Northwestern University Residential Life - Mail Room Clerk Application

Thank you for your interest in the Area Desk Clerk position. Area Desk Clerks provide exceptional customer service and support for campus mail room and desk operations in the residence halls as needed. All Area Desk Clerks must be work-study eligible. Area Desk Clerks typically work 6 to 12 hours a week, including some weekend hours, spacing out his or her work-study allotment to last the academic year. Area Desks will be open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Individuals are typically assigned to one location, but may work at multiple Area Desks. The position description can be viewed here: If you have any questions about the position, please email or (847) 491-3541.
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Prior Work Experience

Please provide us with any prior work experience that you may have had including the name of the position, the dates for which you held that position, and a brief position description.

Please submit your schedule indicating your availablity.

To do so, go to the spreadsheet located at: Under "File", download a copy as an Excel document. Complete the form, save it as an Excel or PDF document, and e-mail the form to Your application will not be considered until we receive your availability.

Other Information

Please note that if hired, you will need to complete employment paperwork, including I-9 verification, before you are permitted to begin working. To expedite this process, please be sure that you have the proper documents in your possession, which typically consist of a current passport, or state ID and birth certificate or social security card. To expedite the payroll process, it is important to also have your bank routing and account number for direct deposit. For more information, visit the work-study website at

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