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Meet our recruiters! We're friendly and open to answer questions. You can find us in multiple outlets including social media.

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Here we share our job opportunities, exciting work our faculty and staff are doing and other NLU news.

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We understand applicants have questions in regards to the NLU hiring process. We hope to answer those questions through the following steps:

Step 1: Apply
We encourage you to review our open positions and once you've identified an opportunity of interest, apply.  Our recruiters will review your submission against the requirements of the position and if you meet the minimum qualifications your information will be shared with our hiring managers. Please no phone calls, should a recruiter or a hiring manager need more information, you will be contacted. 

If you require assistance during the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources to speak to the Director of Employment and Diversity. 847.947.5275

Note: If a position is on our website, the position is open.

Step 2: Interview
Each position and hiring manager addresses the interview process in a different way. The one thing that remains the same is the way we communicate whether via telephone, Zoom or face-to-face interviews.  We strive to fill our positions in a timely manner however depending on the position a more in-depth interview process may be required and therefore increase the time in which the position is filled.

Step 3: Offer and On-boarding 
Following the interview process our hiring managers will make the final decision.  Offers will be extended by a member of the Human Resources team via telephone or in-person.  If you are not selected for a specific role after your interview, you will receive communication from the Office of Human Resources.

Accepting a position begins our on-boarding process and new hires will receive additional communication regarding the offer and the initial paperwork.

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Interview tips 

National Louis University provides access to quality higher education that nurtures opportunity for students through innovative teaching, scholarship, community engagement, and service excellence.  We are looking for applicants who share this passion for education. 

  • Be prepared - Without disclosing the exact questions asked during the interview, be prepared to discuss your past accomplishments and how they relate to the position of interest. 
  • Ask questions - get to know National Louis University and the position. It is imporant to understand the full role to determine your fit with the position and the University.

Application Status

We understand when applying for a position, not knowing the status can be stressful.  That is why we provide an applicant status in our candidate portal. Click here to login to your account and check your status.

Please be patient if the status has not changed. Events may occur unrelated to you or your application causing a slower recruiting process. 

Thank you for your interest in National Louis University. 

National Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. NLU is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

NLU is committed to positioning and maintaining its facilities in convenient, safe locations and creating policies and safety procedures to ensure that the possibility of criminal offense is diminished, and public safety is enhanced.  In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees may request a copy of the current report by visiting the Office of Postsecondary Education website at and identifying National Louis University as the institution or by contacting the Facilities Office at each of our locations.  


    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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