State Universities
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


HR Directors Advisory Committee

The quarterly 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.
10:00 AM


Merit Board Meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Merit Board. 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


CLOSED - Labor Day

The System Office will be closed in recognition of the Labor Day holiday.

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Recent Job Postings

Training Specialist

Employees at this level provide quality customer support via email and phone for all of CAIT’s products, record all communications, and monitor the resolution of any concerns or issues reported. The...

Office Manager

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Office Manager in the Admissions Office. This position will be responsible for responding to inquiries fr...

Medical Technologist III

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Service’ Medical Clinic s is seeking candidates for a Medical Technologist III to perform and supervise/manage clinical laboratory testing of pati...

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


Williams Named WIU July Employee of the Month

Western Illinois University Admissions/Records Supervisor Donna Williams, of the Registrar's Office, has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for July 2019.


Ribbon-cutting ceremony for UIC Academic and Residential Complex

A newly built Academic and Residential Complex at UIC will provide the campus with a state-of-the-art living-learning community as enrollment in Chicago’s only public research university continues to show record enrollment gains.


Illinois higher education official hopes new funding will stem tide of student outmigration

The interim director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education is hopeful a combination of added infrastructure and operations funding for state universities and colleges will help entice Illinois students to remain in the state for their college educatio


EIU waives fees for all freshman and transfer applicants

Eastern Illinois University is waiving the processing fees for prospective students, who can now apply through EIU’s new, mobile-friendly online application. Future students interested in the EIU experience and who wish...


Western Illinois University Hosts Summer CSI Camp

The Western Illinois University School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA), an internationally-known, top criminal justice/public safety program, will host a summer CSI (crime scene investigation) youth...


UIS to welcome hundreds of new students during seven KickStart Orientation sessions

The University of Illinois Springfield will welcome hundreds of new first-year students to campus during seven KickStart Orientation sessions this summer.