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Hot Jobs – Week of January 19, 2015 

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

Self-Perceptions Can Improve Your Career by Debra Wheatman

Read more at http://www.careerealism.com/4-self-perceptions-can-improve-your-career/#!0SXxg

Source: www.CAREEREALISM.com

Is it any wonder the better you feel about yourself, the more fulfilling your relationships are and the more empowered you feel in your work? It shouldn’t be! If you think about it, your own self-perception is the biggest driver of how others perceive you. It makes perfect sense that if you feel good, you project a positive and upbeat manner – other people are drawn to that.

 

EVENTS 

Sign up now for our Educator Job Fair at National Louis University’s Lisle Campus!

Who Should Attend: NCE alumni and class of 2015 graduates who are looking for career opportunities in a school setting or educational partner environment

Where: NLU's Lisle Campus, 850 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL

When: March 3, 2015 (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Cost: Free for NLU students and alumni

Learn more and RSVP at Nl.edu/jobfairRSVP

 

Careers in Nonprofits Open House - Are you interested in joining a great nonprofit in the Chicago area? Careers In Nonprofits is actively seeking outstanding talent to work for nonprofits in the Chicago/Chicagoland area! We are in search of candidates with a passion for nonprofits and an interest in temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire opportunities.  We will be hosting an open house to meet with interested candidates on Thursday, January 29thand would love to see you there! In order to attend, please contact Marsha Cooper to RSVP at mcooper@cnpstaffing.com  with Open House in the subject line and include your name, area(s) of interest, and availability during the following time blocks:

When: Thursday, January 29th, 2015   8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Applicants should have an understanding and/or interest in working with nonprofits and be open to temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Learn more at: http://www.careersinnonprofits.com/

If you do not RSVP, you will not be seen. Once you have RSVP'd, CNP will contact you.

 

Professional Development Session at Perspectives Charter Schools- they are offering a professional development session to engage educators from across the city who want to understand how to implement the principles of A Disciplined Life in their classroom and move student achievement forward. Content will include specific strategies to maximize student academic achievement and character growth, rooted in the A Disciplined Life educational model.

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015   5:00-7:00 P.M.

Who: Current and Prospective Educators

Where: Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus (1930 S Archer, Chicago)

  • Learn why the A Disciplined Life education model is our defining difference
  • Current teachers can earn two (2) CPDUs

RSVP to Brianna Espino at bespino@pcsedu.org or 312-604-2136.

Learn more at: http://www.perspectivescs.org/about/About-Perspectives 

 

INTERNSHIPS 

Positions – Clinical Internship (3 positions available, see Hire NLU for details)

Employer – Community Counseling Centers of Chicago (C4) http://www.c4chicago.org

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications - Current enrollment in a Bachelors Degree Program, preferably in Social Work or Human Services, preferably from a school that requires a full year internship, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast paced environment, good follow-through skills, ability to work with limited supervision, strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

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

 

JOBS 

Positions – Teaching Positions (several immediate and 2015/2016 openings) , Full-time

Employer – Perspectives Charter School http://www.pcsedu.org

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications – Must be Highly Qualified in relevant subject areas according to the Illinois State Board of Education, evidence of success working in an urban school environment strongly preferred, a strong commitment to live by the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life and a belief that all students in Chicago deserve an excellent education, a willingness to do whatever it takes to achieve outstanding student outcomes, strong classroom management skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students, a commitment to life-long learning with the desire to take advantage of professional development and coaching to constantly improve, mastery of content knowledge and the ability to communicate clearly to students

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

 

Position – Sales Trainee, Full-time Entry Level

Employer – Excel Container www.xlpop.com

Location – Aurora, IL

Qualifications - No sales experience or job experience necessary (will accept applications from new college grads or those several years out of school), four year college degree preferred (major not important), must be a self-starter who does not need to be micro-managed, must possess a valid driver’s license and personal automobile (properly insured) for local (Chicagoland area) travel (stipend to help defray costs of auto usage is provided), no overnight travel is expected at any time, nor will weekend work be necessary, ability to engage in conversations with all types of individuals (i.e., "from the loading dock to the board room"), hungry to learn about the business (i.e., intellectual curiosity)must be tenacious and focused with a visible drive to succeed and be the best, the most successful people are highly organized and have excellent follow-up skills and attention to detail

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

 

Position – Inside Sales Account Executive, Full-time

Employer – BBJ Linen www.bbjlinen.com

Location – Skokie, IL

Qualifications -Associates Degree or higher a plus, must have experience cold calling and prospecting for new business, a history of providing exceptional customer service, ability to work late afternoon to evening shifts and/or weekend shifts, requires friendly, professional etiquette and courtesy in interfacing with customers, proven ability to sell; at least 2 years of experience with inside sales, excellent verbal and written communication abilities, requires attention to accurate detail and must be able to multitask, ability to analyze situations and make decisions in a timely manner, excellent documentation and record keeping abilities, ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment, ability to speak Spanish or other languages a plus, knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. MAS knowledge a plus, experience working in the Event or Hospitality industry or closely related industry required

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

 

Position – Professional Scorer, Temporary

Employer – Pearson http://www.pearsonassessments.com/careers.html

Locations- Glenview, IL

Qualifications – Evaluates student responses to open-ended questions in a reliable manner and score according to customer supplied scoring guide, ability to maintain a confidential work environment required, must be capable of working on a team, possess basic keyboarding skills, a conferred Bachelors degree is required.

