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1275Northern Suburbs ILFederal and State Monitoring
This position performs 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 reports to the Division Administrator. (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: 
    • initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; 
    • initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; 
    • 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; 
    • coordinates the team’s monitoring work according to time budget; 
    • compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; 
    • assists the monitoring team in completing the review; 
    • develops and drafts findings; 
    • performs quality control review of the teams work; 
    • ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and 
    • 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. 

​Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures. ​

  • ​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. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • 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 multi-task 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. 
IFSOEYesFederal and State MonitoringStage 1Federal and State MonitoringOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:47 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1468Northern ILFederal and State Monitoring
This position performs 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 reports to the Division Administrator. (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: 
    • initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; 
    • initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist; 
    • 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; 
    • coordinates the team’s monitoring work according to time budget; 
    • compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; 
    • assists the monitoring team in completing the review; 
    • develops and drafts findings; 
    • performs quality control review of the teams work; 
    • ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and 
    • 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. 

​Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures. ​

  • ​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. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • 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 multi-task 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.
IFSOEYesFederal and State MonitoringStage 1Federal and State MonitoringOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:49 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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491Chicago OfficeEnglish Language Learners
This position serves as a liaison to school districts and community-based programs in providing and assisting with English Language Learning. Assists with budget information; tracks budget approvals; develops and prepares reports; responsible for one or more programs/projects as assigned by the Division Supervisor. This position reports to the Division Supervisor.
  • Serves as a liaison to school districts and community-based programs in English language learning including budget review.
  • Reviews regulatory provisions, including those districts receiving TBE/TPI (state) and/or LIPLEP/IEP (federal) funding.
  • Processes contractual and grant agreements that are overseen by division.
  • According to prescribed procedures, assists in developing and delivering training and technical assistance on grant applications to personnel.
  • 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.
  • Degree in Education.
  • Coursework in bilingual education, English as a second language, or applied linguistics.
  • Experience conducting program auditing or monitoring.
  • Knowledgeable about bilingual education practice and policy.
  • Familiarity or understanding of Illinois School Code as it relates to English language learning.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Minimum of one year of experience 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.
  • Familiarity with budget or grant administration and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct research and/or data analysis.
  • Ability to write, proofread, edit and finalize professional written work products for a variety of audiences.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Polish, Arabic, Urdu, Tagalog, Cantonese, Gujarati, Vietnamese, Russian, Mandarin or other high frequency language required.
IFSOEYesEnglish Language LearnersStage 1English Language LearnersOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.11/6/2017 7:31 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1310Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; acts as a communication link between various publics; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvements of educational programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator of Special Education Services.
  • Participates in statewide program development activities and provides programmatic technical assistance to educators, administrators, parents, organizations, other agencies and the community on recommended educational practices and special education service delivery in the disability areas of Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind. 
  • Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance to the Blind/Visually Impaired Advisory Council and various councils and committees. 
  • Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of statewide assessment outcomes 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, including complaint investigation, policy and procedures review, and others as necessary. 
  • 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 participation in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills. 
  • Licensure in Deaf/Hard of Hearing. 
  • General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings. 
  • Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse social and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Educational Administration, Pupil Personnel Services (School Counselor, School Psychologist, School Social Worker) or Rehabilitation Services, or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these areas plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • Training in the area of Deaf/Hard of Hearing. 
  • Two years of experience (in additional to education requirements) providing education, special education, or pupil personnel services to students who are deaf/hard of hearing and/or deaf-blind required. 
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities. 
  • Competency in sign language. 
  • 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. 
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Special Education ServicesOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:50 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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889, 1083Springfield or Chicago OfficeInformation Systems
ISBE is looking for new talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with program and IT staff to build and maintain web applications. This is an opportunity to develop and gain skills and bring innovation to an education data systems environment. This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Division Supervisor.
  • Designs, develops and maintains applications to meet functional and technical designs following best practices and development standards and guidelines.
  • Creates deliverables according to the Software Development Life Cycle such as functional and technical specifications, use cases, test cases, and system documentation.
  • Maintains existing web-based production systems; analyzes and resolves production problems in a timely manner; resolves end user service requests as assigned.
  • Coordinates with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to completion of functional specifications.
  • Assists with escalated support issues.
  • Provides useful feedback in code reviews for others.
  • Maintains business systems standards by applying software development, project management methods, tools and processes as standard practice.
  • Assists with developing quality assurance testing plans, requirement verifications and testing your own code.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Experience with programming architecture such as Model View Controller (MVC).
  • Experience with reporting languages such as SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) or Crystal Reports.
  • Experience with SharePoint, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AngularJS, Highcharts, PHP, Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools or Star Schema Database Design.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION): o Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field plus two years IT experience and/or coursework in the last five years; or
  • Associate’s Degree in IT or Computer Science plus two years IT experience and/or coursework in the last five years.
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Demonstrated experience with the following technical skills: o VB.Net, C# or ASP.Net (at least one)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to work independently on issues and projects and to participate cooperatively on group projects.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
IFSOEYesInformation TechnologyStage 1Information TechnologyOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/6/2017 8:49 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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867, 1079, 1080, 1081Springfield or Chicago OfficeInformation Systems
ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with program and IT staff to build sophisticated web applications and maintain those systems. This is an opportunity for an experienced web developer to design, develop and implement software solutions and bring innovation to an education data systems environment and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies. This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Division Supervisor.
  • Involved throughout the entire project lifecycle including concept and design, prototyping, development, production, quality assurance and testing, deployment and maintenance phases following best practices and development standards, guidelines and documentation.
  • Develops web based computer applications to improve operations, increase efficiency and serve districts, educators & students.
  • Assists in gathering requirements and project specifications and converts requirements into technical specifications for small to medium sized projects.
  • Collaborates with business partners and strategic vendors to deliver cost effective, timely and customer-focused solutions. Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to completion of functional specifications, preparing and delivering informative, well-organized presentations and project status reviews to stakeholders, including process owners, customers and stakeholders.
