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Office Support Specialist
Class Code: 3243
Occupational Area: Clerical
Work Area Secretarial
Probationary Period: 6 months
Last Action: Revised
Spec. Effective Date: 4/15/2008
Exam Effective Date: 4/15/2008
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  Office Support Assistant
  Office Support Associate
  Office Support Specialist
  Office Manager
  Office Administrator
Class Spec:  Adobe PDF Version
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Examination Details
Exam Format: Electronic Examination (E-Test)
Exam Component(s): 60 Multiple-Choice Questions
chosen randomly from the following categories:
  • Office Support Spc: English Language: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: English Language: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: English Language: Level 3
  • Office Support Spc: IT: E-Mail
  • Office Support Spc: IT: Spreadsheet
  • Office Support Spc: IT: Word Processing
  • Office Support Spc: Math: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: Math: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: Math: Level 3
  • Office Support Spc: Proofreading: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: Proofreading: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: Proofreading: Level 3
  • Office Support Spc: Reading Comp: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: Reading Comp: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: Reading Comp: Level 3
  • Office Support Spc: Secretary Procedures: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: Secretary Procedures: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: Spelling: Level 1
  • Office Support Spc: Spelling: Level 2
  • Office Support Spc: Vocabulary
Time Limit: 3 hours
Typing Test: Yes, a Typing Test is required.
Credentials Assessment:
A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's Education, Experience and Special Credentials/qualification (licenses, etc.). In order to determine an appropriate rating for each examination, a review of a résumé, cover letter, university/agency official employment application, college transcript, copies of license/certification and any other relevant material may be required.


Salary Range Data

The State Universities Civil Service System Office, on behalf of the Merit Board, approves salary rates and ranges for each authorized classification in use by Employers. Employers request Merit Board approval to establish, revise, correct, or delete pay rates or ranges through the Salary Data System, a web-based electronic approval process. All approved rates and ranges are compiled into a monthly report available in PDF format on the Salary Range Report page. This report is updated on the 15th (approximately) of each month. Listed below are actual, real-time, active pay ranges contained in the Salary Data System.


RateUniv/AgMinimumMidpointMaximumEff Date
EUI-AH University of Illinois (Robert Allerton House)$13.99$17.15$20.318/28/2005
NUIC University of Illinois (Chicago)$14.21$17.85$21.488/27/2011
RUI-DSCC-C University of Illinois (Division of Specialized Care for Children-Chicago)$12.90$17.51$22.118/24/2008
NUI-COMR University of Illinois (College of Medicine at Rockford)$12.92$16.45$19.988/27/2011
NUI-COMP University of Illinois (College of Medicine at Peoria)$13.42$17.31$21.208/27/2011
NUI-CH University of Illinois (Chicago Hospital)$14.21$17.85$21.488/27/2011
NISU Illinois State University$12.94$18.37$23.797/1/2011
RNIU Northern Illinois University$1,751.00$2,760.50$3,770.0011/1/2011
RNIU-LT Northern Illinois University (Lorado - Taft)$1,667.00$2,167.00$2,667.001/16/2007
RNIU-HE Northern Illinois University (Hoffman Estates)$1,751.00$2,473.00$3,195.008/15/2002
NNEIU Northeastern Illinois University$14.77$17.73$20.687/1/2011
NCSU Chicago State University$1,760.00$2,922.00$4,084.007/1/2006
NGSU Governors State University$1,730.45$2,509.16$3,287.867/1/2006
NSIUCSouthern Illinois University Carbondale$12.25$16.44$20.627/1/2012
NSIU-SM Southern Illinois University School of Medicine$12.20$19.23$26.257/1/2011
NSIU-E Southern Illinois University Edwardsville$2,278.30$2,888.65$3,499.007/1/2012
RSURS State Universities Retirement System$2,033.00$2,808.50$3,584.006/16/2009
RISAC Illinois Student Assistance Commission$1,909.00$2,385.50$2,862.007/1/2005
RIBHE Illinois Board of Higher Education$2,333.33$3,250.00$4,166.678/1/2012
EUI-AP University of Illinois (Robert Allerton Park)$14.56$17.94$21.311/27/2008
RICCB Illinois Community College Board$1,921.00$2,642.00$3,363.008/7/2013
NEIU Eastern Illinois University$12.49$17.07$21.657/1/2013
RWIU Western Illinois University$2,088.00$2,634.00$3,180.007/1/2013
RWIU-QC Western Illinois University (Quad Cities)$2,140.00$2,700.00$3,260.007/1/2013
NUIUCUniversity of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)$16.35$22.36$28.369/1/2013
RUI-DS University of Illinois (Dixon Springs Ag Center)$11.36$15.86$20.367/24/2012
RUI-DSCC University of Illinois (Division of Specialized Care for Children)$13.93$19.26$24.588/18/2013
NUIS University of Illinois (Springfield)$13.02$18.25$23.489/1/2013
RSUCSS State Universities Civil Service System$16.35$22.36$28.367/1/2014

Last Updated: 7/23/2014   

RATE TYPE KEY
E=Established  N=Negotiated  P=Prevailing  R=Open Range

UNIVERSITY/AGENCY KEY
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