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Civil Service employment at the University of Illinois Springfield is governed by the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS). An applicant for permanent Civil Service employment must compete successfully in the appropriate SUCSS examination. Examinations are open to citizens or residents of Illinois who qualify for the position. Extra Help applicants are not required to test, however a completed employment application is required.

To apply: Submit an online application at https://jobs.uis.edu

New Applicants

  • Select Create Account from the bottom of the Home Page
  • Complete the Create Account information and click SAVE. You will be directed to your Profile Page.
  • Click on the Civil Service/Extra Help tab at the top of the page.
  • Scroll down the page and click on the Apply Now tab. You will be directed back to your Profile Page.
  • Complete the Civil Service Pre-Approval Form by clicking Start, complete the required information and then click Submit.
  • You will receive an approval via email in one to three business days. Login to the application website at https://jobs.uis.edu and complete the Civil Service Application Part l and Civil Service Application Part 2 listed on your Profile Page.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to supply detailed information that clearly and accurately represents his/her qualifications. Failure to do so may result in being determined “not qualified”.
  • Submit an Exam Request Form (permanent postions only) for the desired title(s). Please visit the Job Board page for current and open/continuous Civil Service opportunities.
  • You will be notified by letter of your scheduled exam date or denial once your application has been reviewed by Human Resources staff.

Returning Applicants

  • Edit your Civil Service Application Part 1 at https://jobs.uis.edu.
  • Submit an Exam Request Form (permanent positions only) for the desired title(s). Please visit the Job Board page for current and open/continuous Civil Service opportunities.
  • You will be notified by letter of your scheduled exam date or denial once your application has been reviewed by Human Resources staff.

Individuals interested in Civil Service employment must be residents of the State of Illinois.

Out-of-State Applicants click here for more information.

More About Civil Service at UIS:

Civil Service employees support many activities at UIS with jobs in clerical, crafts and trades, managerial, paraprofessional, professional, service, and technical areas.  A few of the many Civil Service titles are:

  • Building Service Worker
  • Food Service Worker
  • Library Specialist
  • Office Support Specialist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Child Development Associate

For a complete list of civil service classifications please visit the State University Civil Service System website.  On their website, you will also find the following helpful information:

  • Exam tips and study guides
  • Practice typing tests and practice exam questions
  • Minimum qualifications for each of the civil service classifications
    (included on the class specifications).

Contacts

  • Melisa Hatch
    Human Resources Representative
    217/206-7015
    mhatc2@uis.edu