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Temporary Project Manager PSC

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:  Apr 7, 2021

Chicago, IL, US, 60603-6191

Job Requisition ID:  1901

Agency:  Department of Insurance 
Closing Date/Time:  04/20/2021 
Salary:  $50.00 - $62.00 per hour 
Job Type: Temporary Personal Services Contract 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  N/A Temporary Personal Services Contract Position



The Illinois Department of Insurance is seeking a Temporary Project Manager to help the Department achieve greater efficiency and productivity through business process analysis, project development, and implementation.  Partnering with business units, the Temporary Project Manager will oversee Department project development and implementation to ensure desired results are achieved, resources are deployed efficiently, and stakeholder needs are met.



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.

Job Responsibilities


  • defining project objectives
  • ensuring the project goals are satisfied
  • generating reports for Department leadership
  • evaluating project outcomes
  • using IT systems to keep track of people and progress
  • providing advice on the management of projects
  • developing project budgets and timelines
  • organizing the various personnel working on a project
  • identifying resource needs
  • recruiting specialists and sub-contractors if necessary

Job Responsibilities Continued

  • representing the Department's or business unit's interests
  • establishing standard operating procedures
  • monitoring projects to ensure guidelines are maintained
  • implementing and testing quality standards
  • conducting risk assessments

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Administration or a related field
  • Project Management Professional Certificate
  • A minimum of 2 years project planning and management required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the Illinois Insurance Code, relevant federal laws
  • Experience with the Illinois State Procurement Code and other state laws governing agency administration
  • Experience working with state agencies
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Products
  • Experience using project tracking software

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm M-F 
Work Location: 122 S Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60603-6191 
Agency Contact:  Glenna.J.Kulek@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Administration/Management 


Agency Statement


The Department of Insurance (DOI) regulates the insurance market in the State of Illinois including, but not limited to, licensing and educating insurance agents, investigating Workers Compensation fraud, examining the operations and finances of insurance companies based in the state, resolving complaints, and regulating insurance policies.  We are a leader in regulation of health insurance through our commitment to protecting our consumers and regulating with innovation and efficiency.  DOI has an annual budget of $52 million supporting 220 employees who are split between our Chicago and Springfield offices.