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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 - Fourth of July

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


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


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

Admissions and Records Assistant - Credentials Evaluator

Join the friendly and detail-oriented staff in the Registrar’s Office! The credentialing evaluator is a vital part of the University’s team that impact students’ success. Evaluators conduct credenti...

Office Administrator – University Development

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Office Administrator in the Office of University Development. The successful candidate will be resourcefu...

Director, Facilities and Technology Support Services

Home to the School of Teaching and Learning, the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations, and the Department of Special Education, the College of Education is one of the premier tea...

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


SIUE Adds 100% Online General Education Coursework

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville now offers a fully online general education path of coursework that is taught by the same quality faculty who teach on-campus courses. These core required college courses provide students with a broad base of know


Southeastern Illinois College, SIU Carbondale leaders sign Saluki Step Ahead agreement offering new opportunities for students

Southern Illinois University Carbondale strengthened its commitment to students with agreements to provide an SIU education to qualified place-bound students who attend Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg.


Workforce equity center and telehealth support coming to SIU

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced new federal support for the creation of a workforce development center and telehealth technology and training improvements at SIU School of Medicine on May 31.


NIU College of Business CFA student team wins global finance competition

Few can claim the title Champions of the World. But Paula Veyhle, Nicholas Stone and Nolan O’Rear achieved that right while they were NIU College of Business Department of Finance students. And they did so, soaring to epic heights, all while keeping their


Noteworthy at Northeastern: Access meets opportunity

At Northeastern Illinois University, our supportive community of educators and learners propels us all to break barriers. One of the ways we continue to do that is through our NEIU For You initiative, which is open to first-time, full-time freshmen and tr


CSU Provides Full Support to Lincoln College Students

A quality education transforms lives and Chicago State University (CSU) understands how helping Lincoln College students complete their bachelor’s degree will benefit the Illinois’ economy. That is why CSU has committed to fully supporting Lincoln College