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To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss an accommodation.

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Date:  May 25, 2023

Springfield, IL, US, 62706

Job Requisition ID:  27639

Agency :  Department of Central Management Services 
Closing Date/Time: 06/09/2023 
Salary:   $4,738 - $6,964/monthly anticipated; CBA language applies  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  


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 #27639


The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) Division of Technical Services is seeking to hire a Human Resources Representative. This position will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the data related to position descriptions for state agencies. CMS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail oriented, adaptable to change, and excited about the opportunity to collaborate with other teammates on new strategies that will best support the State of Illinois agencies. We invite all interested applicants to apply as we are an equal opportunity employer!


  • Under general direction, performs professional job classification assignments of limited scope.
  • Utilizes DocuWare software to upload position description documents for electronic record storage.
  • Provides guidance to analysts, agencies, boards, and commissions on the appropriate Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation for Personnel Code-covered positions.
  • Provides technical assistance to personnel liaisons, employees, agency supervisors and managers regarding the application of the Personnel Rules, policies, and procedures in relation to the classification of positions and posting of data to the appropriate State personnel systems.
  • Serves as backup timekeeper for the Division.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college.
  • Requires one year of professional experience, preferably in human resources, or satisfactory completion of an approved training program.


  • Prefers one year of experience within the past three years, working with the Personnel Code, Personnel Rules, Position Classification Plan, Pay Plan, collective bargaining agreements, the Comprehensive Employment Plan (CEP), and/or other similar federal, state, or departmental policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Prefers one year of experience within the past three years, working with personnel-related computer systems, such as the Personnel Examination and Eligibility Records System (PEERS), Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Eligibility List System (EELS), SAP Human Capital Management system (Success Factors) or similar system, DocuWare, Mobius Reports, Microsoft 365 applications such as Microsoft Teams, Excel, Word, Access, Visio, etc.
  • Prefers one year of professional experience learning and working with the Illinois state government and its processes.
  • Prefers one year of professional experience soliciting and obtaining information/data from people.
  • Prefers one year of professional experience framing correspondence and reports with grammatical correctness.


  • This position requires the applicant to pass a background check.
  • Overtime is a condition of employment, and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime.

Work Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 401 S. Spring St Springfield, IL 62704  

Agency Contact: 

CMS Human Resources

Marta Crews


In order to submit a formal transfer request, please send the completed form to the above listed email address.  Applications for employment will not be accepted via email.

Job Family:  Leadership & Management  


This position does not contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).


About the Agency: 

Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State’s more than 60 agencies, universities, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable service to all Illinois citizens. The Agency’s mission is to support the State by delivering innovative, responsive, and effective services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves. Among the services CMS provides are human resources facilitation; benefits programs for employees, retirees, and local governments; property and facilities management; diversity initiatives for public contracting and State employment; joint purchasing support; vehicle oversight and support; surplus property programs; print and electronic communications services; and administrative hearings coordination.



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