.....

Hot Jobs – Week of October 13, 2014 

The following is a sampling of jobs and opportunities shared with the Career Development Office (CDO) this week. For the full listing, visit Hire NLU directly.

As always, please contact the CDO at careerdevelopment@nl.edu nor 312-261-3270 to schedule an appointment and partner with us as you pursue your career. Once we receive your request, we will send you a confirmation and instructions on how to prepare for our meeting.


IN THE NEWS

7 Features of Effective E-Cover Letters  by Kristin Johnson

Source: www.careerealism.com

Have you heard that, in this information-saturated world, our attention spans are shrinking? It’s true. It’s affecting the way we do business, and that includes the way employers are making hiring decisions that impact you! Gone are the days when we could wax poetic in paragraph after paragraph in our job seeking correspondence. Learning to write shorter, tighter cover letters can mean the difference between getting an interview — or ending up in the reject pile.

 

EVENTS

The Indo-American Community Service (IACS), is hosting the 5th annual Diversity Job Fair on October 28th, 2014 at Hilton Chicago, About 50 companies are participating in this Diversity job fair including Grainger, ITW, AllState, Exelon, BP, AT&T, PNC, L&T Infotech, HCL Global, L&T Technologies  and others. Job Fair is from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Networking session with senior executives from various local employers starts at 1:00 PM.  All events are FREE for job seekers. Register at www.iacsjobfair.com

 

Over 40 and Hired - Saturday, November 1st from 9 to 10:30am Elmhurst College, Frick Center, 190 Prospect Avenue in Elmhurst. Hosted by the Elmhurst College School for Professional Studies and the Career Transitions Center of Chicago,  This event is for seasoned professionals navigating challenges of career change in today's job market. Event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person, which includes free breakfast. You must register with Elmhurst College at http://www.elmhurst.edu/gethired or contact the School for Professional Studies at (630) 617-3300 or sps@elmhurst.edu.

 

JOBS

Position – Field Team Member

Employer – BeneStream

Location – New York

Qualifications - Highly organized and self-motivating. Computer literate. Proficiency in Spanish- other languages a plus, Personable and comfortable assisting clients over the phone and in person.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Employer – MCGAW YMCA Children’s Center

Location – Evanston, IL

Qualifications - A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field is required. 1-3 years’ experience in a nursery school, kindergarten or licensed childcare center, Red Cross First Aid and CPR certified (or be willing to obtain it within 90 days).

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Youth Education & Employment Instructor

Employer – Outreach Community Ministries

Location – Carol Stream, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, Youth Development, or a related field. At least 3 years of experience working with high school youth and their families and at least 1 year experience providing group instruction. A working knowledge of the public school system and higher education required. Basic computer skills (Word/ Excel/ Internet). Tutoring and ACT/ SAT prep experience and knowledge of vocational programs a plus. Bilingual English/ Spanish preferred.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Residential Counselor

Employer – Children's Home + Aid

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field preferred. Associates/High School/GED candidates must have at least 5+ year’s related experience in Residential Treatment, Clinical, Child Welfare, or Youth Advocacy.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Full-time Job Coach/Case Manager

Employer – Outreach Community Ministries

Location – Wheaton, IL

Qualifications - Master’s degree in Social Work. At least 3 years of experience providing direct services to low-income individuals or families, and knowledge of public systems and resources that affect those clients. Previous case management experience, Basic computer skills required (proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Illinois workNet Business Services Coordinator

Employer – Center for Workforce Development

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in workforce development, business, economics or related filed. Experience in one or more of the following areas to equal one year: knowledge of the workforce system and economic development; demonstrated expertise using programs in Microsoft Office Suite; experience using other software and technology-based support applications such as developing reports from databases; excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Crate and Barrel - Holiday Hiring

Employer – Crate and Barrel

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications - We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people who enjoy serving customers.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Special Education Teacher

Employer – Chicago Public Schools

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications - Successful completions of all teaching requirements as well as all course work required to obtain the appropriate teaching certificate(s) and/or endorsements issued by the Illinois State Board of Education

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Program Manager

Employer – South Suburban M.B.C School Program

Location – Harvey, IL

Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree required, minimum of 3-5 years of management experience in an educational setting, youth development, or after school program, Strong interpersonal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact with individuals from a wide range of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, Strong written and oral communication skills.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Administrative Assistant

Employer – South Suburban M.B.C School Program

Location – Harvey, IL

Qualifications - High School Diploma or Associates Degree, 3+ years of administrative skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer proficiency with knowledge of the Microsoft Office product.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Position – Criminal Investigations Special Agent

Employer – U.S Army

Location – Qualifications - U.S Citizen, minimum age of 21, Bachelor's or higher level degree in one of the following courses of study-Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Computer Science or Pre-Law.  GPA must be 3.0 or higher.

Apply - Visit Hire NLU in the Student Services section of your Portal and follow the application instructions specified for this role.

 

Last week's Hot Jobs 

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
    Info » | Directions »
  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
    Info » | Directions »
  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
    Info » | Directions »
  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
    Info » | Directions »
  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
    Info » | Directions »
  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
    Info » | Directions »
  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
    Info » | Directions »