Central Management Services, Department of
Central Management Services (CMS) is the operational engine working behind the scenes to enable the State’s more than 80 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.

State Government Jobs
State of Illinois job postings and information
Buy State Surplus Property
State of Illinois' online (Ebay-style) auction
State Employee Data
State employee pay and personnel information is provided in the datasets.
Register, Become a Vendor, & Sell to State Government
Find State Contract Opportunities
Find Current Contract Opportunities and recent contract award notices.
Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program
Information on the Teachers' Retirement (health) Insurance Plan
Become a Vendor & sell to state government
Learn how to do business with the state and sell products and services as a vendor
Radio Services
Radio Services provides several news stories and plenty of raw audio each day about state programs and services, press conferences and legislative action. We also offer PSA production, CD duplication, voiceovers, live streaming of major events and other audio services.
Local Government Health Plan
Local Government Health Plan - Benefits information
Graphic Design
Professional graphic design + a low cost guarantee = IOCI Design & Publications. The wide range of services offered include media ad buying, hand illustrations, computer design, translations, banners, brochures, advertisements, websites and reports.
Information on State Seal, Song, and Symbols
Find out about the history of the State Seal, lyrics for the State Song, and what our state symbols are.
State Employees Group Insurance Program
Information about health, vision and dental insurance for state employees
Deferred Compensation Plan
Information and forms to enroll in (tax) deferred compensation plan.
College Insurance Program
Site with information FOR STATE EMPLOYEES about securing health insurance coverage for college students in your family
Website Creation
Website design and development is done in collaboration with the Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) Web Services.
News Release Archive Search
Editorial Services
Provides a daily news clip service to all branches of state government. Additionally, Editorial Services processes and distributes news releases to the news media and other special interest groups on behalf of state government agencies, boards, and commissions.
Video & Satellite Services
Video production services are available for remote and studio productions of state government news coverage, public service announcements, interviews, educational or informational programs, and official events around the State of Illinois. These productions can be live and/or taped, which can be available via satellite to TV stations.