Student Employment for Enrolled Students

As a current NEC student, you're welcome to work on campus regardless of your financial aid status.  Looking for work?  Check out our current openings below.

Please note that jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of NEC supervisors.  Students are paid for their work via direct deposit on a bi-weekly schedule.

Employment Paperwork and Payroll

If you're a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, you must complete the W-4 and I-9 forms before working on campus.  These forms are available in the Financial Aid Office.  If you're an international student, you must apply for a Social Security Card, complete the I-9 form, and submit tax paperwork in person at the Financial Aid Office before working on campus.

After you complete your paperwork, you'll be added to ADP, NEC’s electronic payroll database.  Registration instructions are emailed to students when their accounts are ready for use.  All NEC students receive payment on a bi-weekly schedule and are required to register for direct deposit.  Our comprehensive student employment handbook can be viewed under the “forms” section of the ADP home page.

Current Openings

Off Campus Positions

The below employment opportunities are available only to Federal Work-Study recipients and typically focus on public service initiatives such as tutoring and education.  To help offset the cost and time commitment of an off campus commute, NEC will compensate students for time spent commuting to and from off campus employment.

Academic Mentor Boston Partners

No. of Jobs Available: 

5-10

Supervisors: 

Peter Darling

Contact:

mentor@bostonpartners.org

Job Description:  Boston Partners in Education is seeking academic mentors to support Boston’s public schools students by providing them with focused, individualized, in-school mentoring. Federal Work-Study mentor positions start at $14.00/hour. Students must receive Federal Work-Study from the NEC Financial Aid Office to be eligible for paid positions.

Who are Academic Mentors?

Our mentors are people like you and me, devoting time from their busy lives to help our young people succeed. They come from all walks of life, ethnic origins, and levels of education and experience.

What do Academic Mentors do?

Academic mentors work one-on-one or with a small group of 2-4 students for an hour a week during the school day. As an academic mentor, you will support a student’s academic and personal growth, and in many cases become an adult role model. Opportunities are available in all grades (pre K-12) and subject areas.

Student/Academic Mentor matches are made based on your preferences:

  • Location
  • Availability
  • Subject matter
  • Grade level
  • One-on-one vs. small group work

Qualifications:  No experience is necessary – just a willingness to help students thrive. Boston Partners provides training and match support to help facilitate a successful match. We are required by the Boston Public Schools to run a CORI/SORI background check on each potential mentor; this background check is run at no cost to you.

How to apply:  Ready to make a difference in the lives of Boston Public Schools students? Apply now online. When submitting the application, make sure to answer yes to the "Are you applying as part of a volunteer group or organization?" question, then choose NEC as the organization.

For additional questions regarding mentoring opportunities, please contact Boston Partners in Education at mentor@bostonpartners.org or 617-451-6145. For all other information, please visit http://bostonpartners.org/.

 

7th/8th Grade Math Tutor – Codman Academy

No. of Jobs Available: 

5

Supervisor: 

Mark Destler, Tutorial Coordinator

Contact:

mdestler@codmanacademy.org

Job Summary:  Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to 7th and 8th grade students. Successful candidates have prior experience in tutoring and behavior management, and with special needs students and English Language Learners. If you are interested in becoming an educator, working as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools.

Position starts 1/28/2019 and is compensated at $14.00 per hour. Tutors must be available to work from January 28 to April 25.  Shifts occur once or twice a week between Monday and Thursday from 8:15 AM to 10:30 AM.

Volunteer opportunities are available for students who are not FWS recipients.  Volunteer tutors receive complimentary Charlie Cards from Codman Academy.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Report to mandatory training sessions prior to working with students
  • Report to the school upon arrival at the school building, arriving 30 minutes early to plan lessons, review all materials, and ensure preparedness before the students arrive in the classroom
  • Implement instructional guide outlined in lesson plans and grade students on preparation, engagement, and ability to complete lessons each session
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom
  • Report all student incidents, including injuries, accidents, illnesses, and behavioral problems
  • Work with other tutors in a team setting, and receive and implement professional development and constructive feedback provided by the Tutorial Coordinator
  • Must be willing to use Codman Academy’s expeditionary teaching methods and enforce Codman Academy’s Habits of Learning and Scholarship

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to maintain a positive instructional atmosphere in the classroom
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate lessons in a classroom setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

Required: High School Diploma, Satisfactory CORI (Criminal Records check). Those with a major in Education are encouraged to apply, but an Education major or degree is not necessary.

