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PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR, OPTION 1 - 3701501

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:  Jan 13, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60607-3800

Job Requisition ID:  8922

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Opening Date: 1/13/22
Closing Date/Time:  01/27/2022 
Salary:  $6692-$10,204/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
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

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #10-00-8922-31546

 

Position Overview

Under administrative direction, serves as the Business Enterprise Specialist for the Community Service Enterprise Program (CSEP); manages, organizes, plans, executes and maintains the Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Component of the CSEP, including operations and outreach, to ensure that BEP-certified vendors have access to subcontracting opportunities with prime contractors and grantees to expand and increase the Department’s annual BEP goal amount and achievement. Travels in the performance of duties.

Job Responsibilities

1.   Serves as the statewide Department of Human Services (DHS) Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Specialist for the Community Service Enterprise Program (CSEP).

 

2.   In collaboration with the CSEP Director and Grants Specialist, travels to assist with outreach activities related to the Community Services Enterprise Program prime contractors and BEP-certified contractors to explain the CSEP.

 

3.   In collaboration with the CSEP Director and Grants Specialist, provides information and technical assistance to other DHS division directors and managers regarding procurement policies and procedures related to the CSEP to ensure BEP compliance and goal attainment for the Department.

 

4.   Audits progress of prime contractors in meeting their obligations to BEP-certified sub-contractors, based on BEP Participation Agreements as part of their Contract with the agency.

 

5.   Serves as a liaison between the CSEP Director, prime contractors, BEP-certified contractors, BEP staff, and other agency staff about the CSEP and its policies, procedures, and benefits.

 

6.   Reviews CSEP Agreement applications in accordance with BEP rules and policies.

 

7.   Provides administrative support to the CSEP Director and other staff.

 

8.   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 four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration.
  2. Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.

 

Specialized Skills:  Of the three years of progressively responsible administrative experience, requires experience and knowledge of small business support programs including technical assistance programs and procurement programs and vehicles (BEP, Small Business Set Aside Program, Veterans Business Program, etc.). Requires extensive knowledge of the State of Illinois Procurement Code and procurement practices. Requires extensive knowledge of the BEP Act. Requires extensive knowledge of small business support programs including technical assistance programs and procurement programs and vehicles (BEP, Small Business Set Aside Program, Veterans Business Program, etc.). Requires extensive knowledge of State of Illinois Procurement Code and procurement practices.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of public and business administration, principles and practices.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the functions of state government and of the character of relationships between the executive branch with the other branches, and between the state and higher and lower levels of government.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of the principles of governmental accounting, program budgeting, personnel, statistics, and procurement.
  • Requires ability to develop and manage a supportive agency program.
  • Requires ability to analyze administrative problems and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Requires ability to develop, install and evaluate new and revised methods, procedures and performance standards.
  • Requires ability to exercise judgment and discretion in developing, implementing and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.
  • Requires ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Per Executive Order 2018- 07, requires the ability to engage with Business Enterprise Program (BEP) contractors and subcontractors and to provide support for the goals of the BEP program and the Fair Contracting Task Force Executive Order and reports.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a valid driver's license.
  2. Requires the ability to travel statewide.

Work Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday  
Work Location: Secretary's Office

401 S Clinton St Chicago, IL 60607-3800  
Agency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Administration/Management  

 

DHS Mission Statement - IDHS’ 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.

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Please submit application via email to: DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov

 

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 the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • 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 the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition 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 the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition 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 the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition 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 a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) 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.