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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

  • Program Coordinator Series
  • Program Director Series
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Assistant
  • Program Director
  • Special Interest Topics

    SECA Campaign

    Congratulations to these State Universities and Agencies for outstanding achievements with their 2017 SECA campaign!

    Exceptional Contributors (exceeded the amount donated during the previous year): ISAC, UIUC, EIU, NIU, and SIU-SOM

    Sustainable Contributors (donated 90-100% from the previous year): IBHE and ISU

    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): Division 7 – IBHE, University Division – UIS

    Another opportunity to make a difference will be the 2018 State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign entitled 'Making A Difference for 35 Years'. This is the 35th year of SECA and the 200th Bicentennial for the State of Illinois. The 2018 SECA campaign begins Wednesday, September 5, 2018 and ends Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

    Legal Updates

    Special Interest TopicsStatute Changes (HB 3185)

    Amends the State Universities Civil Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning temporary appointments. Amends language throughout.


    Civil Service Spotlight

    Debbie Rempfer
    Northern Illinois University

    For 15 years, Debbie Rempfer has served as the scholarship coordinator in the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at NIU. She works tirelessly to help students, and their families, navigate the complicated web of financial aid and scholarships.

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    Upcoming Events


    University News

    Leaders from Wells Fargo Advisors in Charleston and Eastern Illinois University came together recently to once again celebrate a community-based scholarship program initially launched in fall 2017.

    State Representative Carol Ammons wants to provide more state funding to Illinois universities and colleges. Ammons was recently appointed chair of the state's Higher Education Committee.

    The Civil Service Employee of the Month for February 2019 is Melissa Smock, Medical Education Program Specialist, in the Office of Education and Curriculum. Her nominator said: “Melissa is cheerful, friendly, reliable, professional, dedicated, organized

    Job Postings

    Incident Coordinator
    This position works as part of a team of three Incident Coordinators who fulfill the coordination, communication, and documentation role during technology infrastructure impacts and outages. Responsib...

    Farm Staff
    Incumbent will assist with conducting research projects and production at the Illinois State University Farm and within the Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University. Majority of this pos...

    Director of Illinois Articulation Initiative Unit
    The Director of Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) is responsible for the strategic direction and administration of the IAI unit as well as the management of IAI systems and processes, including s...
    and 10 more job postings