Preferred: Prior experience working with children and/or adolescents; fluency in Spanish or Haitian/Cape Verdean Creole may also be beneficial

How to Apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to Mark Destler (mdestler@codmanacademy.org). All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in an in-person interview process.

ALL CODMAN ACADEMY TEAM MEMBERS BELIEVE IN:

  • Rigor and High Quality: As a small, college preparatory school, we have high intellectual and character expectations for our students and our staff. We believe in the American Youth Foundation’s motto, “My own self, at my very best, all the time.” As an EL Education Credentialed School our demanding academic curriculum is based on EL’s design principles; students engage in experiential learning across disciplines. Exemplifying this approach, Humanities Department Chair Sydney Chaffee was named 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
  • Social Justice and Serving our Community: We value learning through meaningful experiences that affect our daily lives. We look to be active members in our community and expect the same from our students. Walk Boston awarded former Science Teacher Maggie Sachs Mahmood the Golden Shoe Award for using the study of velocity and physics to improve pedestrian safety in Codman Square. The Community Service-Learning Advisory Council awarded the Service Learning Teacher Award to Equity Coordinator Lisa Graustein.
  • Integrated Health and Education: CACPS is co-located with our founding partner, the Codman Square Health Center. Together we’ve formed Codman2, an innovative partnership that aims at improving the physical, mental, and socio-emotional health of our community. Our partnership earned the first Mayoral Prize in Innovation in Health Care. CACPS also earned the Gold-Level Massachusetts School Wellness Award, which noted a high level of student involvement in the wellness program, coordination with the Codman Square Health Center, and exemplary whole school approach to fostering wellness.

Codman Academy does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, retaliation, sexual orientation, genetics or military status and does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, coercion, and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their freedom to learn and work.

 

9th Grade Math/Humanities Tutor – Codman Academy

No. of Jobs Available: 

5

Supervisor: 

Sahar Hakim, Tutorial Coordinator

Contact:

shakim@codmanacademy.org

Job Summary:  Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to grade 9 students. Successful candidates have prior experience in tutoring and behavior management, and with special needs students and English Language Learners. If you are interested in becoming an educator, working as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools.

Position starts 1/28/2019 and is compensated at $14.00 per hour. Tutors must be available to work from January 28 to April 25 on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday cycle from 3:30pm to 5:15pm.

Volunteer opportunities are available for students who are not FWS recipients.  Volunteer tutors receive complimentary Charlie Cards from Codman Academy.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Report to mandatory training sessions prior to working with students
  • Report to the school upon arrival at the school building, arriving 30 minutes early to plan lessons, review all materials, and ensure preparedness before the students arrive in the classroom
  • Implement instructional guide outlined in lesson plans and grade students on preparation, engagement, and ability to complete lessons each session
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom
  • Report all student incidents, including injuries, accidents, illnesses, and behavioral problems
  • Work with other tutors in a team setting, and receive and implement professional development and constructive feedback provided by the Tutorial Coordinator
  • Must be willing to use Codman Academy’s expeditionary teaching methods and enforce Codman Academy’s Habits of Learning and Scholarship

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to maintain a positive instructional atmosphere in the classroom
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate lessons in a classroom setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

Required: High School Diploma, Satisfactory CORI (Criminal Records check). Those with a major in Education are encouraged to apply, but an Education major or degree is not necessary.

Preferred: Prior experience working with children and/or adolescents; fluency in Spanish or Haitian/Cape Verdean Creole may also be beneficial

How to Apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to Sahar Hakim (shakim@codmanacademy.org). All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in an in-person interview process.

