|Program Compliance Monitor (Principal Consultant #496)|
|Springfield or Chicago|
|$55,251 - $69,821|
|$55,251 - $94,029|
|Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|August 17, 2022|
|Open Until Filled|
Reporting to the Director, oversees the implementation of support and compliance monitoring protocols for state and federal legal guidance, rules, and law requirements as applicable to English learners and immigrant students; provides services for the fiscal and programmatic grant review, implementation and monitoring of one or more state or federal funded education programs; provides technical assistance and supports to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners and immigrant students, including those English learners with special education needs, in early learning programs, charter schools, or other contexts; conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulatory provisions; produces complete monitoring reports; drafts business correspondence, papers, research, and data collection documents.
- Primarily responsible for managing and conducting the implementation of support and compliance monitoring protocols for state and federal legal guidance, rules, and law requirements as applicable to English learners and immigrant students.
- Develops clear communication tools (e.g., infographics, memos, etc.) regarding support and compliance monitoring procedures.
- Provides support and technical assistance to schools and districts in the implementation of required state and federal legal guidance, rules, and law requirements as applicable to English learners and immigrant students.
- Works with external stakeholders (as required) to complete duties and responsibilities.
- Develops and presents data reports aligned with English learner and immigrant data as requested.
- Oversees department grants and contracts, including writing, awarding, monitoring, reporting, and communicating with grantees.
- Reviews and approves grant applications, plans, program delivery reports, amendments, and other reports or evaluations submitted by districts.
- Assists in implementing one or more federal or state funded programs to ensure their effectiveness.
- Assures school and district compliance with all programmatic and fiscal regulations as related to laws and grants including, but not limited to, Title III and EL-EBF.
- 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 district staff in the implementation of their programs consistent with best practices and legal provisions.
- Participates in department, 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.
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.