The Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) of the State of Illinois seeks an administrative and HR assistant for a position with the EEC administrative office. Under general direction of Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) Administrative Office staff, this position performs a variety of complex, specialized clerical and administrative duties for the EEC’s Administrative Office.
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 Employee Ethics Act. The Commission is responsible for appointing chief procurement officers (CPOs). The CPOs are subject-matter experts on procurement an maintain their independence on procurement decisions as set forth in the Illinois Procurement Code.
Responsibilities include, under direction of the EEC General Counsel or the EEC Office Administrator
The members of the administrative staff work in a collaborative environment, subject to the direction of the EEC General Counsel or the EEC Office Administrator. Successful members of this team have a demonstrated interest in, enthusiasm for, and commitment to public service. The desired candidate is self-motivated, with an ability to resolve issues with a resourceful, independent attitude. The work location is an office setting, requiring business casual or business dress attire.
This is a full-time position with a work week consisting of 37 ½ hours per work during normal business hours.
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.
Illinois Executive Ethics Commission
401 South Spring Street
William Stratton Building, Room 515
Springfield, Illinois 62706
This position is not covered by the Personnel Code and not subject to collective bargaining. It does not require a current grade from Central Management Services. Employees of the Executive Ethics Commission are not permitted to hold public office or engage in certain political activity.
Executive Ethics Commission
Human Resources Office
401 South Spring Street, William Stratton Building, Room 515
Springfield, Illinois 62706
How to Apply
For full consideration, applicants should email the following to Christine.Lazarides@illinois.gov by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2020:
Special Note: Interviews for this position will be conducted via WebEx video. Please ensure that you have audio and video connection capabilities. Interviews are expected to begin the week of September 14, 2020.
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.