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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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102Springfield OfficeTechnology Support & Infrastructure

​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.
IFSOEYesTechnology Support and InfrastructureStage 1Technology Support and InfrastructureOpen Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.2/24/20171/19/2018 12:17 PMBILDILLI LORI
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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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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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1268Springfield or Chicago OfficeRegulatory Support & Wellness

​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.9/18/20172/2/2018 2:17 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1619Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of state and federally funded education programs.  Coordinates and/or participates as a member of a team of consultants in the development and/or revision of program guidelines, RFPs, rules, procedures and the provision of technical assistance and oversight, etc., to ensure the effective implementation of the programs.  Provides technical assistance to program participants regarding implementation of the programs, and seeks to improve the quality of their programs.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Assists in implementing and monitoring state and federally funded grant programs to ensure their effectiveness and compliance with all applicable programmatic and fiscal regulations. 
  • Provides technical assistance to district personnel, assisting in the promulgation/revision of program rules and regulations and their implementation and monitoring to ensure effective fiscal and programmatic management. 
  • Conducts and participates in workshops, conferences, committees and task forces to disseminate information and to guide agency policy development regarding implementation of grant programs. 
  • Develops, prepares and disseminates program related materials such as applications/requests for proposals, instructions for completion of applications, program monitoring probes and other materials that assist school district staff in successful implementation of programs.
  • Serves as the agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding collection and reporting of state assessments 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 of general supervision, including compliance reviews, complaint investigations, policy and procedures reviews, and others as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including participating in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Master's Degree in Education or business field.​
  • Experience as an educator or administrator.
  • Experience in the delivery of professional development.
  • Experience with budgets.
  • Master's Degree or a Bachelor's Degree 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, policy analysis, program evaluation, assessment, budgets, grants management, business, or staff development.
  • Fiscal knowledge of state and federal grant programs.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance using collaborative approach.
  • Ability to present complex information to groups.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.11/14/20178/24/2018 2:46 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1591Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

This position interprets and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education as directed.  Directs, oversees and administers programs, operations and personnel within the division.  Provides leadership and direction to educational bodies throughout the state.  Serves as liaison between divisions and outside educational and professional entities.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Coordinates and oversees the accomplishment of division functions and general supervision responsibilities including implementation of the State Performance Plan, Board of Education goals, and support for schools and districts.
  • Directly oversees fiscal and district supports services.
  • Supervises and assists in the evaluation of staff performance within the division, including the development of individual staff goals, ensuring timelines are met, and equitable distribution of responsibilities.
  • Assists in establishing and coordinating division goals, activities and policies in collaboration with divisions across the agency and serves as a liaison between divisions within the agency and with educational organizations to share information, including making presentations and representing the agency at local and national conferences.
  • Assists in the development or changes/revisions in legislation and rules/regulations, and oversees the development of guidance documents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Degree in Education or Special Education.
  • Type 75 Administrative Certificate.
  • Experience in supervising staff.
  • Master's Degree or a Bachelor's Degree 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 special education personnel preparation, certification or professional development programs.
  • Experience within the last five years in education at the local, state or university level.
  • Experience working with special and general education teachers and administrators.
  • Experience in the design and implementation and/or delivery of professional development and technical assistance in relevant areas.
  • Experience managing projects and/or special assignments.
  • Experience developing written materials such as reports and technical assistance documents.
  • Experience with fiscal management or grants management. 
  • Basic knowledge of general educational practice in addition to specialized knowledge regarding special education certification.
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and ability to analyze, interpret and apply results, including application to teaching and learning practices.
  • Ability to define programs 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.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication.
ExemptYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.12/22/201712/22/2017 9:45 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1310Springfield or Chicago 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 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.1/17/20181/17/2018 2:42 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1605SpringfieldInformation Systems

​ISBE is looking for a new Technical Lead to add to our Information Technology team. Reporting to the Director of Information Systems, the position will provide day-to-day management of the agency’s Business Intelligence and data visualization projects. Provides guidance and acts as consultant to other divisional directors and administrators in the recommendation of Business Intelligence and data visualizations solutions. Performs reporting analysis for ongoing and proposed division projects. Represents division at agency meetings.

