Thank you for considering GovState as an employer.  You could be a part of one of the leading educational institutions in the state of Illinois.  GovState is growing and successful; it's exciting to be a part of this academic community.

We know our greatest asset is our people: faculty, staff, and administrators. Their knowledge and dedication assures excellence in student services, academic programs, and in management to sustain the organization and prepare for its future.

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Organization Profile

Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago's south suburban area, serving approximately 7,750 students. GovState provides affordable and accessible undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students with undergraduate tuition that is the most affordable in the state.

Established in 1969, GovState emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university's high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online, and off-campus offerings, and outstanding educational value. GovState is committed to securing and maintaining academic accreditation for programs where accreditation is available. Furthermore, GovState seeks to become a national leader in the successful transfer of community college students to universities and recently introduced the Dual Degree Program with features such as tuition lock-in at GovState for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time.

The campus, conveniently located in University Park, Illinois, is characterized by the quiet of its scenic 760 acre campus amidst vigorous suburban and business growth, towns of character and interest, along with Metra access to the vibrancy of the Chicago Loop, just 35 miles away. The campus and surrounding community enjoy the excellent cultural offerings of Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts, as well as its acclaimed Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.

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Department of Human Resources
Room C1360
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Phone: 708.534.4100Fax: 708.534.1642

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.