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STATEWIDE TRAVEL COORDINATOR (PSA, Opt. 1)

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 9, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-4060

Job Requisition ID:  1807

Agency:  Department of Central Management Services  
Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2021 
Salary:  $6,414 - $9,816/month; anticipated starting salary $6,414 CBA language applies 
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 #

 1807

POSITION OVERVIEW

This position serves as the State of Illinois Statewide Travel Coordinator. This professional level position has the ability to positively affect the daily work of thousands of State employees. The Department of Central Management Services' Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BoSS) is seeking to hire a detail oriented, dynamic leader who will administer, organize and coordinate the statewide travel program on behalf of the Governor’s Travel Control Board and Travel Regulation Council.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Plans, executes, controls, and administers all travel related policies, procedures and regulations for all state agencies under the jurisdiction of the Governor's Travel Control Board.
  • Serves as lead negotiator with travel vendors to establish discounted rates and services to be used by all state agencies. 
  • Approves all agency travel arrangement forms. 
  • Coordinates, schedules and prepares all materials and documents for quarterly meetings of the Governor's Travel Control Board and annual meetings of the Travel Regulation Council.
  • Reviews and comments on legislative proposals related to statewide travel.
  • Reviews Central Management Services website to provide updated and timely content related to travel policies, meeting minutes, Frequently Asked Questions, and other notifications.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration. 
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Requires extensive knowledge of principles and practices of public and business administration as well as agency policies and procedures. 
  • Requires ability to develop, evaluate and implement policies and procedures. 
  • Requires ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with both state agencies as well as private sector vendors.
  • Requires ability to prioritize critical tasks.
  • Requires excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Requires working knowledge of general software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Requires the ability to exhibit good judgment and maintain confidentiality.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Ability to pass a background check.

Work Hours:  8:30AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday  
Work Location: 1000 E Converse Ave Springfield, IL 62702-4060  
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 SEPERATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via fax to: 

CMS Internal Personnel 

Fax Number: 217-558-5943

 

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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.

 

** DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

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