he Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) of the State of Illinois seeks applicants for the position of Procurement Systems Specialist with the Chief Procurement Office (CPO) for General Services.
The 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 Employees Ethics Act. The Commission is also responsible for appointing the Chief Procurement Officers (CPO). The talented and dedicated staff of the Chief Procurement Office for General Services ensures that the more than $7 billion in procurements under its jurisdiction are fair, transparent, accountable, and in the best interest of the State.
The Procurement Systems Specialist reports to the Procurement Systems Manager and works with the BidBuy team, the Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) system owners, Joint Purchasing Program managers, and Small Business Set Aside Program managers. This role is responsible for performance and oversight of activities relating to procurement systems and programs. The Procurement Systems Specialist works with Chief Procurement Office staff, representatives from other State agencies, and other government entities to plan for and carry out necessary changes to the procurement systems. The position collaborates with systems owners and program managers to ensure system and program websites are up to date, systems interface changes operate correctly, and procurement system news and training information is current and accurately maintained.
Responsibilities of the Procurement Systems Specialist include:
To become a part of this energetic and exceptional organization the Procurement Systems Specialist must possess the following qualifications and skills:
Office Information The Procurement Systems Specialist works in a collaborative environment. Successful members of this team are adaptable, detail-oriented, energetic, and enjoy working in an ever-changing environment. This position will interact with the public via email, telephone, and in person. The work location is an office setting, requiring business casual or business dress attire.
Address: 401 South Spring Street, William Stratton Building,
Springfield, Illinois 62706
Work hours: This is a full-time position with a work week consisting of 37 ½ hours per week during normal business hours.
Benefits: This position is eligible to be a member of the State of Illinois Group Insurance program with health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage options. Additionally, this position will earn 12 paid sick days per calendar year, a minimum of 10 paid vacation days per calendar year, 3 paid personal days per calendar year, and 12 paid state holidays per calendar year, prorated based on start date.
This is a non-code position. This position is not subject to collective bargaining and does not require a current grade from Central Management Services. NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire.
Agency Contact: Executive Ethics Commission Human Resources Office 401 South Spring Street, William Stratton Building, Room 515 Springfield, Illinois 62706
How to Apply Applicants should send the following to the address above by 4:30pm on Friday July 27, 2018:
Applicants may also submit required information via email to Rebecca.Shuster@illinois.gov. The Executive Ethics Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. Please contact the Human Resources Office with requests for reasonable accommodations. The Equal Employment Opportunity / American with Disabilities Act Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance with these laws. Any issues or concerns should be addressed to the EEO/ADA Officer at 401 S. Spring St, Room 515, Springfield, Illinois, 62706, or by calling (217) 558-1393.