Resident/Faculty Assistant - Film Institute National High School Institute (NHSI) Summer 2019
National High School Institute. This is a 5 ½ week summer position, full-time (day and evening commitment), starting June 26th through August 3rd, 2019. Position includes room and board. Salary is TBD based on qualification/experience.
This position is for the National High School Institute (colloquially known as The Cherub Program) located at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a temporary opportunity at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional, and personal development.
The Faculty Associates (FAs) must possess and demonstrate an interest in the academic, social and emotional growth of high school students, serve as mature and positive role models for students, and exhibit a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork. The FAs primary responsibility is to ensure the health and safety of students of the Film Institute program. FAs will also work with Film Faculty and Staff, assisting with academically challenging instruction to NHSI students and carrying out administrative tasks as assigned by the Film Faculty.
Serve as a Resident Assistant in the Residence Halls
Ensure students’ safety
Nightly check-in with assigned students
Accompany ill or injured students to health center
Attend program orientation
Chaperone students on field trips
Assist final film productions
Assist with end of program banquet
Assist with administrative responsibilities
Follow all NHSI rules and regulations concerning staff conduct, appropriate dress, program procedures, and other responsibilities as set forth in the staff handbook
Be knowledgeable of administrative policies and University procedures
Based on experience, there may be opportunities to:
Assistant teach in film classes
Create and teach a workshop
Organize and lead community building extracurricular events
Current undergraduate students, preferably completing their junior or senior years of college. Candidate seeking a degree in Film and/or Theatre a plus.
Skilled in one of the following Film disciplines: Directing, Editing, Cinematography, Screenwriting, or Acting for the Camera a plus.
Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and commitment to collaborative work
Strong interpersonal and organization skills
Supervisory/leadership experience with students, preferably in a fast-paced academic environment.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2019
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35299
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.