Northeastern offers a rewarding working environment for our students and employees. Our faculty and staff are smart, dedicated people who work to create an excellent urban university experience for bright and motivated students.

Northeastern values its employees and seeks to foster an inclusive workplace. Northeastern is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, Northeastern welcomes applications from a diverse pool of candidates.

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Northeastern is committed to advancing the university’s mission and strategic priorities by implementing innovative solutions that foster a culture of productivity, engagement and inclusion to attract and retain a diverse and talented workforce. NEIU selects applicants based on their knowledge, skills, abilities, and the requirements of a particular position. Please follow the link to view open faculty positions.

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Administrative & Professional Jobs

We appreciate your interest in working at Northeastern and are currently accepting application materials for the multiple administrative and professional positions.

In order to be considered for employment, you must submit the following by the application deadline:

  • Employment Application (required for each position applied)
  • Statement of Annuitant Status (required for each position applied)
  • Official Transcript(s)

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Civil Service Jobs

NEIU non-academic employees fall under the jurisdiction of the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS).

Civil Service positions may be in clerical, crafts and trades, managerial, paraprofessional, professional service, and technical areas. Civil Service titles include, but are not limited to: Accountant, Building Custodian, Business Manager, Carpenter, Computer Programmer, Driver, Electrician, Food Service Worker, Hospital Service Worker, Police Officer, Registered Nurse, Veterinary Technician

Individuals interested in Civil Service employment must:

  • Be a resident of the state of Illinois
  • Have a current electronic application of file with the University
  • Qualify for and pass appropriate Civil Service

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Extra Help Employment Opportunities

Extra Help positions are temporary positions that use Civil Service classifications. Extra Help positions offer opportunities to work on a temporary basis. These positions may last from one day to no more than 900 hours in any consecutive 12-month period. Scheduled work hours are often flexible. Responsibilities of Extra Help employees may include:

  • Answering phones
  • Attending parking lots
  • Cashiering
  • Serving concession stand food
  • Selling tickets
  • Typing or word processing

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