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1443Budget and Financial ManagementSpringfield
Salary commensurate with education and experience

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, monitors all agency contractual services and identifies funding or other problems/issues; provides a variety of budget related documents and participates in the production and distribution of documents regarding the agency’s budget; participates in the management of agency funds, particularly operations funding; analyzes agency operational expenditures; participates in special assignments. Specific duties include: responsible for maintenance of the contractual services agreement database and makes recommendations regarding appropriate funding in accordance with cost allocation principles. Performs duties associated with maintaining the agency’s Management Information Database Accounting System (MIDAS) including, but not limited to, balancing accounts, transferring funds, entering appropriations, maintaining the chart of accounts, correcting vouchers, and running ad hoc reports; performs other fund management duties as assigned including, but not limited to, performing MIDAS transactions for the child nutrition program; performs other grants fund management as assigned. Performs duties associated with agency personal services funding including, but not limited to, balancing and making necessary adjustments in MIDAS and the Human Resources Managements System (HRMS); provides confidential analyses of personal services to management for labor negotiations. Performs duties related to the agency’s federal indirect cost rate and recovery including, but not limited to, performing calculations and handling all reporting requirements. Participates in the production and distribution of agency budget documents including, but not limited to, the agency budget book, Illinois state legislative forms, and appropriation bills. Provides analysis of agency operational expenditures and other agency budget issues, including budgeting for results, as assigned by the Division Administrator. Provides analysis of the impact of proposed legislation; responds to inquiries from legislative staff, staff from the Governor’s Office, and other interested constituents. Assists in the development of budget proposals for competitive grant applications. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Education Administration, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Public Administration. Master’s Degree in area listed above preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)

​Two years of experience working in an equivalent capacity in the government or private sectors required. Experience using SAS software preferred; State of Illinois experience preferred.​

Ability to meet timelines and prioritize multiple tasks; ability to work independently; ability to maintain confidentiality; skills in the use of computer applications, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to communicate complex budget information in an easy to understand format; ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Knowledge of federal indirect cost principles for state agencies preferred; understanding of the State of Illinois budgeting process and legislative process preferred.​
  
1148Budget and Financial ManagementSpringfield
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides a variety of budget and fiscal management related documents; produces and distributes documents regarding agency budget development and administration; assists the Senior Budget Analyst with agency personnel plan, assists with analysis of budget and fiscal management issues of interest to the agency.  Specific duties include: assists in budget and fiscal management services to comply with agency policy. Under general supervision, prepares various budget and fiscal management reports for division administrators and management including reconciling of monthly headcount and payroll transactions. Responds to information inquiries regarding agency budget and fiscal management personal services reports. Makes recommendations necessary to bring budget requests and expenditures into alignment with projections and priorities for the agency personal services reports and personal services appropriations. Under general supervision, monitors expenditures in different program areas and initiates transfers of funding in MIDAS (Management Information Database Accounting Systems) to ensure appropriations are fully expended in compliance with cost allocation and other state and federal rules and regulations. Under general supervision, completes the submission of the Public Accountability Report to the Illinois Office of the Comptroller. Assists the Senior Budget Analyst in the development, maintenance, and adjustments of the agency personal services appropriation to balance with both the state and federal appropriations. Assists Senior Budget Analyst in monthly payroll analysis for transfers to personal services appropriations. Assists in preparing confidential budget and personal service appropriation analysis to management for labor relations negotiations. Under general supervision, provides technical assistance to agency staff and management regarding budget and fiscal management policies, regulations, and personal services transactions. Participates as a team member to assist in establishing funding priorities and in the administration of state and federally funded programs statewide to ensure effectiveness in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. Assists in team review of state and/or federal programs/grants. Under general supervision, writes, produces and distributes budget documents and forms to communicate and develop budget information internally and externally including, but not limited to, the agency’s annual report/budget book and business plans. Under general supervision, analyzes special budget issues as requested by the Division Administrator and upper management, including compiling information for Budgeting for Results, grant proposal budgets, legislative inquiries, legislative member initiatives, and other agencies and interested parties. Assists in the analysis of budget impacts of proposed legislation; assists with responses to inquiries from legislative staff, other agencies, and other interested parties. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration or a High School Diploma with a combination of four years of education, training and/or experience related to the duties of this position. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​A minimum of two years working experience with fiscal, auditing, or budgeting processes required. Experience with the state appropriation process and knowledge of State of Illinois budget forms and fiscal systems preferred.

