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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


CLOSED - Juneteenth

The University System office will be closed in honor of Juneteenth National Freedom Day


CLOSED - Independence Day

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


Merit Board Meeting

The Merit Board is the governing body of the University System. It is composed of 11 members representing the public universities of the State of Illinois.

1:00 PM

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Recent Job Postings

Assistant to Deputy Executive Director

Assistant to Deputy Executive Director ensures efficiency of administrative processes. This position will report directly to the Deputy Executive Director and has the following responsibilities: 1....

Maintenance Laborer

Governors State University is seeking to hire a Maintenance Laborer to serve under direct supervision from the Superintendent of Grounds, perform labor in the upkeep of building and grounds as it re...

Inventory Clerk

To assist in the maintenance and equipment inventory system and in the receiving and tagging of equipment. Additional Information University Benefit Highlights: - Health, dental, vision, and ...

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


Severs Named WIU Employee of the Month For May

Western Illinois University Ryan Severs, director of University Television and Media, has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for May.


SIUE School of Pharmacy Adds Yard Cleanup and Beautification for Seniors to Community Care

On the mornings of April 13 and April 20, a large group of students, staff, alumni, faculty, retired faculty and future Cougars from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) pitched in to clean and beautify the yards of 12 area s


SIU researcher leads $1.13M project to integrate AI into 6G technology

Imagine a world in which a highly intelligent wireless system can monitor the environment and fight pollution, send a fleet of cars to transport several people and help find a missing young child because it can identify anyone anywhere.


Governor signs FY25 state budget

Illinois State’s operating funds will increase 2% in FY25. Governor JB Pritzker signed the budget on Wednesday, June 5, 2024. The $1.5 million increase from FY24, as originally outlined in the Governor’s February 21, 2024 budget address, will provide Illi


Illinois Commencement Speaker Jeanne Gang: Keep the Spark

Jeanne Gang was the 2024 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Commencement speaker. Gang, an internationally renowned architect responsible for projects such as the Aqua and St. Regis towers on the Chicago skyline, graduated from the university in 1986


Students benefit from new UIS finance job shadowing program

The University of Illinois Springfield Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance has launched a new job shadowing program for undergraduate students to help them learn from experts in the field.