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INDUSTRIAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REPRESENTATIVE I - 2105100

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Feb 11, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601-3218

Job Requisition ID:  785

Agency:  Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity  
Closing Date/Time:  03/01/2021 
Salary:  $4,361.00 - $6,444.00 Average Monthly Starting Salary 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under direction of the Manager of the Small Business Management Unit, monitors and supports the activities of the Small Business Development Center Network grantees.  Prepares reports and statements for the Statewide Small Business Development Center Network.

 

(20%)    1.   Reviews Small Business Development Center Network grant agreements upon submission to DCEO for approval, including budget goals and objectives for Small Business Development Centers and other information and recommends corrective actions.

 

(20%)    2.   Reviews Small Business Development Center Network monthly reports, with related fiscal information, year end financial "close-out" packages and recommends corrective action.

 

(20%)    3.   Identifies specific problems and recommends solutions regarding Network Center grant agreements and related information; including all necessary correspondence with grantees, field staff and other essential parties.

 

(20%)    4.   Utilizes Small Business Development Center Network computerized tracking system for the on-going monitoring of center information; acts as liaison to other divisions regarding SBDCN issues; including resolutions of past and present grantee problems.

(Job Responsibilities continued)

(10%)    5.   Assists in performing semi-annual program site reviews and monitoring of Small Business Development Center Network centers.  Travels to perform site reviews.

 

(5%)     6.   Recommends to DCEO/SBDCN management, ways of improving efficiency and productivity of Center processes; prepares reports and position papers as requested by DCEO Small Business Development Center Network staff.

 

(5%)     7.   Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires one year of professional experience in a public or private organization preferably with experience working with businesses and grant applications and processes.

  • Requires a valid driver's license to meet travel requirements on a statewide basis to conduct meetings and field visits.

Education Degree

 

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with courses in business, administration or related field.

Work Hours:  8:30 - 5 Mon - Fri  
Work Location: 100 W Randolph St Chicago, IL 60601-3218  
Agency Contact:  Mary.A.Winkelman@illinois.gov  
Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. PLEASE USE THE REQUISITION ID FOR THE BID # ON THE APPROPRIATE APPLICATION FORM.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to CEO.HR@illinois.gov.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to CEO.HR@illinois.gov.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to CEO.HR@illinois.gov.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to CEO.HR@illinois.gov.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to CEO.HR@illinois.gov.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.