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Human Resource Manager

Marcfirst’s mission is to connect families and people with developmental disabilities to their community through a lifetime of meaningful supports. Located in Normal, Illinois, Marcfirst provides a continuum of services and supports for families, children and adults throughout their lifetime including residential, vocational development, employment, high school transition and therapeutic supports for children.

Marcfirst envisions a community that encourages and accepts all people.

Marcfirst is seeking a full-time Human Resources Manager. In this role you will work collaboratively with our small HR team to perform a variety of HR responsibilities for the organization, primarily focused on recruitment and talent selection, orientation and onboarding, benefits and leave administration, policy and job description development, HR recordkeeping and reporting, along with a variety of HR-related administrative tasks. Position will supervise day-to-day operations with a team of two full-time Human Resources Generalists and a part-time HR Assistant. Position reports to the Chief Human Resources

If you are someone who can work with ambiguity and thrives on digging into the details of creating and contributing to an engaging and successful candidate and employee experience, you will enjoy this role.

At Marcfirst we offer our employees the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, as each of us contribute to the success of our dynamic organization. Come grow with us and let us show you why the employees at Marcfirst love what they do!

Learn More Here:  Marcfirst HR Manager.pdf

Farnsworth Group
Corporate Recruiter

Come join the Farnsworth Group team and find out why our employees have earned us the Great Place to Work certification for several consecutive years!  Farnsworth Group is a 130-year old, employee-owned full-service Engineering, Architecture and Land Surveying firm with approximately 500 employees. We can provide employment opportunities located throughout a nationwide network of offices. Give us a closer look and discover why we are a Great Place to Work!

Farnsworth Group is seeking a Corporate Recruiter in our Bloomington, IL office. In this role, you will have the opportunity to manage full life-cycle recruiting efforts for engineering, architectural and support related positions that are internal to the company.

In addition, you will work directly with management and employees on employee relations and provide advice and guidance on various HR topics. Lear more here:

Farnsworth Corporate Recruiter.docx

Illinois State University
Labor Relations Specialist

This is a position in the Labor Relations and Academic Employee Relations (LER) Unit in Human Resources. The LER Unit plans, negotiates, and administers labor contracts for 16 bargaining units covering 750+/- Civil Service employees, 400+/- Graduate Assistants, and 500+/- Non-Tenure Track Faculty. The LER Unit also consults with supervisory staff regarding performance issues for Administrative Professional staff, Faculty Associates, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, and Graduate Assistants.

The Labor Relations Specialist is responsible for performing core labor relations and employee relations functions, including coaching and counseling managers regarding grievances and academic employee performance management, facilitating grievance meetings and assisting in the development of grievance responses, drafting performance documentation, completing projects related to negotiations planning (research, proposal costing, etc.), administering labor-management agreements, and performing a variety of other functions in support of the Labor Relations and Academic Employee Relations (LER) Unit in ISU Human Resources.

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Illinois State University - Personnel Specialist for Event Management, Dining and Hospitality

The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 13 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

This position assist with the development, execution, and evaluation of the departmental human resource processes and policies including hiring, on boarding, orientation, corrective action, performance appraisal, and timekeeping.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.  Click here for full job description:  ISU.docx

Initial review of applications will begin June 7, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  Applications must be submitted no later than June 15, 2021.  To assure full consideration, an application along with a resume/curriculum vita, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), transcripts and cover letter must be submitted online at 

Illinois State University - Civil Service Employment Consultant

Provides guidance and assistance in areas of Employment, Compensation, Classification, discipline, and employee relations for Civil Service and Extra Help positions. Coaches and counsels' supervisors and administrators regarding policies and procedures related to recruitment and selection, probationary periods, layoffs, promotions, discipline, performance issues and other personnel actions. As part of a team with other Human Resource professionals, collaborate and participate in group and cross-functional initiatives and provide constructive support pertaining to the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Learn more or apply online here!

COUNTRY Financial - Senior Compensation Analyst

As Senior Compensation Analyst at COUNTRY Financial, you will use your expertise and experience to assist with the development, implementation and administration of our competitive and equitable compensation programs that are designed to meet our talent needs in alignment with our pay for performance philosophy. You will work in collaboration with a seasoned team of motivated professionals to provide best in class service to our internal clients. If you have a strong compensation background and are a hard-working, forward thinking, highly motivated, committed to improvement, likes to learn new things type of person, submit your application today!

Apply online here!

