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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 

 

Human Resource Assistant Manager

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Human Resource Assistant Manager in the Department of Human Resources.  This position will provide support across all Human Resource areas.  Duties will include, but not limited to, the supervision of the Benefits Department; evaluating for areas of improvement, ensuring processes and policies are current and relevant, and helps represent Human Resources on various campus or external committees.  This person will also oversee Workers Compensation and FMLA; ; be able to process and interpret data for reporting purposes, and act as the main contact for external entities in regards to insurance, retirement and other benefits.

Qualified candidates must meet the following credentials:

  1. High school graduation or equivalent.
  2. Any combination totaling four years from the following categories:
    • progressively more responsible work experience performing duties comparable to those listed for the Human Resource Officer.
    • college coursework in human resource administration, business administration, or a closely-related field, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
      1. 60 semester hours equals one year
      2. 90 semester hours equals two years
      3. 120 semester hours equals three years

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination.  Minimum starting salary is $3,871.00/month, but salary shall be commensurate with experience.  To apply, please submit an application, resume, and transcripts on-line at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2022 for consideration. 

 

Laboratory Manager (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Eastern Illinois University has an opening for a Laboratory Manager in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.   This position will be responsible for the Chemistry stockroom and the undergraduate labs.   Duties will include:

  • Prepare, set-up, and take-down of undergraduate teaching labs.
  • Maintain apparatus and equipment used in labs.
  • Maintain inventory of chemicals, glassware, and other lab supplies and assist in the annual equipment inventory.
  • Coordinate the receival, distribution, storage, and disposal of chemicals, apparatus, and equipment.
  • Assist in the purchasing of laboratory chemicals, cryogens, gases, supplies, apparatus and equipment for labs.
  • Assist in maintaining an updated log of purchases and organize documents associated with each purchase.
  • Train, manage, and assign work to graduate students and student workers in the stockroom.
  • Assist department chair with development and implementation of policies and procedures as related to Stockroom and labs.

Required qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a natural science discipline or a closely related area and two years of experience in a laboratory or similar setting closely related to the position

OR

a total of five years (60 months) of any combination of education in a natural science discipline and/or work experience in a laboratory or similar setting related to the position.

  1. One year (12 months) of supervisory and/or administrative experience.

(A Master’s degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one year (12 months of work experience).

The preferred applicant will have experience working in a higher education or scientific laboratory setting and have some experience in purchasing.

Applications:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Priority will be given to applications received prior to January 21, 2022  Candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and contact information for four references online at:  https://www.eiu.edu/humanres/applications/login.php.

 

Office Manager – School of Business

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Office Manager in the School of Business. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist MBA Coordinator with admissions, student records, surveys, and reports.
  • Coordinate assignments for departmental graduate assistants.
  • Provide office support to various committees within the School of Business.
  • Assist with School of Business and MBA events.
  • Maintain and update academic information on students and courses.
  • Coordinate, create, and edit marketing materials; assist with maintaining websites.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have 24 months of clerical/office support work experience comparable to that performed at the Office Support Specialist level of this series. 

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Starting salary is $15.95/hour. 

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 January 12, 2022, to ensure consideration.

Information Technology Technical Associate – Linux Systems Administrator

The Information Technology Services at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of IT Technical Associate – Linux System Administrator. Duties of this position are to install, maintain, and monitor various Linux servers at EIU. The position will be responsible for administration of the Enterprise Resource Planning system, web server software, and MySQL database services.

Qualified candidates should have two years of progressively more responsible work experience with Linux System Administration or a Associate’s degree in IT or computer technology related field and one year of the above 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. Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Linux System Administrator register.

To apply, submit an application, resume, transcripts, and references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications should be submitted by January 12, 2022, to ensure consideration.

