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Date:  May 19, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62704-6527

Job Requisition ID:  26462

Agency :  State Employee Retirement System 
Closing Date/Time: 06/05/2023
Salary:   $4,525.00 - $6,622.00  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC014  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  26462

The Graphic Arts Designer Advanced position within State Employees Retirement System/Field Services Division oversees and maintains the SRS Website and the Agency SharePoint System. Communicates within other areas and divisions within SRS to make sure all projects and requests are completed accurately.  The position helps facilitate the workshops SERS offers to members via WebEx, in-person, and/or webinars. Ensures all the printing material and publications are current and available for members. The position helps SERS to be able to reach as many members as possible via the website, workshops, and publications to assist members in understanding how they can benefit from the services that SERS offers.

Position Essential Functions

1.  Completely re-designs website as needed and oversees the development from initial concept to completion.

2.  Provides technical support for Retirement Workshops, utilizing meeting software (e.g., Webex) to ensure smooth execution of Agency Workshops and Retirement Training Sessions both in-house and online.

3.  Supports agency by maintaining and updating Agency SharePoint system, including individual areas for each business unit.

4.  Utilizes recording software (e.g., OBS or other comparable software) to record audio/video Workshops for Retirement Training Webinars.

5.  Responsible for the total design and layout of all State Retirement Systems forms and publications including newsletters, brochures, annual reports, handbooks, workbooks, etc.

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 four years of college with a concentration in art, graphic design, or related subject.

2.  Requires two years of professional experience in art/design production or graphics in both printed and electronic media.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Prefers experience with website design and graphics using tools such as Adobe AEM, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Prefers experience working with SharePoint.
  • Prefers experience working with meeting software, such as WebEx, ensuring video, audio, and all applicable systems including computer and projectors are in operational order.   
  • Prefers experience using recording software such as OBS or another comparable software.
  • Prefers experience using video editing software such as Wondershare Filmora or other applicable software.
  • Prefers experience utilizing computer software, hardware, and other graphic art tools and equipment to develop or revise manuals, reports, forms, handbooks, brochures, newsletters, etc.

Work Hours:  8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m., Monday - Friday, in the office on a full-time basis  
Work Location: 2101 S Veterans Pkwy Springfield, IL 62704-6527  
Agency Contact:

Jenny Reichart


Phone #:  (217) 785-6955

Job Family:  Arts, Design & Cultural  



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The purpose of State Retirement Systems is to provide an orderly means whereby aged or disabled employees may be retired from active service, without prejudice or hardship, and to enable employees to accumulate reserves for themselves and their dependents for old age, disability, death and termination of employment, thus effecting economy and efficiency in the administration of the State Government.