We make every effort to provide excellent service by using sound and effective personnel practices.

People make the place at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS). UIS is an equal opportunity employer that strives to attract, select, and develop a diverse community of people that are talented, passionate, and driven. UIS provides an intellectually rich, collaborative, and intimate learning environment where students, faculty and staff support each other and our academic and extracurricular endeavors, while serving local, regional, state, national, and international communities.

Why Employees Choose UIS

  • Employees of UIS may choose from a number of competitive health insurance plans, a dental plan, flexible spending plans, several types of term life insurance, long term disability insurance, supplemental investment programs and additional optional offerings.
  • Employees and their children may also be eligible for tuition waivers.
  • UIS provides sick time, shared benefits leave, vacation time, floating holidays, several paid holidays and other opportunities to take time away from work when necessary.
  • Employees are also protected by a university-funded workers’ compensation program.
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  • Employee Non-Monetary Benefits

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News and Important Updates

Human Resources News

Sep 26, 2022
Greetings! Here are some important announcements and updates from the UIS Office of Human Resources: Your Human Resources Contacts HR is now working…
Sep 16, 2022
COVID-19 Flexible Work Arrangements for Employees The University of Illinois System COVID-19 Flexible Work Arrangements for Employees has been updated.
Sep 16, 2022
Human Resources will be holding an open forum via Zoom to answer questions related to JDXpert and Cornerstone. The session will be held on Wednesday,…
Aug 19, 2022
Dear colleagues, I am excited to announce that the new Training and Development Resources website is now live. The site includes all training materials…
Aug 05, 2022
As the Covid-19 vaccines were rolled out, UIS created a policy stating: “All UIS faculty, staff, volunteers and long-term guests who work on the UIS campus…