Library Assistant

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for one full-time Library Assistant position in Booth Library. This position provides public service at the Circulation Desk (Sun - Thurs), assisting all library patrons, and ensuring library materials are maintained in an accurate order and in good condition. Other job duties include: assisting patrons in finding, retrieving and checking out materials; calling patrons with overdue items; billing for overdue or damaged interlibrary loan materials; stacks management; closing procedures/building rounds; and supervising library student assistants.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have one (1) year of responsible work experience in a library or equivalent setting performing duties comparable to those of a Library Clerk or college coursework in any field as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent (30 semester hours = 6 months; 60 semesters or an Associate's Degree = 12 months) or any combination totaling one (1) year.he work schedule for this position beginning fall semester is: Sunday -Thursday, 3:30 p.m. to 12:00

The work schedule for this position beginning fall semester is:  Sunday - Thursday, 3:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. until close of spring semester. The summer work schedule is Sunday - Thursday, 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. (If the library is closed on Sunday, this position then works Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Starting is $13.13/hour. To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications must be submitted by January 6, 2022, to ensure consideration.

Office Manager

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Office Manager in the History Department. This position will be responsible for general office support; duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the chair and faculty in budgeting and purchasing, scholarship maintenance, course scheduling, and communicating with students, alumni, and donors.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have 24 months of clerical/office support work experience comparable to that performed at the Office Support Specialist level of this series or in other positions of comparable responsibility. 

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Starting salary is $15.95/hour. 

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 January 11, 2022 to ensure consideration.

Program Assistant – Dual Credit & Outreach Coordinator

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Program Assistant – Dual Credit & Outreach Coordinator in the Office of the Registrar. This position will coordinate and support all processes necessary to support the dual credit program and actively serve EIU’s dual credit partners. The position will also be responsible for various outreach initiatives within Enrollment Management to support current EIU students and prospective EIU students, while also working collaboratively with the Office of Admissions and the Registrar on projects.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree and one-year experience in recruitment or marketing, student support, program coordination or related area.

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 – Dual Credit & Outreach 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. Review of applications will begin January 10, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. If you have any questions concerning the application process, please contact Donna Noffke at 217-581-3911 or dmnoffke@eiu.edu.

Accountant I

The Accounting Office at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Accountant I position. Qualified candidates should have three (3) years’ work experience and/or training in Accounting or a closely related field or a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or closely related field including 12 semester hours in accounting or any combination of experience and education totaling three (3) years (60 semester hours =18 months; 90 semester hours =24 months; a Bachelor’s Degree or higher (120 semester hours) = three (3) years).

Candidates should be self-starters; possess a positive attitude; have excellent customer service skills; and have excellent organizational abilities with attention to detail. Responsibilities include managing University bank accounts, preparing journal entries, reviewing grant budgets, preparing grant financial reports, assisting in annual audits, and preparing financial schedules and reports as requested.                                                            

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 December 14, 2021.

Police Officer Testing - Knowledge Exam

Eastern Illinois University, in order to maintain a more dynamic candidate list, will be offering open testing for the Knowledge portion of the Police Officer examination. The Police Officer Physical Fitness Testing and Oral Board Interviews will be scheduled as needed to update our available applicant list. The Physical Fitness Testing will be posted when it is available. Candidates that have completed the Knowledge examination will also be notified by email.

Candidates for the Police Officer classification must be a high school graduate or equivalent; possess a valid driver’s license; have no record of conviction of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude; be eligible for bonding; be at least 21 years of age upon employment; and be able to complete the Basic Law Enforcement Officers Training Course. 

Police Officers at EIU safeguard lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community relations. They work under general supervision of higher-level personnel. The typical duties of a Police Officer include:  patrols assigned post, investigates incidents, makes arrests, investigates violations of State statutes, city and county ordinances and university regulations; conducts investigations as required, submits reports to supervisors, directs vehicle and pedestrian traffic and enforces parking and traffic rules and regulations; investigates and reports unusual conditions that might endanger the public safety; assists other agencies during emergencies.

