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Date:  May 13, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62704

Job Requisition ID:  15706

Agency :  Executive Ethics Commission 
Closing Date/Time: 06/05/2022
Salary:   $68,000-$80,900 - Expected Salary: $72,600  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1 



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Posting Identification Number  15706



The Executive Ethics Commission of the State of Illinois seeks applicants for the position of Office Coordinator/Agency Procurement Officer for our administrative team.


The Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) is a nine-member commission. Five commissioners are appointed by the Governor, and one commissioner each is appointed from the Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer. The Commission promotes ethics in public service and ensures that the State’s business is conducted with efficiency, transparency, fairness, and integrity by facilitating compliance, implementation, and enforcement of the State Officials and Employee Ethics Act. The Commission is responsible for appointing Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs), subject to Senate Confirmation, who provide oversight of certain executive branch procurements pursuant to the Procurement Code.


The Officer Coordinator/Agency Procurement Officer (APO), performs a variety of complex, specialized clerical and administrative duties for the EEC’s Administrative Office and manages the process of sourcing and purchasing essential materials and services for the agency. The Office Coordinator/APO works with all departments within the agency to identify organizational needs and efficiently communicate those needs to suppliers in compliance with State law and agency policy.

Job Responsibilities


  • Conducts research into performance characteristics of goods and services for procurement; prepares specifications and requisitions.
  • Works with end users to write detailed solicitations for advertisement to the business community. Builds and maintains relationships with vendors and conducts a variety of purchasing procedures in compliance with State law and agency policy.
  • Reviews quotes, bids, or offers and works with the legal department to write and administer contracts on behalf of the agency.
  • Schedules and coordinates timely delivery of goods and services. Tracks order shipments, finds and resolves discrepancies and issues with orders, and schedules and coordinates timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Prepares analyses of market trends and conditions and possible impact on the procurement program; applies comprehensive knowledge of procurement patterns and commodity characteristics to perform job duties.
  • Use various procurement systems as required to complete the procurement process.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience


  • Knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four 4 years of college
  • Experience equivalent to 3 years of progressively responsible administrative work in a public or business organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Exceptional communication and discernment skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population across all levels of an organization

Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in business or public administration
  • Working knowledge of the functions of state government and of the character of relationships between the executive branch with the other branches, and between the executive branch, legislature, and other state entities
  • Experience in public administration, preferably with state government or public procurement
  • Knowledge of purchasing and public procurement

Office Information


The EEC’s administrative staff work in a collaborative environment subject to the direction of the Executive Director. The work location is an office setting, requiring business casual or business dress attire. This position will be located at the EEC’s Administrative Office located at 401 South Spring Street, William Stratton Building, Suite 513 in Springfield, Illinois.



This position is eligible to be a member of the State of Illinois Group Insurance program which includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage options. Additionally, this position will annually accrue 12 paid sick days, a minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 3 paid personal days, and be afforded 13 paid state holidays, prorated based on start date.

Work Hours:  Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours between 7:00am-6:00pm  
Work Location: 401 S. Spring St Springfield, IL 62704  
Agency Contact:

Lisa Nobles


Phone #:217-558-1393

Job Function:  Fiscal/Finance/Business; Clerical and Administrative Support  



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