  • Maintains existing web-based production systems; analyzes and resolves production problems in a timely manner; resolves end user service requests as assigned.
  • Maintain business systems standards by applying software development, project management methods, tools and processes as standard practice.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Experience with programming architecture such as Model View Controller (MVC).
  • Experience with reporting languages such as SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • Experience with SharePoint, JavaScript, Bootstrap, AngularJS, Highcharts, PHP, Microsoft Business Intelligence Tools or Star Schema Database Design.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION): o Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science plus two year’s IT experience and/or coursework in the last five years; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field plus three year’s IT experience and/or coursework in the last five years; or
  • Associate’s Degree in IT or Computer Science plus four year’s IT experience and/or coursework in the last seven years.
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Demonstrated experience with the following technical skills:
  • VB.Net, C# or ASP.Net (at least two)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to quickly pick up new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to work independently on issues and projects and to participate cooperatively on group projects.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
IFSOEYesInformation TechnologyStage 1Information TechnologyOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/21/2017 2:40 PMBILDILLI LORI
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741Springfield OfficeSchool Business Services
This position provides specialized services primarily in the area of fire prevention and safety. This position reports to the Division Administrator of School Business Services.
  • Analyzes and processes documents for the Health/Life and Safety Program 10 Year Safety Survey and amendments and School Construction Program applications. 
  • Consults with architects and district administration as necessary. 
  • Provides technical assistance to external constituents regarding the Health/Life and Safety Program, School Construction Program, and School Safety Drill Act. 
  • Verifies building conditions and capacity for the facility condemnation and School Construction Program. 
  • Maintains and updates Health/Life and Safety, School Construction, School Safety Drill websites. 
  • Makes presentations at regional superintendents’ and other seminars/workshops. 
  • Develops and reviews legislation with the assistance of regional superintendents and external constituents. 
  • Performs special projects as needed. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Master’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering field or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering field plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working with a company in the construction or renovation of buildings. 
  • Ability to read building plans. 
  • Knowledge of code standards. 
  • Critical thinking skills. 
  • Ability to research building standards and specifications. 
  • Travel required. 
IFSOEYesSchool Business ServicesStage 1School Business ServicesOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:50 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1411North Chicago SuburbsSchool Business Services
This position provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services. (This position will work primarily in McHenry, Lake, Northern Cook, or DuPage County. Residency for this position is required within one of these counties to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) This position reports to the Division Administrator of School Business Services.
  • Provides technical assistance to Regional Offices of Education (ROEs), district personnel, other administrative entities, and Agency staff using a variety of indicators (e.g., annual financial report data, financial assurance and accountability system data, financial profile information, etc.).
  • Serves as primary contact on financial matters related to cost analysis, business management, general facilities information (e.g., maintenance and capital issues) and budget development, including all aspects of revenues, (e.g., state aid, transportation, special education, vocational education, etc.), short and long-term debt expenditures and financial reporting.
  • Conducts financial and trend analysis of school districts and other administrative entities, particularly financially distressed districts (e.g., oversight panel monitoring) to track their fiscal solvency and compliance with rules, regulations and generally accepted accounting procedures.
  • Assists in the ongoing development, implementation and assessment of training, technological capacity and technical assistance procedures to assist ROEs, school district personnel and other administrative entities improve their financial management practices.
  • Recommends the development of broad, state-wide financial management and fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Makes recommendations for technological systems development at the division level.
  • Functions as a team member and/or team leader for diverse agency, center, and division teams.
  • Coordinates fiscal, staffing and material resources to complete assigned projects.
  • Coordinates efforts with interdisciplinary team members for the completion of assigned projects for divisional activities.
  • Monitors projects and activities of team members.
  • Assists so that projects are on schedule and completed with assigned timelines.
  • Collects and analyzes data and compiles reports for review, executive approval and implementation.
  • Applies technical expertise in areas of accounting and financial management to research, develop and implement project assignments.
  • Assists in the development of divisional information systems and the gathering of division planning data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing, or School Business Management or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of professional experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, or school business management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, auditing, and financial management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of resources allocation and project coordination involving teams.
  • Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of information systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of computers, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, and financial management.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem-solving techniques to complex issues.
  • Travel required.
IFSOEYesSchool Business ServicesStage 1School Business ServicesOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:50 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1443Springfield OfficeBudget and Financial Management
This role 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. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
  • 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.
  • Master’s Degree in areas listed above.
  • Experience using SAS software.
  • State of Illinois experience.
  • Knowledge of federal indirect cost principles for state agencies.
  • Understanding of the State of Illinois budgeting process and legislative process.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Education Administration, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Public Administration. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience working in an equivalent capacity in the government or private sectors.
  • 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.
YesBudget and Financial ManagementStage 1Budget and Financial ManagementOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/24/2017 4:50 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1531Springfield OfficeAssessment and Accountability
This role will provide program and contract supervision and support for assigned assessment programs (e.g., Dynamic Learning Maps-Alternate Assessment). Engages in cross-functional collaboration to support the use of technology in assessment. Promotes collaboration amongst agency divisions to better support the implementation of standards and assessment to inform learning. Serves on internal, cross-functional teams representing the interests of special student populations. Serves as the state lead on consortium issues pertaining to special student populations. Participates in bias and sensitivity reviews, and advocates for accommodations and accessibility features, and the appropriate use of such. Attends virtual and off-site meetings to support this work as assigned. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
  • Supervises, supports, and evaluates staff as assigned. 
  • Serves as management point of contact, internally and externally, for all issues regarding assessment of special student populations. 
  • Conducts and/or synthesizes research, provides advisement on policy and procedures related to the assessment of special student populations, and serves on/coordinates internal and external committees and working groups related to policy and procedures. 
  • Authors and delivers communications and professional development related to the assessment and growth of special student populations. 
  • Contributes to the development of agency supports related to balanced assessment systems, assessment literacy, and data literacy. 
  • Advises on issues of student growth for special student populations. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Leadership experience as demonstrated by service as an administrator or teacher leader. 
  • Experience developing classroom assessments for special student populations. 
  • Experience working with large scale assessments and analysis of standardized test data. 
  • Experience conducting independent research and/or synthesizing research. 
  • Prior supervisory experience. 
  • Master’s Degree in a Special Education field. Must hold an active Educator License and Endorsements in a special education area. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • A minimum of five years of documented teaching and/or administrative experience related to special student populations. 
  • A minimum of three years (may be inclusive of the five years documented teaching and/or administrative experience) providing classroom instruction and/or supporting students or school staff related to the New Illinois Learning Standards. 
  • Evidence of work with adult learners around education and special student populations. 
  • Some travel required. 
YesAssessment and AccountabilityStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.12/16/20163/24/2017 4:50 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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102Springfield OfficeInformation Systems

​ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with IT staff to manage ISBE’s web presence and SharePoint environments.  This position will be part of a dynamic and innovative team responsible for providing the infrastructure necessary to support sophisticated education technology architecture.  This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Division Supervisor.

  • Supports, configures, develops, troubleshoots and manages the overall health of ISBE’s web presence and SharePoint infrastructure.  
  • Maintains and administers SharePoint services, including search, content hub, business intelligence and workflows.  
  • Develops, configures and maintains document libraries, enterprise lists and site collections. 
  • Maintains operating system, SharePoint patches, service packs and cumulative updates. 
  • Provides, installs and administers production, development and testing environments for web services, report servers, FTP servers, media servers and load balancers that serve the ISBE public web presence. 
  • Handles various web administrative duties, including configuration, server performance, application performance monitoring/tuning, log management, security scanning and traffic analysis. 
  • Assists developers with content deployment, site moves/copies and works collaboratively on web presence and SharePoint projects. 
  • Manages SharePoint end user accounts, permissions and access rights in accordance with privacy and security best-practices. 
  • Defines, implements and manages retention policies for document libraries and network archiving.  
  • Assists with software development project plans, including scope, schedule and implementation. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Web server farm administration with a concentration on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 and greater.
  • Microsoft.net and classic ASP application configurations including application pooling, SSL certifications, session state, caching, and forms authentication of both secure and non-secure web servers.
  • Web application architectures for N-Tier applications.
  • Relational database and operating systems experience with SQL Server database, SSRS integration and reporting solutions.
  • Understanding of Windows Server Administration as related to reporting server configurations.
  • General knowledge of networking – IP, DNS, and load balancing.
  • General understanding of the management of service applications, web applications, site collection administration, and backup/restore.
  • Experience using SharePoint designer and deploying solutions.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION):
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other specific IT or computer field, plus two years of relevant professional experience; or
    • Bachelor's Degree in any field, plus four years of relevant professional experience; or
    • Associate's Degree in any field plus six years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience with SharePoint fundamentals including out of the box web parts, lists, content types and workflows.
    • Demonstrated understanding of SharePoint administration.
    • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server configurations.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to quickly master new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to work independently on issues and projects and to participate cooperatively on group projects.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
IFSOEYesInformation TechnologyStage 1Information TechnologyOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.2/24/20176/30/2017 10:25 AMBILDILLI LORI
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187Springfield OfficeFiscal Support Services

​This position performs complex accounting functions including, but not limited to, system design and review, accounts receivables, complex reconciliations, and financial statement preparation; provides guidance and advice on matters of fund reconciliations, auditor liaison activities, Management Information Database Accounting System (MIDAS) report design and maintenance, and acts as senior accountant in regards to the agency’s financial processes.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Examines, analyzes and researches complex fiscal related issues.
  • Develops and implements fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a process for agency accounts receivables.
  • Monitors all fiscal systems both internal and external for needed improvements.
  • Serves as liaison to the data system division.
  • Analyzes user system requirements.
  • Designs system specifications.
  • Develops project methodology.
  • Coordinates system and procedure conversion and implementation.
  • Monitors financial data prepared by agency accounting systems.
  • Reviews and develops financial procedures as a result of auditor findings or recommendations to comply with risk assessment and better business practices.
  • Oversees the preparation of agency financial statements and related supplementary information.
  • Performs reconciliation of agency appropriations with the State Comptroller and performs reconciliation of available federal grant funds with applicable federal agencies.
  • Completes special projects as assigned by the Division Administrator.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Experience with the State Accounting Management System (SAMS).
  • Working knowledge of SAMS and SAMS warehouse systems.
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these fields plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in a governmental accounting or auditing environment.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of fiscal procedures.
  • Working knowledge of automated database systems used to prepare or process accounting related transactions or reports.
IFSOEYesFiscal Support ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/10/201710/17/2017 4:32 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1548Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position is responsible for assisting in the analysis of data elements which impact the services of students who have or are suspected of having a disability; performs cross-system checks of data quality; acts as a communication link between various public entities; provides assistance with ad hoc reporting and assists in the overall division accomplishment of activities for the purpose of improving educational programs; builds data literacy throughout the agency; participates in cross agency work groups, data projects, and research.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Oversees data collection, analysis and reporting of special education data related to Part B (ages 3-21) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
  • Works with the Special Education Student and School Database.
  • Assists in compiling the Annual State Report on Special Education Performance.
  • Generates the LEA special education profiles and posts to the web.
  • Generates monitoring reports for Special Education Services staff and compiles data requirements for OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs) reports, including the Annual Performance Report and State Performance Plan.
  • Provides technical assistance to division staff, administrators, organizations, external agencies (Illinois Department of Human Services, OSEP, etc.) and the community with analysis of data reported.
  • Reviews user documents and training material for accuracy.
  • Assists in the accomplishment of the division’s regulatory functions including, but not limited to, completing reviews.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills. 
  • Professional experience in the application of educational data.
  • Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, Education, Special Education, Educational Statistics, Pupil Personnel Services (School Counselor, School Psychologist, School Social Worker), Computer Science, Mathematics or Finance, or a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these areas plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to the education requirements) in at least one of these areas.
  • Experience in planning and designing data collections, performing statistical analysis of the data, and presenting the results in a clear manner for the non-technical reader.  
  • Professional experience in organizing, analyzing and using research results, planning and evaluating projects, designing evaluation strategies and methodologies, automating data processes, and statistical methods.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets, rational databases, word-processing, report writing, presentation and statistical analysis software packages.  
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/29/20173/29/2017 4:28 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1549Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position performs duties concentrated in the area of meeting the needs of students with disabilities; performs duties in the development, maintenance, and revision of Individualized Education Program (IEP) and Notice and Consent Forms, the electronic IEP system, and IEP modules; coordinates and conducts in-service trainings or presentations.  This position reports to the Division Administrator/Supervisor.

