Security Guard                                        

University Police


  • High School graduation or equivalent

  • Valid Illinois driver’s license if essential to the position

  • No record of conviction of a felony, or of a crime involving moral turpitude

(This position requires a background check.)

Personal attributes needed to undertake job:

  1. Ability to read basic operational procedures and prepare operational reports
  2. A current security Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) issued by the State of Illinois is preferred.
  3. Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time if essential to the position
  4. Ability to work outdoors during all seasons if essential to the position
  5. Normal vision and hearing


$16.25 per hour


To Be Determined

(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)




Under regular supervision, provides basic security services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of Northeastern Illinois University and the University Police department, in compliance with all governing federal and state laws, and university regulations.

To apply:

In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following to cs-employment@neiu.edu by 8/31/2021:

You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form in the Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Above you may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with a resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at (773) 442-5200, or email us at CS-Employment@neiu.edu. Please visit the State Universities Civil Service System website for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:
A current employment application, statement of annuitant status form, cover letter, resume, and official transcript(s) must be submitted by the close of business 8/31/21.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.