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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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Housing Administrator
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Housing Administrator • Work Department: University Housing and Dining Services • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=1347 (0046) • Effective Date: Jun 2, 2021 • Responsibilities: The Housing Administrator - Assistant Director of Residence Life will be a partner with the Director of Student Life, bringing direction to the residence life ...read more
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Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management
Category: Education
Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management Category: Administrative, Professional & Staff Positions   Department: Facilities Management - Administration Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Aug 26, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves over 7,500 students at its ...read more
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Music Assistant Professor - Voice
Category: Arts & Entertainment
Music Assistant Professor - Voice Category: Faculty        Department: Music Locations: Macomb, IL Posted: Dec 13, 2021 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: FT - Continuous About Western Illinois University: Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch ...read more
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Building Service Worker
Category: Facilities, Maintenance, and Repair
Building Service Worker • Work Department: Facilities Management • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3614 (4502) • Effective Date: Dec 22, 2021 • Responsibilities: A(n) Building Service Worker typically - • keeps floors free of dirt and debris by regularly scheduled mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and scrubbing of floors and other surfaces. ...read more
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Office Manager-English
Category: Office
Office Manager-English • Work Department: English • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3656 (3266) • Effective Date: Jan 6, 2022 • Responsibilities: Manages the department appropriated budget as well as departmental foundation and university accounts. Assists the chairperson in the breakdown of the appropriated budget, maintains a ...read more
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Marketing Associate-Quad Cities
Category: Marketing
Marketing Associate-Quad Cities • Work Department: University Communications, Marketing and Media Relations • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3696 (5004) • Effective Date: Jan 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: Employees in positions allocated to this classification are responsible for the development and implementation of marketing and ...read more
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Routing Dispatcher I
Category: Transportation and Warehousing
Routing Dispatcher I • Work Department: Facilities Management • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=1808 (1167) • Effective Date: Jan 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: Acts as point of contact for Work Order Control and Transportation Services correspondence, including responding to inquiries and resolving problems. Assist with the customer ...read more
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ITTA - Instructional Design and Technology Specialist
Category: Information Technology
ITTA - 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 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: An Instructional Design and Technology Specialist typically: • Provides a comprehensive set of programs and services in ...read more
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Illinois Rural Transit Assistance Center Specialist I
Category: Transportation and Warehousing
Illinois Rural Transit Assistance Center Specialist I • 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 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: • Provides operational and policy technical assistance to rural transit providers and local, regional, and state officials • Provides ...read more
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Human Resource Officer
Category: Human Resources
Human Resource Officer • Work Department: Human Resources • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=1940 (2136) • Effective Date: Jan 6, 2022 • Responsibilities: • The primary responsibility of this position is in talent development by administering employee onboarding and orientation, counseling employees on benefits options, organizing ...read more
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Coordinator of Reach Programming and Academic Support Retention Initiatives
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Coordinator of Reach Programming and Academic Support Retention Initiatives • Work Department: First Year Advising Center • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3540 (0055) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2022 • Responsibilities: Employees at this level work with students in planning and preparation through one-on-one and group settings. In ...read more
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Coordinator of Career and Orientation Retention Initiatives
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Coordinator of Career and Orientation Retention Initiatives • Work Department: Retention Initiatives • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3540 (0055) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2022 • Responsibilities: Employees at this level work with students in planning and preparation through one-on-one and group settings. In addition, this position is ...read more
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Account Technician II (Intern)
Category: Accounting
Account Technician II (Intern) • Work Department: Accounting Office • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=1779 (3852) • Effective Date: Jan 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: Invoices Purchasing Office payments which includes resolving discrepancies with buyers. Reviews direct payment authorizations and other payments to vendors by verifying ...read more
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Routing Dispatcher I
Category: Transportation and Warehousing
Routing Dispatcher I • Work Department: Facilities Management • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=1808 (1167) • Effective Date: Jan 7, 2022 • Responsibilities: Acts as point of contact for Work Order Control and Transportation Services correspondence, including responding to inquiries and resolving problems. Assist with the customer ...read more
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Office Support Specialist (Quad Cities campus)
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Office Support Specialist (Quad Cities campus) • Work Department: WQPT PBS-Quad Cities • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3692 (3243) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2022 • Responsibilities: Assists Senior Business Manager with projects and other support tasks including but not limited to: The formulation of policies and standard operating ...read more
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Director of Outreach and Education, WQPT-PBS (Quad Cities campus)
Category: Public Relations
Director of Outreach and Education, WQPT-PBS (Quad Cities campus) • Work Department: WQPT PBS • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3687 (5002) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2021 • Responsibilities: Educational Services • Initiates and manages partnerships with state department(s) of education, school districts, schools, libraries, agencies, ...read more
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Client Relations Representative II
Category: Customer Services
Client Relations Representative II • Work Department: Financial Aid Office • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=2190 (4698) • Effective Date: Jan 11, 2022 • Responsibilities: Serve as representatives of Western Illinois University Office of Financial Aid. At this level a Client Relations Representative will interface with University clients ...read more
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Administrative Aide
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Administrative Aide • Work Department: Vice President for Student Success • Class Title/Code: https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/pages/classspec/Detail.aspx?tblClassIndexID=3326 (0058) • Effective Date: Jan 13, 2022 • Responsibilities: A(n) Administrative Aide typically - • provides support to administrators on various administrative/organizational matters. • maintains an overview of departmental ...read more
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