The Bureau of Administrative Services plans,
directs, coordinates, implements and monitors departmental
administrative and management policies and programs for the
division’s airport construction contract administration program,
operating budget, safety and claims activities, business services
and management information systems. The bureau also administers
personnel services for the division. The bureau has five sections:
Business Services, Airport Contracts, Information Systems, Financial
Services, and Personnel Services.
The Business Services Section administers the
division's business services activities. Some of the duties of
the section include:
Ensuring compliance with the Illinois Procurement Code through
leases and contractual services contracts and evaluating and processing
all internal requests for special supplies and equipment.
Administering the division’s employee safety program.
Coordinating the preparation and monitoring of the bureau’s budget
to ensure cost-effective operations.
Ensuring the proper maintenance and security of the division's
facilities and managing the division’s motor pool.
Oversight on the annual physical inventory; manages the division’s
records management to ensure proper archiving, storage, and disposal of
Administering the office telecommunications system.
Planning, programming, and supervising the division’s Capital
The Airport Contract Section administers all phases
of airport contracts for the State Airport Development Program.
Some of the duties of this section include:
Establishing and administering adequate project funds to ensure
timely payments and reimbursements to project participants.
Ensuring timely and efficient coordination of airport letting and
contract documentation with the Engineering Bureau's Design Section
Maintaining project control and fiscal records to provide accurate
and detailed financial information for all phases of airport improvement
Ensuring that all project participants have received full payment
and that project agencies have participated proportionally in a project,
as specified in the project documentation.
Ensuring that all applicable federal and state laws governing public
funds are complied with by contractors.
The Information Systems (IS) Section plans, directs,
and coordinates the division’s data processing activities,
including systems analysis, programming, hardware/software
operations, and planning & implementing data processing
expansions. Some of the duties of the section include:
Ensuring the development and implementation of an effective division
EDP application work plan.
Evaluating, designing, and developing cost-effective computerized
systems and programs to meet division requirements.
Analyzing future division hardware and software needs and adequately
budget for their procurement.
Ensuring that the proper ongoing hardware and software maintenance
is accomplished on all systems.
Ensuring effective continuous backup and security for division data
files and systems to protect their integrity.
Developing, coordinating and training all users of data processing
systems in the division to increase their productivity.
The Financial Services Section helps prepare the
annual operating budget and staffing proposals for the Division.
The section also monitors expenditures of the division's
operating funds and allotments and studies, recommends cost
reduction and cost control measures, pays all invoices and
administers the division payrolls. Some of the other duties of
the section include:
Collecting air transportation accounts receivables and pilot and
aircraft registration fees.
Providing guidelines on financial, procurement, and contractual
accounting procedures and reviewing and approving account procedures for
Ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable and
account receivable invoices.
Monitoring the spending of division operating funds and payment of
these expenditures to ensure compliance with applicable state laws,
departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
The Personnel Services Section manages and
administers personnel services and programs of the division.
Some of the duties of the section include: