August 9th.  Position includes room and board.  Salary is TBD based on qualifications/experience.

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

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Full-time support in supervision of students in dormitories
  • Enhance the quality of life, socialization, and community experience of attending students
  • Attend 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
  • Ensure 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

Minimum 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.

DEADLINE FOR APPLYING IS APRIL 1, 2019

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.