Residential Communities & Employment

Jobs & Benefits

Residential Life is made up of a variety of positions. Our organization includes:

Full-Time Staff Benefits

  • Meal Plan (where dining services are in operation on-campus)
  • Furnished two-bedroom, one-bath apartment for Complex Coordinators
  • Local phone, cable services, and high-speed Internet
  • Professional Development Funds
  • Tuition waiver for up to eight hours of course work per semester, and six hours in the Summer
  • All state benefits: health, dental and vision insurance and contributions towards retirement.
  • HR Benefits

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Gain valuable transferable skills in the areas of:
  • Supervision, Advising, Crisis Management, Conflict Resolution, Event Planning and Committee Work
  • On-going training via staff in-services
  • Networking with other university officials and via conference attendance
  • The ability to present at state, regional and national conferences and much more

Equal Opportunity Employer

Northern Illinois University is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran, or marital status. NIU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and recognizes dual career issues.