State Universities Civil Service System
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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.

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Classification Plan Updates
  • Archeology Series
  • Anatomy Curator Series
  • Sonographer/Ultrasound Series
  • Respiratory Care Therapy Series
  • Respiratory Care Administrative Director
  • Special Interest Topics

    Annual Report
    63rd Annual Report

    On behalf of the State Universities Civil Service System, we respectfully submit our 63rd Annual Report. This Report provides an overview of our business operations, our many programs and initiatives, and a brief description of our FY 2015 agency action plan. Our business objectives remain consistent with our statutory directive, our mission, and our purpose. This Report again demonstrates our commitment and effort to incorporate many 'best practice' human resource concepts into our operational procedures and to modernize the overall delivery of human resource services to the State of Illinois public university system.

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    Legal Updates

    Special Interest TopicsPA 98-599

    "The State Universities Annuitants Association and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan reached a tentative agreement to postpone implementation of the State’s new pension law (PA 98-599). The agreement is pending as it requires judicial approval before going into effect. The agreement delays implementation of the pension law until July 1, 2015. Specifically, the agreement protects SURS members currently eligible for retirement by allowing them to delay their retirement decision until the constitutionality of the new pension law is determined. It allows them to calculate their money purchase annuity based on the effective rates as of June 30, 2014 and allows them to avoid the skips in the annual increases if the changes to the pension are upheld. The agreement also ensures that any unnecessary pension contributions will be refunded."


    Civil Service Spotlight
    Sheryl Lauth
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Sheryl Lauth, Supervisor of Multimedia Communications, Information Technology Services, is the recipient of the October Employee Recognition Award. Sheryl was nominated by Julie Holt, Professor of Anthropology.

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    Upcoming Events
    University News
    A new agreement between Southern Illinois University and the Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM) in Monterrey, Mexico, will create enhanced educational experiences for...

    The North Central Association’s (NCA) Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has notified Southern Illinois University Edwardsville of its continued accreditation.

    Student veterans will learn about transferring their military experience into civilian careers and have an opportunity to network with area employers during the Bridges to...

    Job Postings
    Accountant II
    Employees in positions allocated to this level of the series are experienced accountants who apply accounting principles and practices to a variety of responsible accounting, budgeting, cost accountin...

    Moter Vehicle Operator Mechanic
    Safely operate motor coaches, passenger vans, cargo vans, various university trucks and sedans for intrastate and interstate transportation of groups or individuals. Perform general maintenance to th...

    Assistant to the Principal
    Under the general direction provided by the Principal, this individual's major responsibilities include organizing and supervising the application process, managing student and employee files, managin...
    and 2 more job postings