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Welcome to the State Universities Civil Service System

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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Upcoming Events


Merit Board Meeting


1:00 PM


CLOSED - Spring Break

The University System office will be closed for spring break.


Employee Advisory Committee Meeting

Quarterly meeting to advise the Merit Board on all matters pertaining to the University System. The Committee meets at least quarterly at campuses throughout the state.

11:00 AM

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Recent Job Postings

Applications Analyst

The Applications Analyst is responsible for the development, configuration, support, and maintenance of both custom (primarily low code) and vendor applications for the Division of Student Affairs. ...

Business and Center Support

General Summary This position will perform office support tasks for the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, such as: Order office supplies and conference supplies, P-card purchases Manage ...

Human Resource Representative

The Human Resource Department of Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a full-time Human Resource Representative. This position will be responsible for providing basic support for all area...

The University System office permits Universities and Agencies to post current job openings on our website. To view the postings above, and any other postings, go to the Jobs page.

University News


Wauer Named WIU January Employee of the Month

Western Illinois University First Year Advising Center Office Manager Sara Wauer has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for January 2023.


Businesses and organizations are invited take part in the UIS Career Connections Expo

Businesses and organizations are encouraged to register now for the Career Connections Expo at the University of Illinois Springfield. The Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2023, at the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on t


SIU students win national business competition

National champions. That’s the title a Southern Illinois University Carbondale business student team claimed last weekend when competing for the first time ever in the Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Competition,


Software partnership continues to bring data to life for Geoscience students

Collecting and analyzing data is a function found in many facets of today’s world and the study of the Earth and environment is no exception.


EIU again reports growth in spring enrollment numbers

Spring enrollment at Eastern Illinois University is again on the upswing. The Charleston, Illinois-based public regional university is reporting a spring-to-spring enrollment increase of 3.8 percent—approximately 326 students—from January 2022 to January


Durbin Announces $450,000 For Chicago State University Health Sciences Simulation Lab

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) today visited Chicago State University (CSU) to discuss the $450,000 in federal funding he secured through Congressionally Directed Spending—more commonly known as an earmark—in the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Omnibus appropria