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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative

Request for Proposal: Information Technology Recruitment & Prof. Service

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Wednesday January 20, 2021
IPHEC is issuing a non-award the solicitation at this time.

IPHEC plans to re-post the solicitation, as a sheltered market (30 ILCS 575), as soon as possible under a different bulletin number.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday September 10, 2020
Addendum 3 has been posted, which contains zoom information to witness the opening of IPHEC2018 on September 10, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Central Time. This is an optional meeting. Attendance is not required.
This notice has been modified
Published Thursday August 27, 2020
Addendum 2 addresses questions and answers received during the second Q&A period and during the second pre-solicitation call.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday August 17, 2020
The link in the PDF does not appear to be working for some. The link is also posted here for registration and participation purposes:

Zoom attendees must be properly logged into a Zoom account. The Zoom account can be a Zoom account through another business or a free account created directly on the Zoom website.
This notice has been modified
Published Friday August 14, 2020
Addendum 1 addresses several areas.
First, it addresses a change to the opening due date to September 10, 2020 AND a change to the delivery address for paper submittals
Second, it addresses a second pre-solicitation call. This call is not mandatory, but it is strongly encouraged
Third, it opens a new question and answer period
Fourth, it answers questions received and the attendees from the first pre-solicitation call.
The details for each of these areas are within the attached IPHEC2018 Addendum
First published Monday, July 20, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday September 10, 2020:
At the following address:
1817 S. Neil Street
Suite 212
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified firms (Respondents) to provide information technology recruitment and placement, and temporary staffing services at varying degrees of expertise. This service is necessary to develop, foster, and enhance and supplement existing IT staffing and per project supplementation.

Proposals may be submitted via Electronic Bidding or via Paper Submittal. Read the RFP document for further instructions.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Kayci Puckett
Illini Union Book Store
807 S. Wright Street
Suite 340
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 244-9177
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
There is a 3 percent Veteran-owned business goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • IPHEC2018Addendum1.pdf (452 KB)
  • IPHEC2018Addendum2.pdf (222 KB)
  • IPHEC2018InformationTechnologyRecruiting.pdf (675 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • IPHEC2018Addendum3.pdf (128 KB)