​Ability to meet timelines, prioritize multiple tasks; ability to work independently and with teams in a collaborative manner; ability to maintain confidentiality; comprehensive oral and written communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Working knowledge of the state and legislative budgeting process preferred; knowledge of State of Illinois personal services process preferred.​

  
876Assessment and AccountabilitySpringfield
 Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides expertise in the development, implementation, and support of statewide mathematics assessment in Illinois. This includes the design and development of assessment procedures and instruments, determination of validity and reliability, analysis and dissemination of statistical results, and interpretation of meaning.  Specific duties include: supports all facets of assessment of mathematics, including the design and development of assessment procedures and instruments for use statewide and within individual districts. Serves in a consulting role regarding assessment and mathematics. Supports and uses division-wide project management tools and actions aligned to the division strategic plan. Monitors ongoing activities of test contractors related to test development, administration, scoring and technical services and reporting regarding mathematics. Works with the State Testing Review Committee as needed regarding state assessments in general and mathematics in particular. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of relevant professional experience required. Degree in Education preferred. Endorsement or coursework leading to endorsement in Mathematics required. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working in education; experience working with the Illinois Learning Standards in mathematics required. Management of statewide assessments and teaching experience preferred; experience in developing policies, standard operating procedures, and assessment standards preferred; experience in working with external test contractors and field committees on assessment issues preferred; experience in working in large, multi-level organizations preferred.

​Knowledge of education, student assessment, and mathematics; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to contribute meaningfully to decision-making as part of a team.​

  
469College and Career ReadinessSpringfield
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, performs duties associated with the Illinois Learning Standards for English Language Arts, charter school reviews and multiple state and federal grant programs. Primary responsibilities include: the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts, multiple state and federal grant programs and charter school programming. Provides expertise and leadership for curriculum development that supports student achievement relative to the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts; designs and delivers staff development related to the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts, curriculum, instruction and assessment; provides technical assistance for alignment of local curricula and assessment to the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts; provides leadership and technical assistance associated with grant management. Specific duties include: develops, implements and continually up-grades the strategic plan for the Illinois Learning Standards for English Language Arts. Provides leadership to the Statewide System of Support – area experts for English Language Arts in developing, realigning, and implementing a rigorous English Language Arts curriculum aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards - English Language Arts and cultivate strong English Language Arts instructional practices aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards - English Language Arts. Analyzes data to inform strategic decisions in the area of English Language Arts around the 8 Essential Elements: Comprehensive Planning, Conditions for Learning, Community and Family, Professional Development, Leadership, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Administers multiple state and federal grants and contracts. Monitors and evaluates grants through on-site visits and regular communication with grantees. Assists in the development of grant applications and ensures compliance with state and federal rules and regulations and fiscal and programmatic practices. Develops Requests for Proposals and Requests for Sealed Proposals. Administers grants and contracts. Prepares reports to meet evaluative, compliance and contractual requirements. Facilitates data collection, analysis and evaluation and provides assistance on implementing data-driven continuous improvement strategies. Assists in planning and implementing professional development for grantees. Collaborates with College and Career Readiness staff and other divisions on incorporating real-world application into the scope of work of multiple state and federal grants. Assists in the review of new and proposed state and federal legislation and rules and regulations; assists in the development of a state plan. Collaborates with other divisions in the review and approval of applications from charter schools relating to curriculum and instruction. Collects and analyzes data relative to charter school programming. Maintains working knowledge of charter schools including, but not limited to, legislative proposals, the Illinois School Code, federal legislation, etc. Collaborates with other College and Career Readiness staff and other divisions to align the Illinois Learning Standards - English Language Arts in all applicable ISBE programs and activities. Integrates the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts into Career and Technical Education. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree in Education or Bachelor’s Degree in Education plus two years of relevant professional experience. Must hold an Illinois Professional Educator License with an Endorsement in Reading and/or Language Arts. Additional Illinois Professional Educator License with an Endorsement in one of the areas of Career and Technical Education preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) teaching in K-12 schools and/or administrative experience at the K-12 level; experience with the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts at the state or local level, working with committees of practicing educators to produce curriculum and instructional materials required. Experience with managing grants and budgets preferred; experience with reviewing and/or writing state assessments to support the implementation of the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts preferred; and administrative experience preferred.

​Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Illinois Learning Standards – English Language Arts; knowledge of classroom assessments; excellent communication skills; knowledge of English Language Arts education; knowledge of effective professional development methods and assessment; ability to work and lead diverse teams; excellent organizational skills; ability to set and meet timelines.​

  
1353Special Education ServicesSpringfield
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of state and federally funded education programs. Coordinates and/or participates as a member of a team of consultants in the development and/or revision of program guidelines, Requests for Proposals, rules, procedures and the provision of technical assistance and oversight, etc., to ensure the effective implementation of the programs. Provides technical assistance to program participants regarding implementation of the programs, and seeks to improve the quality of their programs. Specific duties: assists in implementing and monitoring state and federally funded grant programs to ensure their effectiveness and compliance with all applicable programmatic and fiscal regulations. Provides technical assistance to district personnel, assisting in the promulgation/revision of program rules and regulations and their implementation and monitoring to ensure effective fiscal and programmatic management. Conducts and participates in workshops, conferences, committees and task forces to disseminate information and to guide agency policy development regarding implementation of grant programs. Develops, prepares and disseminates program related materials such as applications/requests for proposals, instructions for completion of applications, program monitoring probes and other materials that assist school district staff in successful implementation of programs. Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of state assessments data including the development and implementation of activities associated with this indicator of the State Performance Plan.  Assists in the accomplishment of the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision, including compliance reviews, complaint investigations, policy and procedures reviews, and others as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.

​Master’s Degree in Education or a Bachelor’s Degree in Education plus two years of relevant professional experience. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​Two years of elementary or secondary education experience (in addition to education requirements); experience with grant programs including interpretation of rules and regulations required. Elementary or secondary education experience within the last five years preferred.

​Fiscal knowledge of state and federal grant programs; ability to provide technical assistance using collaborative approach; ability to present complex information to groups; working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.​

  
241, 476, 557, 559, 1112, 1113, 1187Special Education ServicesSpringfield
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and procedural systems which impact on the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; participates in the review and recommendations for approval of contracts, grants or projects; acts as a communication link between various public entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvements of educational programs. Specific duties include: serves as a focused monitoring team leader and team member on focused monitoring reviews to local education agencies to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, including analysis of data, onsite reviews, analysis of findings, preparation of reports with corrective action plans, and oversight of follow-up activities. Assists in the accomplishment of the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision, including conducting and providing technical assistance to educators, administrators, parent organizations, other agencies and the community on division initiatives, projects and requirements. Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of data such as statewide assessments, child find and evaluation, educational environment, educational and LRE placement environment, and focused monitoring, including the development and implementation of activities associated with these indicators of the State Performance Plan. Participates in the development and ongoing review/revision of publications, documents and other materials that are required to carry out the division’s activities. Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.

​Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Educational Administration, or Pupil Personnel Services (School Counselor, School Psychologist, School Social Worker) or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these areas plus two years of relevant professional experience. Teaching and/or Administrative Certificate preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) providing education, special education, or pupil personnel services to students with disabilities in elementary and/or secondary schools within the last five years required. General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds preferred; experience in a variety of educational settings preferred. 

​Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities; ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of special education; knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment required. Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse and cultural backgrounds preferred.​

  
1114Special Education ServicesSpringfield
 Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and procedural systems which impact on the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; participates in the review and recommendations for approval of contracts, grants or projects; acts as a communication link between various public entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvement of educational programs. Specific duties include: serves as the liaison between the Educator Licensure Division and the Special Education Services Division to ensure compliance with state and federal education regulations as they apply to charter school application approval and operations; coordinates the charter schools program, relating specifically to the provision of special education services; participates in the administrative processes and procedures to ensure the implementation of services; and provides technical assistance. Coordinates the surrogate parent system, including participation in the development of administrative processes and procedures, the training and assignment of surrogate parents, the processing of stipends, overseeing the surrogate parent database system (SPINET), and the provision of technical assistance. Assists in the accomplishment of the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision including conducting and providing technical assistance to educators, administrators, parent organizations, other agencies and the community on division initiatives, projects and requirements. Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of educational environment and parent participation data including the development and implementation of activities associated with these indicators of the State Performance Plan. Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills. 

​Master’s Degree in Special Education or Pupil Personnel Services (School Counselor, School Psychologist, School Social Worker) or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these areas plus two years of relevant professional experience. Educator and/or Administrative License preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) providing education, special education, or pupil personnel services to students with disabilities in elementary and/or secondary schools required. General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds preferred; experience in a variety of educational settings preferred.

​Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities; ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of special education; knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment required. Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse social and cultural backgrounds preferred.​

  
1438Federal and State MonitoringSpringfield
 Lane 3 – Minimum salary $3,050

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, performs work of moderate complexity applying practices and expertise in areas of accounting, auditing, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, assists in collecting and analyzing data. Reviews less complex grant recipients response to findings to ensure an adequate resolution to findings. Reviews audit/monitoring reports for content and quality and assists in data collection to support field work. Assists division management in business plan measurement, collecting data for risk analysis; reviews A-133 audits to assist in revenue source determination and maintenance of referral for review file. As a member of a team or independently, performs lesser complex districts reviews and assists colleagues including reviewing programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with state and/or federal laws, program regulations and guidelines for all types of state and federal education programs as assigned; compiling and writing detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists staff colleagues in same duties; assisting the monitoring team in completing the review; developing and drafting findings; ensuring adequate resolution of quality review questions; complying with professional standards. Assists in the planning and coordination of division activities including operational enhancements, data storage and retrieval, analysis of data and makes recommendations to the Division Administrator. Participates in workshops, conferences and task forces to disseminate information related to the monitoring function. Suggests and participates in training opportunities to improve individual skills, knowledge and abilities. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, Business Management, or School Administration. 

​Minimum of one year of auditing, accounting, or compliance experience required.

​Knowledge of accounting, auditing, or financial management practices and procedures; knowledge of resource allocation; demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing or financial management; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques for complex issues; demonstrated ability in spreadsheet and word processing software; must be proficient in Excel.​

  
590Fiscal Support ServicesSpringfield
Lane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides clerical support to the Division Administrator and professional staff of the division. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of agency and division policies and procedures. Specific duties include: provides clerical support to the division by finalizing a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations; organizing and maintaining division files; responding to inquiries requiring general knowledge of program operations; assisting with division conference planning; scheduling appointments; making travel and meeting arrangements and preparing expense claims; maintains confidentiality for information related to personnel and division claims. Provides information or assistance to agency staff and the general public concerning division activities; applies general knowledge of agency operations, rules and regulations in explaining or clarifying processes, procedures or services available. Coordinates all clerical functions within the division and serves as timekeeper for the division using the HRMS (Human Resources Management System) system, performing all related tasks and maintaining all documentation for audit purposes. Confirms correct detail object is used in all agency MIDAS (Management Information Database Accounting System) transactions to ensure proper expenditure recording and reporting. Assists in the agency cost allocation process, which includes CATS (Cost Allocation Tracking System) corrections, alternative allocation recording, reporting and technical assistance. Functions as the primary staff person responsible for depositing letter of credit receipts, and processing loan payments from agency programs and other miscellaneous receipts. Serves as petty cash custodian. Performs other duties as assigned.

​High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college or technical training preferred

​Two years of progressively responsible secretarial or programmatic experience in an office setting involving typing, computer work and/or other specialized training. Experience coordinating clerical and office procedures for a large division preferred.

​Knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of personal computers and software packages with proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel); working knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation; excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism; ability to type 45 WPM (APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT PASSED THE REQUIRED TYPING WILL BE CONTACTED TO COMPLETE A TYPING TEST). 

