Career Opportunity

Program Compliance Monitor (Principal Consultant #496)
496
Chicago Office
IFSOE
English Language Learning
Lane 4 – Minimum Salary $3,946
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open Until Filled
This position conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulatory provisions; produces complete monitoring reports; provides corrective recommendations to districts as necessary; drafts business correspondence, papers, research and data collection documents; reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding; provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners. This position reports to the Division Supervisor.
  • Compiles and analyzes data in order to produce complete and accurate monitoring reports and responses, including recommendations, to districts’ corrective action plans.
  • Prepares, schedules, and conducts onsite monitoring visits (as assigned) of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulatory provisions.
  • Reviews and approves state bilingual and Title III grant applications for funding.
  • Provides technical assistance to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners.
  • Assists in the planning, execution, and coordination of division activities as related to the education of English learners in the state.
  • Participates in division, center, and agency cross functional teams as designated by management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Coursework in bilingual education, English as a second language, or applied linguistics.
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working in education, preferably in school districts or state education agencies.
  • Familiarity with grant procedures and writing academic or professional reports and other documents for a variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge about bilingual education, including state and federal rules about English learners.
  • Solid time-management abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Proficient in a language other than standard English.
  • ​Degree in Bilingual Education, English as a Second Language, Education Policy, Public Policy, or Applied Linguistics.