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How to Apply

Applications for all positions are available in person at EIU’s Human Resources Office or you may submit an application online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. 

Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL   61920

EIU Civil Service Classifications 


Eligible candidates will be scheduled to take a civil service examination. At EIU, there is open and continuous testing which means that candidates may test for a classification even if a position is not yet vacant and your scores will be kept on file. The highest scoring candidates interested in a vacant position will be eligible for an interview.

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Status (Full-Time and Part-Time) Civil Service Job Listings

Temporary Extra - Help Job Listings

Status (Full-Time) Civil Service Job Listings  

Information Technology Technical Associate – Lead Development Analyst

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for an Information Technology Technical Associate – Lead Development Analyst in the Department of Information Technology Services. Responsibilities include working with end users to define their programming needs, analyze project requirements, test and troubleshoot code and logic, and develop technical and user documentation.

 Qualified candidates must have:  

    1. Eight years of computer programming experience that includes three years of experience using Java and SQL.


2.      A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming, Information Technology, IT Management or a related discipline and six years of computer programming experience that includes three years of experience using Java and SQL.


Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, please submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Upon hiring of selected candidate, all valid scores will be removed from this IT Technical Associate register.  Deadline for application is March 6 2018.


Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) Job Listings

Food Service Workers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking experienced food service helpers for Panther Catering.  If you enjoy providing superior customer service to a diverse population, this is an excellent opportunity. The positions offer part-time hours and are non-benefited positions.  Due to the nature of our business, those that apply must be willing to work nights and weekends.

To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, and references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.  

 Substitute Shuttle Drivers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to serve as drivers for the Panther Shuttle Service.  Multiple substitute positions are currently available. Drivers typically drive a 20 passenger bus. The shuttle service runs from late August to early May on Mon., Tues., and Wed. 7:30 a.m. to midnight; Thurs. and Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.; Sat. 2:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.; and Sun. 2:00 p.m. to midnight. Applicants must present a valid Illinois Class A or B CDL with a “P” endorsement, a current medical certificate, and a driver’s abstract at the time of application. Applicants who are hired must pass a background investigation and drug test and will be subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Base pay is $11.25/hour.

Review of applications begins immediately. Submit an online application at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php or obtain a paper application in EIU’s Department of Human Resources (Old Main, Room 2020).

Cook/Kitchen Laborer Positions

Eastern is looking for energetic, friendly, flexible individuals to fill in as extra help cooks and kitchen laborers throughout the school year.  You will work with seasoned personnel, as well as student employees, as you further your expertise in preparing nourishing and attractive meals and facilitate the operation of the dining centers.

Custodial Positions

We maintain a pool of applicants to fill various extra help (temporary) custodial positions throughout the year.  The base pay for this position is $9.00 per hour.


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