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    Company:  Bank of Springfield

    Job Title:  Human Resources Specialist

    Position Profile:  

    • Oversees the bank’s recruiting/interviewing process (excluding managerial levels and above); posts approved positions, reviews applicants and conducts pre-screenings (including the bank’s pre-employment screening program); coordinates interviews and selection process with hiring manager.
    • Oversees the new employee orientation program; ensures new employees receive successful orientation and that all required documentation is obtained; works with applicable staff members to schedule any needed training with the new hire.
    • Maintains the bank’s timekeeping/attendance system; provides assistance and instruction to employees as needed.
    • Assists in preparing and processing payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
    • May assist in organizational training and development efforts
    • Assists in the maintenance of Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database as needed.
    • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
    • May assist in surveying industry trends, completing salary surveys and reviewing information obtained from the results.
    • Maintains personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements, ensuring accuracy and confidentially.
    • Assists Human Resources Director with various research projects and/or special projects.
    • Keeps employee records up-to-date by processing employee status changes in timely fashion.
    • Explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees.
    • Keeps abreast of the payroll processing system and applicable changes in wage and tax laws


    • Associates Degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Two (2) to four(4) years of job-related experience, preferably in Human Resources or related field.
    • Requires excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.
    • Requires highly effective telephone and verbal communication skills.
    • Requires reliable interpersonal skills capable of handling and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive, classified and private information, documentation and conversations.
    • Extensive experience in Word, Excel, Payroll and other applicable database programs helpful.
    • Knowledge of Company policies/procedures, HR best practices and current regulations, interviewing/hiring process and benefit packages, or the ability & willingness to learn.
    • Requires exceptional organizational skills, as well as the ability to adapt to changes and adjust priorities as needed (sometimes on very short notice).
    • Requires sound judgment and independent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with people in potentially stressful situations required.
    • Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines required.

    Contact: Interested applicants can apply online at:

    BOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) (Posted 4/20/2018)


    Company:  HSHS/Prairie Cardiovascular Consultants (Prairie)

    Job Title:  Director, Human Resources

    Position Profile:  

    The Director, Human Resources at Prairie is responsible for working with Prairie leadership and HSHS System HR leadership to create strategies for talent acquisition, colleague relations, colleague engagement and compensation, maintaining the ministry’s preparedness for regulatory compliance surveys and coaching managers and other leaders. The position is a member of the Prairie executive leadership team and the HSHS HR executive leadership team and reports directly to David Beach, HSHS Chief Human Resources Officer and Dr. Marc Shelton, President, Prairie.


    A Bachelor’s in Related Discipline is required. A Masters in Related Discipline is preferred. Five (5) years of Human Resources experience is required. Three (3) years of Leadership experience or equivalent in a related field is required. Preferred Certificates, Licenses & Registrations are as followed: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR); Professional in Human Resources (PHR); Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP); Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

    Qualified candidates must be committed to supporting the mission, philosophy and goals of HSHS and the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis.

    Contact: Interested applicants can apply online at: or by sending cover letter/resume to:

    HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) (Posted 4/9/2018)


    Company:  Springfield Clinic

    Job Title:  Benefits Specialist

    Position Profile:  

    Under the direct supervision of the Benefits Manager, the Benefits Specialist is responsible for the timely and accurate administration of the Springfield Clinic company benefit programs and processes, including but not limited to: health, dental, life, disability, flexible spending, retirement plans, paid-time off, worker's compensation and COBRA.


    Associate's degree with a minimum of 3 years HR related experience required or Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field. - Previous benefits experience strongly preferred. - Previous experience in HR setting preferred. - HRIS (i.e. PeopleSoft) experience preferred. - Human Resources related certification (PHR/SHRM-CP) preferred. - Must be a self-starter, extremely organized, with a high attention to detail, and able to work independently with moderate supervision or direction. - Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite especially Word and Excel preferred.