  
491, 1309English Language LearnersChicago
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal law(s), rules, and/or regulatory provisions; compiles and analyzes data to write complete compliance monitoring reports, including corrective recommendations as necessary; drafts business correspondence, papers, research and data collection documents; reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding; provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all applicable rules, regulations, and law as applicable to English Language Learners. Specific duties include: compiles and analyzes data to write complete compliance monitoring reports, including corrective recommendations as necessary; drafts business correspondence, papers, research and data collection documents. Schedules and conducts onsite monitoring visits (as assigned) of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal law(s), rules and/or regulatory provisions, including those districts receiving TBE/TPI (state) and/or LIPLEP/IEP (federal) funding. Reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding. Provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all applicable rules, regulations, and law as applicable to English Language Learners. Assists in the planning, execution, and coordination of division activities as related to TBE/TPI and Title III. Participates in division, center, and agency cross functional teams as designated by management. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of relevant professional experience; coursework in bilingual education, English as a second language, or applied linguistics required. Master’s Degree in Education preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED)

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working in education, preferably in schools with a significant number of disadvantaged populations and/or language minority students (English language learners); experience writing academic and/or professional reports required. Experience conducting program auditing or monitoring preferred.

​ Familiarity with budget or grant administration and procedures; knowledge in conducting research and/or data analysis; knowledgeable about bilingual education practice and policy; ability to write, proofread, edit and finalize professional written work products for a variety of audiences; demonstrated ability to work independently with limited direction from management; solid time-management abilities to efficiently manage assignments and complete tasks meeting deadlines; proficient in Microsoft Word; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to problem solve; familiarity or understanding of Illinois School Code as it relates to English language learning. Proficiency in Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Urdu, Tagalog, Cantonese, Gujarati, Vietnamese, Russian, Mandarin or other high frequency language required. 

  
496English Language LearnersChicago
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulatory provisions; produces complete monitoring reports; provides corrective recommendations to districts as necessary; drafts business correspondence, papers, research and data collection documents; reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding; provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners. Specific duties include: compiles and analyzes data in order to produce complete and accurate monitoring reports and responses, including recommendations, to districts’ corrective action plans. Prepares, schedules, and conducts onsite monitoring visits (as assigned) of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulatory provisions. Reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding. Provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners. Assists in the planning, execution, and coordination of division activities as related to the education of English learners in the state. Participates in division, center, and agency cross functional teams as designated by management. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of relevant professional experience; coursework in bilingual education, English as a second language, or applied linguistics required. Degree in Bilingual Education, English as a Second language, Education Policy, Public Policy, or Applied Linguistics preferred. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working in education, preferably in school districts or state education agencies.

​Familiarity with grant procedures and writing academic or professional reports and other documents for a variety of audiences; knowledge about bilingual education, including state and federal rules about English learners; solid timemanagement abilities; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to problem solve; proficient in a language other than standard English.​

  
1101Federal and State MonitoringChicago
 Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, will perform work ranging from moderate complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with Local Education Agencies, Regional Offices of Education, Intermediate Service Centers and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. Specific duties include: as a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator: (a) initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; (b) initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; (c) reviews programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with state and/or federal laws, program regulations and guidelines for all types of state and federal education programs as assigned; (d) coordinates the team’s monitoring work according to time budget; (e) compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; (f) assists the monitoring team in completing the review; (g) develops and drafts findings; (h) performs quality control review of the teams work; (i) ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and (j) complies with professional standards. Suggests and participates in training opportunities to improve individual skills, knowledge and abilities. Assists in the planning and coordination of division activities including operational enhancements, data storage and retrieval, analysis of data and makes recommendations to the Division Administrator. Participates in workshops, conferences and task forces to disseminate information related to the monitoring function. Serves on project teams as approved by the Division Administrator. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance or School Business Management or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above areas plus two years of relevant professional experience, or coursework which enables candidate to take the CPA examination in the state of Illinois plus two years of relevant professional experience. (OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED) 

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, finance or business management in the compliance and regulatory environments.

​Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, finance, or financial management practices and procedures; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues; demonstrated ability working in compliance and regulatory environments; demonstrated ability and success in conducting multitask assignments and meeting deadlines; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word; must be proficient in Excel; demonstrated ability in adhering to established policies and procedures. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and extensive travel required. Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures preferred.​

  
1190Special Education ServicesChicago
Lane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides clerical support for the division requiring frequent independent judgment and action. Interprets agency and division standards and application of procedures. Specific duties include: provides support and assistance to consultants responsible for focused monitoring and statewide general supervision activities (i.e., directs phone calls; maintains itineraries, schedules, and other documentation of activities). Composes and types routine correspondence, and responds to inquiries requiring general knowledge of program operations; schedules appointments and makes meeting arrangements; enters data, and completes forms and reports as required for all agency administrative processes. Provides information or assistance to clients and the general public regarding the division; applies general knowledge of agency operations, rules, and regulations in explaining or clarifying processes, procedures, or services available.  Reviews, provides final proofreading, and formats reports and other documents for distribution; maintains and archives electronic and paper files and supporting documentation for compliance monitoring activities. Accesses, enters, and retrieves data from division and agency data sources as required for monitoring activities; provides ad hoc data reports as requested by management. Performs other duties relating to division operations as assigned by the Division Administrator or Division Supervisor.

​High School Diploma required. Some college or technical training preferred.

​Two years of progressively responsible secretarial or programmatic experience in an office setting involving typing, computer work, and/or other specialized training.

​Knowledge of office practices and procedures; working knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; must be highly organized and able to comprehend and interpret policies and processes; ability to problem solve to independently complete assigned tasks; ability to complete assignments according to division timeframes and to accurately respond to management directives; working knowledge of software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; ability to type 45 WPM (APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT PASSED THE REQUIRED TYPING WILL BE CONTACTED TO COMPLETE A TYPING TEST)

  
492English Language LearnersChicago
Lane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, provides clerical support to the Division Administrator and professional staff of the division. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of agency and division policies and procedures. Specific duties include: provides clerical support to the division by finalizing a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations; organizing and maintaining division files; responding to inquiries requiring general knowledge of program operations; assisting with division conference planning; scheduling appointments; making travel and meeting arrangements and preparing expense claims; maintains confidentiality for information related to personnel and division claims. Provides information or assistance to agency staff and the general public concerning division activities; applies general knowledge of agency operations, rules and regulations in explaining or clarifying processes, procedures or services available. Coordinates all clerical functions within the division and serves as timekeeper for the division using the HRMS (Human Resources Management System) system, performing all related tasks and maintaining all documentation for audit purposes. Enters and processes all MIDAS (Management Information Database Accounting System) transactions for the division; assists staff in completion of travel vouchers and other MIDAS activities as needed. Performs other duties as assigned. 

​High School Diploma or equivalent required. Some college or technical training preferred.

​Two years of progressively responsible secretarial or programmatic experience in an office setting involving typing, computer work and/or other specialized training. Experience coordinating clerical and office procedures for a large division preferred.

​ Knowledge of office practices and procedures; knowledge of personal computers and software packages with proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Word and Excel); working knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation; excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism; ability to type 45 words per minute. (APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT PASSED THE REQUIRED TYPING WILL BE CONTACTED TO COMPLETE A TYPING TEST). Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a language other than English preferred. 

  
1468Federal and State MonitoringNorthern Illinois
 Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, will perform work ranging from moderate complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with Local Education Agencies, Regional Offices of Education, Intermediate Service Centers and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. (This position will work primarily in northern Illinois. Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties - McHenry, Boone, Winnebago - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) As a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator: (a) initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; (b) initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; (c) reviews programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with state and/or federal laws, program regulations and guidelines for all types of state and federal education programs as assigned; (d) coordinates the teams monitoring work according to time budget; (e) compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; (f) assists the monitoring team in completing the review; (g) develops and drafts findings; (h) performs quality control review of the teams work; (i) ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and (j) complies with professional standards. Suggests and participates in training opportunities to improve individual skills, knowledge and abilities. Assists in the planning and coordination of division activities including operational enhancements, data storage and retrieval, analysis of data and makes recommendations to the Division Administrator. Participates in workshops, conferences and task forces to disseminate information related to the monitoring function. Serves on project teams as approved by the Division Administrator. Performs other duties as assigned.

​Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance, School Business Management or School Administration or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above areas plus two years of relevant professional experience, or coursework which enables candidate to take the CPA examination in the State of Illinois plus two years of relevant professional experience.

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, finance or business management in the compliance and regulatory environments.

​Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, finance, or financial management practices and procedures; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues; demonstrated ability working in compliance and regulatory environments; demonstrated ability and success in conducting multitask assignments and meeting deadlines; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word; must be proficient in Excel; demonstrated ability in adhering to established policies and procedures. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and extensive travel required. Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures preferred.​

  
1275Federal and State MonitoringNorthern Suburbs
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, will perform work ranging from moderate complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with Local Education Agencies, Regional Offices of Education, Intermediate Service Centers and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. (This position will work primarily in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties – Lake or McHenry - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) As a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator: (a) initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; (b) initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; (c) reviews programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with state and/or federal laws, program regulations and guidelines for all types of state and federal education programs as assigned; (d) coordinates the teams monitoring work according to time budget; (e) compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; (f) assists the monitoring team in completing the review; (g) develops and drafts findings; (h) performs quality control review of the teams work; (i) ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and (j) complies with professional standards. Suggests and participates in training opportunities to improve individual skills, knowledge and abilities. Assists in the planning and coordination of division activities including operational enhancements, data storage and retrieval, analysis of data and makes recommendations to the Division Administrator. Participates in workshops, conferences and task forces to disseminate information related to the monitoring function. Serves on project teams as approved by the Division Administrator. Performs other duties as assigned. 

​Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance, School Business Management or School Administration or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above areas plus two years of relevant professional experience, or coursework which enables candidate to take the CPA examination in the State of Illinois plus two years of relevant professional experience.

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, finance or business management in the compliance and regulatory environments.

​Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, finance, or financial management practices and procedures; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues; demonstrated ability working in compliance and regulatory environments; demonstrated ability and success in conducting multitask assignments and meeting deadlines; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word; must be proficient in Excel; demonstrated ability in adhering to established policies and procedures. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and extensive travel required. Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures preferred.​

  
1437Federal and State MonitoringWest Central
Lane 4 – Minimum salary $3,946

​Reporting to the Division Administrator, will perform work ranging from moderate complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement; as a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with Local Education Agencies, Regional Offices of Education, Intermediate Service Centers and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. (This position will work primarily in West Central Illinois. Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties – McDonough, Fulton, Schuyler - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) As a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator: (a) initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; (b) initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; (c) reviews programmatic documentation to ensure compliance with state and/or federal laws, program regulations and guidelines for all types of state and federal education programs as assigned; (d) coordinates the teams monitoring work according to time budget; (e) compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; (f) assists the monitoring team in completing the review; (g) develops and drafts findings; (h) performs quality control review of the teams work; (i) ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and (j) complies with professional standards. Suggests and participates in training opportunities to improve individual skills, knowledge and abilities. Assists in the planning and coordination of division activities including operational enhancements, data storage and retrieval, analysis of data and makes recommendations to the Division Administrator. Participates in workshops, conferences and task forces to disseminate information related to the monitoring function. Serves on project teams as approved by the Division Administrator. Performs other duties as assigned. 

​Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance, School Business Management or School Administration or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the above areas plus two years of relevant professional experience, or coursework which enables candidate to take the CPA examination in the State of Illinois plus two years of relevant professional experience.

​Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, finance or business management in the compliance and regulatory environments.

​Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, finance, or financial management practices and procedures; demonstrated oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues; demonstrated ability working in compliance and regulatory environments; demonstrated ability and success in conducting multitask assignments and meeting deadlines; must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word; must be proficient in Excel; demonstrated ability in adhering to established policies and procedures. Valid Illinois Driver’s License and extensive travel required. Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures preferred.​