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Civil Service


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.

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.

10:00 AM


Council of Councils Meeting

Annual meeting of the Council of Councils.

9:00 AM


CLOSED - Veterans Day

The System Office will be closed in honor of Veterans Day.

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Recent Job Postings

Business/Administrative Associate/Human Resource Associate

The State Universities Civil Service System is searching for a full-time professional Business/Administrative Associate/Human Resource Associate position. This position is part of the Legal and Com...

Leadership Development Specialist

The Specialist is responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive leadership programs for the general student population including student-delivered conferences, retreats, experiential trips...

Business/Administrative Associate

This position facilitates the day-to-day operations of the INTO Illinois State programs, projects, and funding systems and serves as the primary contact and liaison for all aspects of these programs...

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


September is National Preparedness Month

Be prepared, not scared. National Preparedness Month is a program developed by the Department of Homeland Security that is designed to promote family and community emergency planning. This program...


Northeastern Illinois University again tops U.S. News & World Report’s low student debt ranking

Northeastern Illinois University graduates its students with the least amount of student debt among Midwest regional universities, according to the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s annual...


Illinois State makes national rankings for excellence and value

Illinois State University remains among the top 100 public institutions in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, while Washington Monthly declared the University one of the top values in the Midwest.


College access and financial aid support is available free to all Illinoisans

Recent revelations about certain parents using guardianship laws to put their students in a position to get financial aid—aid for which they would not otherwise be eligible—are dismaying and frustrating. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission, the sta


GSU Provided Right Track for Busy Alumnus

Marc Magliari is a 2017 Governors State University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies who says GSU had the best program for his busy lifestyle. Once an award-winning journalist in print and broadcast media throughout Illinois, M


Eastern Illinois University enrollment continues to climb

Two weeks into its fall semester, Eastern Illinois University’s campus is once again bustling with activity—thanks in large part to another year of increased enrollments and a growing on-campus student population.