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

LAST WEEK'S HOT JOBS

Hot Jobs – Week of January 12, 2015 

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 Key Ways To Promote Your Personal Brand by Sean Harry

Read more at http://www.careerealism.com/7-key-ways-promote-personal-brand/

Source: www.CAREEREALISM.com

By now, you understand finding the perfect job requires more than simply writing a resume and posting it online. In fact, if you are going to take the “apply online” approach, you should spend no more than two hours per week at it. Less than 5% of jobs are ever posted online, so if you are going to find your next job fast you need to spend your time elsewhere. The successful and savvy job seeker will develop a compelling personal brand and spend 75% of their time (or more) promoting it. Here are seven key ways to promote your personal brand.

 

EVENT

Sign up now for our Educator Job Fair at National Louis University’s Lisle Campus!

Who Should Attend: NCE alumni and class of 2015 graduates who are looking for career opportunities in a school setting or educational partner environment

Where: NLU's Lisle Campus, 850 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL

When: March 3, 2015 (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Cost: Free for NLU students and alumni

Learn more and RSVP at http://nationallouisuniversity.cvent.com/events/nlu-educator-job-fair-2015-student-alumni-/event-summary-61118e819ad446059a0720dce2ac8cb1.aspx

 

INTERNSHIP

Position – Internship – Secretarial Intern (unpaid)

Employer – St. Mary’s Services www.stmaryservices.com

Location – Arlington Heights, IL

Qualifications - Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining, paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers for agency serving women and teens with unplanned pregnancies. Must have own vehicle, proof of insurance, valid Illinois Driver’s License, professional and personal references, articulate in English - including written skills, appropriate computer skills, strong familiarity with MS Office products.

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

JOBS 

Position – Child care assistant, Full-time

Employer – West Town Day Care www.westtowndaycare.com

Locations- Chicago, IL

Qualifications – Must assist in providing care and education for a mixed age group of children, light day to day cleaning and help plan activities for the week. Minimum of 1 year experience in a licensed child care facility.

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

 

Position – Pilot Network Manager, Full-time

Employer – Leap Innovations www.leapinnovations.org

Location – Chicago, IL

Qualifications –  7+ years of total work experience, including: at least 4 years of teaching experience with at-risk student populations, at least 3 years of experience in a non-classroom setting, administrative, or teacher support role, hands-on experience implementing personalized learning and educational technology in a school setting, direct experience serving as teacher ‘coach’, deep understanding of nationwide personalized learning, competency-based, and blended learning models, preferable Master’s Degree in educational technology or integration. See Hire NLU for full job description.

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

 

Position – After School Teacher, Part-time

Employer – North Suburban YMCA

Location – Northbrook, IL

Qualifications - The North Suburban YMCA seeks a responsible, motivated, energetic assistant that is 21 years of age or older with a clean driving record to be an Afterschool Program teacher. This individual must enjoy working with school aged children and work well in a team setting with other educators. Prior experience working with children a must. Hours of employment are Monday-Friday 2:00-6:30pm flexibility is a plus. Duties include but not limited to: driving passenger vans safely to pick up students from local schools, responsible for leading and engaging a group of school aged-children, must be able to maturely and appropriately model behavior for students and be effective in the fair discipline of all children within the group, person able to communicate effectively and maturely with parents/guardians.

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

 

Position – Part-time Classroom Aide

Employer – Private employer (please see Hire NLU job description for details)

Location – Wilmette, IL

Qualifications - Seeking early education or special education student or graduate for part-time position assisting classroom teachers with afternoon Junior Kindergarten class in Winnetka pre-school. Hours are 1:00 pm – 3:00 p.m. three to five days per week, depending on availability. Pay is $25.00 - $35.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience.

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

 

Position – Promotions Coordinator, Part-time

Employer – J&L Marketing http://www.jandlmarketing.com

Location – Nationwide   

Qualifications - Promotion Coordinators organize and lead direct marketing promotions using their natural abilities to connect with customers and succeed. But not just anyone can be a Promotion Coordinator—you’ve got to have a: professional image, outgoing personality, enthusiastic attitude, interest in communication, sales and/or marketing.

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

 

Position – Education Specialist, Full-time

Employer – Kohl Children’s Museum http://www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org

Location – Glenview, IL   

Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or related college degree, two or more years demonstrated experience in education, computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel) valid Driver’s License required along with proof of insurance and ability to travel to local sites, fluency in Spanish preferred. Physical and Visual Activities: sitting, walking, standing, bending, kneeling and squatting, up to four hours of standing and walking may be required while running special events and/or group activities.

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

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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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