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Civil Service Position #CS14-53
November 22, 2013 

Position Title
Dental Hygienist

Hiring Unit
School of Dental Medicine

Job Description/Responsibilities
The individual in the position primarily is responsible for the clinical screening, oral examination, periodontal exam, sampling collection, treatments and recalls of the patients involved in the research project named: Biomarkers of Periodontal Disease Progression, funded by NIH/NIDCR (protocol #10-174E) 

Minimum Qualifications
1. Licensure as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Illinois
2. Current CPR Certification 

Additional Knowledge and Skills Needed to Undertake Job
Applicants need an excellent knowledge of, and experience in dental hygiene and the four-handed dentistry concept of dental assisting.  S/he needs to possess the ability to organize, and perform multiple tasks independently, and be capable of effectively handling patients under stress as well as a high degree of verbal communication and interpersonal skills.  This individual must have excellent computer skills in order to work with the research management software, complete transactions enter treatment information into electronic patient charts, order and maintain the supply inventories and communications.  A high degree of manual dexterity (both gross and fine manipulation) is required for this role. 

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

$3,093 per month 

Application Process
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examinations require an appointment.  NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues. 

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to: 

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
December 6, 2013


SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

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