ALL CODMAN ACADEMY TEAM MEMBERS BELIEVE IN:

  • Rigor and High Quality: As a small, college preparatory school, we have high intellectual and character expectations for our students and our staff. We believe in the American Youth Foundation’s motto, “My own self, at my very best, all the time.” As an EL Education Credentialed School our demanding academic curriculum is based on EL’s design principles; students engage in experiential learning across disciplines. Exemplifying this approach, Humanities Department Chair Sydney Chaffee was named 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
  • Social Justice and Serving our Community: We value learning through meaningful experiences that affect our daily lives. We look to be active members in our community and expect the same from our students. Walk Boston awarded former Science Teacher Maggie Sachs Mahmood the Golden Shoe Award for using the study of velocity and physics to improve pedestrian safety in Codman Square. The Community Service-Learning Advisory Council awarded the Service Learning Teacher Award to Equity Coordinator Lisa Graustein.
  • Integrated Health and Education: CACPS is co-located with our founding partner, the Codman Square Health Center. Together we’ve formed Codman2, an innovative partnership that aims at improving the physical, mental, and socio-emotional health of our community. Our partnership earned the first Mayoral Prize in Innovation in Health Care. CACPS also earned the Gold-Level Massachusetts School Wellness Award, which noted a high level of student involvement in the wellness program, coordination with the Codman Square Health Center, and exemplary whole school approach to fostering wellness.

Codman Academy does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, retaliation, sexual orientation, genetics or military status and does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, coercion, and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their freedom to learn and work.

 

10th Grade Math/Humanities Tutor – Codman Academy

No. of Jobs Available: 

5

Supervisor: 

Sahar Hakim, Tutorial Coordinator

Contact:

shakim@codmanacademy.org

Job Summary:  Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to grade 10 students. Successful candidates have prior experience in tutoring and behavior management, and with special needs students and English Language Learners. If you are interested in becoming an educator, working as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools.

Position starts 1/28/2019 and is compensated at $14.00 per hour.  Tutors must be available to work from January 28 to April 25 on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday cycle from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Volunteer opportunities are available for students who are not FWS recipients.  Volunteer tutors receive complimentary Charlie Cards from Codman Academy.

    Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • Report to mandatory training sessions prior to working with students
    • Report to the school upon arrival at the school building, arriving 30 minutes early to plan lessons, review all materials, and ensure preparedness before the students arrive in the classroom
    • Implement instructional guide outlined in lesson plans and grade students on preparation, engagement, and ability to complete lessons each session
    • Create and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom
    • Report all student incidents, including injuries, accidents, illnesses, and behavioral problems
    • Work with other tutors in a team setting, and receive and implement professional development and constructive feedback provided by the Tutorial Coordinator
    • Must be willing to use Codman Academy’s expeditionary teaching methods and enforce Codman Academy’s Habits of Learning and Scholarship

    Qualifications: 

    • Ability to maintain a positive instructional atmosphere in the classroom
    • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate lessons in a classroom setting
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work

    Required: High School Diploma, Satisfactory CORI (Criminal Records check). Those with a major in Education are encouraged to apply, but an Education major or degree is not necessary.

    Preferred: Prior experience working with children and/or adolescents; fluency in Spanish or Haitian/Cape Verdean Creole may also be beneficial.

    How to Apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to Sahar Hakim (shakim@codmanacademy.org). All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in an in-person interview process.

    ALL CODMAN ACADEMY TEAM MEMBERS BELIEVE IN:

    • Rigor and High Quality: As a small, college preparatory school, we have high intellectual and character expectations for our students and our staff. We believe in the American Youth Foundation’s motto, “My own self, at my very best, all the time.” As an EL Education Credentialed School our demanding academic curriculum is based on EL’s design principles; students engage in experiential learning across disciplines. Exemplifying this approach, Humanities Department Chair Sydney Chaffee was named 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.
    • Social Justice and Serving our Community: We value learning through meaningful experiences that affect our daily lives. We look to be active members in our community and expect the same from our students. Walk Boston awarded former Science Teacher Maggie Sachs Mahmood the Golden Shoe Award for using the study of velocity and physics to improve pedestrian safety in Codman Square. The Community Service-Learning Advisory Council awarded the Service Learning Teacher Award to Equity Coordinator Lisa Graustein.
    • Integrated Health and Education: CACPS is co-located with our founding partner, the Codman Square Health Center. Together we’ve formed Codman2, an innovative partnership that aims at improving the physical, mental, and socio-emotional health of our community. Our partnership earned the first Mayoral Prize in Innovation in Health Care. CACPS also earned the Gold-Level Massachusetts School Wellness Award, which noted a high level of student involvement in the wellness program, coordination with the Codman Square Health Center, and exemplary whole school approach to fostering wellness.