  • Coordinates and oversees the electronic Individualized Education Program (IEP) system, including working with school districts who use the system to address current issues, working with an advisory group of school users to identify necessary changes/enhancements to the system, conducting trainings for new school district users throughout the state, and serving as the liaison between the Special Education, Information Technology, and Funding and Disbursements divisions to continue maintenance of the system, incorporate changes, identify connections between the IEP and student/personnel components, and provide overall program knowledge and best practices as it relates to students with disabilities.
  • Coordinates the development, maintenance, and revision of the IEP and Notice and Consent Forms and instructions, including securing any needed language translations.
  • Develops and maintains IEP best practice modules, including obtaining input from internal and external sources.
  • Participates in enhancing and coordinating the integration of the IEP quality tutorial with the electronic IEP system.
  • As directed by the Division Administrator/Supervisor, completes special assignments including revisions to the Procedural Safeguards document, Parents’ Rights Guide, preparation of special reports for use in policy decision making, and research of compliance findings.
  • Serves as the agency representative and provides technical assistance regarding data collection and reporting of State Performance Plan data including the development and implementation of activities associated with indicators of the State Performance Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
  • ​Teaching and/or administrative certificate.
  • General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds preferred.
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Proficiency in a second language.
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education, Education, Educational Administration, 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. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • 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. 
  • 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.
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/29/20173/29/2017 4:32 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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Springfield or Chicago Office

The Illinois State Board of Education Professional Capital Internship program offers energetic and highly-motivated undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain experience with the Agency that serves the Illinois State K-12 educational system.

This internship will integrate academic study with Agency responsibilities. Interns must possess self-motivation to permit professional development. Placements will be assigned throughout divisions within the Agency in areas such as Assessment and Accountability, Budget and Financial Management, Communications, Career and Technical Education, Educator Effectiveness, Federal and State Monitoring, Fiscal Support Services, Funding and Disbursements, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Legal, Nutrition and Wellness, School Business Services or Special Education Services.

All interns will complete an Internship Agreement with the Illinois State Board of Education, pass a background check, participate in Orientation process and complete an Internship Experience Assessment.

  • Independently researches and prepares for review, policy documents, grant proposals, instructions, notices, memorandums, general rules and operating procedures as requested
  • Assists in preparing monitoring systems, spreadsheets, budgets, transactions, etc.
  • Conducts audits and/or program evaluations
  • Maintains records and logs as directed by Management
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited higher educational institution pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the following fields: Accountancy, Business, Career and Technical Education, Education, English as a Second Language, Human Resources, Information Technology, Nutrition and Wellness, Special Education or other related field.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Contribute to decision-making as part of a team
  • Time management and multitasking skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite and web-based platforms
  • Undergraduate junior, senior or graduate student
YesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.4/5/2017 3:08 PMBILDILLI LORI
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370Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive system of personnel, development and associated activities in the area of special education teacher preparation and training; performs duties concentrated in the area of meeting the needs of students with disabilities; provides technical assistance/expertise in the area of high incidence disabilities, including specific learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD; works with local and intermediate agencies on staff development activities; participates in the review, recommendation and monitoring of contracts, grants or projects; translates program direction as adopted by management into outcomes such as publications; coordinates and conducts in-service training sessions or presentations; implements special projects of limited duration as assigned.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Coordinates the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of the comprehensive system of personnel development, including oversight of the state Personnel Development Grant, development and implementation of activities related to special education teacher preparation, and serving as staff liaison to training projects and personnel.
  • Coordinates the ongoing technical assistance to school districts and schools to support improved results outcomes for children with Individual Education Programs, including grant oversight, development and implementation of activities, and serving as staff liaison with other division's projects and personnel.
  • Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of educational environment and statewide systemic improvement plan data including the development and implementation of activities associated with this indicator 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.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Teaching and/or administrative certificate.
  • Experience working with staff from institutions of higher education.
  • 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.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in education working as a teacher, administrator or in a consulting capacity with schools, preferably in special education and serving students with high incidence disabilities.
  • Experience in working with special and regular education teachers and administrators.
  • Experience in the design and implementation and/or delivery of professional development and technical assistance in relevant areas.
  • Experience working with task forces or committees.
  • Experience developing written materials such as reports and technical assistance documents. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge and skills in one or more areas related to providing services to students with disabilities and at-risk students, preferably in the area of high incidence disabilities.
  • Basic knowledge of general educational practice in addition to specialized knowledge in one or more of the above areas.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of special education.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and ability to analyze, interpret and apply research study results, including application to teaching and learning practice.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues.
  • Ability to coordinate the completion of projects and programs and work effectively with diverse teams.
  • Ability to present complex information to both lay and technical audiences effectively in formal and informal settings.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/17/20175/17/2017 9:28 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1248North/Central IL - Winnebago, Ogle, LaSalle, Lee, Dekalb CountiesSchool Business Services