  • Leads Business Intelligence development team engaged in a wide range of data analytics and metrics optimization for agency's data warehouse projects.
  • Performs advisory and technical functions in the analysis, design, coding, and deployment of Business Intelligence and data visualizations solutions.
  • Assists with setting priorities and deadlines for team work assignments
  • Coordinates work assignments and staffing to effectively meet agency goals, objectives and priorities as established by management.
  • Monitors analytics and metrics results on team solutions.
  • Maintains a high level of individual technical competency.
  • Stays current with changes in technology and the methodology for Business Intelligence and data visualizations solutions.
  • Assists with developing policies and procedures for the analysis and reporting of data warehouse project data.
  • Maintains documentation of policies, procedures and solutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master's Degree.
  • A minimum of one year of development in Microsoft Power BI or related technologies. 
  • Working knowledge of computer operating systems such as Windows 7 or 10.
  • Working knowledge of Office 365.
  • Software development experience.
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Business, Communications or other computer field 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)
  • A minimum of five years of Information Technology experience with two of those years in Business Intelligence related work.  
  • Excellent listening, oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to efficiently manage simultaneous projects and re-prioritize workloads for multiple teams.
  • Ability to think logically, interpret problems, present creative solutions with clarity and precision, and deliver results.
  • Ability to work independently, yet quickly assimilate into a team atmosphere to participate on interdivisional assignments.
  • Ability to resolve employee conflicts and complaints, mentor staff, and coach toward excellence.
  • Ability to translate technical and complex information and instructions into common, user-friendly terms.
  • Capable of quickly adapting to change and various agency demands.
IFSOEYesInformation SystemsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.2/5/20182/5/2018 9:07 AMBILDILLI LORI
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451Springfield OfficeCurriculum & Instruction

This position performs duties associated within the division and in support of career and technical education, the Illinois Learning Standards for Math, middle and secondary school transformations, multiple state and federal grant/contract programming.  This position reports to the Director.

  • Works with division staff, cross-functionally, and with grantees in support of state and federal grant administration to ensure program effectiveness and compliance. 
  • Provides leadership, math expertise, and guidance in support of middle and secondary school transformation; and supports ISBE and other educational agencies as it pertains to the establishment, development, and review of math materials, resources, assessments, and instructional support services.
  • Serves as agency math liaison in support of the Illinois Learning Standards for Math. 
  • Works to integrate math standards with career and technical education and competency based education.
  • Continually reviews and upgrades the strategic plan for math rigor and provides leadership in math curriculum, assessment, and resources. 
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance for alignment of local curricula and assessment to the math standards for learning, competency based education, and career and technical education.
  • Develops and writes Requests for Proposals, collaborates with ISBE staff, prepares and reviews grant reports, communicates with grantees, performs technical assistance and monitoring visits, supports division functions.
  • Develops, organizes, directs, and participates in professional development, workshops, conferences, and committees in support of the Illinois Learning Standards for Math, middle level and secondary transformations, competency based education, the state plan, and agency mission, vision, goals. 
  • Effectively communicates internally and externally on behalf of the agency.
  • Facilitates and collects data, data analysis and evaluation.
  • Provides assistance on data driven continuous improvement strategies. 
  • Collaboratively reviews policies, procedures, rules, and legislation to ensure program compliance and improve overall effectiveness of programming in order to improve outcomes for students. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Grant management and/or budget experience.
  • Master's Degree in Education or Bachelor's Degree in Education plus two years of teaching experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Must hold an Illinois Educator License and Math Endorsement.
  • Two years of teaching experience (in addition to education requirements) in K-12 schools and/or administrative experience at the K-12 level.
  • Experience with the Illinois Learning Standards for Math.
  • Experience working with committees of practicing educators to produce resources, assessments, curriculum and/or instructional materials.
  • Experience with professional development.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Illinois Learning Standards for Math.
  • Understanding of research based instructional practices and data driven performance.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both in written communication and verbally.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, and set and meet timelines.
IFSOEYesCollege and Career ReadinessStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.2/21/201811/5/2018 11:51 AMBILDILLI LORI
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568Springfield OfficeAssessment & Accountability

​This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and support of assessment and accountability programs and procedures that impact the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; acts as a communication link between various divisions and outside entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvement of educational resources and programs.  This position reports to the Director.

  • Provides technical assistance to program staff and consortium partners to ensure consistency in the interpretation and application of federal and state requirements for special education services as related to student assessment and accountability.
  • Serves as the agency representative and provides technical assistance regarding the collection and reporting of assessment and accountability data.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of assessments addressing the state standards.
  • Assists in the accomplishment of the division's functions including conducting and providing technical assistance to educators, administrators, parent organizations, other agencies and the community on agency and division initiatives, projects and requirements.
  • Participates in the development, ongoing review/revision, and presentation of publications, documents, presentations, and other materials that are required to carry out the division's activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Teaching and/or administrative certificate.
  • General experience working with students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings.
  • Knowledge of large scale assessments.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Second language proficiency.
  • 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 three years of relevant professional experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Three years of experience (in addition to education requirements) providing special education to students with disabilities in elementary and/or secondary schools.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of special education.
IFSOEYesAssessment and AccountabilityStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.3/6/20186/19/2018 2:01 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1622Chicago OfficeFirst Deputy Superintendent
The Executive Director for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Regional Office of Education (ROE) Services Division provides leadership in maintaining a strong partnership between the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and CPS.  As required in 105 ILCS 5/2-3.105, the Office of the State Superintendent serves as the Educational Service Region for Chicago Public Schools, which is managed by a mayoral appointed school board and a chief administrative officer hired by the school board.  This role is responsible for leading and fostering collaboration and cross divisional coordination to ensure the Agency exercises and performs all rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities required of a regional superintendent for CPS.  The Executive Director for CPS ROE administration will be responsible for building a structure which will support and empower CPS to ensure children and families in the district receive a robust, safe and healthy educational opportunity. 

The Executive Director of CPS ROE administration must have a strong foundation for communication, coordination, project management, and collaboration skills in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet continuous improvement needs.  The Executive Director must be knowledgeable about school and district systems while demonstrating active thought partnership of a multidivisional team.  The Executive Director must also understand the unique responsibilities and accountabilities of a state agency as well as the complexity of a large urban school district to provide effective leadership for efficiency, quality actions, and learning results.
  • Establishes and develops a new division responsible for acting as the ROE for CPS while being the main point of contact for the district.  
  • Helps establish an internal process for collaborative problem solving and decisions to maintain strategic thinking and actions for agency wide implications.
  • Develops a partnership between ISBE and CPS to support the district with programmatic activities related to Safe and Healthy Climate, Special Education, Competency Pilot, Federal and State Monitoring, Illinois Empower, Title Grants, Early Childhood, and other grants in collaboration with program divisions.  
  • Develops a partnership between ISBE and CPS to support the district with compliance and operational activities related to Legal (McKinney Vento), Federal and State Monitoring, School Business Services, Licensure, and Other Operational responsibilities in collaboration with program divisions.  
  • Directs the overall functions and programs of the division.  
  • Provides leadership, resources and support to address CPS needs in collaborations with all relevant divisions.
  • Provides technical assistance to CPS, parents, and students in all areas of education in collaboration with program divisions.  
  • Initiates and models active and collaborative leadership in cross functional work.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership or a closely related field with advanced coursework in educational systems, programs and law.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Five years of supervisory experience in public educational administration.  
  • Recent experience as a district level administrator or educational agency manager.  
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, be persistent and be a proactive problem solver. 
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Experience managing staff with a collaborative leadership approach.  
  • Sound communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with Regional Offices of Education and Illinois’ system of Educational Service Regions.
ExemptYesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/18/20185/18/2018 2:06 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1623Chicago OfficeFirst Deputy Superintendent
The Projects Administrator for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Regional Office of Education (ROE) Services Division, in conjunction with the CPS ROE Executive Director, provides leadership in maintaining a strong partnership between the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and CPS.  This role is responsible for collaborating and communicating across divisions to ensure the Agency exercises and performs all rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities required of a regional superintendent for CPS, with a focus on the educational component.  The Projects Administrator will be responsible for providing support and technical assistance, primarily related to educational programs, to CPS to ensure children and families in the district receive a robust, safe, and healthy educational opportunity in coordination with program divisions.  

