Working for Engineering IT


Looking for an opportunity to advance your career in information technology? Interested in developing your skills in, user support, information security, data storage, or server management? Or perhaps application development classroom technology support, or website design and hosting? If you’re ambitious and independent, work well with others in a highly skilled and dedicated IT environment, and strive to have your technological skills tested supporting one of the world’s top engineering programs, join Engineering IT at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

Supporting Engineering at Illinois, we assist over 1,100 faculty members and almost 10,000 students who require help with anything from information security to server hosting or desktop support to cluster computing. Our instructional computer labs (EWS) are one of the campus' best features and a great place to ply one's trade. As the primary IT services provider for one of the highest ranked engineering schools in the nation, we are a shared services organization that utilizes its wide array of positions and knowledge within its network of expert IT staff members to provide excellent services across the College at effective costs—and we most definitely have a place for you in that system.

The 2019 $100 million donation from The Grainger Foundation is just one indicator of the respect Engineering at Illinois has garnered.  If you welcome the opportunity of being challenged in such an esteemed college, please look through our job openings below.

Staff Openings:

We have no open job postings at this time. Please check back soon!

Student Openings:

Engineering IT, the provider of information services for the College of Engineering, is currently hiring undergraduate students for EWS lab support, video lecture capture, scrap-surplus operations, and IT help desk.

If you are interested in working for Engineering IT, please complete an Engineering IT Student Consultation Application.

Why work for Engineering IT?

Joining Engineering IT means working alongside teams in an organizational culture that is customer-centric, and knows its guiding principles. Here are a few advantages and opportunties of working to with the organization:

  1. Defined promotional ladders, including title and salary ranges to recognize staff as they grow and enhance their skills and contributions
  2. Opportunity to work on an immensely wide range of challenges in a highly skilled environment
  3. Work with peers to service one of the top engineering programs in the country
  4. Excellent support and dedicated budget for professional development
  5. Superb vacation and benefits