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Program Assistant for Illinois Retired Officer Concealed Carry

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  • Work Department: ILETSB Executive Institute
  • Class Title/Code: Program Assistant (5001)
  • Effective Date: Apr 3, 2024
  • Responsibilities:

    The Illinois Retired Officer Concealed Carry (IROCC) Program Assistant typically:

    1. Assists in the overall data entry and documentation of an IROCC application.
    2. Ensures all policies and procedures are followed for review and issuance of IROCC card.
    3. Monitors, provides and maintains all records, files and documents per guidelines.
    4. Answers phone calls and emails related to the program.
    5. Responsible for data collection, storage, input and certification documentation for the program.
    6. Conducts post reviews of all rules, regulations and law updates to program.
    7. Maintains and reviews all records to ensure the program activities comply with all statutory, regulatory, and administrative requirements.
  • Required Qualifications:


    1. Bachelor’s degree
    2. At least three (3) years of responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.

    *Note: Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1 year) of work experience.

  • Starting Salary: $17.44/hour
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Additional Information:

    Duties must be performed out of Springfield, IL.

    Take your career to the 'Necks Level!!

    • Benefits begin on day one with four health plan options to choose from with vision included in each plan
    • The State shares the cost of health coverage with you. Employee monthly contributions are determined by your annual salary. 
    • Sick and vacation time accrual begins on day one.  Accrue up to 12 sick leave days and 12 vacation days a year
    • WIU offers 12 paid holidays
    • Tuition Waiver up to six credit hours per semester at any public state university
    • Paid every other Friday by direct deposit

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, including copies of official academic transcripts and a current resume, via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials, including completed application, transcripts, and resume, are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.