The Projects Administrator for CPS ROE administration must have a strong foundation for communication, coordination and collaboration skills in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet continuous improvement needs.  The Projects Administrator must be knowledgeable about school and district systems.  The Projects Administrator must also have the capacity to be an active thought partner of a multidivisional team.
  • Establishes and implements educational/programmatic support in collaboration and alignment with program divisions to CPS as it relates to ROE functions.  
  • Initiates and model collaboration with CPS in programmatic activities related to Safe and Healthy Climate, Special Education, Competency Pilot, Federal and State Monitoring, Illinois Empower, Title Grants, Early Childhood, and other grants in collaboration and alignment with program divisions.   
  • Provides technical assistance to CPS, parents, and students in all areas of education in collaboration with program divisions.  
  • Develops and maintains strong communication with CPS to support the partnership with the district in collaboration and alignment with agency values, vision, mission, goals and programs to ensure equity for serving students  
  • Initiates and models active and collaborative leadership in cross functional work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership or a closely related field with advanced coursework in educational systems, programs and law.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of supervisory experience in public educational administration.  
  • Recent school level administrative experience.  
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, be persistent and be a proactive problem solver. 
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Sound communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with Regional Offices of Education and Illinois’ system of Educational Service Regions.
ExemptYesFirst Deputy SuperintendentStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/18/20185/18/2018 2:08 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1624Chicago OfficeFirst Deputy Superintendent
The Projects Administrator for the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Regional Office of Education (ROE) Services Division, in conjunction with the CPS ROE Executive Director, provides leadership in maintaining a strong partnership between the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and CPS.  This role is responsible for collaborating and communicating across divisions to ensure the Agency exercises and performs all rights, powers, duties, and responsibilities required of a regional superintendent for CPS, with a focus on the operational and compliance components.  The Projects Administrator will be responsible for providing support and technical assistance in collaboration and alignment with program divisions primarily related to operations and compliance, to CPS to ensure children and families in the district receive a robust, safe, and healthy educational opportunity.  

The Projects Administrator for CPS ROE administration must have a strong foundation for communication, coordination and collaboration skills in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet continuous improvement needs.  The Projects Administrator must be knowledgeable about school and district systems.  The Projects Administrator must also have the capacity to be an active thought partner of a multidivisional team. 
  • Establishes and implements operational and compliance support to CPS as it relates to ROE functions.  
  • Initiates and models collaboration with CPS in operational/compliance activities handled by Legal, Federal and State Monitoring, School Business Services, Licensure, and other operational areas in collaboration and alignment with program divisions.  
  • Provides technical assistance to CPS, parents, and students in all areas of education in collaboration and alignment with program divisions.  
  • Develops and maintains strong communication with CPS to support the partnership with the district in collaboration and alignment with agency values, vision, mission, goals and programs to ensure equity for serving students  
  • Initiates and models active and collaborative leadership in cross functional work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  
  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership or a closely related field with advanced coursework in educational systems, programs and law.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of supervisory experience in public educational administration.  
  • Recent school level administrative experience.  
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, be persistent and be a proactive problem solver. 
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Sound communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with Regional Offices of Education and Illinois’ system of Educational Service Regions.
ExemptYesFirst Deputy SuperintendentStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/18/20185/18/2018 2:11 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1642 & 1643Springfield OfficeTitle Grant Administration & Federal Liaison

​This position provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of one or more state or federal funded education programs; reads and approves state and federal grant applications; participates as a member of a team of consultants providing technical assistance to districts; provides information and other resources to assure school and district compliance with the provisions of ESSA and other applicable legislation; seeks to improve overall instructional quality; serves as a point of contact and liaison with external educational services agencies and professional groups.  This position reports to the Director.

