Working at Northeastern
Welcome and thank you for your interest in a career with Northeastern Illinois University.
We are located on 67 acres in a residential area on the northwest side of Chicago with three additional campuses in the metropolitan area: The Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies, El Centro and the Center for College Access and Success. We are also a founding member of the University Center of Lake County consortium campus in suburban Lake County, north of Chicago. Our total student enrollment is nearly 12,000 students in more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business.
Here at Northeastern Illinois University, we offer more than an education - we offer a rewarding working environment for our student, staff, and faculty employees. Our faculty and staff are smart and dedicated people who work to create an excellent urban university experience for bright and motivated students.
Northeastern Illinois University values its employees and seeks to foster an inclusive workplace. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are always interested in receiving applications from a diverse pool of candidates.
- Professional Development and Training
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Employee Excellence Awards
- Retirement Plan
- Supplemental Retirement Plans
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Educational Benefits
- Sick and Vacation time
- Employee Assistance Program
- Health and Fitness Facility
Collective Bargaining Units
Northeastern Illinois University recognizes the unions below as the exclusive bargaining agent for the employees covered under their respective Agreements.
- American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 1989 (AFSCME)
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 700
- International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 399 (IUOE)
- Metropolitan Alliance of Police, #630 (MAP)
- University Professionals of Illinois, Local 4100 (UPI)
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