State Universities Civil Service System
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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.

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Classification Plan Updates
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  • Housing Maintenance Series
  • Musical Instrument Series
  • Reimbursement Coding Series
  • Curator of Art Series
  • Special Interest Topics

    Annual Report
    Employment Opportunity

    The State Universities Civil Service System is searching for a full-time human resource professional with knowledge and experience in compliance and classification plan management procedures.

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    Legal Updates

    Special Interest TopicsPA 98-599

    "The State Universities Annuitants Association and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan reached a tentative agreement to postpone implementation of the State’s new pension law (PA 98-599). The agreement is pending as it requires judicial approval before going into effect. The agreement delays implementation of the pension law until July 1, 2015. Specifically, the agreement protects SURS members currently eligible for retirement by allowing them to delay their retirement decision until the constitutionality of the new pension law is determined. It allows them to calculate their money purchase annuity based on the effective rates as of June 30, 2014 and allows them to avoid the skips in the annual increases if the changes to the pension are upheld. The agreement also ensures that any unnecessary pension contributions will be refunded."


    Civil Service Spotlight
    Jennettie Lierman
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Jennettie Lierman, Office Support Specialist, University Marketing and Communications, is the recipient of the February Employee Recognition Award.

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    Upcoming Events
    University News
    Created by the Illinois Attorney General’s office, the fact sheet encourages borrowers to do their homework if approached by companies offering loan management solutions.

    Governor Pat Quinn today visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to sign a law to help boost the quality of distance and online learning programs across Illinois and other states.

    Online growth has also been a key reason why the University of Illinois Springfield has bucked the downward trend of enrollment at state schools, said Ray Schroeder,...

    Job Postings
    Food Service Worker II
    CDS is a large, progressive, innovative department functioning under the Division of Student Affairs. CDS provides the campus community and guests with high-quality foods and services in a variety of ...

    Office Manager
    In addition to the secretarial skills, this position requires knowledge and understanding of University policies and procedures in order to effectively support the Associate Director of the Office of ...

    Chief Broadcasting Engineer
    Employees at this level are responsible for the technical maintenance, operation, and efficiency of a radio and/or television station(s). They work under administrative supervision from a designated ...
    and 2 more job postings