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Open Civil Service Positions

Civil service openings are sometimes advertised online; however, you should test for any EIU civil service classification in which you are interested before a vacancy occurs. Read the hiring booklet we provide to learn how the hiring system works for Civil Service.

Apply for a Civil Service Position

The Civil Service employment application can be completed online. Candidates are encouraged to include any additional pertinent information such as a resume or school transcripts. Regardless of how many civil service positions you are interested in, you only need to complete one application.  Once you have submitted your application, please contact us at eiu_employment@eiu.edu or by phone at 581-7654 if you have not heard from us within 30-days.  By completing the application online, you will also be able to track your progress through our examination system, including your rank on registers and when you are eligible to take each exam again.   

We currently have scores in this system for paper exams only. E-Test scores are not available here.

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

Status (Full-Time) Civil Service Job Listings 

Library Assistant

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for one full-time Library Assistant position in Booth Library.  This position is part of the Library Technology Services which houses and circulates the library’s media collection and manages the library’s computer labs.  The person in this position has responsibility for managing the service desk in the evenings, supervising student workers in the evening, and assisting patrons as needed. This position is primarily customer service with some technology support duties.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have one (1) year of responsible work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing duties comparable to those of a Library Clerk or college coursework in any field as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent (30 semester hours = 6 months; 60 semesters or an Associate’s Degree = 12 months) or anycombination totaling one (1) year.

The summer schedule for this position is Sunday – Thursday 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

(During intersession, this position then works Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) 

Starting the Sunday before fall semester classes begin (August 19, 2018), the work schedule for this position is Sunday –Thursday, 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. until the close of spring semester. Then the summer schedule is worked. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Starting is $12.74/hour.  To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications must be submitted by June 27, 2018 to ensure consideration.  

 

Accountant III 

Eastern’s Accounting Office is seeking a full-time Accountant III.  Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree that includes a major in accounting and four years of experience as a professional accountant – an advanced degree in accounting or a CPA may substitute for one year of experience.  

This position is responsible for assisting in the accounting and administration of proposals, grants, and contracts.   Duties include grant accounting and reporting, assisting in preparing audit schedules, and assisting in audits. 

Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, and tuition waivers.  

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, please submit an application, resume, references, and transcripts online at:   https://www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.   Deadline for application is June 25, 2018

 

Bowling and Billiard Center Manager

Eastern Illinois University’s Union Bowling is seeking candidates for a full-time Bowling and Billiard Center Manager.   The qualified candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have one year of experience in the operation of appropriate automatic pin setting equipment.

This position will be responsible for the overall supervision of the Union Bowling Lanes and Billiard area.  Duties include the maintenance and repair of all the equipment and the automatic scoring system, inventory control, financial transactions, and the supervision of student employees.

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service examination.  To apply, you may submit a completed application and resume online at:   https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php  .  Applications must be submitted by June 25, 2018 to ensure consideration. 

 

Nurse Practitioner 

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services – Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for the position of Nurse Practitioner.  This position will work under general physician supervision to provide healthcare services and treatment to patients.  This includes conducting health assessments which may include health, social, and family histories, performing physical examinations which may include ordering and evaluating diagnostic tests, and creating a healthcare plan based on the patient’s needs.  Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse – Nurse Practitioner is required for this position. This is a 10-month position. 

Health and Counseling Services – Medical Clinic provides a full range of primary care services, with on-site laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy and health education services to EIU’s student population.  Our primary focus is to enhance the ability of our students to participate fully in intellectual and personal growth opportunities afforded by the University. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, please submit application, resume, license, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Review of applications will begin July 1 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Staff Nurse II - RN 

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services – Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for the position of Staff Nurse II.  Responsibilities center around student-oriented health issues such as: 1) giving immunizations, allergy injections, 2) triaging walk-ins and evaluating need for treatment, 3) assisting providers with minor surgical procedures – wound care, fitting of medical equipment, 4) screening triage calls coming into clinic for level of care needed, 5) preparing students for examination by provider, and/or 6) giving instruction on healthy living in a college setting.  This is a full-time, 12-month position.  Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, and tuition waivers.  

Candidates must possess valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois and have one year of nursing experience, preferably in a college-oriented medical clinic. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  

To apply, please submit application, resume, license, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Review of applications will begin June 27 and continue until the position is filled. 

 

IT Technical Associate – End User Support Specialist  

The Information Technology Services at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of IT Technical Associate – End User Support Specialist.  Duties of this position are to provide end user support to students, staff and faculty across campus.  The position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of hardware and software and equipment configurations, including Windows, Linux, MacOS, printing, mobile devices, and peripherals. 

 Qualified candidates should have two years of progressively more responsible work experience with end user technology or a Bachelors’ degree in IT or computer technology-related field and one year of the above experience. 

 The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – End User Support Specialist register. 

To apply, submit an application, resume, transcripts and references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Application should be submitted by June 25, 2018 to ensure consideration. 

 

IT Technical Associate – Technical Support Specialist  

The Information Technology Services at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of IT Technical Associate – Technical Support Specialist.  Duties of this position are to handle incoming help requests from end users; install and upgrade software and configure systems and applications for desktops; access software updates, drivers, and knowledge bases to research problem resolution.  

Qualified candidates should have two years of progressively more responsible work experience with end user support, end point devise support and troubleshooting, and technical phone support, or a Bachelors’ degree in IT or computer technology-related field and one year of the above experience.  

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Technical Support Specialist register. 

To apply, submit an application, resume, transcripts and references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Application should be submitted by June 25, 2018 to ensure consideration.

  

Police Officer Testing

Eastern Illinois University in Charleston will be conducting testing for the University Police Officer classification.  Candidates must be Illinois residents; be a high school graduate or equivalent; possess a valid driver’s license; have no record of conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude; be eligible for bonding; be at least 21 years of age upon employment; and be able to complete the Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course. 

Police Officers at EIU safeguard lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community relations.  They work under general supervision of higher level personnel.  The typical duties of a Police Officer include:  patrols assigned post, investigates incidents, makes arrests, investigates violations of State statutes, city and county ordinances and university regulations; conducts investigations as required, submits reports to supervisors, directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforces parking and traffic rules and regulations; investigates and reports unusual conditions that might endanger the public safety; assists other agencies during emergencies.

Eligible candidates should apply at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php no later than June 18, 2018 in order to be scheduled for the upcoming Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing.   The application should include a resume, three business references and college transcripts, if applicable.  Successful candidates must also pass a knowledge exam, as well as oral boards. 

Additional information concerning Police Officer testing can be found at:   http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/testprep/police.aspx?osm=c30m.  Contact the Examinations Office at 217-581-7654 for more information including any required documentation and to ensure you have a reserved place for the next Physical Fitness Testing in June.

  

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.