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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  

 

IT Technical Associate – End User Support Specialist

The Information Technology Services at Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of IT Technical Associate – End User Support Specialist.  Duties of this position are to provide end user support to students, staff and faculty across campus.  The position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of hardware and software and equipment configurations, including Windows, Linux, MacOS, printing, mobile devices, and peripherals.

Qualified candidates should have two years of progressively more responsible work experience with end user technology 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 – End User Support Specialist register.

To apply, submit an application, resume, transcripts and references online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Application should be submitted by January 27, 2020 to ensure consideration.

 

 

Associate Director IT -  Enterprise Systems and Application Development 

Eastern Illinois University’s Information Technology Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Director IT - Enterprise Systems and Application Development.  This position will work with the Assistant Vice President of Information Technology Services to determine the objectives of the department and make policy recommendations.  Responsibilities include:

  • Defining EIU’s enterprise strategy for development, application support, and database technology. 
  • Lead and manage EIU’s enterprise systems group of 8 staff.
  • Act as EIUs technical lead on the university ERP (Ellucian Banner).
  • Work as an IT liaison with cross-functional teams to leverage technology solutions that support the needs of the organization.
  • Establish IT policies and controls and ensures institutional compliance to meet all regulatory IT audits and reporting requirements. 

Qualified candidates must meet the following qualifications:  Master’s degree and two years of experience in a related field, ‘or’ a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of experience in a related field, ‘or’ an Associate’s degree and five (5) years of work experience in a related field, ‘or´ Seven (7) years of work experience in a related field ‘and’ Two (2) years of supervisory experience.                                                 

Qualified candidates required to pass a Civil Service Examination. To apply, please submit an application, resume, and transcripts online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php .   Deadline for application is January 27, 2020.

           

Information Technology Technical Associate – Developer II

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for an Information Technology Technical Associate – Developer II in the Department of Information Technology.  Primary responsibilities include writing and maintaining PL/SQL and web applications in support of EIU’s ERP system.  

Qualified candidates will have any combination of four years of experience with writing SQL or PL/SQL, Web Development experience (asp, php, ruby, etc.), or ERP Application Development.

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 Information Technology Technical Associate – Developer II 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.    Deadline for application is January 20, 2020.

  

Program Assistant – Social Media Coordinator

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Program Assistant – Social Media Coordinator in the area of Marketing and Communications. This position will help shape social media strategy, build online audiences, train University departments on establishing a social media presence, coordinate the University’s social media accounts, and update its social channels.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field and two years’ communications experience with progressive responsibility, including at least one year of social media execution and engagement.

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 – Social Media 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.    Deadline for application is January 13, 2020.

 

Program Assistant – Online and Re-Entry Recruitment Coordinator

 Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for a Program Assistant – Online and Re-Entry Recruitment Coordinator in the area of Enrollment Management.   This position will work in concert with Enrollment Management staff to serve the online and re-entry population.  This includes communicating with and engaging via multiple channels prospective student populations; developing marketing and support communication plans to engage and serve these populations; and serve as a resource for these populations across all relative academic programs.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Communications Studies, Public Relations or a related field 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 – Online and Re-Entry Recruitment 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.    Deadline for application is January 13, 2020.

  

Extra Help (Part-Time As Needed) Job Listings  

 

Temporary Extra Help Clerk D – Office of Study Abroad

Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Temporary Extra Help Clerk D in the Office of Study Abroad

  • Reviewing Study Abroad student applications
  • Assisting with marketing activities for Study Abroad
  • Help manage student advising appointments
  • Assist in reviewing Memorandum of Understandings with International Study Abroad partners
  • Assist Study Abroad coordinator with student advising
  • Provide office management assistance
  • Provide other duties as assigned by Assistant Dean for International Education. 

Qualified candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  1. High school graduation or equivalent
  2. One year of work experience comparable to the second level of this series.
  3. Any one or combination of the following, totaling two years of experience in the categories below: 
    1. Work experience performing office/clerical activities, including the use of computers.
    2. College or university course work in any curriculum
  • Twelve (12) semester hours = six (6) months
  • Twenty four (24) semester hours = twelve (12) months
  • Thirty six (36) semester hours = eighteen (18) months
  • Forty eight (48) semester hours = twenty-four (24) months.

To apply, please submit application and resume online at https://www.eiu.edu/~humanres/application/login.php.  Please apply for Extra Help Clerk D – Study Abroad.   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is 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 $9.50 per hour.

   

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


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