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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:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62704

Job Requisition ID:  16864

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services  
Closing Date/Time:  07/05/2022 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964; anticipated starting salary $5,326 CBA language applies 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  5 
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 #16864

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Bureau of Personnel is seeking seasoned, diverse human resources professionals with experience in all aspects of the hiring process including, but not limited to, process improvement, compliance, relationship management, recruiting, conducting meetings, and facilitating training.  Incorporating modern best practices, the ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills with the ability to lead others in an everchanging environment while delivering top-quality services, guidance and support to all Illinois executive agencies and customers.  This individual will possess strong analytical abilities, have strong technological capabilities, and exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills.  Communication, transparency, attention to detail, critical thinking and the ability to multi-task are key elements to working with this team. Central Management Services offers a competitive salary, paid sick time, vacation time, paid holidays, and an impressive benefits package.   We welcome interested applicants who want to be on the forefront of the state’s hiring process and who can contribute to our mission of supporting the State by delivering innovative, responsive, and effective services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves to apply today!

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Leads, executes, and approves all aspects of the hiring process.
  • Performs analysis of job description clarifications/modifications to positions in a hiring sequence.
  • Performs necessary duties to determine applicant eligibility for positions with a hiring sequence.
  • Performs necessary duties to complete Personnel Transactions specific to hiring transactions.
  • 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 the completion of four years of college.
  • Requires two years of professional human resources experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Requires extensive knowledge of the Personnel Code, Rules, Position Classification Plan, Pay Plan, Collective Bargaining Contracts, Federal Merit Standards, Equal Employment Opportunity Act and Civil Rights Act and guidelines derived therefrom; and departmental policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Prefers extensive knowledge of the Comprehensive Employment Plan.
  • Prefers two years of experience conducting the end-to-end hiring process, in process improvement, facilitating meetings and open forum discussions, and developing interview questions.
  • Prefers two years of experience evaluating applicant education and experience to determine eligibility for various position titles.
  • Prefers working knowledge of process improvement concepts and techniques.
  • Prefers two years of experience creating job descriptions including the development of minimum and preferred qualifications.
  • Prefers one year of recruiting experience.

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.

Work Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 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:

EmailCMS.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**

Fax: 217-558-5943

Mail to:

CMS Internal Personnel

401 S. Spring St., Room 414

Springfield, IL 62706

Phone : 217-558-3089

 

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.

 

** DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

You MUST send a paper application to the Agency listed above.

 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield