Human Resources

Welcome to the NSU Human Resources Department
Join the Wolf Pack family at Northern State University!

We offer a warm, welcoming community with a beautiful campus, excellent benefits package, and a great work environment. Search for current NSU job openings to start your career today!





Most benefits are effective one month and one day from the date of hire.

  • Health insurance - provided at no cost to the employee (dependent coverage is paid for by the employee)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan - NSU offers a defined benefit plan through the South Dakota Retirement System.  For more information, visit the South Dakota Retirement System site.

For details about employee benefits, including costs, visit the South Dakota State Employee Benefits Program site.


Employment-related services

Visit NSU Career Services if you're an employer seeking to hire NSU students. Students will find resources to help prepare for a career and seek on-campus and off-campus employment.


Resources for employees

Employee Handbook