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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:  Mar 22, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5643

Job Requisition ID:  23597

Agency: Department of Corrections - Public Safety Shared Services Center
Closing Date/Time: 03/23/2023
Salary: Anticipated Starting Salary: $7,083-$7,916/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.


Job Posting ID 23597

Position Overview

The Contract Management Supervisor at the Department of Corrections serves as the lead professional over all Agency contracts.  The ideal candidate will ensure appropriate fund obligations with the Comptroller and maintain records to avoid contract expirations.  As the Agency Contract Management Supervisor, the Supervisor must lead a local subordinate staff of seven employees in the dedicated roles of contract oversight and review.  The Supervisor will also assist and guide staff at our 27 facilities by providing direction and training, if needed.  The Department of Corrections offers its employees excellent benefits, including a pension plan.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans, coordinates, directs and manages the Contract Management Unit for the Public Safety Shared Services Center.
  2. Serves as a full-line supervisor.
  3. Provides notifications to end-users of need for renewals, amendments, and new contracts allowing adequate time for the procurement process and contract execution prior to contract start date.
  4. Verifies the accuracy of procurement documents prior to Directors signature.
  5. Provides copies of fully executed contracts to vendors and end-users.
  6. 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 (4) years of college preferably with courses in business administration and accounting.
  2. Requires three (3) years of professional supervisory experience in accounting, internal auditing, external auditing, budgetary planning and control, or public accounting.

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. Prefers more than three (3) years of experience in contract writing/establishment, review, and monitoring 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 two (2) years of experience auditing contracts.
  6. Prefers at least six (6) months of experience with creating and administering training curriculum. 
  7. Prefers at least six (6) months of experience with BidBuy or other procurement software.
  8. Prefers at least six (6) months of experience with SAP or other accounting system.

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. Ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check. 
  2. 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.
  3. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer.​​​​​​​

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


Phone #:217-557-6010 ext 4410

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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