Civil Service Positions at EIU
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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 and Part-Time) Civil Service
- Payroll Specialist I
- Information Technology Technical Associate - Web Developer
- Information Technology Technical Associate – Database Support
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Temporary Extra - Help
- Extra Help Program/Student Advisor
- Food Service Workers
- Substitute Shuttle Drivers
- Cook/Kitchen Laborer Positions
- Custodial Positions
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Status (Full-Time) Civil Service
The Payroll Office at Eastern Illinois University is seeking a highly organized person to fill an entry level position of Payroll Specialist I. This is a fast paced office that processes payroll for a staff and student population of approximately 3,500.
Qualified candidates for the Payroll Specialist I position must be an Illinois resident and must have at least one year of Payroll experience OR one year of vocational training in a related business curriculum OR 12 semester hours in a related business curriculum OR 30 semester hours of college course work in any field OR any combination of the above totaling one year. Preferred candidates should be analytical, able to work efficiently, and have good communication skills. They should also be able to maintain confidentiality, be a team player, and be very customer service oriented.
Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Minimum rate of pay is $11.538/hour, and salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a completed application, resume and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications must be submitted by February 20, 2017 to ensure consideration. Eligible candidates will be scheduled to take a civil service examination.
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.
Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for an Information Technology Technical Associate – Database Support in the Department of Information Technology. Qualified candidates must have: a high school diploma/GED plus two years’ experience in database architecture, tuning, backup & recovery, PL/SQL programming, and Linux scripting or an Associate’s Degree in an IT-related field and one year of the above experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field. The successful candidate must also have: strong problem solving skills, be self-directed with good organizing and planning skills, be supportive of standards, be an effective participant in a client-focused team environment, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, willingness to work in a 24/7 environment including on-call status, and be a self-starter with willingness to do independent research and trouble shooting.
Qualified candidates 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 – Database Support register.
To apply, please submit an application, resume, transcripts and three professional references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php . Deadline for application is February 20, 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
- 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.
- Utilize independent and interdependent decision-making with direct accountability for clinical judgments.
- Manage medication and employ psychotherapeutic interventions for patients with psychiatric and mental health disorders, utilizing evidence-based research.
- Develop and implement health policy as it relates to psychiatric and mental health care.
- Provide leadership in the practice of psychiatric mental healthcare.
- Promote and provide education to patients and the university community on psychiatric and mental health disorders.
- 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.
- Promote mental health and disease prevention.
- Understand pathophysiology as it relates to patients with psychiatric and mental health conditions.
- Work with medical director, collaborating physician and psychiatrist at Eastern Illinois University.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications
- Licensure as a Family or Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed)
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.