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Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  22159

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 01/25/2023
Closing Date/Time: 02/07/2023
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $3,710 - $5,142 per month.  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Union  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC014  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.


While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in eligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  10-80-22159

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an Office Administrator III for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center located in Anna, Illinois to serve as the Facility Workers’ Compensation Coordinator. Gathers information to prepare work-related injury reports. Serves as working supervisor. Monitors, enters and directs the processing and/or transmitting of payroll data. Prepares and maintains employee work schedules.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as the Facility Workers’ Compensation Coordinator.
  2. Serves as working supervisor.
  3. Monitors, enters, and directs the processing and/or transmitting of payroll data, employee personnel transactions, and group insurance information to Central Payroll Office in Springfield. 
  4. Completes payroll forms from the State Employees’ Retirement System for retirees and employees applying for disability.
  5. Prepares and maintains employee work schedules and verifies they are entered into the facility timekeeping system.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.   

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of two years of study at a secretarial/business college and one year of office experience.


Completion of high school and three years of Office Assistant experience.


      Three years independent business experience.

      2. Requires the ability to keyboard accurately at a rate of 30 wpm.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Five (5) years of professional experience monitoring, entering, and directing the processing and/or transmitting of payroll data for a public or private organization.  
  2. Three (3) years of professional experience supervising staff, assigning, and reviewing work, providing guidance and training for a public or private organization.
  3. Three (3) years of professional experience working in a public or private organization maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive information with professionalism.  
  4. Three (3) years of professional experience working with Worker’s Compensation claims for a public or private organization.  
  5. Two (2) years of professional experience preparing and maintaining employee work schedules.  
  6. Five (5) years of basic proficiency using personal computers, including Microsoft, Word and Excel.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to operate manual and automated office equipment.
  2. Requires ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays.
  3. Requires the ability to travel.
  4. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
  5. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.   

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 7:00am - 3:30pm  
Work Location: 1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652  

Choate Mental Health & Developmental Center

Fiscal/Support Services – Workers Comp/Payroll
Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Clerical and Administrative Support; Social Services  


About The Agency:

The Illinois Department Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.



As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)

* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)

  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

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