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INFORMATION SYSTEMS ANALYST II - Option A

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 16, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5170

Job Requisition ID:  16910

Agency:  Department of Innovation and Technology  

Posting Date: 06/17/2022
Closing Date/Time:  07/01/2022 
Salary:  $6,294 - $9,558 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

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 # DoIT 33681

  

Job Responsibilities

  • Under administrative direction, performs complex professional and advisory functions in application services in the Accessibility Office:
    • Performs research and analysis on assistive technology, software tools, and best practices to build and maintain an enterprise program to promote, educate, and ensure the Agency’s compliance with the Illinois Information Technology Accessibility Act (IITAA)
    • Manages and maintains master contracts and licensing for enterprise accessibility technology and software tools
    • Works closely with Agency staff to assess hardware, software, application, and website compliance with IITAA and provide guidance or recommendations to address deficiencies

(Job Responsibilities continued)

  • (Continued)
    • 3Develops and maintains data and publishes reports and/or dashboards to track and report compliance with IITAA accessibility requirements
    • Reviews vendor Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) and provides analysis to Agency management
    • Develops and maintains program to monitor vendor VPATs and ensure appropriate progress towards compliance
    • Works with agency IT employees and agency CIOs to ensure all enterprise IT tools and services incorporate accessibility testing and that all resources align with the IITAA

 

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Develops and implements comprehensive training and communications to educate technical staff and technology users on IITAA requirements and how to comply including evaluating and selecting hardware and software, implementing technology, and using technology:
    • Investigates and recommends accessibility best practices to end users to enhance the experience of enterprise technology tools
    • Creates and maintains audience specific job aides, user guides, knowledge articles, chatbot intents, and other materials to facilitate IITAA compliance among the Agency and users of the Agency’s technology and services
    • Answers accessibility related questions regarding IT applications, digital content, meetings, videos, social media and to promote the integration of accessibility best practices in IT operations

(Job Responsibilities Continued)

  • Serves as lead worker:
    • Assigns and reviews work.
    • Provides guidance and training to assigned staff.
    • Counsels staff regarding work performance.
    • Reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs,
    • Advises immediate supervisor regarding performance of staff.

 

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the IT field:​​​​​​​

    • Continues education by attending meetings, training sessions, seminars, and conferences to increase familiarity with and maintain current on IT products, vendors, techniques, and procedures applicable to unit activities
    • Travels when held offsite

 

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of college with course work in computer science or directly related fields
  • Requires three years of professional experience in a related Information Technology field.
  • Requires working knowledge of hardware and software, languages, and procedures to provide assigned technical and analytical services.
  • Requires ability to analyze data logically and exercise sound judgment in defining and evaluating problems of an operational or procedural nature.
  • Requires developed oral and written communication skills to present technical information to others with clarity and precision.

 

Specialized Skills: Requires three years of experience in the following: performing accessibility testing on hardware, software, or websites, IITAA, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), application and/or web development, developing and conducting verbal and written technical and user training.

(Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Continued)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Working knowledge of user experience/digital experience (UX/DX) principles.
  • Experience using accessibility testing products such as SiteImprove, AXE, WAVE.
  • Experience using mobile device compatibility testing platforms such as Browserstack and Selenium.
  • Experience using accessibility tools such as but not limited to JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, TalkBack.
  • Accessibility Certification (International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Web Accessibility Specialist (WAS) Certification, Department of Homeland Security Section 508 Trusted Tester Certification v5

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.
  • Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 120 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5170  
Agency Contact:
 DoIT.BidForms@illinois.gov

Job Family:  Technology  

 

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: DoIT.BidForms@illinois.gov

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.

 

The Department of Innovation & Technology (DolT) is the state's IT agency delivering an enterprise approach to statewide technology, innovation and telecommunication services, as well as policy and standards development, lifecycle investment planning, and cybersecurity services. With over 1,500 employees, DolT delivers IT services and innovative solutions to customer agencies to improve services provided to Illinois residents, DolT offers employees the opportunity to advance their careers, develop new skills and reach their potential, both personally and professionally. DoIT is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences and talents. It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement. In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.