​This position provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services.  (This position will work primarily in Winnebago, Ogle, LaSalle, Lee, or DeKalb county.  Residency for this position is required within one of these counties to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.)  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Provides technical assistance to Regional Offices of Education (ROEs), district personnel, other administrative entities, and agency staff using a variety of indicators (e.g., annual financial report data, financial assurance and accountability system data, financial profile information, etc.).
  • Serves as primary contact on financial matters related to cost analysis, business management, general facilities information (e.g., maintenance and capital issues) and budget development, including all aspects of revenues, (e.g., state aid, transportation, special education, vocational education, etc.), short and long-term debt expenditures and financial reporting.  
  • Conducts financial and trend analysis of school districts and other administrative entities, particularly financially distressed districts (e.g., oversight panel monitoring) to track their fiscal solvency and compliance with rules, regulations and generally accepted accounting procedures.
  • Assists in the ongoing development, implementation and assessment of training, technological capacity and technical assistance procedures to assist ROEs, school district personnel and other administrative entities improve their financial management practices.
  • Recommends the development of broad, state-wide financial management and fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Makes recommendations for technological systems development at the division level.
  • Functions as a team member and/or team leader for diverse agency, center, and division teams.
  • Coordinates fiscal, staffing and material resources to complete assigned projects.
  • Coordinates efforts with interdisciplinary team members for the completion of assigned projects for divisional activities.
  • Monitors projects and activities of team members.
  • Assists so that projects are on schedule and completed with assigned timelines.
  • Collects and analyzes data and compiles reports for review, executive approval and implementation.
  • Applies technical expertise in areas of accounting and financial management to research, develop and implement project assignments.
  • Assists in the development of divisional information systems and the gathering of division planning data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Master’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing, or School Business Management or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting plus two years of relevant professional experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of professional experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, or school business management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting, auditing, and financial management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of resources allocation and project coordination involving teams.
  • Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of information systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of computers, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • Demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, and financial management.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem-solving techniques to complex issues.  
  • Travel required.
IFSOEYesSchool Business ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/19/20175/19/2017 12:49 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1101, 1346, 1365Chicago OfficeFederal and State Monitoring

​This position 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 reports to the Division Administrator.

  • As a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator:  
    • initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; 
    • initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist;
    • 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;
    • coordinates the teams monitoring work according to time budget; 
    • compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same; 
    • assists the monitoring team in completing the review; 
    • develops and drafts findings; 
    • performs quality control review of the teams work;
    • ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and 
    • 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.
  • Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures.
  • 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.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, auditing, finance or business management in 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 multi-task 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.
IFSOEYesFederal and State MonitoringStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/30/201712/1/2017 2:59 PMBILDILLI LORI
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989Chicago OfficeHuman Resources and Labor Relations

As assigned by management in Human Resources and Labor Relations, will serve as a permanent floater (Program Specialist I), moving from various divisions throughout the agency based on program priorities and/or workforce shortages to perform tasks as assigned by the respective program administrator.  Duties will vary in nature and relate to secretarial/clerical, fiscal and/or technical activities, depending on the specific assignment.  Performance evaluations will be completed by Human Resources and Labor Relations management, based on input from those administrators who temporarily assigned duties during the period being evaluated.

  • May perform a variety of secretarial/clerical tasks, ranging from routine to moderately complex.
  • May perform typing and filing duties and operate office machines requiring minimal skill.
  • May answer phones, greet visitors and provide routine information.
  • May open, sort, prepare and distribute mail and maintain appropriate program logs.
  • May proof and make simple corrections to reports.
  • May perform various functions and activities associated with/relating to one or more of the agency's fiscal programs.
  • May audit and prepare agency payments (including data entry, detail object approval, verification of reported data and monitoring of obligated amounts).
  • May process applications, claims, payments and reports.
  • May assist in the maintenance of inventory records (agency equipment, food distribution, textbooks, etc.)
  • May perform a variety of technical tasks associated with operations in technology infrastructure (equipment and/or data control), administrative services and other program areas as defined.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • ​Some college or technical training.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of three years of clerical/secretarial experience in an office setting involving typing, filing, and computer work.
  • Experience utilizing multi-line phone system.
  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent telephone, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Ability to type 40 words per minute.
AFSCMEYesHuman Resources and Labor RelationsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.7/21/20177/21/2017 2:54 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1560Springfield or Chicago OfficeEquity and Access

This position provides leadership and advocates for equity for all students, in particular addressing the needs of English Learners; integrates and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education.  The executive Director for Equity and Access directs, oversees and administers programs, operations and staff; provides leadership and support to school districts, and other educational organizations throughout Illinois; provides leadership in cross functional division work (e.g., ESSA); monitors and develops center budget; provides leadership and guidance in all activities involving English Learners, immigrant and migrant students, and underserved students in low wealth school communities.  This position provides leadership and resources to achieve equity and access for all students across all Illinois districts through engaging legislators, school administrators, teachers, students, parents, and other stakeholders in formulating and advocating for policies that enhance education, empower districts, and ensure equitable outcomes for all students. 

  • Establishes and develops new division for leading with equity and access for all underserved students with specific attention to the integration of Title III and Title I services and accountability for English Learners. 
  • Determines measures of success of our equity and access work, monitors regularly and initiates interventions and support linked to findings in areas such as, but not limited to:
    • Culturally and Linguistically Affirming Curriculum
    • Explicit pedagogy for addressing language acquisition
    • Professional Learning/Development
    • Relevant research
    • Civil Rights Obligations
    • Grant Management
    • Implicit racial/cultural  bias and macroaggressions
  • Develops capacity for Division of English Language Learners and ISBE staff to recognize that all students bring strengths and assets to school.
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of policies and initiatives for English Learners, migrant and immigrant children, and underserved students.
  • Is conversant with the research base and uses it to promote practices that value cultural and linguistic diversity for all students with effective professional learning approaches in content topics listed above.
  • Develops ISBE's grant monitoring capability to prioritize student outcomes and target District assistance where it is needed most, which will also require the development of staff's ability to provide insightful and comprehensive support and advice to districts where needed.
  • Engages internal and external partners to support districts in their efforts as they engage in addressing equity and access in learning and leverages the integration of grant processes in Titles I, II and III to support cultural and linguistic diversity, academic achievement and well-being.
  • Works cooperatively and collectively with districts, Regional Offices of Education, school leaders and teachers to ensure that instructional programs and effective delivery are informed by data with a continuous feedback loop for growth.
  • Designs, plans and implements learning opportunities such as workshops, forums, and listening sessions for students and families in collaboration with schools and districts and for state wide application.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ESL licensure or bilingual certification.
  • Familiarity with the WIDA ELP Assessment system, which includes ELP standards, assessments and professional learning.
  • Master's Degree in Education; graduate work in second language acquisition research, theory and practices required.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • A minimum of five years of experience leading and managing effective program implementation for underserved students and designing and implementing professional learning, in or related to a preK-12 education system.
  • Experience managing staff and developing teams for high performance with a collaborative leadership approach.
  • Teaching experience with English language learners (ELLs).
  • Commitment to biliteracy/multiliteracy goals for all students.
  • Commitment to change process with continuous improvement.
  • Extensive experience with federal and state grant management.
YesEquity and AccessStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/21/201711/7/2017 8:06 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1139Springfield OfficeNutrition and Wellness Programs

