"A support for Civil Service Employees"

"SAC" serves as a bridge between Campus Administration and the staff providing a channel of communication between Human Resources and the Officers of the University Administration and the Civil Service Employees of the Campus.

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    Questions about your job?

    Do you have any questions regarding your civil service position, benefits, and career? Please email uicsac@uic.edu

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  • Janice Watkins Award

    for Distinguished Civil Service recognizes exceptional support staff for their distinguished civil service.

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  • The Eugertha Bates Memorial Award

    is awarded to a UIC Freshman whose parent or parents are full-time UIC Civil Service Employee(s).

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Civil Service Employee News & Benefits Links

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) All campus events will be suspended until further notice. Let’s practice social distancing at this time. Stay safe!

Due to the generosity of the Office of the Chancellor, the Staff Advisory Council would like to introduce the Spring 2020 Staff Advisory Council Professional Development Program (PD). Apply for your professional development funding today.

Congratulations to the new member from the University of Illinois at Chicago to the State Universities Civil Service Advisory Committee to the Merit Board of the State Universities Civil Service System to fill a a term of office beginning January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2023.

Do you need to renew your driver's license or update your license plate sticker? The Illinois Secretary of State Mobile Services will be at SCE on the 1st floor concourse on the following dates.

Please send your feedback for the 2019 EXPO. Do you have a work related question that does not have a simple answer?  Are you unsure of the appropriate office to contact? Then the third annual 2020 UIC All Employee Expo is for you! The 2020 EXPO is scheduled on East Campus in SCE on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:00am - 2:00pm. The 2021 EXPO is scheduled on Wednesday, Octber 6, 2021 on West Campus SCW.

The Staff Advisory Council would like to announce the 2020 Janice Watkins Award nomination season. Here is your chance to nominate your exemplary civil service employee! Winners of the 2019 Janice Watkins Award will be announced in November 2019.

The State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) actively advocates to preserve and to protect higher education, the SURS pension system, the healthcare plans, and other benefits provided for community college and university employees and retirees, their spouses and survivors. Think about becoming a member today!

The SURS Board of Trustees recently set the effective date for changes to the Money Purchase factors as July 2, 2019.

Does tax reform bill spell trouble for higher education?

New Details Emerge on Illinois "Tier 3" Pension Plan (Center for Tax and Budget Accountability)

Legislators end state’s record-setting budget impasse article

Access to your Direct Deposit, Earnings Statement, and Tax Statement can be made from either a computer on a university network, OR by using 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) when you are off campus. Go to https://verify.uillinois.edu/ to set up 2FA if you will access your information off campus or your personal device. If you have not done so yet, we encourage you to set up 2FA immediately.

Policy and Rules for Civil Service Staff - Funeral/Bereavement Leave

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A federal court issued an injunction November 22, 2016 stopping, at least temporarily, the nationwide implementation of those changes to the FLSA.

University Civil Service - Rule of 3 Provides that if a position needs to be filled, the Executive Director shall certify to the employer the names and addresses of the persons with the 3 highest scores on the appropriate register (instead of the names and addresses of the 3 persons standing highest on the appropriate register)

Understanding Your SURS Benefits Webinar

Administrative Professionals Mentor Program (APMP) is now the Staff Leadership Mentor Program

University hiring officers call for civil service changes

Read about the Pension Reform Public Act 98-599 on the State Universities Annuitants Association and the State Universities Retirement System website.

Civil Service Conflict of Interest Disclosure. University policy requires civil service employees to disclose activities that may present a potential conflict with their University roles and responsibilities.

New FMLA guide. The Dept of Labor just unveiled this new FMLA guide

UIC Retirement Process

SURS Retirement Checklist

News from the Office of the Chancellor

UIC Civil Service Position Openings

SUCSS position exam study guides