Located in Eureka, Illinois, and chartered in 1855, Eureka College cultivates excellence in learning, service and leadership while providing students uniquely personalized and custom educational opportunities.


Originally founded by abolitionist members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka College holds the unique distinction of being the first college in Illinois and only the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis. The college, which is located on nearly 70 wooded acres in central Illinois, is the smallest of only 23 colleges and universities to ever award a bachelor's degree to a future President of the United States.


Eureka College is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving diversity within its administration, faculty, staff, and students.


All offers of employment are contingent upon authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship and a successful completion, and clearance, of a background screening. 

Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity

EID in Employment Statement

At Eureka College, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are not just ideals; they are the foundation of our success and growth. We are committed to building a team that represents a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


We firmly believe that a diverse workforce brings forth a multitude of ideas, creativity, and innovation. By fostering an environment of inclusivity, we create a space where every employee feels valued, respected, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We recognize that diversity is not limited to race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, but encompasses a broad spectrum of identities and experiences.


We actively seek out individuals who are passionate about creating positive change and are committed to dismantling systemic barriers. We celebrate the unique perspectives and insights that each employee brings to our organization, knowing that it is through embracing our differences that we can truly thrive.


Eureka College strives to provide equitable opportunities for all employees, regardless of their background or identity. We value a workplace where everyone has equal access to resources, growth opportunities, and advancement. We are committed to fostering a culture of fairness, where merit and talent are the ultimate determinants of success.


Inclusion is at the heart of our organization. We actively promote open dialogue, listening to and learning from one another. We encourage the sharing of diverse perspectives, recognizing that it is through respectful collaboration that we create the most impactful solutions.


By joining our team, employees become part of a community that values and celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Together, we continue to create a workplace that not only reflects the world we live in, but also sets an example for others to follow. We are committed to building a team united in purpose, driven by passion, and strengthened by our collective differences.


Please join us on this journey of creating a more equitable and inclusive world. Together, we can make a lasting impact, not only within Eureka College,but also in the lives of the students we serve.