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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

    Dyan Root
    Western Illinois University

    Western Illinois University Financial Aid Advisor Manager Dyan Root has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for January 2019.

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    Upcoming Events


    University News

    The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University set tuition, fees, and room and board rates for new freshman, transfer, and graduate students for the 2019-2020 academic year. There is no increase in tuition and room and board rates...

    Four NIU employees are the recipients of this year’s Outstanding Service Award. The award is given each year to NIU civil service employees, recognizing their outstanding service and significant contributions to the university community.

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale commencement ceremonies are set for Friday and Saturday. The seventh annual “Forever SIU: A Commencement Celebration” on Friday will celebrate the members of the Class of 2019 and their families.

    Job Postings

    Applications Programmer II
    Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Applications Programmer II in the Department of Information Technology. Responsibilities of this position will include systems an...

    Licensed Practical Nurse I
    Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services—Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for a Licensed Practical Nurse I position. Responsibilities include: collecting data and vitals t...

    Culinary Assistant
    The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 12 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficie...
    and 8 more job postings