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At Eastern Illinois University, there is open and continuous testing which means that candidates may test for a classification even if a position is not yet vacant. Your scores will be kept on file. Then, the highest scoring candidates of those interested in a vacant position will be eligible for interview.  

Applications for all positions are available in person at EIU’s Human Resources Office (Old Main, Room 2020), Charleston IL 61920 or you may submit an application online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Eligible candidates will be scheduled to take a civil service examination.

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Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL   61920

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Medical Technologist III

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services is seeking candidates for a Medical Technologist III.  This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Qualified candidates must be an Illinois resident, have a Bachelor’s degree, have graduated from an accredited program for Medical Laboratory Scientists and be board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent agency and have five years of experience as a clinical laboratory technologist in a clinical laboratory of a hospital or out-patient clinic, two years of which must have been at a level comparable to that gained at the Level II of this series or a Master’s degree in medical technology, biology, microbiology, chemistry, physiology or closely related field, or a MBA plus a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and four years of experience as a clinical laboratory technologist in a clinical laboratory of a hospital or out-patient clinic, two years of which must have been at a level comparable to the Medical Technologist II 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, please submit application, transcripts, and certification on-line at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2017


Pest Controller 

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Pest Controller.  This position is responsible for the control of pests through Integrated Pest Management.

Qualified candidates will be a high school graduate or equivalent and possess certification by the Illinois Department of Public Health as a Structural Pest Control Technician for General-Use Pesticides.

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Starting salary is $18.01/hour, with increases at six and twelve months.  To apply, please submit an application, resume, references, and transcripts online at:   https://www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.   Review of applications will begin October 9, 2017. 


Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed)


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.