Eligible candidates should apply at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Application should include a resume, three business references and college transcripts, if applicable. 

Additional information concerning Police Officer testing can be found at: www.sucss.illinois.gov/testprep/police.aspx?osm=c30m. Contact the Examinations Office at 217-581-3911 if you have questions.

 

Assistant Payroll Manager

The Payroll Office at Eastern Illinois University is seeking a highly organized person to fill the position of Assistant Payroll Manager. This is a fast-paced office that processes monthly and bi-weekly payrolls for faculty, staff, and students. This position will supervise the Payroll Staff and manage the workload to ensure accurate and timely processing; research discrepancies and/or customer issues; and stay informed on new legislation that impacts payroll, implementing changes as needed. Preferred candidates should be analytical, able to work efficiently, and have good communication skills. 

Qualified candidates for the Assistant Payroll Manager position must have the following:  Possession of credential requirements listed for the Payroll Specialist III AND two years of work experience performing duties comparable to those listed in the Payroll Specialist III (Level IV) OR a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related curriculum OR any combination of training and experience totaling three years.

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, please submit a completed application, resume, three business references, and transcripts online at: www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Medical Assistant, Certified – 10 Month Position

Eastern Illinois University’s Health and Counseling Services—Medical Clinic is seeking candidates for a Medical Assistant - Certified position.  Responsibilities include: 

  1. Preparing examination rooms for daily use.
  2. Collecting data and vitals to prepare patients for doctor visits.
  3. Monitor stock; order supplies as needed.
  4. Assist providers and nurses with examinations, treatments, and procedures under supervision.
  5. Direct or transport patients to other HCS departments.
  6. Assist with collection of lab specimens under supervision of LPN, RN, provider or Medical Technologist.

Qualified candidates must be a high school graduate or equivalent and possess a current/valid medical assistant certification by an approved certifying board as defined by the employing institution.

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: www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php . Deadline for submission is December 17, 2021.

 

Program Coordinator – Instructional Designer

The Faculty Development and Innovation Center at Eastern Illinois University has an opening for an Instructional Designer.   This position works in consultation with the Director of Faculty Development and Innovation Center (FDIC) to provide services associated with instructional design to the faculty. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing leadership, training, and consultation to assist faculty in creating and implementing effective learning strategies for all instructional modalities (face-to-face, hybrid, and online).
  • Developing and conducting training for faculty in the use and best practices of the learning management system and other learning technologies.
  • Investigating innovations in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and in Educational Technology including continually updating the FDIC web materials to be utilize as a faculty resource.
  • Participating in evaluating and assessing instructional technology and making recommendations for new and emerging instructional technology.

Required qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in Learning Design or related field.
  • Experience in instructional design in higher education, including teaching and learning in multiple modalities.
  • Experience training others and facilitating workshops.
  • Proven skills in a variety of instructional technologies.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with faculty in higher education.
  • Teaching experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Familiarity with Quality Matters or other course assessment models.
  • Proven ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Applications:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received prior to January 4, 2022. Candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and contact information for four references online at: www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php

The Civil Service examination is a credentials assessment. No participation other than the submission of application materials is required from qualified applicants. Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this Program Coordinator – Instructional Designer register.

IT Technical Associate – Web Developer

Job Listing:

Want to work with 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 you 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 that 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 which 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
  • Work with our Content Management System (CMS)

Skills

  • Knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Experience with Content Management Systems
  • 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. Qualified candidates will be scheduled to take a Civil Service Examination. Deadline for application is January 15, 2022.

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.

To Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received prior to January 15, 2022. Candidates should submit an application, letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and contact information for four references online at: www.eiu.edu/humanres/application/login.php.