​This position performs work ranging from moderate to considerable complexity applying practices and technical expertise in the areas of child nutrition program and fiscal management and technical assistance for the administration of the USDA Foods and National School Lunch Programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Coordinates the administration and program management for the USDA Foods and National School Lunch Programs. 
  • Serves as a primary contact for program related questions from program participants, legislators, USDA, and program advocates.
  • Oversees the implementation of Federal and State regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Develops procedures and technology systems for efficient program administration.
  • Coordinates and monitors schedules and timelines related to the completion of Federal and State completion of reports and activities.
  • Reconciles inventory and financial reports.
  • Oversees compliance with federal program requirements.     
  • Participates in the approval and administration of the National School Lunch and USDA Foods Programs.
  • Approves sponsoring organizations and their sites for participation in the school based nutrition programs.
  • Reviews participant verification summary reports.
  • Reviews program participant information and financial documentation.  
  • Provides program technical assistance to Local Education Agencies, program administrators, advocacy groups, legislators, and agency staff.
  • Serves as a primary contact for programmatic, fiscal, and nutrition related questions.
  • Researches, develops, and disseminates training and technical assistance materials.
  • Develops and makes presentations in a variety of training venues such as workshops and webinars. 
  • Interprets federal and state regulations, policy memos, and guidance for program administration and local administrators. 
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures for program administrators and coordinates program policies and procedures with related federal and state programs. 
  • Develops and disseminates program instructions. 
  • Responds to sponsor questions and requests for technical assistance. 
  • Reviews proposed federal regulations and prepares agency comments. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Nutrition, Food Service Management, Education, Finance, or Social Services or a Bachelor's Degree in one of these areas plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in accounting, business administration nutrition, food service management, wellness program management, governmental grant programs, finance or social services.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and demonstrated ability in accounting, nutrition, wellness program management, teaching, business administration, finance or social services.
  • Knowledge of resource allocation and project coordination.
  • Knowledge of information systems and database applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply problem solving techniques to complex issues.
  • Demonstrated ability in conducting multi-task assignments and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability using a computer.
  • Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License and the ability to travel. 
IFSOEYesNutrition and Wellness ProgramsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/4/20178/4/2017 2:32 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1405Springfield OfficeProfessional Capital

​ISBE is looking for new talent to grow our project management team.  The Project Manager will be critical in ensuring projects produce a high quality product and are performed on time, on budget and within scope.  The Project Manager will assist in ensuring projects align with the ISBE vision, mission and goals and will manage and monitor scope, milestones, tasks, timelines, dependencies, communications, budgets and expenses for multiple projects simultaneously.  This position will work collaboratively within a team environment, including project sponsors and other key internal and external stakeholders.  This position will also be critical in furthering the development and implementation of project management practices throughout the agency.  This position reports to a Division Supervisor. 

  • Performs the role of Project Manager. 
  • Manages and monitors project scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risks, issues and communications.  
  • Performs tasks necessary to develop materials and successfully plan, execute and close projects including, but not limited to, tasks necessary to develop and maintain Project Scope, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Project Schedules, Risk Management Plans, Communication Plans, Risk and Issue Logs, Project Reports, Project Change Management Documentation, Quality Management Plans and Lessons Learned.   
  • Assists in the development and implementation of project management practices throughout the agency.  
  • Mentors and trains other ISBE team members in project management best practices and tools.  
  • Assists in the development and scoring of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Sealed Proposals (RFSPs).  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification(s).
  • Experience with government, education and/or IT project management.
  • Experience auditing project management.
  • Experience with waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Data Governance experience.
  • Experience in managing projects containing personally identifiable information. 
  • Experience with providing project management training. 
  • Experience with writing and scoring RFPs and/or RFSPs.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) :
    • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science plus three years of experience as a Project Manager in the last eight years; or
    • Bachelor's Degree in any field plus four years of experience as a Project Manager in the last eight years; or
    • Associate's Degree in any field plus six years of experience as a Project Manager in the last eight years.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing enterprise-wide initiatives and projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing multiple large-scale projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to visualize complex processes.
  • Strong long-term planning skills.
  • Demand forecasting and management skills.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow-up with resulting action items.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong budgeting, time management and resource management skills.
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively both individually and in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate, mentor and develop relationships with a team, management, and other stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles and theories.
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies.
YesProfessional CapitalStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/24/201711/8/2017 9:41 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1551Springfield OfficeInformation Systems

​ISBE is looking for new talent to add to our IT team. The IT Business Analyst will work collaboratively within the Student Information System project team.  The Business Analyst is responsible for providing a vital link between ISBE’s information technology capabilities and its business objectives.  The Business Analyst will help ISBE to implement innovative technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, staff and partners.  This position reports to a Division Supervisor. 

