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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


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.

9:00 AM


HR Directors Advisory Committee (TENTATIVE DATE)

The meeting of the Human Resource Directors Advisory Committee. This Committee is composed of the Human Resource Director or Designated Employer Representative from each University/Agency. This is a tentative date.

10:00 AM


CLOSED - Memorial Day

The University System office will be closed in honor of Memorial Day.

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Recent Job Postings

Senior Database Administrator

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has an immediate opening for a Senior Database Administrator who will manage and maintain agency databases in production, UAT, and development envir...

Data Scientist

The Data Scientist will be assigned statistical analysis and predictive modeling projects, including technical documentation related to new solutions and the ongoing maintenance of existing ones. ...

Child Care Resource Specialist

CHILD CARE RESOURCE SPECIALIST The Eastern Illinois University School of Family and Consumer Sciences Child Care Resource and Referral is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Child Care R...

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


WIU School of Nursing Graduates Receive 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX

Western Illinois University School of Nursing proudly announces that all 27 graduates from the Nursing Class of 2023 have successfully passed the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) on their first attempt.


Illini Success report spotlights postgraduation outcomes, rising starting salaries for recent Illinois graduates

Recent graduates from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign landed postgraduation opportunities at high rates and with increased starting salaries, according to data compiled in the annual Illini Success report released today.


Raising cybersecurity awareness at UIC

The UIC Information Security Office and UIC Police Department would like to raise awareness of the common digital threats that the UIC community may encounter.


SIU Board of Trustees Freezes Undergraduate Tuition Rates for 2024-2025 Academic Year

The Southern Illinois University System (SIU) is not increasing undergraduate tuition rates at its Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses in the 2024-2025 school year. The SIU Board of Trustees voted to freeze undergraduate tuition rates at its meeting toda


SIU-affiliated event to raise funds to benefit STEM educators

A Southern Illinois University Carbondale-affiliated family event aimed at helping science teachers across the region is set for later this month at a local winery.


A day in the life of an SIU Medicine resident physician

Life as a resident physician is not for the faint of heart. They must balance patient care, ongoing medical education and training requirements. Resident well-being is part of an ongoing national discussion as medical programs seek to reduce stress and pr