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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 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:  May 13, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-3803

Job Requisition ID:  15210

Agency:  Department of Healthcare and Family Services  

Position ID:  FB15210

BPIS# 14019 & 12002

Groups CL (B-H)

Start Date/Time:  5/13/2022
Closing Date/Time:  05/26/2022 
Salary:  $4,558 - $6,699 (anticipated monthly for non-state employee $4558) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  2 
Plan/BU:  RC028 

 

Job Detail

The Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Division of Finance, Bureau of Budget and Cash Management, is seeking to hire a very detail-oriented candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant I to serve as staff assistant to the Drug Rebate Manager, Bureau of Budget and Cash Management. This person controls and coordinates the execution of drug rebate processes; serves as liaison to personnel in the agency, Governor's Office of Management and Budget (GOMB), legislative staff, and state and federal government officials to exchange all pertinent information affecting drug rebate and/or program changes; composes correspondence for manager's signature; coordinates and establishes office procedures and policies to maintain control of work assignments and follow up. The ideal candidate will exhibit the ability to prioritize tasks to ensure timely work completion, attain set goals while demonstrating independent initiative, be able to multi-task, and have good communication skills.

 

HFS values employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents.

 

Employees receive a robust benefit package including:

 

  • Monday-Friday work schedule
  • Flexible work schedules are available in many program areas (remote work may be an option for certain positions)
  • Health, Life, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • (10) Weeks paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program and other pre-tax benefit programs (Medical/Daycare)
  • Employees earn (12) paid Sick Days annually
  • New Employees earn (10) paid Vacation Days their first year of service and can earn up to (25) paid Vacation Days annually
  • Employees earn (3) paid Personal Days annually
  • Up to (14) paid holidays annually (based on start date)

 

If you are seeking a new opportunity, and this position appeals to you, please apply today!

 

At the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), we value staff as our greatest asset. We work in a spirit of teamwork to help millions of Illinoisans access high quality healthcare and fulfill child support obligations to advance their physical, mental, and financial well-being. We provide healthcare coverage for children and adults through Medicaid and other medical programs, and we help ensure that children receive financial resources from both their parents through Child Support Services. The HFS Office of the Inspector General investigates, audits and reviews program activity to ensure the integrity of our programs is maintained.

 

HFS is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents. It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement.  In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation. HFS is an equal opportunity employer.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process.  This includes the State of Illinois Structured Interview process.

 

 

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 #FB15210

 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as a staff assistant to the Drug Rebate Manager, Bureau of Budget and Cash Management
  • Controls and coordinates the execution of drug rebate processes
  • Serves as a liaison to personnel in the agency, GOMB, legislative staff, and state and federal government officials to exchange all pertinent information affecting drug rebate and/or program changes
  • Composes correspondence for manager's signature
  • Coordinates and establishes office procedures and policies to maintain control of work assignments and follow up
  • Collaborates with the Agency Labor Relations Manager
  • Determines need for and creates various performance related reports relative to staff activities
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings to assist the manager and remain informed on proposed changes in current programs, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration
  • Requires one year of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization or completion of an agency approved management training program

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to pass background check

 

Work Hours:  8:30a - 5:00p Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 201 South Grand Ave E Springfield, IL 62704-3803  
Agency Contact:  HFS.DOFApps@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Clerical and Administrative Support  

 

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:  HFS.DOFApps@illinois.gov   

 

You might want to check your “junk mail,” “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s).  You could receive emails from the following addresses: 

 

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.