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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 

 

Administrative Nurse II 

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Service’s Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for an Administrative Nurse II.  Qualified candidates must have licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in Illinois with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation and two (2) years of professional nursing experience.

Responsibilities relate to college student healthcare and public health issues and include:

    1. Develops administrative plans for effective utilization of personnel and coordination of unit activities with other departments.
    2. Identifies and plans for unit physical requirements including supplies and equipment.
    3. Interprets policies and practices and responsible for developing unit procedures to conform to those policies and procedures.
    4. Maintain effective department communication.
    5. Participate in planning for total patient care requirements.
    6. Use an electronic health record for all aspects of medical documentation.
    7. Initiate studies of unit nursing care and administrative practices designed to review present practices, anticipate revisions, and suggest methods for testing new programs.
    8. Assist with other duties as assigned.

This is a full-time, 12-month position.  Benefits include:  paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, and tuition waivers.  Salary shall be commensurate with experience.

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination which includes a review of credentials.  To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and license online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

 

Information Technology Technical Associate – Desktop Manager

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for an Information Technology Technical Associate – Desktop Manager in the Department of Information Technology.  This position is open to those with two years of work experience installing, maintaining, and monitoring Windows Operating Systems and software on end user computing devices including, but not limited to desktop computers, laptop computers and tablets and/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:

A minimum of one year experience administrating Microsoft Active Directory structures and policies.

A minimum of one year experience managing anti-virus software and its deployment onto end user computing devices.

A minimum of one year experience managing a Microsoft update management system such as SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) or Windows Server Update Service. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Upon successful selection of candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Desk Manager register.

To apply, please submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Application should be submitted by April 27, 2018 to ensure consideration.

 

IT Technical Associate – Technology Support Specialist 

The Information Technology Services at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of IT Technical Associate – Technology 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 – Desk Manager register.

To apply, submit an application, resume, transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Application should be submitted by April 27, 2018 to ensure consideration.

 

Building Service Worker

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates to fill positions for Building Service Workers in Residence Hall Operations.  Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Starting pay for this classification is $16.83/hour.

To complete an application, please go to https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

 

Graduate Placement Officer

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Graduate Placement Officer in the Office of Career Services.  Qualified candidates must have:   four years of placement experience that included the consulting and placing of college or university graduates into different job categories or a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 semester hours and one year of placement experience that included the consulting and placing of college or university graduates into different job categories.    A Master’s degree is preferred.

Qualified candidates should have experience developing job and pre-professional experiences with employers.  Some travel will be required to create and develop relationships with various employers.  Candidates should also have strong initiative, knowledge of student advising, and multi-media presentation skills. Familiarity with employment law as it relates to internships and recruitment is preferred. 

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, you may submit an application online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

 

Accountant III 

Eastern’s Accounting Office is seeking a full-time Accountant III.  Applicants must be an Illinois resident and 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; should be a self-starter; possess a positive attitude; have excellent customer service skills; and have organizational abilities with attention to detail.  Responsibilities include accounting and management of banking transactions, reconciliation of Direct Loan funds, preparation of reports and management of tax issues such as forms 1099, sales tax, occupancy tax, and non-resident alien tax filings. 

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 April 11, 2018

 

Collection Specialist 

Eastern’s Student Accounts/Bursar Area is looking for a full-time Collection Specialist. Responsibilities include: pursuing collection efforts on delinquent student accounts, Federal Perkins loans and institutional loans; assisting current students and their families with questions or issues related to their accounts; and establishing payment arrangements for current students.  The ability to communicate accurately and concisely both verbally and in writing, a willingness to learn, and excellent customer service skills are a must for this position. 

This position requires one (1) year of collection, consumer credit or business experience that required a knowledge of collection methods and procedures OR college coursework that included courses in finance, accounting, business administration, business management, or a closely-related field OR a combination of the above equaling one (1) year AND one (1) year of collection experience comparable to the Collection Representative level or in other positions of comparable responsibility.  Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, and tuition waivers.                                                                      

Candidates will also be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  To apply, you may submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

 

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.