State Universities Civil Service System

Merit Board
Member Profile


Ms. Jill Smart, Chair



University of Illinois
Appointed: 3/9/2015

Professional Experience
  • President, National Academy of Human Resources
  • Retired Chief Human Resources Officer, Accenture
  • Board member, EPAM Systems
  • Board member, AlixPartners
  • Board member, HireRight
  • Board member, Cerity Partners
Professional/Civic Affiliations, Activities and Community Service
  • Fellow and director, National Academy of Human Resources
  • Member, Peer Roundtable for HR
  • Past director, HR Policy Association
  • Member and past-chair, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business Dean's Business Council
  • Former member, Advisory Council of Illinois Business Consulting
  • Trustee, Chicago's Goodman Theatre
  • Member, The Chicago Network
Education
  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BS, Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign