How to apply

Histology Technologist

STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Deadline to Apply:  Indefinite

Class 
Department
% Time 
(# of months)
Work Hours
Minimum Salary
Histology Technologist
To be determined
To be determined
To be determined
$23.64/hr


This position does not require the applicant to be present for an exam. However, you must submit an exam request form to be considered. The University will conduct a credential assessment. Your exam score will be based on the application materials submitted.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. (a) American Society of Clinical Pathologists registered histologic technician HT (ASCP) or histotechnologist HTL (ASCP)

OR

(b) Bachelor's Degree in science such as microbiology, biology, chemistry, or a closely related field plus one year of clinical histology experience

OR

(c) Two years (24 months) of responsible work experience and/or on-the-job training in histologic techniques in a laboratory facility which include performing qualitative and quantitative exams such as trimming, processing and embedding tissues, examining histochemical and immunohistochemical slides, and/or cutting and staining frozen sections .[1]

To view classification specifications:
https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/documents/ClassSpecs/htm/spec4091.htm

Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and copies of transcripts and any relevant professional certifications must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and Employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form (you must submit both) at jobs.illinois.eduIf an application was previously submitted, an update is still required.Your request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded by the time you submit your exam request.

For this Credential Assessment, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including performing a wide variety of standard and non-standard histological tests and examinations and a limited variety of new, modified, or special tests and examinations to provide data on the causes and/or progress of disease.

To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, go to jobs.illinois.edu. Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: SHR-TESTING@mx.uillinois.edu and shr@uillinois.edu

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus’ commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

Posted: 07/29/16 - Indefinite