    Contact: Interested applicants can apply online at (Job ID # 11356)

    The Springfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, it is the policy of Springfield Clinic to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, veteran's status, unfavorable discharge from military service, marital status, handicap, disability, or other legally prohibited bases with regard to actions such as employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer, recruitment or recruitment advertising, layoff or termination, rates of pay or forms of compensation, and selection for training. (Posted 4/4/2018)


    Company:  Illinois College

    Job Title:  Executive Director of Career Development and Experiential Learning Department

    Position Profile:  

    The newly-created position of Executive Director of Career Development and Experiential Learning integrates career development and experiential learning with the goal of ensuring that Illinois College students Graduate READY and are well prepared to articulate the professional abilities and skills they have acquired through their curricular and co-curricular experiences. The position oversees the Center for Career Readiness which supports the professional development of students through a range of activities and opportunities. Five full-time staff members report to the Executive Director, including two career development professionals, the coordinator of community-based learning, the director of global education and undergraduate research, and an administrate assistant.   

    The Executive Director will be responsible for both on-campus and external initiatives, with approximately one-third time off campus developing relationships with prospective employers and otherwise cultivating career-development opportunities for IC students. On campus this individual will coordinate with faculty departments and multiple campus offices to develop opportunities for professional and career development, including graduate and professional school readiness and support for students to present strong applications for graduate work. S/he will oversee, organize, and deliver programming and/or coursework toward these ends. The initiatives for the Center for Career Readiness include: structuring connections between intercultural and international experiences and career development; promoting leadership and career development programming in partnership with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Athletics, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Student Life and Development, and other campus offices; collaborating with faculty and academic departments on discipline-specific professional and graduate-school development efforts such as targeted internships, undergraduate research, and campus visits from working professionals in the fields; and continuing ongoing work to emphasize the career development elements of on-campus employment, to structure and encourage internships, to provide excellent career development programming, to develop a robust co-curricular transcript, and to provide support to all students in the career development and exploration process. 

    Essential Functions:

    • Provide leadership and support to Center staff in providing opportunities for students to gain real-world knowledge and experience leading to career and graduate-school readiness through such activities as internships, on-campus employment, undergraduate research, and community-based learning.
    • Promote Illinois College through outreach to potential employers in the local region and beyond.  These include corporations, non-profit organizations, and governmental organizations.  Particular emphasis on organizations with an existing connection to the College (e.g. an employer of alumni).
    • Inform and educate the College community about important career trends locally, regionally, and nationally; thorough knowledge of workforce trends essential.
    • Ensure that the work of the Center is widely publicized on and off campus among all constituencies – current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and prospective employers –  through traditional and social media.
    • Understand and effectively utilize appropriate technology to support career development activities.
    • Develop programming to prepare Illinois College students to be competitive in the job market and for graduate/professional school.
    • Promote Illinois College as a superior provider of talent to local and regional organizations.
    • Secure resources for the work of the Center.
    • Supervise Center personnel and coordinate efforts with other campus offices in support of the Center’s mission.
    • Strategically manage the budget.
    • Assess and evaluate the work of the Center to ensure effective delivery of service and positive outcomes.


    • Master's degree in human resources, student personnel, MBA, or other appropriate field.  
    • Minimum of ten years relevant, progressively-responsible professional experience, with at least five in career/work force development or career services in a collegiate environment. 
    • Evidence of effective supervisory and organizational leadership experience. 
    • Evidence of successful public relations or other organizational promotional activities. 
    • Knowledge and Skills
    • Broad understanding of principles of career development, career counseling, job search strategies, market trends, employer relations, and recruitment practices.
    • Extensive knowledge of current career trends and opportunities.
    • Strong networking and public relations skills.
    • A comfortable public presence. 
    • Intercultural competence and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to use and evaluate software.
    • Creativity and vision for program development in a rapidly changing environment.
    • Knowledge of student development and passion for working with college students.
    • Professionalism and the ability to impart professional values to career-seekers.
    • Strong budget management skills and ability to use resources strategically.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with many offices and programs across campus, including: academic departments and faculty; Admissions; Development and Alumni Relations; Marketing; Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Athletics, and others. 
    • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Extensive professional contacts in the state of Illinois.
    • Experience both within and outside higher education.

