State Universities Civil Service System

Executive Director's Profile

Jeff Brownfield was appointed as the Executive Director of the State Universities Civil Service System effective September 18, 2015. Jeff is a graduate and former employee of the University of Illinois. He has worked at the University System office for a combined 19+ years, serving in a wide variety of leadership and management positions.

His Civil Service background allows him a unique perspective as the Executive Director and his unwavering belief in our system and those to whom it serves sets the stage for a vision that emphasizes modernization through continuous improvement and the utilization of sound and efficient processes.

Outside of work, Jeff enjoys golfing and spending time with his family and is actively involved with his children’s PTA along with coaching park district basketball and Little League baseball.

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