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Recruitment Specialist - Part-Time Contractual

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 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:  Aug 2, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60605

Job Requisition ID:  17289

Agency:  Criminal Justice Information Authority 
Closing Date/Time:  08/16/2022 
Salary:  $30.00 - $40.00/ Hour 
Job Type:  Hourly Part Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  2 

Job Req 17289


****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

We are looking for experienced recruiters who enjoy working with people and interviewing prospective employees and participating on interview teams.   This position will develop and review job descriptions; collaborate with managers to identify key functions of positions and determine selection criteria; draft and review interview questions and serve as the subject matter expert for various positions to determine qualified candidates from a pool of applicants.   

Job Responsibilities

These positions will perform the following duties:

  • Serve as interviewers on interview panels
  • Review applications/resumes to determine if candidates meet requirements of a position
  • Serve as the proctor on interview panels
  • Develop, review and update job descriptions for approval
  • Develop, review and update interview questions
  • Prepare scoring tool for interviews and finalize after interviews are completed.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of 4 years of college. 

2. Requires two years of experience in Human Resources  or relevant field.

3. Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.



Preferred Qualifications

1.  Prefer two years of experience working as a recruiter, talent acquisition Specialist or related position.

2. Prefer two years of experience with interview techniques and evaluation methods.

3.  Prefer two years of experience communicating verbally and writing.

4.  Prefer two years of experience developing interview questions.

5.  Prefer two years of experience developing job descriptions.

Work Hours:  M-F 8:30 - 5:00 
Work Location: 60 E Van Buren, 6th Floor, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60605 
Agency Contact:
Job Family: Clerical and Administrative Support 


Agency statement


ICJIA responds to community needs with research and federal and state grants administration. ICJIA administers over 100 million dollars in grants, including the R3 (restore, reinvest, renew) grants (funded through the tax on legalized cannabis), state violence prevention grants, and federal grants including under the Violence Against Women Act and the Victims of Crime Act. ICJIA convenes groups and collaborates on efforts to reform the criminal justice system. ICJIA leads criminal justice reform efforts by supporting policy makers through research.


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Nearest Major Market: Chicago