  • Facilitates the vital link between IT capabilities and business objectives by gathering, learning, simplifying and translating business requirements into operational business requirements.  
  • Interprets and translates business needs (data, documents, user input, procedures, and workflows) to determine the optimal course of action to produce the best solution.  
  • Determines operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats. 
  • Assists with the design of software applications, data tools, reports, and technology solutions by analyzing requirements, constructing workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities, and writing specifications. 
  • Works closely with the project team to improve processes and clearly communicate requirements to development teams. 
  • Improves systems by studying current practices and designing modifications. 
  • Maintains system protocols by writing and updating procedures. 
  • Provides reference materials for users by writing and maintaining user documentation, providing help desk support, and training users. 
  • Prepares technical reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • Experience with agile project methodology.
  • Experience with Student Information System related data and/or applications. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Server.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION):
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science plus two years Business Analyst experience in the last 5 years; or  
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any field plus three years Business Analyst experience in the last five years; or
    • Associate’s Degree in any field plus four years Business Analyst experience in the last five years.  
  • Demonstrated experience gathering business requirements and translating for IT use.
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles, and theories.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to work independently on issues and projects and to participate cooperatively on group projects.
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills.
IFSOEYesInformation TechnologyStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/6/20179/6/2017 9:24 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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622Springfield OfficeFunding and Disbursements

​This position provides clerical support to the Division Administrator, Division Supervisor, 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.  This position reports to the Division Administrative.

  • Provides clerical support to the Division Administrator, Division Supervisor, and professional staff of the division. 
  • Schedules all meetings with internal and external clients, receives and announces visiting officials. 
  • Prepares all division administration activity transactions and spending requests in MIDAS (Management Information Database Accounting System) for Division Administrator approval. 
  • Assists in the preparation of correspondence, presentations, reports.
  • Takes minutes for meetings, duplicates and delivers materials as directed by the Division Administrator. 
  • Prepares itineraries, arranges transportation and lodging for the Division Administrator and Division Supervisor. 
  • Enters all travel information for the division in the MIDAS system for reimbursement. 
  • Serves as the official timekeeper for the division. 
  • Records all daily timekeeping transactions.
  • Performs monthly and yearly reconciliations of all employee timesheets and maintains all documentation for audit purposes. 
  • Performs activities of a confidential nature that include maintaining employee evaluations and personnel records, scheduling interviews and coordinating Family Medical Leave Act information. 
  • Assists the receptionist in answering the primary division phone line. 
  • Functions as the primary staff person responsible for receiving and recording all incoming check returns for grant related programs and distributes them to the division staff for processing. 
  • Maintains files of important correspondence and legislative bill reviews. 
  • Serves as the inventory clerk for the division, maintaining inventory records, documenting all inventory movements and ensuring inventory control procedures are followed. 
  • Prepares and submits all purchase requisitions and orders all division office supplies. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Some college or technical training.
  • Experience coordinating clerical and office procedures for a large division.
  • Knowledge of agency programs, rules and policies.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two years of progressively responsible secretarial or programmatic experience in an office setting involving typing, computer work, and/or other specialized training. 
  • Extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation. 
  • Must be highly organized and able to comprehend and interpret policies and processes. 
  • Must possess working knowledge of office software including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to type 45 words per minute (APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT PASSED THE REQUIRED TYPING WILL BE CONTACTED TO COMPLETE A TYPING TEST)
AFSCMEYesFunding and DisbursementsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/8/20179/8/2017 2:16 PMBILDILLI LORI
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410, 423, 570Chicago OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact on the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors and approves programs; participates in the review and recommendation for approval of contracts, grants or projects; acts as a communication link between various public entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the overall division facilitation of activities for the purpose of improving educational programs.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Assists in the administration of the public and nonpublic special education facility system including evaluation and approval of nonpublic special education facility applications; annual review and revision of the application forms and process; developing recommendations for improvements in the policies, procedures and rules for the program; and serving as a communication link and technical assistant resource to nonpublic special education facilities, school districts and others.
  • Serves as team leader and team member on review visits to nonpublic special education facilities to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, including analysis of data, development of investigative plans, on-site data collection, interviewing of personnel, analysis of findings, preparation of reports with corrective action plans and oversight of follow-up activities.
  • Participates in the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision and serves as an agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of data, including the development and implementation of activities associated with the State Performance Plan and Board goals.
  • Participates in the development and ongoing review/revision of publications, documents and other materials that are required to carry out the agency’s activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Teaching and/or Administrative Certificate.
  • Required experience within the last five years.
  • Experience with nonpublic special education facilities.
  • General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings.
  • 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.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) providing education, special education, or pupil personnel services to students with disabilities in public or nonpublic elementary and/or secondary schools.  
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/15/201710/20/2017 1:46 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1268Springfield or Chicago OfficeNutrition and Wellness Programs

​This position collaborates and consults with ISBE wellness team, Illinois school districts, and relevant service providers in all efforts designed to build differentiated supports for the promotion of school wellness.  This position reports to the Division Administrator and Division Supervisor. 

  • Collaborates with other wellness team members (i.e., school nurse, school health, nutrition, social emotional and behavioral health and other health education consultants) as well as cross divisional ISBE staff.
  • Researches, develops, and disseminates wellness and health (social, emotional, behavioral and physical) information with an emphasis on establishing and strengthening collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Write grants, reviews proposals, awards funds and participates on advisory councils/panels/task forces as appropriate.
  • Assists in the identification, recommendation and implementation of state and local policy and procedure changes to promote service coordination and linkage, cross-system data collection and sharing, and other infrastructure-building and sustaining activities associated with the integration of health and wellness programming.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of the data collection, reporting and evaluation systems.
  • Serves as an agency representative and provides technical assistance regarding the safe and supportive components within the SEA (State Education Agency) ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) plan.
  • Collaborates in the development of all overall health and wellness learning supports training and technical assistance activities for schools, community and other agencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • General working experience with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings.
  • Spanish language proficiency.
  • Master's Degree in Education, Social Work, School Psychology, School Counseling, School Nursing or Mental Health or a Bachelor's Degree in one of the listed fields plus two years of relevant professional experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in school-based or school-linked wellness services or programs.
  • Two years of experience in coordinating projects and training activities.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability using a computer.
  • Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Must have a valid IL Driver's License and the ability to travel.
IFSOEYesNutrition and Wellness ProgramsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/18/20179/18/2017 9:56 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1374Western SuburbsFederal and State Monitoring

