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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

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Date:  Sep 12, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5643

Job Requisition ID:  18548

Agency: Department of Corrections - Public Saftey Shared Services Center - Fiscal Operations
Closing Date/Time: 09/27/2022
Salary: Anticipated Salary Range: $7,500-$8,333/month
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Sangamon
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: Gubernatorial Exclusion 062 

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 Corrections must verify proof of higher education for
any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the
position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.


Position Overview


This position with the Department of Corrections is responsible for managing an annual operating budget of approximately $65 million. In this role, the General Office/Adult Ed Business Manager 
must lead a local subordinate staff in the dedicated roles of accounting, procurement, budget and inventory management as well as work with different Fiscal units to provide needed support while maintaining the annual budget. The ideal candidate will be able to organize operations at the Central Office while working with facility staff and providing guidance. The Department of Corrections offers its employees excellent benefits, including an exceptional pension plan, all while working in an environment with unique, historical background. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Job Responsibilities


  1. Directs and coordinates the budgetary process within the General Office and Adult Education department.
  2. Coordinates and directs purchasing, requisitioning, storage, distribution of items and services.
  3. Serves as full line supervisor.
  4. Directs and supervises the analysis of contracts and certain contractual expenditures.
  5. Works with Central Management Services for building space, equipment and vehicle lease requests.
  6. Evaluates and justifies budget to ensure adequate revenue for manpower.
  7. Directs accounting procedures in accordance with rules and regulations.
  8. Remains up-to-date and in compliance with applicable standards of Commission of Accreditation Administrative Regulations and Directives, Procedures Manual, Statewide Accounting Management System Manual and Local Business Procedures Manual.


Minimum Qualifications


  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of college with a major in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field.
  2. Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in fiscal operations for a public or business organization.


Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)


  1. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience performing full range of fiscal functions within a large organization.
  2. Prefers at least three (3) years of supervisory experience.
  3. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience utilizing automated financial systems.
  4. Prefers a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Economics or Accounting.
  5. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience managing a multi-million-dollar budget for a large organization.
  6. Prefers at least three (3) years of experience handling contract establishment, contract monitoring and procurement processes.
  7. Prefers at least two (2) years of experience in property control and inventory management.
  8. Prefers at least six (6) months of experience with BidBuy or other procurement software.
  9. Prefers at least six (6) months of experience interpreting collective bargaining contracts and supervising union covered employees.


Conditions of Employment


All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position:


  1. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
  2. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy.  The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.


About the Agency


The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.


Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.


The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.


Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.


The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Work Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Work Location: 1301 Concordia Ct Springfield, IL 62702-5643

Agency Contact:

Jacob Gerringer


Job Family:  Administration/Management; Fiscal/Finance/Business; Public Safety

Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.

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