Champaign County Regional Planning Commission

Workforce Development Program Manager

The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission seeks candidates for the position of Workforce Development Program Manager. Champaign County RPC is a people-focused and progressive agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work. From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people. Under the direction of the Director of Workforce Development, the Program Manager is responsible for the implementation, operation, and evaluation of Federal and State Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) policies at the East Central Illinois workNet Center and its satellite offices.  The position in responsible for compliance monitoring, technical assistance, grant management, and effective continuous improvement for workforce program services. Outstanding candidates will have rich analytical skills, familiarity with technology and databases, and be able to support staff performance goals using data. In addition, the Program Manager is responsible for creating and providing reports that include performance indicators, budget overviews, and policy recommendations to assist the Director and respective boards with oversight and decision making. 

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of professional work experience in planning, developing, and researching work directly related to program design and administration, business outreach, workforce or community development.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business Administration, Organizational Development, or Public Administration with two years of direct program management experience required
  • Possess an in-depth working knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and associated state and federal administrative and regulatory requirements
  • Must possess strong leadership skills, effective written and oral communication abilities, including the ability to speak comfortably before large audiences and engage in open dialogue
  • Ability to convey complex concepts accurately and succinctly present to distinctly different audiences
  • Ability to build consensus among workforce system stakeholders;
  • Have a strong commitment to improving employment and economic opportunities for all members of the local community.

The Bloomington-Normal Public Transit Agency (dba Connect Transit) -  Human Resource Manager

The Bloomington-Normal Public Transit Agency (dba Connect Transit) is seeking an experienced, motivated, and talented professional to join its management team as a full-time Human Resources (HR) Manager.  Connect Transit is a public transportation agency providing fixed route and demand response transportation services to the Bloomington-Normal community in Central Illinois.  The organization has 132 full-time employees, 97 of which are included in a collective bargaining unit.

The HR Manager works under the direction of the General Manager of the transit system.  The HR Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing all employment related programs and activities including payroll, benefits administration, compliance, recruiting, onboarding, records management, labor relations, and professional development.  The HR Manager is supported by a full-time Human Resource Assistant. 

For information on employee benefits and our organization, visit our website at

The starting salary range for the position is $70,000 to $95,000 DOQ/E.   Connect Transit provides a comprehensive benefits package to all management employees.  To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references to Mark R. Peterson, Interim General Manager, at   Applications will be considered until the position is filled.  Connect Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, or related field of study and at least one HR professional certifications from HRCI, SHRM, or IPMA-HR.  A master’s degree is preferred.  Applicants should also have at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible exempt level experience in the human resource management field. Prior experience with a public sector agency is desirable but not required.

Human Resource Generalist

In this role you will work collaboratively with our small HR team to perform a variety of HR responsibilities for the organization, primarily focused on recruitment and talent selection, orientation and onboarding, benefits and leave administration, job description development, HR recordkeeping and reporting, along with a variety of HR-related administrative tasks.  If you are someone who can work with ambiguity and thrives on digging into the details of creating and contributing to an engaging and successful candidate and employee experience, you will enjoy this role. At Marcfirst we offer our employees the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, as each of us contribute to the success of our dynamic organization.  Come grow with us and let us show you why the employees at Marcfirst love what they do!

Typical workweek will allow some flexibility in daytime work schedule, Monday thru Friday, with occasional overtime as needed to support the department.  This position requires minimal travel within the local area on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s Degree in a human resources-related field, with minimum one year relative work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience working in a human services setting preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
  • Experience working with applicant tracking and HR/Payroll software desired.
  • Engaging hands-on team member with effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Critical thinker, detailed, problem solver with high ethical standards
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, and be able to successfully pass criminal, DCFS, safe driving background check, TB test and drug screen

Physical Requirements:

Employee will perform job primarily in an office setting, frequently sitting for prolonged periods of time.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently expected to talk, hear, and possess clear close and distance vision.  Employee will regularly stand, walk, use hands, fingers to reach or feel.  Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and use stairs. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Here are some of the benefits we will offer you:

  • Supportive and positive work environment
  • Professional development, training and certification opportunities
  • Flexible schedule options
  • Comprehensive benefit plans
  • Paid time off including vacation, personal time, and holidays

To Apply:  Visit our website at



Heartland Community College, Phi Beta Lambda "Suit Up Closet"

Donate your gently used or new business attire and healthcare attire such as scrubs to Heartland Normal Campus, Student Commons Building Room 1511 during regular Library hours.

Learn more about this initiative here.


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Bloomington, IL 61702


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