This position performs 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 western suburbs.  Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties - DuPage, Cook, Kendall or Kane - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.)  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • As a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator: 
    1. initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope;
    2. initiates development of the monitoring program or checklist;
    3. 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;
    4. coordinates the teams monitoring work according to time budget;
    5. compiles and writes detailed documentation for work performed including findings, conclusions and recommendations according to standards and assists others in same;
    6. assists the monitoring team in completing the review;
    7. develops and drafts findings;
    8. performs quality control review of the teams work;
    9. ensures adequate resolution of quality review questions; and
    10. 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.
  • Knowledge of school business financial practices and procedures preferred.
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Auditing, Finance or 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. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • 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 multi-task 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. 
IFSOEYesFederal and State MonitoringStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/18/20179/18/2017 10:00 AMBILDILLI LORI
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787Springfield OfficeFiscal Support Services

​This position performs duties related to coordinating the agency conference/travel activities and assists with various procurement activities.  This position reports to the Procurement Services Supervisor.

  • Contacts outside vendors to locate and secure meeting space and rooming blocks for agency functions.
  • Negotiates and monitors vendor contracts.
  • Attends and assists at bid openings.
  • Assists in the completion of administrative reviews of proposals.
  • Assists with sole source procurements as needed. 
  • Creates and mails contracts and other correspondence. 
  • Updates and maintains the contract tracking system.
  • Tracks receipt of post-performance reviews and required insurance certificates.
  • Reports monthly on BEP spending, Veterans Spend, and Small Business Set-aside Spend.
  • Assists in creating Board reports. 
  • Tracks and prints multi-year certifications off for the procurement file.
  • Maintains contract and procurement files.
  • Maintains electronic file of scanned contracts. 
  • Responds to FOIA requests, requests from auditors and other divisions. 
  • Assists Procurement Services Supervisor with Education Purchasing Program.
  • Serves as backup to cash receipts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of State of Illinois procurement.
  • Knowledge of conference planning.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Accounting or a High School Diploma with a combination of four years of education, training, or experience.
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) in contract processing, procurement, or other business related fields.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
IFSOEYesFiscal Support ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/22/20179/22/2017 3:53 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1425Springfield OfficeCenter for Teaching and Curriculum

​This position provides leadership and advocates for equity for all students; integrates and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education as the Projects Administrator for the Center for Teaching and Curriculum; provides leadership in cross functional division work; quantifies resources needed for the requirements of the work; measures and communicates the proposed benefits of the relevant projects and programs; facilitates decision making; monitors baseline requirements of the project to meet the expectations; develops formal processes to ensure better project performance and aligns to the agency’s processes; develops project management plans; oversees projects for Division Administrators, Directors and the Deputy Superintendent; provides status updates and reports on the project; assists with managing fiscal issues in the Center for Teaching and Learning.  This position reports to the Director of Teacher and Learning.

  • Implements project management strategies to advance the agency’s strategic goals and supports the Director and the Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning.  
  • Provides leadership, support and resources in response to district needs.
  • Provides assistance with the fiscal management and budget process in the center and across the divisions in the Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Represents and speaks accurately on behalf of the State Board of Education to school districts, educational organizations, other state/federal agencies, committees and the public concerning the interpretation of agency policies, procedures or actions.
  • Initiates and models active and collaborative leadership in cross-functional division work with demonstrated outcomes for all children (e.g., college and career, career and technical education, early childhood).
  • Provides technical assistance and other support services in the area of Request for Proposals and Request for Sealed Proposals for the Center for Teaching and Learning, and Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) related activities.  
  • Develops and recommends policies, programs, procedures, and plans to ensure implementation with demonstrated improved outcomes for all students (e.g., ESSA, Perkins, Early Childhood, 21st Century Community Learning Centers).
  • Provides assistance for the Director for Teaching and Learning and staff in the divisions in the Center for Teaching and Learning.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree.
  • Experience at district or state level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience in education.
  • Experience with project management.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with budgets and writing Request for Proposals.
  • Project management skills.
  • Grant management skills.
  • Familiarity with federal and state education initiatives.
  • Familiarity with college and career readiness, early childhood strategies.
  • Familiarity with data and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with curriculum and/or assessment.
YesCenter for Teaching and CurriculumStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.9/29/20179/29/2017 3:53 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1580Springfield OfficeInformation Systems

This position is responsible for the management and direction of the software development/application support and data warehouse units.  The software development/application support unit designs, creates, maintains and delivers software products that meet our stakeholders’ requirements and provides support for existing legacy applications.  The data warehouse unit produces authoritative and actionable information to data stakeholders (providers and consumers, internal and external) and functions as the extension for the Data Governance Council in the execution of its guidelines, decisions and adoption of an enterprise view of all agency’s data assets.  The data warehouse unit enables the agency’s internal analysts to perform data analysis and create reports.  This unit watches over ongoing activities, ISBE devices and the network to protect the confidentiality and integrity of student, educator, and other business data.  This position reports to the Chief Operating and Professional Capital Officer.

  • Responsible for the management and direction of software development/application support and data warehouse staff to ensure the operations are effectively managed and aligned with the agency mission, vision, and goals.
  • Works with agency leadership to develop strategy, determine priorities, define projects, and develop roadmaps to effectively support agency operations.
  • Performs research and develops short and long-term plans for utilizing emerging technologies, software, and education data to better serve the agency's internal and external clients.
  • Develops and oversees project scope and budget (including expenditure and cost projections) to maximize efficiency and minimize cost.
  • Performs administrative duties associated with procurement and develops the budget.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION):
    • Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science plus five years of experience in IT management in the last seven years, or
    • Bachelor's Degree in any field plus seven years of experience in IT management in the last ten years.
  • Extensive knowledge of information systems, including software development/application support and data warehouse management experience.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Ability to work independently on issues and projects and to participate cooperatively on group projects.
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills.
YesInformation SystemsStage 1October 16, 2017Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.10/6/201710/6/2017 3:08 PMBILDILLI LORI
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