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Welcome to the State Universities Civil Service System Website.

As we continue to evolve, communication and collaboration become even more essential elements in fulfilling our mission and in the administration of our many business processes. We need and value your suggestions and comments. So, whether you are simply looking for information, researching employment protocols, or just browsing the site, we're glad you're here.

Classification Plan Updates

  • Grounds Worker
  • Media Writer/Producer/Announcer Series
  • Healthcare Technician
  • Manager of Sports Facilities
  • Athletic Communication Director Series
  • Special Interest Topics

    SECA Campaign

    Congratulations to these State Universities and Agencies for outstanding achievements with their 2016 SECA campaign!

    Exceptional Contributors (exceeded the amount donated during the previous year): IBHE, ISAC, SURS, GSU, WIU, UIUC, UIS, NEIU, and SUCSS

    Sustainable Contributors (donated 90-100% from the previous year): EIU

    Division Awards (presented to the agency and university that had the highest percentage in number of donors based on the number of employees in the agency/university): University Division – UIS

    Another opportunity to make a difference is the 2017 State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) 2017 campaign entitled ‘Your Campaign Your Choice’. It begins Wednesday, September 13, 2017 and ends Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

    Legal Updates

    Special Interest TopicsUNIV CIVIL SERVICE-RULE OF 3

    Amends the State Universities Civil Service Act. In provisions concerning appointments and promotions, changes references from the Director of the University Civil Service Merit Board to the Executive Director of the University Civil Service Merit Board. Provides that if a position needs to be filled, the Executive Director shall certify to the employer the names and addresses of the persons with the 3 highest scores on the appropriate register (instead of the names and addresses of the 3 persons standing highest on the appropriate register); makes related changes. Provides that if a superior position in the promotional line is to be filled, the Executive Director shall certify to the employer, in the order of their seniority, the names and addresses of the persons with the 3 highest scores on the appropriate promotional register (instead of the names and addresses of the 3 persons standing highest upon the appropriate promotional register). Removes language that provides that sex shall be disregarded except when the nature of the position requires otherwise.


    Civil Service Spotlight

    Deb Lutz
    Western Illinois University

    Western Illinois University Department of Curriculum and Instruction Office Manager Deb Lutz has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for December.

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    Job Postings

    Account Technician II
    The Comptroller's Office, a unit of the Vice President for Finance and Planning division, is responsible for the oversight of financial transactions, reporting, and compliance. Departments within the ...

    Office Support Specialist
    This position serves as assistant for the Dean, Associate Deans, Assistant Dean, and Business/Administrative Associate. Responsible for greeting visitors, answering phones, maintaining calendars, dis...

    Frontend Web Designer
    Web & Interactive Communications (WEB) is responsible for leading the University to maintain a state-of-the-art and compelling web presence. The Frontend Web Designer will build user interfaces for ca...
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