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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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What is NNU looking for in its employees?

Northwest Nazarene University is founded on Biblical values and is aligned with the principles of the Church of the Nazarene. To learn more about Christian conduct and lifestyle expectations, click on each of the following for excerpts from the Church of the Nazarene Manual:
A committed workforce serves the student community efficiently, positively, and with the teamwork necessary to produce the desired outcomes of Christ-like character, academic excellence, creative engagement, and social responsiveness. NNU values its dedicated employees and seeks to hire individuals who appreciate being able to work in a positive atmosphere that is based on biblical values. We strive to provide the best customer service to internal and external constituents by employing individuals called together to serve God.

About NNU

Northwest Nazarene University, a private, Christian university located in Idaho’s Boise Valley, is committed to a holistic education that develops students intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually. 

Founded in 1913, NNU offers courses at its 88-acre residential campus as well as online and at extension campuses in Idaho Falls and in 35 countries around the world. With more than 80 undergraduate programs, 18 master’s degrees in six different disciplines, five Education Specialists degrees and two doctoral degrees, NNU prepares students for servant leadership in diverse professions and disciplines. NNU is nationally recognized by both U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. NNU is an NCAA Division II school and its Nighthawks boasts 13 men’s and women’s athletic teams.  

NNU currently serves more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 41 states and 27 countries. NNU also has more than 6,000 continuing education students from a variety of professions, and more than 10,000 high school students who participate in the University’s concurrent credit program. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Life in Nampa, ID

Nampa is a fast-growing Boise suburb, situated in the southwestern part of Idaho. It is just 18 miles from downtown Boise, Idaho's state capital. In 2015, ZipRecruiter named the Nampa-Boise area as the second-best up-and-coming city for college graduates. In 2019, Market Watch named Boise the most affordable city in the United States and in 2020, Wallethub identified Nampa as the #1 Best-Run Cities in America, with Boise as a close second. 
Nampa's location allows easy access to ski resorts, mountain hiking, camping, boating and river rafting. Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, Nampa experiences the diversity of all four seasons. In 2017, the Men’s Journal named Idaho one of the most outdoorsy states, with more than 75% of our population engaging in outdoor recreation. Additionally, Boise offers many cultural amenities such as Zoo Boise, Idaho State Museum, Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, Idaho Black History Museum, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Discovery Center of Idaho, Opera Idaho, The Basque Museum & Cultural Center, Ballet Idaho, and the Boise Art Museum.