Administrative Services

Notice to Applicants and Employees

Western Illinois University utilizes open and continuous testing for many civil service classifications. Because testing is open and continuous, WIU does not typically advertise or post civil service vacancies. We encourage applicants and employees who are interested in civil service positions to take advantage of the open and continuous testing process for classifications for which he/she qualifies. Tests are administered Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Please call the Human Resources Department to schedule an appointment.


Typing Test Elimination

The State Universities Civil Service System is eliminating the typing test for all of the civil service examinations.  The effective date for this change is December 15, 2015. Please contact Human Resources at 298-1971 to schedule testing for the following classifications that require a retake.

Retake Required for Applicants currently on the following Registers

Administrative Clerk

Chief Clerk

Clerical Assistant


Staff Clerk

No Retake Required for Applicants currently on the following Registers

Candidates will remain on the register ranked by your highest score on  record for the following classifications. 

Admissions/Records Specialist I

Office Administrator

Office Manager

Office Support Assistant

Office Support Associate

Office Support Specialist

Police Telecommunicator