Career Opportunity

Program Monitor (Principal Consultant #1543)
Springfield or Chicago
Safe & Healthy Climate
$55,251 - $69,821
$55,251 - $94,029
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
August 4, 2022
Open Until Filled

​Reporting to the Supervisor, administers and serves as monitoring coordinator for state and federal grant programs, including 21st CCLC, McKinney-Vento, and out of school time activities.  Facilitates data collection and analysis for the purposes of monitoring grant progress and performance; makes recommendations for improvement.

  • ​Serves as the monitoring coordinator.
  • Creates processes to ensure compliance and progress, including, but not limited to, desk top monitoring and onsite reviews. researches other seas to determine best practices and provides suggestions to leadership for program improvement.
  • Facilitates state and federal grant application development and administration.
  • Facilitates data collection, compilation, and analysis for reporting, and provides assistance implementing data driven strategic planning which improves outcomes for students.
  • Works collaboratively and cross-functionally to develop and implement wellness initiatives that support agency goals identified in the strategic plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Master's Degree in Education, education-related field, Research, or Public Policy, or, a Bachelor's Degree in one of the fields listed plus two years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working  in a public school, state agency, or a community based organization working in schools.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both in written communication and verbally.
  • Ability to lead and work with diverse groups.
  • Ability to set and meet timelines. 
  • ​Experience working with federal or state grants.

ISBE provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We actively foster a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Illinois has an urgent and collective responsibility to achieve educational equity by ensuring that all policies, programs, and practices affirm the strengths that each and every child brings within their diverse backgrounds and life experiences, and by delivering the comprehensive supports, programs, and educational opportunities they need to succeed.