Campus Dining Services Employment

We offer a variety of jobs on campus including residential dining, retail dining, catering and much more! Learn about employment opportunities in Campus Dining Services. Remember, students can only work a combined total of 25 hours per week for all on-campus jobs.

Student Employment

Benefits

  • Early move-in appointment.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Resume enhancement.
  • Free/discounted meals.
  • Ability to gain leadership skills.
  • Scholarship opportunity.

Full-time Civil Service Employment

Full-time Civil Service positions vary and are posted on the Human Resources website

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance.
  • Short-term/long-term disability insurance.
  • Flex spending with dependent care account options.
  • Retirement with employer match.
  • 403(b) and 457(b) supplemental retirement plans.
  • Paid sick and vacation days.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Free life insurance.
  • Pet insurance.
  • Free employee meal while at work.
  • Internal job opportunities.
  • Company provided uniforms.

Learn more about benefits.

Scholarship Program

Campus dining is excited to offer a biannual scholarship for our new and returning student workers.

The scholarship is for up to $500. You can receive $250 at the end of the fall semester and an additional $250 at the end of the spring semester.

Criteria for New Employees

In order to qualify for the $500 scholarship, you must:

  • Start employment on or before Sept. 2.
  • Work finals week.
  • Work 16 hours a week or more for 15 weeks (240 hours/semester) during the fall semester.
  • Work 16 hours a week or more for 16 weeks (272 hours/semester) during the spring semester.
  • Work a minimum of 10 hours a week.
  • Be in good standing, with no disciplinary action reports.

Criteria for Returning Employees

In order to qualify for the $500 scholarship, you must:

  • Report to work one week prior to the start of the fall semester (Aug. 15, 2022).
  • Work the first week and finals week.
  • Work 16 hours a week or more for 17 weeks (272 hours/semester) for first semester.
  • Work 16 hours a week or more for 16 weeks (272 hours/semester) for spring semester.
  • Work a minimum of 10 hours a week.
  • Be in good standing, with no disciplinary action reports.

Contact Us

Campus Dining Services

Email: dining@niu.edu

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