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Public Service Administration Option 8

Job Description:

The Public Service Administrator is designed for a broad band of middle management positions located in agencies, boards, and commissions and subject to the Civil Service Code. Positions allocated to this class serve as policy implementing officials and/or have considerable administrative responsibilities that are managerial, supervisory, or confidential in nature.

Desirable Requirements:

Education and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college, preferably with courses in business or public administration; specific requirements vary by position and relate to the position's duties and responsibilities as defined by the agency of employment and as approved by the Director of the Department of Central Management Services or his/her designee.
Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization; specific requirements vary according to the position's duties and functions assigned by the agency and as approved by the Director of the Department of Central Management Services or his/her designee.

Knowledges, Skills and Abilities Requires extensive knowledge of public and business administration, principles and practices.
Requires extensive knowledge of agency programs and service objectives, activities and operational systems.
Requires extensive knowledge of staff utilization and employee motivation.
Requires extensive knowledge of labor and employment development.
Requires extensive knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
Requires ability to develop and manage a supportive agency program.
Requires ability to analyze administrative problems and adopt an effective course of action.
Requires ability to develop, install and evaluate new and revised methods, procedures and performance standards.
Requires ability to exercise judgment and discretion in developing, implementing and interpreting departmental policies and procedures.
Requires ability to estimate and budget for future needs and cost of personnel, space, equipment, supplies and services.
Requires ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships.
In addition to English verbal and written skills, candidates may be required to translate, speak and write a foreign language at a colloquial skill level. Some positions may require manual communication skills.

Pay Scale:

$6,419 - $9,900.00 Monthly

Benefits:

The State of Illinois provides employees with Health, Vision, and Dental insurance with a small co-payment from employees. Life insurance is provided at 100% your annual salary. This position includes a pension plan.

Benefit time for new employees includes three (3) personal business days, ten (10) vacation days, and twelve (12) sick days per year.

How to apply within the Illinois Department of Corrections:

      1. Visit https://www.illinois.gov/sites/work
      2. Click on the (forms) link on the left hand side of the page
            a. Non-state employees click on CMS100 and fill this out completely (see attached)
            b. Current state employees click on CMS100B and fill this out completely (see attached)
      3. For additional information on how to fill out the CMS100 click the link CMS100 help underneath the (forms) tab on the left hand side.
            a. You must select county prefer
      4. Mail signed application off to CMS along with supporting documentation
          CMS Bureau of Personnel
          Examining and Counseling Division
          Stratton Office Building, Room 500
          Springfield, Illinois 62706

Please contact the CMS Assessment Center nearest to you for more information or call 217-782-7100