    Codman Academy does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, retaliation, sexual orientation, genetics or military status and does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, coercion, and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their freedom to learn and work.

     

    On Campus Positions

    The below employment opportunities are available to all active NEC college students.  Jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of NEC supervisors.

    College

    Department Assistant – Liberal Arts

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    1

    Supervisor: 

    Ashley Shea, Academic Affairs Administrator

    Faculty Supervisor:

    Patrick Keppel, Chair, Liberal Arts

    Contact:

    ashley.shea@necmusic.edu

    Job Summary:  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: photocopying, managing office inventory and managing Liberal Arts Facebook page. Assisting with various needs pertaining to events, such as room set up, catering, publicity (designing and hanging posters), filming and photography. Collecting material for publications (Course catalog, Poetry Chapbook, Hear Here! Academic Journal) from professors and students, designing and formatting materials for print, and overseeing final printing and distribution.

    Position starts 9/3/2019 and is compensated at $13.00 per hour.

    Qualifications:  Self-motivated, strong time management skills, comfortable dealing with confidential information, ability to work well with others, strong computer skills, strong desktop publishing and print layout skills, available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am - 12pm and (if possible) 2-4pm on either Tuesday or Thursday. Strong desire to continue working throughout your time at NEC.

    How to Apply:  Email patrick.keppel@necmusic.edu and ashley.shea@necmusic.edu with your resume and availability.

     

    Lighting Technician

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    2

    Supervisor: 

    Bob Winters, Director of Performance Production

    Contact:

    617-585-1263

    Job Summary:  Assist NEC Technical Director and production staff with lighting set up and requirements for NEC performances. May be asked to run lighting console for performances

    Position starts 12/1/2018 and is compensated at $15.00 per hour

    Qualifications:  Previous experience with theatrical lighting equipment and/or Technical Theatre background

    How to Apply:  Contact Bob Winters at Bob.Winters@necmusic.edu

     

    Office Assistant – Concert Halls

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    1

    Supervisor: 

    Corey King, Scheduling Manager

    Contact:

    corey.king@necmusic.edu

    Job Summary:  The Room Scheduling Assistant receives and processes NEC student and faculty Room Requests. These requests are placed via e-mail and in-person. Once these requests are received and approved they are entered into our computer-based scheduling system. She/he also prints hard copy room schedules and posts them outside of NEC’s practice rooms on a weekly or as needed basis. This position also assists the Scheduling Manager and the Director of Performance Services with various administrative duties.

    Position starts 1/14/2019 and is compensated at $12.00 per hour.

    Qualifications:  This position requires excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and computer/email fluency. Must be able to follow and apply departmental policies, work independently and make sound decisions with little supervision. Previous experience in a customer service position preferred.

    How to Apply:  Send an email stating your interest in the position as well as a current resume to Corinne.King@necmusic.edu

     

    Recital Manager

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    6 – 8

    Supervisors: 

    Bob Winters

    Contact:

    Bob.Winters@NECMusic.edu, (617)-585-1263

    Job Summary:  As a Recital Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of a student recital. Recitals take place in Brown Hall, Williams Hall, Keller Room, Pierce Hall, St. Botolph G-01, Burnes Hall, the Eben Jordan Ensemble Room and the Plimpton-Shattuck Black Box Theatre. You will be responsible for both stage and front of house duties before, during and after a recital. Job responsibilities include but not limited to: setting audience seating before recitals; setting music stands, chairs, pianos and harpsichords during recitals; controlling stage and house lighting during recitals; monitoring patron access to hall during recitals.

