Benefits and Perks at NIU

Excellent benefits and perks from your first day of employment.

We value our employees at NIU. We want you to find a comfortable balance between work and life as you reach for your professional goals. We’ll provide resources and support to help you and your family find wellness and success. 

Every employee’s situation is different. We invite you explore our benefits/perks and email to discuss how they may apply to you.

Comprehensive Coverage

Types of insurance:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance

Generous Paid Time Off


Many positions allow you to work a flexible schedule, such as working four days a week instead of five, or another option that fits your needs.

Remote Work

The ability to work off campus can benefit both you and the university. Remote work, where feasible and appropriate, is an option for many positions at NIU.

Planning for Your Future

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