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Recognized as a ''Best Midwestern College by the Princeton Review and as one of 37 public universities ranked a ''Best Midwestern University'' by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University serves nearly 9,000 students at its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois. WIU offers an outstanding variety of in-demand bachelor's and master's degree programs, pre-professional programs, two doctoral degrees, and certificate programs. Western Illinois University is the right choice for your success! Visit wiu.edu to learn more. #LeatherneckPride

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  • "Best Midwestern University" - U.S.News & World Report
  • "Best Midwestern College" - The Princeton Review
  • "Top Illinois Public University" & "Best Value College in Illinois" - Niche.com
  • "Military Friendly School" - G.I. Jobs Magazine
  • "Best College" - Military Times EDGE Magazine

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Welcome to Western Illinois University!
New WIU mascot Col. Rock IV (aka Ray) and retired mascot Col. Rock III (aka Rock)
Sherman Hall by Night
North Quad
Western Wildlife
WIU Alumni House
Ovarian Cancer Research
Lake Ruth
Graduation
Fireworks Over Sherman
Sherman Hall by Day
WIU Alison Organic Farm
Hanson Field

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Western Illinois University Employment Opportunities
Category: Education
Visit www.wiu.edu/employment to view available job openings at Western Illinois University.  For more information about benefits and civil service testing, please contact the WIU Human Resources Office, telephone (309) 298-1971.
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Phone:(309) 298-1971
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Category: Education
Vice President for Finance and Administration Western Illinois University Vice President for Finance and Administration Western Illinois University (WIU/Western) invites application, nominations, and expressions of interest for the position of Vice President for Finance and Administration (VPFA). The University seeks a committed, visionary, experienced leader to lead all financial and ...read more
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Complex Director
Category: Education
Complex Director Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions Department: University Housing/Dining Services-Residence Halls Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Dec 19, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and ...read more
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Director of Campus Recreation
Category: Education
Director of Campus Recreation Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions Department: Campus Recreation Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Dec 21, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,600 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in ...read more
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Financial Aid Associate - Hybrid Work
Category: Education
Financial Aid Associate - Hybrid Work • Work Department: Financial Aid Office • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3794 (5011) • Effective Date: Jan 4, 2023 • Responsibilities: • Supervises all phases of operation of student financial aid programs (including, but not limited to, edits, verification, changes/corrections, packaging, and ...read more
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Financial Aid Manager
Category: Education
Financial Aid Manager • Work Department: Financial Aid • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=4177 (0054) • Effective Date: Jan 4, 2023 • Responsibilities: Employees at this level perform administrative, supervisory, and technical functions in the management of student financial aid programs. They work under administrative supervision from a ...read more
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IIRA Program Coordinator Quad-Cities Campus NEW
Category: Education
IIRA Program Coordinator Quad-Cities Campus NEW • Work Department: Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3687 (5002) • Effective Date: Jan 9, 2023 • Responsibilities: • Perform direct one to one business counseling to established small businesses. • Conduct outreach activities to increase the visibility ...read more
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Equal Opportunity Officer
Category: Education
Equal Opportunity Officer Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions Department: Equal Opportunity and Access Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Jan 9, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves over 7,600 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus ...read more
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Admissions and Records Officer -International
Category: Education
Admissions and Records Officer -International • Work Department: Graduate Studies • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3841 (2756) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2023 • Responsibilities: An Admissions and Records Officer- • serves as a liaison for admissions, records, and/or registration department(s); • assists with personnel functions such as ...read more
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Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Category: Education
Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Apply Now Work Department: Disability Resource Center Class Title/Code: Interpreter for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (2190) Effective Date: Jan 9, 2023 Responsibilities: Western Illinois University is currently looking for an interpreter for a student who will be attending classes on campus in Spring 2023.  Classes begin on Tuesday, January 17, ...read more
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Phone:(309) 298-1414
Credentialing Manager/Program Coordinator
Category: Education
Credentialing Manager/Program Coordinator • Work Department: Center for Best Practices / Provider Connections • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3687 (5002) • Effective Date: Jan 12, 2023 • Responsibilities: • Oversees the distribution of emails, collection, and maintenance of electronic and paper files related to all criminal background ...read more
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Instructional Design and Technology Specialist
Category: Education
Instructional Design and Technology Specialist • Work Department: Center for Innovation in Teaching and Research • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=2626 (5031) • Effective Date: Jan 18, 2023 • Responsibilities: An Instructional Design and Technology Specialist typically: • Provides a comprehensive set of programs and services in ...read more
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Office Support Associate NEW
Category: Education
Office Support Associate NEW • Work Department: Office of the Registrar • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=4231 (0846) • Effective Date: Jan 24, 2023 • Responsibilities: A(n) Office Support Associate typically - • screens calls and visitors for a department/unit; determines needs and personally handles routine inquiries, requests, or ...read more
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Executive Director of Human Resources
Category: Education
Executive Director of Human Resources Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions Department: Human Resources Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Jan 20, 2023 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves over 7,600 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus ...read more
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Financial Systems and Payroll Specialist NEW
Category: Education
Financial Systems and Payroll Specialist NEW • Work Department: Business Services • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3584 (5000) • Effective Date: Jan 10, 2023 • Responsibilities: A Financial Systems and Payroll Specialist typically: • Manages payroll operations ensuring compliance with all regulatory agencies as well as collective ...read more
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ITSA Hardware Software Support I
Category: Education
ITSA Hardware Software Support I • Work Department: University Technology - User Support Services • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=2625 (5032) • Effective Date: Jan 26, 2023 • Responsibilities: A Hardware/Software Support Associate I typically does the following: • Assists in installing, disassembling, repairing, and adjusting hardware ...read more
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Police Officer (Lateral Transfer)
Category: Skilled and Trades
Police Officer (Lateral Transfer) • Work Department: Office of Public Safety • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3532 (3086) • Effective Date: Jan 23, 2023 • Responsibilities: Employees in positions allocated to this level safeguard lives and property by enforcing applicable laws and regulations and promoting good university/community ...read more
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Financial Aid Associate: Associate Director - System Development
Category: Education
Financial Aid Associate: Associate Director - System Development • Work Department: Financial Aid Office • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3794 (5011) • Effective Date: Jan 26, 2023 • Responsibilities: A Financial Aid Associate: Director typically: 1. Supervises administrative team including Account Associate and Financial Aid Associate: ...read more