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Office Manager

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Office Manager
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Posting Duration: 10/10/2018 - 10/15/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

This position provides administrative support, communication, and organizational skills to the assigned directors of development. Confidentiality must be maintained for prospect information. This position is responsible for assisting directors of development in all aspects of fundraising.


Required Qualifications

1. High school graduation or equivalent

2. Twenty-four (24) months of clerical/office support work experience comparable to that performed at the Office Support Specialist level of this series or in other positions of comparable responsibility

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, then employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications:

1. Strong writing skills; creative individual; ability to think strategically, work independently, and deal with prioritizing multiple projects.

2. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as superior organizational skills.

3. Knowledge of Internet, e-mail, and electronic calendars.

4. Experience with prospect database management.

5. Willingness and availability to participate in occasional evening and weekend activities.


15.64-16.42 per hour



Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University- Human Resoures
Contact: Brandy L. O'Grady
Phone Number:
Comments: Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

Please upload a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.

A civil service exam is required for this position. Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application status for testing.

You may print a copy of your application and bring it to the examination with you as a reference. Other documentation such as DD214 paperwork must be faxed, mailed, or delivered to Human Resources prior to the examination or provided at the time of testing in order to receive the maximum eligible points:

Fax: 309.438.7421, Attn: Brandy O'Grady
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

This position is represented by AFSCME Local 3236 - Clericals.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.