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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 11, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62704

Job Requisition ID:  15585

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services 
Closing Date/Time:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  $7,084 - $8,333/monthly - anticipated starting monthly salary $7,084 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Confidential Exclusion 063 


****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************


Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Central Management Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (If applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.


The Illinois Department of Central Management Services Internal Personnel Office is seeking to hire a Recruitment Manager to coordinate the agency’s recruiting program to establish and implement many of the agency’s recruitment program initiatives. The ideal candidate for this position will be well organized and able to adapt to change in a collaborative, fast paced environment. The candidate will also need to be able to communicate effectively with prospective employees, as well as the agency’s Internal Personnel staff, Bureau management teams, and the Diversity Enrichment office.


  • Serves as recruitment manager for the Department of Central Management Services (CMS) Internal Personnel Office
  • Manages the evaluation of Internal Personnel Hiring operations
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with private and public organizations
  • Plans and implements workshops and training programs for difficult-to-fill titles to recruit in the Department of Central Management Services
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above


  • Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years college
  • Requires three years progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or private organization working in Human Resources
  • Requires two years recruiting experience


  • Prefers two (2) years professional experience in conducting interpersonal/in-person, active recruiting efforts (job fairs, university events, career days, military recruiting)
  • Prefers two (2) years professional experience in optimizing processes or implementing continuous improvement initiatives in a professional environment
  • Prefers two (2) years professional experience overseeing a project from start to completion, managing schedules, and timelines
  • Prefers two (2) years professional experience with managing, analyzing, and reporting on statistical data
  • Prefers proficiency generating reports utilizing word processing and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Prefers college coursework in business or public administration, human resources, organizational management, organizational staffing, business and personal ethics, recruitment, hiring/employee onboarding, or a related field


  • 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
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel

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

CMS Internal Personnel

401 S. Spring Street, Room 414

Springfield, IL 62706

FAX:  217-558-5943

Email:  CMS.Applications@illinois.gov

Phone #:  217-558-3089

Job Function: Administration/Management 


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.


The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

Nearest Major Market: Springfield