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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 (NNU), a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master’s degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 90-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers 26 online degree programs as well as courses at a regional campus in Idaho Falls. Founded in 1913, the university now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 11,000 continuing education and concurrent credit students. NNU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, and has been rated by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top master’s level universities in the West and a “Best Value” for delivering a high quality education at a remarkably affordable price. The university’s location in the Boise valley provides a wealth of regional opportunities: easy access to local ski resorts, mountain hiking, and river rafting; and a wide array of cultural opportunities from the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra to the National Oldtime Fiddlers Festival. NNU has a long and deep association with Church of the Nazarene, and all University faculty commit themselves to living out their faith in a community shaped by serious scholarship and vital Christian piety.

Life in Nampa, ID

Nampa is a fast-growing community situated just 18 miles from Boise, Idaho's state capital, in the southwestern part of the state (also known locally as The Treasure Valley). In 2006, Money magazine recognized the Treasure Valley as number eight of the top 100 Best Places to Live. In 2005, Forbes named the Boise Metro area the #1 Best Place to Live in the U.S.

Nampa's location allows easy access to ski resorts, mountain hiking, camping, boating, and river rafting. Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, we experience the diversity of the four seasons. An additional interchange, completed in 2006, has transformed the face of Nampa by bringing in many new businesses while maintaining a family-friendly atmosphere. In 2006, Farmer's Insurance named Boise and Nampa as one of the safest places to live and the City of Nampa received the 2006 America's Promise 100 Best Cities for Youth.

Boise offers many cultural amenities such as the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, Boise Master Chorale, Opera Idaho, Ballet Idaho, Riverside Jazz Orchestra, and the Boise Art Museum.