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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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Information Technology Technical Associate - Web Developer 

Eastern Illinois University’s Web Office is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Web Developer.  This position will work in a collaborative environment with other developers, designers, and copywriters to develop engaging and innovative websites.  Responsibilities include designing, developing and maintaining secure dynamic web applications using php/mysql and developing and maintaining front-end code using html/css. This position is open to those with any combination totaling two years from the following categories: progressively more responsible work experience in an IT-related profession or college coursework in Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely-related discipline.  60 semester hours or Associate’s Degree equals one year; 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor’s Degree equals two years. 

Additional requirements include:

One year’s experience developing sites with php or asp or perl or ruby or

pythonOne year’s experience writing xhtml/css

One year’s experience working with database systems (mysql or oracle or MS SML server) in relation to web development.

Qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a Civil Service Examination. Upon successful selection of candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Web Developer register. Visit http://www.eiu.edu/web/ to learn more about the position and the web team. 

To apply, you may visit https://www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php to submit an application, resume, and transcripts.  Deadline for application is February 24, 2017.


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

The Health Service is seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide advanced health and psychiatric assessment, utilizing advanced pharmacology and psychopharmacology in collaboration with the medical director, collaborating physician and staff psychiatrist.  This person is an active member of multidisciplinary treatment teams and takes referrals primarily from the University Counseling Center, Health Service clinicians, Office of Disability Services, the psychiatrist and other health care professionals.  The Health Service provides a full range of primary care services, with on-site laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy and health education services to an exciting 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.

This is a full-time, 10-month position, with June and July as leave time.  Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, tuition waivers and working with a team of dedicated and talented professionals.  Benefits may be carried during leave time, and pay may be spread over 12 months. The salary shall be commensurate with experience. 

Candidates who possess valid licensure as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois will be given preference.  Minimum qualifications include certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse by a national certifying organization.  Compensation for additional licensure may also be available.  Eligible candidates will have a review of credentials through the university.  To apply, send a letter of application, resume, names and contact information of three (3) references, Illinois Nurse License, and Advanced Practice Nurse Certification online:  https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Review of applications will begin Jan. 11, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.   

Please see job description below.

Function of Job

In collaboration with the medical director, collaborating physician and staff psychiatrist, provide advanced health and psychiatric assessment, utilizing advanced pharmacology and psychopharmacology.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Obtain the mental health history and perform necessary physical examination and testing to determine the differential diagnosis and treatment plan for the management of psychiatric and mental health disorders, including the differential diagnosis and management of medical disorders with psychiatric symptoms.
  2. Utilize independent and interdependent decision-making with direct accountability for clinical judgments.
  3.  Manage medication and employ psychotherapeutic interventions for patients with psychiatric and mental health disorders, utilizing evidence-based research.
  4. Develop and implement health policy as it relates to psychiatric and mental health care.
  5. Provide leadership in the practice of psychiatric mental healthcare.
  6. Promote and provide education to patients and the university community on psychiatric and mental health disorders.
  7. Participate in case management and consultation with others in the mental healthcare community including professionals from Health Service, Counseling Center, Office of Disability Services and outside healthcare personnel.
  8. Promote mental health and disease prevention.
  9. Understand pathophysiology as it relates to patients with psychiatric and mental health conditions.
  10. Work with medical director, collaborating physician and psychiatrist at Eastern Illinois University.
  11. Perform other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

  1. Licensure as a Family or Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 


Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed)


Extra Help Program/Student Advisor 

Eastern Illinois University’s Career Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Extra Help Program/Student Advisor.  This is a part-time, temporary Extra-Help position.  This position will serve as a resource, mentor, and consultant for students regarding their educational development and career planning.  He/she will provide resource referral services; assist with recruitment activities; provide academic program-specific guidance to students; provide information/assistance to students on student work programs, placement opportunities and arranges interviews with company representatives; develop and conduct programs/workshops.

This position is open to candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree.  Preference will be given to applicants with degrees in Counseling, Psychology or Sociology and with experience in recruiting, career services, professional development or related area.

To apply, please submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications must be received by January 13, 2017 to ensure consideration.


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.