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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 - Memorial Day

The University System office will be closed in honor of Memorial 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


CLOSED - Juneteenth

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

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Recent Job Postings

Office Manager, Residential Life

The function of the Office Manager is to manage the operations of a Campus Area Office which is the conduit of the professional, paraprofessionals, and students residing in the area. Additionally th...

Assistant Director for Fiscal Management

The Senior Assistant Director for Fiscal Management manages the oversight of the fiscal management of Event Management, Dining and Hospitality business operations by providing direction in the devel...

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse - 2 positions

The purpose of this position is to provide primary mental health care for students presenting with mental health conditions. In the care of patients, the Psychiatric APRN uses advanced diagnostic sk...

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


The Gift of Opportunity: Alumnus Commits $1 Million to Fund Scholarships; First Recipients Announced

In the fall of 1981, Robert Haley made the 160 mile trip north from East St. Louis to Macomb to begin his time as a student at Western Illinois University. More than four decades later, Haley is now helping other students...


Nearly 1,850 students will be honored at SIU Carbondale commencement exercises

The academic achievements of nearly 1,850 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will be celebrated during spring 2024 commencement exercises May 10-11.


Zero debt at graduation—NIU program keeps its Rockford Promise

During commencement ceremonies this weekend, Cassie Lopez Almanza, who says she has her sights set on becoming a medical doctor, will be among the very first of NIU’s Rockford Promise Scholars to graduate.


ISU Board of Trustees action items, May 10, 2024

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University approved several resolutions at its regular meeting on May 10, 2024. Trustees also tabled the Mandatory Student Fees and Room and Board Rates for Academic Year 2024-2025 until the July 2024 meeting. Full


WIU Spring 2024 Commencement Weekend May 10-12

Ceremonies recognizing the academic and personal accomplishments of Western Illinois University students and alumni will be held Friday-Saturday, May 10-11 in Macomb and in the Quad Cities Sunday, May 12.


Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities (PCPD) Award winners announced

The Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities (PCPD) serves as a university-wide advocate promoting awareness, educating the university community and assisting individuals on disability-related issues.