Join our community of learners!

We welcome your expertise and enable your professional growth! The College has maintained its commitment to academic excellence; a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, value and service; a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation; and a caring environment with small classes for over a century and a half.

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About Naperville

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2016 Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For

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A Great Place to Work

North Central College was named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education five times in six years. The College was most recently recognized in two categories: Teaching Environment and Tenure Clarity and Process. We’re honored by the recognition. We’ve always known North Central is a special place and we look forward to getting to know you. 

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Our location

Our Naperville location offers unparalleled professional opportunities for spouses and partners; great schools in a family-friendly community; options for urban, suburban and rural lifestyles; and access to the social and cultural opportunities of the nation’s third-largest metropolitan area. We’re just three blocks from an express train to Chicago and near an expressway leading both to the city and a network of Chicago suburban communities.

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Our community

You’ll feel at home here. Faculty and staff connect with their North Central colleagues at weekly informal campus gatherings.  Employees receive free or discounted admission to many music, theatre and speaking events.  Family members are included in campus life as well. You’re all invited to attend events like the President’s barbecue, Homecoming, the holiday open house, Cornerstone Day picnic and athletic competitions.

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Our dedication to excellence

Each year, North Central recognizes outstanding staff and faculty with the Dissinger Awards. The campus community nominates colleagues for their outstanding teaching, scholarship or service “above and beyond the call of duty." Winners receive a monetary award and campus-wide recognition at the College's annual service awards ceremony.

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Our benefits

North Central College provides a comprehensive benefits package to full-time staff and faculty, including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision group insurance
  • Health and dependent care savings costs
  • Life, AD&D and disability group insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Employee assistance plan resources
  • Tuition remission for full-time employees, spouses and dependents
  • Generous paid time off plans
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North Central is an Equal Opportunity Employer

North Central College is strongly committed to recruiting and supporting students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. North Central College does not discriminate against applicants, students, faculty or staff on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disabilities, national or ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation, status as a veteran or any classification protected by local, state or federal law.

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