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.

Classification Plan Updates

  • Athletic Communications Associate
  • Marketing Associate
  • Publicity-Promotion Associate
  • Public Information Associate
  • Program Coordinator Series
  • Special Interest Topics

    SECA Campaign

    Congratulations to these State Universities and Agencies for outstanding achievements with their 2017 SECA campaign!

    Exceptional Contributors (exceeded the amount donated during the previous year): ISAC, UIUC, EIU, NIU, and SIU-SOM

    Sustainable Contributors (donated 90-100% from the previous year): IBHE and ISU

    Division Awards (presented to the agency and university that had the highest percentage in number of donors based on the number of employees in the agency/university): Division 7 – IBHE, University Division – UIS

    Another opportunity to make a difference will be the 2018 State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign entitled 'Making A Difference for 35 Years'. This is the 35th year of SECA and the 200th Bicentennial for the State of Illinois. The 2018 SECA campaign begins Wednesday, September 5, 2018 and ends Wednesday, October 31, 2018.

    Legal Updates

    Special Interest TopicsStatute Changes (HB 3185)

    Amends the State Universities Civil Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning temporary appointments. Amends language throughout.


    Civil Service Spotlight

    Cathy Cradduck
    Northern Illinois University

    Throughout her 29-year career at NIU, Cathy Cradduck has served as administrative support for two former NIU presidents, and for vice presidents in administration and student affairs. Now, as an administrative assistant for the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships (RIPS) vice president, Cathy provides high-level support while significantly improving operations and taking on new challenges.

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    Upcoming Events


    University News

    Two groups of students from the University of Illinois Springfield will spend their spring break helping to rebuild Puerto Rico and Florida following Hurricanes Maria and Michael as part of Alternative Spring Break (ASB).

    The University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Nursing is reaching out to students in neighboring states to offer them in-state tuition prices beginning in the fall.

    Seven Northern Illinois University Huskies, from the former general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers to individuals who are dedicated to community outreach, will receive 2019 awards from the NIU Alumni Association for their outstanding achievements.

    Job Postings

    Office Manager
    Northern Illinois University is accepting applications for an Office Manager in our Environmental Studies department within the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. For application information, please...

    Assistant Director for Health Education & Promotion
    The Assistant Director for Health Education and Promotion, Health and Counseling Services, is responsible for the development and execution of an institutional wide, comprehensive health promotion pro...

    Office Manager
    Northern Illinois University is accepting applications for Office Manager in our Nonprofit and NGO Center within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For application information, please see the ...
    and 8 more job postings