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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.

Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL   61920
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Status (Full-Time) Civil Service  

Chief Clerk 

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Chief Clerk in the School of Continuing Education.  Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent AND have 12 months of work experience performing clerical/secretarial work comparable to the next lower level of this series AND any combination of the following:  (a)24 months ofwork experience performing clerical/secretarial work, including use of computer systems OR (b) 24 semester hours of college or university coursework in Office Occupations, Business Administration, Business Education, or a closely-related field OR (c) 12 months of vocational training which provided a knowledge of generally accepted clerical procedures comparable to that gained in “b” above OR (d) 60 semester hours of university coursework in any curriculum. 

Specific duties of this position include the entering into BANNER unique Parts of Term for SCE; manually building approximately 175 SCE courses per term; coordination and assignment of rooms at off-campus and on-campus locations; verifying accuracy of course proposal/information in database that feeds website for promotion of off-campus/online courses; work with IT on automated reports and with report writers for new initiatives; compile reports as requested by various offices across campus; monitor course low enrollment courses and cancellation schedules including all actions involving students and required correspondence. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination to include keyboarding accurately at a rate of at least 25 net wpm.  Minimum rate of pay is $12.277/hour, and salary shall be commensurate with experience. To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php   .  Applications must be submitted by May 11, 2015 to ensure consideration. 

 

Driver (status 51%)

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to serve as a status driver (51%) or substitute drivers for the Panther Shuttle Service.  Drivers are required to operate various vehicles depending on need. 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. (The part-time position that is currently available is a half-time status position with mid-afternoon hours on Mondays and Fridays as well as late night hours on Saturdays and Sundays.  Substitute drivers are needed for all shifts.)  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. 

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Please submit application and resume online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php  .  Review of applications begins immediately. 

 

Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) 

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.