The Civil Service examination is a credentials assessment. No participation other than the submission of application materials is required from qualified applicants. Upon successful selection of a candidate, all scores will be voided from this IT Technical Associate – Web Developer register

 

 Culinary Worker III (Cook)

Eastern Illinois University’s Panther Dining is seeking candidates for a Culinary Worker III (Cook).  Minimum qualifications include: One (1) year of experience in food service cooking in a commercial setting that is comparable to that described in the lower level of this series. Starting pay is $15.68/hour with pay increases after six months and after one year.

Qualified candidates will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, you may submit a completed application and resume online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Applications must be submitted by December 13, 2021, to ensure consideration.

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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 November 30, 2021 to ensure consideration.

 

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.

Requirements for this position are:

  1. Any one or any combination of the following, totaling one (1) year (12 months), from the categories below:
    1. Collection, consumer credit, or business experience that required knowledge of collection methods and procedures.
    2. College course work that included courses in finance, accounting, business administration, business management, or a closely related field.
      • 30 semester hours equals one (1) year (12months)
      • 60 semester hours or an Associate’s Degree equals two (2) years (24 months)
      • 90 semester hours equals three (3) years (36 months)
      • 120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s Degree equals four (4) years (48 months)
  1. One (1) year (12 months) of collection experience comparable to the Collection Representative level or in other positions of comparable responsibility.

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

 

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. To apply, you may submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Deadline for application is October 8, 2021.

Shuttle Driver –Part-Time Position

Eastern Illinois University is seeking service-oriented, student-centered individuals to fill a part-time 50% positions 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. 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 physical and drug test and will be subject to random drug testing throughout employment. Base pay is $12.25/hour.

The qualified candidate will be required to pass a Civil Service Examination. Please submit application and resume online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php  . Applications should be received by September 22, 2021 to ensure consideration.

Administrative Aide

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a full-time Civil Service position of Administrative Aide in the Vice President of Business Affairs Office.

This position will assist the Vice President in matters related to the VPBA area. The Administrative Aide will handle campus insurance issues such as obtaining appropriate liability insurance for events held on campus, ensuring that campus vehicles are insured and in compliance with university policies, request certificates of insurance, and assist with claims processing and reporting. This person is responsible for the VP’s schedule and interacts with multiple campus departments.

Qualified candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  1. High school graduation or equivalent.
  2. Any one or combination totaling five (5) years (60 months) from the following categories:
  3. College course work in business, finance, accounting or a related field: 
  • 60 semester hours or an Associate’s degree equals one (1) year (12 months)
  • 90 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
  • 120 semester hours or a Bachelor’s degree equals three (3) years (36 months)
  • Master’s degree or higher equals four (4) years (48 months)
  1. Progressively more responsible general or specialized office experience which included aspects of supervising staff or a job function, organizing, performing duties that lead to knowledge of general accepted office principles.

 Due to the nature of this position, demonstrated experience with policies and procedures related to risk management and liability including automotive insurance policies, guidelines and claim processing is required.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of application materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

To apply, please submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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: www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Deadline for submission is September 13, 2021.

Payroll Specialist I 

The Payroll Office at Eastern Illinois University is seeking a highly organized person to fill an entry level payroll position. 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 while meeting deadlines, 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. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a completed application, resume and transcripts online at www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Graduate Placement Officer - 10 Month Position

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Graduate Placement Officer in the Office of Career Services. This position serves as a primary resource, mentor, and counselor for students regarding their educational development, career planning, and personal growth.

  • Assisting students with career exploration/college major decisions.
  • Assist students with career/major options utilizing career assessments.
  • Develop programs/workshops regarding internships, pre-professional development, and career development.
  • Develop student recruitment activities and provide information at campus open houses.
  • Provide information on student work programs and local job opportunities.
  • Assist with job fairs and special events.

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.

The Civil Service examination for this position is a credentials assessment. No participation other than the submission of application materials is required from qualified applicants

To apply, you may submit an application, resume, transcripts, and three business references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

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 a.m. to 9 pm and Saturday-Sunday from 3 pm to 9 pm. (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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