Military State DL Program Technical Administrator

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Date:  May 25, 2024


Job Requisition ID:  37474

Agency:  Department of Military Affairs    
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary $3,750 monthly; Full Range $3,750 - $5518 monthly.   
Job Type:  Salaried Full-Time
County:  Sangamon   
Number of Vacancies:  1   
Plan/BU:  Personal Service Contract

Directorate/Wing:   SPO/Distance Learning Program

Work Location:  Camp Lincoln - 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, IL 62702

Schedule:  8 hours daily, M-F

Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm (1/2 hr paid lunch) Can vary based on mission requirements

Date Posted: 4/29/24

Last Day to Apply: 6/3/24 EXTENDED DUE TO # OF APPLICANTS

BID NOTICE #:  37474

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Contact Megan Layendecker, (217) 761-3808


                                                                     Natalie Enrietto, (217) 761-2948



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Military Affairs must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.

You will also need to furnish proof of your Illinois National Guard military service. Illinois National Guard members currently serving should provide a memo from their command showing dates and status.  Retired/inactive members should provide their NGB22 and/or DD214.  These documents can be uploaded in the application.

You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b, FM 115 or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.



Essential Function 1
40%    The SDLPA monitors the Army National Guard Distance Learning Classrooms (ARNG DLCs) in the State, and ensuring compliance with all technical, cybersecurity, and information assurance requirements published by the ARNG G-6 and the State G-6/J-6.


Essential Function 2
20%     Perform advanced troubleshooting on equipment; acting Tier 2 IT support.

Essential Function 3
10%     The SDLPA also assists the Fielding Office, ARNG G-6, and State G-6/J-6 in troubleshooting, diagnosing, and fixing technical issues with the ARNG DLCs in the State.


Essential Function 4
10%     Input usage into Distributed Learning Reporting and Scheduling System.


Essential Function 5
10%     Prep classroom for scheduled event.

Essential Function 6
10%     Performs other related work as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent 4 years experience and knowledge.

2. COMPTIA Security + certified


Preferred Qualifications

1. Remote troubleshooting 

2. Two years of experience configuring computer software and installing/troubleshooting hardware

3. Two years of experience troubleshooting audio/visual equipment

4. Thorough working knowledge of applications and software, including spreadsheets, graphics, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

5. Prefers members of the Illinois National Guard of Retired Illinois National Guardspersons.

Employment Condition

1. Requires active or retired (20 years) membership in the Illinois National Guard or retired (minimum 20 years) US Armed forces, if last duty assignment was with the Illinois National Guard.

2. Requires the ability to pass a DoD background investigation and obtain a DoD Common Access Card (CAC) prior to hire or transfer.

3. Valid State of Illinois Driver's License



Work Hours:  8 am - 4:30 pm (1/2 hr paid lunch) Can vary based on mission requirements  
Work Location: 1301 N Macarthur Blvd Springfield, IL 62702-2317   

Job Function:  Public Safety; Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics  

Agency Contact:  Megan Layendecker




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Department of Defense (DOD) background check and receipt of a DOD Common Access Card (CAC) is required for this position.