Career Opportunity

Learning Renewal - Finance Center Lead #1809
Funding & Disbursements
$75,395 - $99,899
$75,395 - $124,402
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
June 28, 2023
Open Until Filled

​(This position is grant funded.) The learning renewal position in the finance center will serve as the lead in developing, implementing, monitoring, and adjusting financial, budget, and grant plans for items funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. This position will report to the Director of Funding & Disbursements and also assist the Finance Officer and department Director in Budget & Financial Management.

  • ​Monitors grants and assists Funding & Disbursements with the efficient processing of these grants.
  • Develops spreadsheets and presentations on CARES, CRRSA, and ARP funds.
  • Provides technical assistance with expenditure reports.
  • Reviews expenditure reports from grantees and communicates status with program staff including the identification of potential issues along with corrective action recommendations.
  • Reviews agency budget items and staffing plans and makes recommendations to maximize the utilization of available federal funds.
  • Compiles information for auditors and other external inquiries.
  • Provides assistance to finance center on agency strategic plan pertaining to Covid-19 funding streams.
  • Completes quality assurance reviews for presentations, spreadsheets, and other documents with data pertaining to CARES, CRRSA, and ARP.
  • Assists Legal with review of interagency agreements for Covid-19 funds.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and in a team environment in a variety of positions and roles. 
  • Completion of deliverables in a fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to change. 
  • ​Coursework in business administration, accounting, finance, computer science, mathematics, public administration, management, and communication. 
  • Master's degree in one of the areas listed. 

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.