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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 581-3911 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 

 

Licensed Practical Nurse I

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services—Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for a Licensed Practical Nurse I position.   Qualified candidates must have graduated from an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses and have eligibility for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation.

Responsibilities include:  collecting data and vitals to prepare patients for doctor visits, injections, nebulizer treatments, wound treatments, dressings, and proper documentation in Electronic Medical Records (EMR).  Preference will be given to candidates with EMR experience.

This is a permanent, full-time, 10-month position which runs from August 1 through May 15 of every year.  Benefits include:  paid vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, retirement program options, and tuition waivers.  Rate of pay shall be commensurate with experience.

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants.  To apply, please submit application, transcripts, resume, and nursing license online at: https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Deadline for submission is July 30, 2021.

 

Financial Aid Representative

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Financial Aid Representative in the Office of Financial Aid.  This is a front-line position, assisting students and parents at the front desk and by telephone and email.  Primary duties include explaining the financial aid application procedure, eligibility, verification requirements, scholarship searches, loans, and other financial aid options.  Excellent attention to detail and customer service skills are desired.

Qualified candidates must have any one or combination totaling two (2) years (24 months) from the categories below:

     A.  College course work in any field.

      • Associate Degree (60 semester hours) equals one (1) year (12 months).
      • 90-semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
      • Bachelor’s Degree (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)

     B.  Work experience performing office, business, or customer service/relations activities.

Qualified candidates will 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.  Deadline for application is August 6, 2021.

 

Procurement Officer Assistant

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Procurement Officer Assistant in the Office of Procurement, Disbursements, and Contract Services.  Qualified candidates must have 6 months of work experience performing duties such as preparing and requesting quotations, expediting, returned goods, and/or resolving billing; “or” 30 semester hours of college credit for coursework in any field; “or” any combination of experience and education totaling 6 months.

Preferred requirements include being customer service-oriented, a team player, possessing high ethics, willing and able to learn quickly and adapt to ever-changing rules and regulations, and must be able to work independently in a fast-paced work environment.

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 received by July 26, 2021 to ensure consideration.

 

Food Court Supervisor

Eastern Illinois University’s Panther Dining is seeking a Food Court Supervisor (previously the Food Service Worker III) in the Food Court.   Minimum qualifications include one year of experience in food service work.  Minimum rate of pay is $15.00 per hour.

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 July 26, 2021 to ensure consideration.  

 

Lumpkin College of Business and Technology

Engagement Coordinator

Position:  12-month Engagement Coordinator for the Lumpkin College Hub for Engagement, Leadership, and Professionalism

Responsibilities: Lumpkin College is searching for an Engagement Coordinator, with primary responsibility for coordinating student engagement and professional development activities of the Hub.  Areas include working to connect external industry partners and students, encouraging and managing student internships throughout the college, creating and managing a co-curricular program for undergraduate student personal and professional development, working with internal constituencies to ensure these activities are successful, writing articles on various engagement activities for publication in a regular newsletter, preparing and posting to various social media platforms to enhance Lumpkin College brand and build strong online communities, maintaining knowledge of career opportunities in the various undergraduate disciplines in the college, and representing Lumpkin College in internal and external recruiting venues.  Excellent written and oral communication are expected.  Commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence is required.  Salary range $42,500-$50,000.

Estimated Starting Date: August 2, 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to business and/or technology and two years of professional experience are required, preferably in a business/industry setting.  Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until campus interviews are scheduled.

The University and Community:  Eastern Illinois University (EIU) is a comprehensive state university in a community of 20,000 in east central Illinois. Enrollment at the university is approximately 7,000 and growing. EIU offers faculty a wide range of research and public service activities.  The University is located in east central Illinois and combines the benefits of a community of 20,000 with access to several large cities, including Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. 

Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their application and include the following:  1) a letter of application indicating how the candidate's background and credentials meet the position's responsibilities and qualifications; 2) a current resume; 3) a list of names, addresses, phone number, and email for three professional references; and 4) a copy of transcripts for all degrees (may be unofficial for application purposes); official transcripts required for appointment.  Applications may be submitted online at:  www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.

For questions regarding this search, please contact Ms. Debbie Endsley, search committee chair, at ddendsley@eiu.edu.

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

 

Medical Technologist I – 50% Position

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services is seeking qualified candidates for a half time (50%) Medical Technologist I position.  Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, have graduated from an accredited program for Medical Laboratory Scientists and be board certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent agency.

Responsibilities include:  Specimen collection and processing, moderately complex testing (both qualitative and quantitative), and proper documentation in Electronic Medical Records (EMR).  Preference will be given to candidates with EMR experience.

This is a part-time, 9.5-month position.  Qualified candidates must be an Illinois resident. The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. Salary range is $17.57 to $27.00 per hour.

To apply, please submit application, transcripts, and certification online at www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.  Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2021 to ensure consideration.  Anticipated start date is August 1, 2021.

Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) Job Listings  

 

Extra Help Assistant Grounds Worker

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for two Extra Help Assistant Grounds Worker in the Department of Facilities Planning and Management/Grounds.  These positions will be assisting the Grounds staff in maintaining the campus grounds.  The hours are 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Mon – Thurs and 6:30 am to 12:00 pm Fri.  These are temporary positions that will continue as needed.

To apply, please submit a completed application and resume online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

 

Textbook Rental Workers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking extra help employees for the Textbook Rental Service.  If you enjoy providing superior customer service to a diverse population, this is an excellent opportunity. Base pay is $11/hour.  The positions offer part-time hours and are non-benefited positions. 

To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, and references online at www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.  Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled.   

 

Food Service Workers

Eastern Illinois University is seeking experienced food service helpers for the University Food Court and 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 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 a substitute driver 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 Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00pm and Saturday-Sunday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm. (We are currently looking for a driver who has day time availability.)  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. 

Please submit application and resume online at www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.  Review of applications begins immediately.


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 $11.00 per hour.

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217-581-3911
Fax: 217-581-3614
eiu_employment@eiu.edu


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