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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                 

 

Food Service Administrator IV

Associate Director of Housing & Dining for Panther Dining

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Food Service Administrator IV – Associate Director of Housing and Dining for Panther Dining.  This position will be responsible for overseeing the operation of three residential dining areas, a food court, convenience store, coffee shop and catering.  Responsibilities will include short and long term financial planning; working with Unit Directors to implement an overall dining service plan; planning of dining operations including layout, design, and equipment;  and development of menus and standardizing recipes.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have eight years of food service management experience. (University training in dietetics or in hotel, restaurant, or institutional management may be substituted, year for year, for experience up to a maximum of five years.)

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.    Applications should be received by September 25, 2020, to ensure consideration for this position.  If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Donna Noffke at 217-581-3911 or dmnoffke@eiu.edu.

 

IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator—System Administration

Eastern Illinois University’s Information Technology Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator—System Administration.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director of Information Technology Services to determine objectives for the department and develop plans for implementation.  Responsibilities will include coordinate the System Administration staff and work activities; coordinate software and service implementations, upgrades and conversions; monitor system performance; and assist the IT leadership team with planning, research and recommendations for new technology.

Qualified candidates must have 6 years of progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession or a combination totaling six years of work experience and college coursework in Information Technology, IT Management or related field where an Associate’s Degree or 60 semester hours equals one year, 90 semester hours equals two years and a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 semester hours equals three years, and two years of experience in a supervisory or lead system administration capacity.  (Note:  only a maximum of three years credit for college is available.)

Additional requirements are 5 years’ experience with System Administration with Windows or Linux and 5 years’ experience with virtualized environments.                                           

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator—System Administration register.

To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Applications should be received by October 5, 2020, to ensure consideration for this position.         

IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator

Enterprise Systems & Application Development

Eastern Illinois University’s Information Technology Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator—Enterprise System Administration & Development.  This position will work closely with the Executive Director of Information Technology Services to determine objectives for the department and develop plans for implementation.  Responsibilities will include coordinating DBA/programming staff; oversight of EIU’s ERP solution (Ellucian Banner) and EIU’s enterprise databases (Oracle), research and make product/vendor recommendations; and work with various campus groups to ensure that technology needs are being met.

Qualified candidates must have 6 years of progressively more responsible work experience in IT-related profession or a combination totaling six years of work experience and college coursework in Information Technology, IT Management or related field where an Associate’s Degree or 60 semester hours equals one year, 90 semester hours equals two years and a Bachelor’s Degree or 120 semester hours equals three years, and two years of experience in a supervisory or lead developer or lead dba capacity.  (Note:  only a maximum of three years credit for college is available.)

Additional requirements for this position include:

  1. 8 years of Development experience or DBA experience.
  2. 8 years’ experience with Oracle
  3. 8 years’ experience with ERP

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Manager/Administrative Coordinator—Enterprise Systems & Application Development register.

To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Applications should be received by October 5, 2020, to ensure consideration for this position. 

 

 

Information Technology Technical Associate 

Web Developer for Marketing & Communications

Want to work on a great team, have a variety of work, and provide service to wonderful people? Do all of that while working on a college campus with amazing benefits! EIU Marketing & Communications is searching for a web developer to join our team and help us continue to provide top-notch solutions to faculty, staff, and students at Eastern Illinois University. We do great work and we want to be a part of it!

Our Ideal Candidate

Is self-driven, but enjoys collaborating and working together. Is comfortable building solutions from the ground-up as well as occasionally working on existing systems. Knows the foundation of a wonderful web application is great code which is maintainable, secure, clean, and well-designed. Is user-focused, ensuring that they build a great experience for an audience they take the time to understand.

Responsibilities

  • Write clean, fast PHP7 code
  • Code-up html pages from Photoshop designs
  • Meet with clients and develop solutions that can meet their needs
  • Troubleshoot, test, and maintain a variety of systems that connect with all aspects of campus
  • Connect with third-party APIs and other campus systems (Banner, Oracle, Mailgun, Twilio, etc.)

Skills

  • Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Front-end development experience
  • Working with APIs
  • Laravel knowledge is preferred, but not needed

Requirements

Must be or become an Illinois resident within 6 months of taking the position. Two years of 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 two years’ experience developing dynamic sites with PHP, ASP, PERL, Ruby, or Python; two years’ experience writing html/css; and two years’ experience working with database systems (mysql or oracle or MS SQL server) in relation to web development. Candidates who qualify for an on-campus interview will be asked to provide an online portfolio.

The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Web Developer for Marketing & Communications register.

To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Deadline for application is October 15, 2020.

 About the EIU Web Team

The EIU Web Team is part of EIU Marketing & Communications, which serves all areas on campus developing marketing materials, websites, web applications, social media, videos, and advertising to help market Eastern Illinois University. We value our people and provide a good work/life balance.

 

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: 

  1. 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)

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

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Minimum starting salary is $11.081/hour.  To apply, you may submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Deadline for application is September 25, 2020.

 

Program Assistant – Compliance Coordinator

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Program Assistant – Compliance Coordinator in Research and Sponsored Programs.  This position will be responsible for coordinating all activities mandated by laws that protect animals and human subjects in research and teaching settings.  Responsibilities will include maintaining up to date knowledge of regulations pertaining to animal and human research subjects; developing and maintaining a record keeping system; recording minutes of committee meetings and ensuring that instructors/researchers are notified of decisions made during meetings; and filing reports as required by government agencies. 

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree.  One year experience coordinating work with Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and/or Institutional Review Board is preferred.  Experience with Access database is recommended for this position.

 The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment.  No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants.  Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this Program Assistant – Compliance Coordinator register.

 To apply, please submit application, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three (3) business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.    Applications should be received by September 25, 2020, to ensure consideration for this position.  If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Donna Noffke at 217-581-3911 or dmnoffke@eiu.edu.

 

Police Officer Transfer

The State University Civil Service System for Illinois now allows Eastern Illinois University to maintain a lateral transfer list for Police Officer positions.  Interested law enforcement officers will be required to submit an application to be considered for this list.  Applicants must be employed as a law enforcement officer from outside of our State Universities and employed at either a municipal law enforcement agency, a county sheriff’s office, Illinois State Police, or a similar municipal public safety department.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an Illinois resident or agree to become a resident of Illinois within 180 days after following the date of his/her appointment.
  • Demonstrate at least two years of full-time law enforcement work experience. (Required duties assigned must have included: making arrests, enforcing laws, investigating crimes, responding to calls for service, using discretion as part of the assigned duties, and carrying firearms.)
  • Have no more than a two year break in service from the time he/she left a comparable law enforcement agency and the time he/she makes his/her application to the state Eastern Illinois University HR.
  • Possess certification from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) as a certified full-time police officer. (Or be eligible to be granted a waiver of basic training from ILESTB.)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Be a member in good standing in the police department in which the applicant currently serves or has been separated from with no adverse employment action.
  • Pass a background investigations which may include features such as fingerprinting, police records check, credit check, and inquiries of neighbors, relatives, employers.
  • Successfully complete a screening such as a polygraph, psychological evaluation, medical examination, and drug screening, as required by the hiring department.

Qualified applicants should submit their application, resume, and transcripts online at:  https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.   Please select Police Officer – Transfer as the position being applied for. Eastern Illinois University will maintain a lateral transfer list based on SUCSS guidelines.  For questions, please contact Human Resources at 581-3911.

  

Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) Job Listings  

 

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 $10/hour.  The positions offer part-time hours and are non-benefited positions. 

To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, and references online athttps://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 athttps://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 https://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 $10.00 per hour.

   

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