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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

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The State of Illinois is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Further, federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, interview for a job, or for any other activity related to the hiring process. Examples of reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to, making a change to the application process (if possible), providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss an accommodation.

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Date:  Nov 23, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62704

Job Requisition ID:  21204

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services 
Closing Date/Time:  12/09/2022 
Salary:  $6,931-$9,096/monthly-anticipated 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Confidential Exclusion 063 


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


Posting Identification Number 21204


Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. 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 Personnel Office is seeking to hire a Statewide Program and Process Development Advisor to coordinate the various projects, systems, policies, procedures, and program initiatives of the Bureau of Personnel. 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 internal CMS staff, agency staff, and external government and private entities


  • Under general direction of the Assistant Deputy Director of the Bureau of Personnel (BOP), serves as Statewide Program and Process Development Advisor.
  • Performs highly sensitive and confidential special projects for the BOP relative to issues/concerns with all aspects of BOP, including transactions, examining, and counseling, classification, class studies, compensation, test development, hiring training and determination.
  • Provides training, direction, and advice to agencies on proper and acceptable methods of hiring and transaction workflow in accordance with the Personnel Code, Rules, Pay Plan, current collective bargaining agreements, Transactions Manual and other applicable laws and processes.
  • Confers with agencies to determine more effective and efficient processes related to statewide personnel issues, with particular emphasis to hiring, transactions and examining workflow.
  • Participates in administrative conferences and meetings with the BOP Deputy Director and executive level staff to discuss and serve in an advisory capacity providing technical assistance regarding implementation of methods, procedures, and workflow processes and operations of the Bureau of Personnel.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for Bureau of Personnel management in Union meetings and Union contract negotiations including Master contract negotiations.
  • 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 of college, preferably in business or public administration.
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.


  • Two (2) years of professional experience working in optimizing processes or implementing continuous improvement initiatives in a professional environment.
  • Two (2) years of professional experience developing, installing, and evaluating new and revised methods, procedures, and performance standards.
  • Two (2) years professional experience with managing, analyzing, and reporting on statistical data.
  • Prefers advanced proficiency generating reports utilizing word processing and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, SharePoint, or similar to collate and present information and reports.
  • One (1) year of professional experience in a human resources environment.


  • 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 use of an agency-supplied mobile phone.
  • This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.

Work Hours:  8:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday - Friday 
Work Location: 401 S. Spring St Springfield, IL 62704 
Agency Contact: 
Job Family: Administration/Management 


Agency statement

Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State's more than 60 agencies, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable services 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 fleet oversight and support; surplus property programs; print and electronic communications services; and administrative hearings coordination.



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Nearest Major Market: Springfield