State Universities Civil Service System
1717 Philo Road, Suite 24
Urbana, IL 61802
This is a printable version of      


Page Spot
Job Details

This posting is no longer active.

Office Manager

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Office Manager
View Class Spec Details
Posting Duration: 11/1/2018 - 11/13/2018
Probation Period: 6 months

Job Description

The Office Manager organizes and coordinates the administrative operations in support of the School of Theatre and Dance (SOTD) and the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF). The Office Manager facilities projects on behalf of the Director/Producer, SOTD Administrative Aide, SOTD Academic Advisor, and the ISF Leadership Team. The Office Manager is responsible for managing the tasks in order to meet deadlines, in addition to the day-to-day operations of the School and the Festival. This position is located in the main office and is the first person that faculty, staff, students, and prospective students and their families encounter to answer their questions and to assist them with a variety of tasks. This position must be knowledgeable about School and Festival activities and University policies and procedures.

The School of Theatre and Dance offers a Bachelor's, a Master's, a 60-hour Master of Fine Arts degree, and a year-round ambitious production schedule. This mainstage production schedule consists of eight plays and two dance concerts during the academic school year and three plays during the summer with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.


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.

1. Knowledgeable about School of Theatre and Dance activities, academic programs, and University policies.

2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


$15.64 - $16.42 per hour


ISU Jobs

Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: School of Theatre & Dance
Contact: Kira Shelton
Phone Number:
Comments: All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted.

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please prepare in advance a resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references with phone numbers to attach to this application.

A Civil Service examination will be required. You will be notified by e-mail if you meet the qualifications for the examination. You may print a copy of your application and bring it to the examination with you as a reference. Please closely monitor your email for correspondence regarding your application status.

Other documentation such as a DD214 (official military discharge) must also be brought to the Civil Service exam if applicable in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

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.