    Position starts mid-February or early March and is compensated at $12.50 per hour.

    Qualifications:  Extreme wish to provide complete customer service to students, faculty, staff and external users of NEC’s recital spaces.

    Previous recital management and/or stage crew experience preferred but not necessary. Must be available to work evening and weekend hours. Physical ability to set up and move chairs, music stands, percussion instruments and pianos. All pianos are on wheels but they are still heavy.

    How to Apply:  Best method of contact is via email although you can stop by office – Room B5 – basement level below Williams Hall. 

     

    Recording Engineer

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    5

    Supervisor: 

    Lisa Nigris, Director of AVS

    Contact:

    Lisa.Nigris@necmusic.edu; (617)585-1275

    Job Summary:  Student A/V engineers are responsible for audio/video recording/streaming of student recitals and some NEC events. Training is provided.

    Position starts any time after 1/14/2019 and is compensated at $13.00 per hour.

    Qualifications:  Must be reliable, punctual, and trustworthy. Must be willing/able to learn a technical skill set and produce consistently high quality work.

    How to Apply:  Please email a resume and cover letter to Lisa Nigris.

     

    Usher

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    20

    Supervisor: 

    Casey Brennan, Box Office Coordinator

    Contact:

    Casey.Brennan@necmusic.edu

    Job Summary:  

    • Be an ambassador of NEC to patrons, renters, and performers
    • Direct patrons to the appropriate entrance for the seat (knowing the Jordan Hall seating chart)
    • Welcome patrons and visitors and answer questions in a helpful and friendly manner
    • Quickly and safely evacuate the hall in the event of an emergency
    • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills 

    Position starts immediately and is compensated at $12.00 per hour.

    Qualifications:  Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a helpful, friendly demeanor.  Must be professional and reliable.It is expected that you will show up to your scheduled shift and arrive on time and ready to work. 

    How to Apply:  Fill out an online application.

     

    Preparatory School

    Accompanist

    No. of Jobs Available: 

    9

    Supervisor: 

    Aimee Tsuchiya, Accompanist Coordinator

    Contact:

    Aimee.Tsuchiya@necmusic.edu

    Job Summary:  Accompanists are needed to work with Prep school students (ages 5-18) for instrumental workshops, lessons and competitions; voice lessons, workshops and performances; choruses and Suzuki classes. Hours vary depending on the specific job and the number of accompanists needed on any given Saturday. Highly experienced accompanists can expect to receive work every Saturday for instrumental workshops, either mornings or afternoons or both, if desired. Classroom accompanying for Suzuki and chorus are also regular assignments throughout the year.

    Mandatory accompanist orientation meeting on Saturday, September 15th at noon at 33 Gainsborough St Welcome Center. Prep classes begin on Saturday, September 15th, and instrumental workshops begin on Saturday September 22nd.

    Accompanists hired by NEC must exhibit appropriate preparedness, professionalism and attire when working and interacting with Prep students, families, faculty and staff.

    Accompanists may at times be hired for competitions, auditions, performances, etc. These may take place on or off campus, days and times TBD.

    Compensation determined by degree program.

    Position starts 9/15/2018. Compensation is determined by degree program.

    Qualifications:  Must be a NEC student either registered as a piano/collaborative piano major or with extensive piano training. Audition with supervisor required for new applicants. Some accompanying experience preferred. Ability to read duo music (instrumental and/or vocal) required. Must have successfully applied for student work with the NEC Financial Aid office before being hired. Must also have submitted a CORI background check with Human Resources before being hired.

    How to Apply:  Sign up through our online form. Auditions will include performing a solo piece of choice, as well as some sight-reading. Collaborative majors may opt to audition with prepared instrumental sonata in place of solo piece. Auditions will take place Wednesday, September 5, 12:00-2:00pm and Thursday, September 6, 10:00am-12:00pm in JH 118, with additional times and dates to be added as needed.

     

    Performance Opportunities

    Performance opportunities are paid, on-campus engagements filled on an as-needed basis by NEC supervisors.  Please note that performance opportunities do not count towards students' two on-campus job limit.  There are no performance opportunities available at this time.