    Contact: To apply submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to the Office of Human Resources by e-mail to or by mail to:
    Office of Human Resources
    Illinois College
    1101 West College Avenue
    Jacksonville, IL 62650

    Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women. (Posted 4/3/2018)


    Company:  Lincoln Land Community College

    Job Title:  Human Resources Assistant

    Position Profile: LLCC is seeking candidates for a Human Resources Assistant. This position will serve as the lead reception for visitors and callers to the Human Resources department. Additionally, this position will do the filing for the entire department and will complete large volumes of data entry in the updating of employee records.


    • Provide telephone and public reception in a courteous and professional manner for the Human Resources Office. Give general information and direct inquiries to appropriate personnel. Assist new employees with new hire paperwork completion.
    • Provide general clerical support including word processing; filing; scanning; copying; faxing; processing incoming and outgoing mail; employment, salary and I-9 verifications; uploading application documents; and other office tasks as needed.
    • Assist and serve as the backup to the Human Resources Associate with core functions including hiring proposal review and reconciliation, payroll processing, benefit leave time usage and accrual processing and SURS event processing.
    • Prepare bills for payment including newspaper ads, insurance and third-party administration fees, and other vendor payments. Prepare and manage blanket purchase orders and requisitions.
    • Process FSA checks, EFT registers and deposits.
    • Assist in the entering and tracking of data into various HR databases, including but not limited to, performance evaluations, new hire forms, employee change of address forms and other employment/benefit forms.
    • Monitor and ensure compliance with mandatory employee trainings, including but not limited to, new employee checklists, harassment prevention training, and screening committee training. Update employee records.
    • Create and disseminate HR forms and correspondence.
    • Maintain employee anniversary and birthday data and process monthly anniversary cards and birthday announcements.
    • Maintain and order office supplies.
    • Provide administrative support to various HR committees/teams and assist HR staff with special projects.


    • Associate degree or equivalent work experience

    • Clerical work experience
    • This position will serve as the lead reception for visitors and callers to the Human Resources department. Additionally, this position will do the filing for the entire department and will complete large volumes of data entry in the updating of employee records. Skills necessary to be successful in this position include:

    • Excellent computer skills, especially with Word and Excel
    • Excellent customer service and organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to function professionally and effectively under pressure
    • Excellent multitasking abilities in a busy office setting
    • Ability to work with sensitive and highly confidential information
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work with a diverse population

    Complete details on this entry-level position can be found at Online applications must be submitted by Sunday, April 8.  If you have a college degree or credits, please upload copies of your transcripts to your application along with a cover letter and resume. Photocopies of transcripts are acceptable to be uploaded. If you do not have transcripts to upload at the time of submission, please mail them to the address below and instead upload a Word document as your transcripts that indicates you will have transcripts sent directly to us. Please redact (black out) any personal information such as age, gender and Social Security Number from your transcripts or other documents you intend to share with us before you upload them to your application.

    Please provide the names of three people with whom you have worked or trained who have knowledge of your work-related abilities. Relatives are not acceptable references. These individuals will be sent an email (immediately after you submit your application) and be asked to answer a few brief questions about you. Please advise your references that the email will come from

    Requisition Specific Questions

    1. * How does your education and/or experience qualify you for this position?  (Open Ended Question)
    2. * What office/clerical/computer experience or training have you had?  (Open Ended Question)
    3. * Describe your organizational skills and previous filing experience.  (Open Ended Question)
    4. * How do you organize and prioritize daily, weekly and long range work? What technology do you use to assist with prioritizing?  (Open Ended Question)
    5. * Describe your experience with data entry and accuracy.  (Open Ended Question)
    6. * Do you have experience using Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel? Yes/No
    7. * What prompted you to apply to Lincoln Land Community College?
      • Social Media  /  Publication  /  Job Fair  /  Website
    8. * Please indicate the specific website, publication, or source where you saw this vacancy posted.  (Open Ended Question)

    Please contact the Human Resources office at 217-786-2752 if you have any questions.

    Lincoln Land Community College
    ATTN: Human Resources
    P.O. Box 19256
    Springfield, IL 62794

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and drug-screen. (Posted 3/27/2018)