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STATISTICAL RESEARCH SPECIALIST I

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:  Jun 13, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60603-2804

Job Requisition ID:  10081

Agency:  Department of Employment Security  
Closing Date/Time:  07/15/2022 
Salary:  $3,709 - $5,119 Anticipated Monthly Starting Salary 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

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 #

10081

  

Position Overview

Under direct supervision; performs a variety of statistical duties in the analysis, interpretation, review and coding of multiple worksite data describing the labor market activities in Illinois, acts as contact person when required. Determines accuracy and validity of industry, area and auxiliary status codes through telephone follow up and verification with primary source documents; fulfills data inquiries and maintains agency historical administrative data files; reviews and analyzes multiple worksite employment and wage data.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Reviews and analyzes inconsistent or inaccurate codes assigned to employer worksite
  2. Assists professional staff in determining the accuracy of reported employment and wage information of the multiple worksite report
  3. Analyzes and interprets private and government employer information, classifying information by geographic area and type of business activity
  4. Confers with supervisor each day to determine the assignment of the coding and data input duties with the unit. Monitors the daily workflow
  5. Reviews and interprets private and government employer information pertaining to actual physical location addresses and other data items relevant to the Business Establishment Listing
  6. Establishes and maintains administrative files on multiple worksite employers, including employment and wages, area and industry codes for each worksite
  7. 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 college with courses in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics and related fields

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Requires working knowledge of data collection procedures.
  2. Requires working knowledge of simple logs and inventory documents.
  3. Requires elementary knowledge of the development and application of research design techniques and their application to social and economic data.
  4. Requires elementary knowledge of the interpretation of results of statistical applications.
  5. Requires elementary knowledge of the uses of data processing equipment for statistical analysis and report generation.
  6. Requires ability to apply research design techniques.
  7. Requires ability to apply standard statistical techniques to social and economic data.
  8. Requires ability to interpret the results of statistical analysis.
  9. Requires ability to perform data collection duties.
  10. Requires ability to develop and maintain simple logs and inventory documents.
  11. Requires ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and communication skills with agency personnel.
  12. Requires ability to use a PC and related software programs ,such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database software.

 

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 33 S State St Chicago, IL 60603-2804  
Agency Contact:

Sudi Garcia

Email: des.jobpostings1@illinois.gov

 

Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business  

 

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: des.jobpostings1@illinois.gov

Make sure to reference Posting Identification# 10081 - Statistical Research Specialist 1

 

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.