Business/Administrative Associate (IPHEC Contract Specialist) - OBFS Illinois Public Higher Educati




Civil Service Classification Department % Time
(# of months)
Work Schedule Minimum Salary Business/Administrative Associate (IPHEC Contract Specialist) OBFS - Illinois Public Higher Education Coorperative (IPHEC) 100%
(12 months)
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

$19.47/hr

This position does not require the applicant to be present for an exam. However, you must submit an exam request form to be considered. The University will conduct a credential assessment. Your exam score will be based on the application materials submitted.

Position Description:
The University of Illinois' University Administration seeks a Contract Specialist (BAA) to be responsible for fundamental commodity and service procurements and contracts on behalf of the Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (IPHEC). This position will be instrumental in the procurement process, working with University staff and vendors during the bid/proposal process, contract creation, and execution of contracts related to IPHEC.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's degree in business administration, management or a field related to the position
2. Two years of professional level accounting, managerial and/or business experience, one year of which was at an administrative level
3. Additional education, training and/or work experience in the area of specialization inherent to the position may be required

Preferred Skill/Knowledge:
1. Knowledge of the Illinois Procurement Code and University procedures related to contracting and procurement.

To View Classification Specifications:
http://www.sucss.illinois.gov/documents/ClassSpecs/htm/spec5010.htm

Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, which will be no later than August 28, 2017, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form for Business Admin Associate (IPHEC Contract Specialist) (you must submit both) at jobs.illinois.edu by clicking "Apply to Job" on Civil Service Jobs/Application above. If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required, in which case you should follow the instructions for returning applicants. A request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to submitting your exam request.

For this Credential Assessment exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including coordinating and managing the business/financial and/or administrative operations of a unit.

To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, go to jobs.illinois.edu. Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: SHR-TESTING@mx.uillinois.edu and shr@uillinois.edu.

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus' commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)



College Name or Administrative Unit: OBFS
Category: Civil Service
Title: Business/Administrative Associate (IPHEC Contract Specialist) - OBFS Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative (Champaign)
Open Date: 08/11/2017
Close Date: 08/28/2017
Organization Name: OBFS - State Univ Procurement

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