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1615 W. Washington St., Springfield, IL 62702

Office for Human Resources

Welcome to the Office for Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources provides professional employment and benefit services to those doing the work of the Church in the Diocese of Springfield.  The department commits to fulfill its mission of employee recruitment, selection and retention in a Christ-like manner.

Important Notices

Important Employment Application Revisions
New Illinois Law effective September 29, 2019

Illinois amended its Equal Pay act to include a ban on salary-history inquiries on applications and in job interviews. The ban takes effect 9/29/2019. Under the law employers may only ask job applicants about compensation expectations for a given role. Penalties for noncompliance could be as high as $10,000 for special damages, civil penalties up to $5,000 for each violation, injunctive relief, and attorney’s fees and costs. The application templates on Office for Human Resources webpage have been amended accordingly effective 8/2019. Please destroy any previous editions of employment applications and begin using the revised applications posted on the diocesan website. Please review any other application documents specific to the parish/school requesting salary history information and revise accordingly.

New Illinois Minimum Wage Law

Governor Pritzker has signed a bill raising the Illinois minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.