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HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST

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 12, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704

Job Requisition ID:  15298

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services  
Closing Date/Time:  06/02/2022 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964; Anticipated starting salary is $5,326; CBA Language applies 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

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 #15298

POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for an individual with a passion for community engagement and experience organizing outreach and recruitment events and activities to join the CMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team as a DEI Outreach Coordinator.   The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience organizing, participating, and supporting outreach and recruitment efforts.  They will have a strong skill set and expertise in digital communication and social media campaigns.  The ideal candidate will have superior people skills and experience with career counseling/coaching and a strong “customer centered” approach to recruitment.  A successful applicant will be joining a team committed to achieving full diversity, equity, and inclusion in the state government workforce. 

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Under general direction of the Deputy Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), serves in a journey level professional capacity performing complex specialized human resources administration duties for the Diversity Enrichment Program (DEP).

  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts Job Forums statewide in communities and neighborhoods consisting of substantial protected class populations.

  • Serves as liaison regarding Job Forums with communities, organizations, and other State Agencies’ recruitment staff.

  • Consults with various organizational entities within CMS to provide assistance and support to State agencies in meeting targeted recruitment goals and to assure adherence to all governing policies associated with recruitment and selection processes.

  • 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 and two years of professional human resources experience. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Requires ability to obtain and solicit relevant information/data from people.
  • Requires ability to write correspondence and reports that contain conceptualizations, facts, and descriptive and quantitative inclusions.
  • Requires ability to use computer systems, software, templates, or other letter/symbol guides and to instruct others in such equipment usage.

 

SPECIALIZED SKILLS:     

  • Requires two (2) years of professional experience in conducting interpersonal/in-person, active recruiting efforts (job fairs, university events, career days, military recruiting).
  • Requires two (2) years professional experience in implementing outreach initiatives in a professional environment.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • 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.
  • This position requires travel with occasional overnight stays.
  • This position requires a current, valid driver’s license.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 401 S. Spring St Springfield, IL 62704  
Agency Contact:

CMS Internal Personnel

401 S. Spring St., Room 414

Springfield, IL 62706

Fax Number: 217-558-5943

Job Function:  Administration/Management  

 

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: CMS.Applications@illinois.gov  **If possible, please send a single attachment with all documents and include the Posting ID # in the subject line of your email**

 

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.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield