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Western Illinois University



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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 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" -
  • "Military Friendly School" - G.I. Jobs Magazine
  • "Best College" - Military Times EDGE Magazine


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
Fireworks Over Sherman
Sherman Hall by Day
WIU Alison Organic Farm
Hanson Field


Western Illinois University Employment Opportunities
Category: Education
Visit 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.
Phone:(309) 298-1971
Communications Coordinator
Category: Marketing
 Work Department: University Communications, Marketing & Media Relations • Class Title/Code: Public Information Associate (5006) • Effective Date: Mar 6, 2024 • Responsibilities: The Communications Coordinator advances external and internal communications initiatives related to the University and its students, faculty, staff, alumni and key stakeholders. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President more
Phone:(309) 298-1414
Electrician (temporary extra help)
Category: Energy and Utilities
Electrician (temporary extra help) • Work Department: Facilities Management - Building Maintenance • Class Title/Code: (1262) • Effective Date: Apr 11, 2024 • Responsibilities: Employees in this class perform work requiring skill in the trade of electrician. A(n) Electrician typically - • installs and maintains more
Enrollment and Retention Data Analyst
Category: Education
Enrollment and Retention Data Analyst • Work Department: Institutional Research and Planning • Class Title/Code: (5002) • Effective Date: Apr 10, 2024 • Responsibilities: Western Illinois University seeks an Enrollment and Retention Data Analyst in Macomb, IL. Duties: Proficient analytical skills following policies, more
Program Coordinator of Business Operations
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Program Coordinator of Business Operations • Work Department: ILETSB Executive Institute • Class Title/Code: (5002) • Effective Date: May 3, 2024 • Responsibilities: A Program Coordinator typically: • Assists in the financial management of the department programs/grants by performing accounts payable and accounts more