  • Performs grant evaluations and reviews and approves original and amended grant applications.
  • Assists in implementing one or more federal funded grant programs to ensure their effectiveness and assure school and district compliance with all programmatic and fiscal regulations as related to laws and grants.
  • Provides technical assistance, research, and other support services to assigned grants.
  • Provides support to schools as it relates to instructional improvement through written and verbal communication, onsite visits and monitoring as appropriate.
  • Reviews federal and state fiscal and programmatic documentation to determine implications for schools and districts, and appropriate forms for compliance and documentation required to show program goals are being met.
  • Creates, prepares, participates, and provides prepared materials for workshops, conferences, and committees in order to disseminate information.
  • Researches, collects, and provides input for policy development, guidance and monitoring of schools and districts, appropriate forms, and other documents as needed for compliance.
  • Assists in planning, execution and coordination of division activities that support federal grant programs to include quality enhancements, data storage and retrieval, internal and external communication, budgeting and analysis of legislation, and makes recommendations as appropriate or required.
  • Participates in division, agency and other training activities to improve collective and individual knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Organizational Management.
  • Experience as an educator or administrator.
  • Experience in the delivery of professional development.
  • Experience with budgets.
  • Knowledge about strategic planning, research methodologies, organizational development and/or adult/student learning.
  • Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree 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 policy analysis, program evaluation, assessment, budgets, grants management, business, or staff development.  
  • Ability to implement grant funded programs.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to develop and manage budgets.
  • Ability to present complex information to lay and professional audiences effectively in formal and informal settings.
  • Ability to work effectively with and within diverse teams.
  • Ability to identify and locate resources.
  • Knowledge of working with law and grants.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to coordinate projects.
  • Ability to set schedules and timelines.
  • Highly effective communication skills, especially in writing and in speaking to a wide range of groups.
IFSOEYesTitle Grant Administration & Federal LiaisonStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/18/201811/13/2018 10:03 AMBILDILLI LORI
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464Springfield OfficeCollege & Career Readiness

​This position provides leadership and consultative services to regional systems for career and technical education; represents Illinois as the State Ag Advisor; provides federal and state grant/contract management; plans and coordinates professional learning for career and technical education with a focus on agriculture education.  This position reports to the Director.​

  • Works primarily with agriculture education with an emphasis on integration and applications aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards, Industry and Technical Skill Standards.
  • Serves as the State Ag Advisor working with Agriculture Teachers' Association and Agriculture Student Organization and the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization.
  • Provides leadership on agriculture education.
  • Represents the state at local, regional, state and national conferences and meetings, specifically FFA, Illinois Committee for Agriculture Education (ICAE), Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS), and Illinois and National Associations of Vocational Agriculture Teachers.
  • Administers incentive agriculture grants and state leadership grants for agriculture.
  • Serves as point of contact for the U.S. Department of Education for agriculture education.
  • Provides communication with stakeholder.
  • Works with business and industry and other external stakeholders.
  • Coordinates state annual reports.
  • Provides technical assistance and other support services to regional systems, administrative and instructional personnel.
  • Monitors and evaluates career and technical education programs and grants through onsite visit and regular communication.
  • Provides leadership and consultative services to local and regional personnel for the development of innovative practices leading to school reform.
  • Collaboratively reviews policies, procedures, rules, and legislation to ensure program compliance and improve overall effectiveness of programming in order to improve outcomes for students, particularly in agriculture education and career and technical education.
  • Participates in agency training and professional development activities to improve support to educators.
  • Facilitates data collection, compilation, and analysis for reporting.
  • Provides assistance implementing data driven strategic planning, continuous improvement plans/models, monitoring and evaluation which improve outcomes for students in agriculture education and career and technical education.
  • Works collaboratively within division and cross-functionally to develop, implement, manage, and monitor state and federal grant programs.
  • Reviews grantee budgets for programmatic and fiscal compliance.
  • Provides leadership, expertise, and support within the division, cross divisional, and externally in support of middle and secondary school transformation.
  • Provides leadership, expertise, and support within ISBE and other educational agencies as it pertains to creation, establishment, and review of materials/resources and instructional support services within career and technical education, the Illinois Learning Standards, and competency based education.
  • Advocates for equity in programming which supports all students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Master's Degree or a Bachelor's Degree with two years of experience in agriculture education; Illinois Professional Educator License or CTE with stipulations required.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of teaching experience (in addition to education requirements) in agriculture education and/or administrative experience in agriculture education at the K-12 level and/or postsecondary level
  • Career and technical education experience
  • Experience working with business and industry
  • Ability to work in teams and communicate effectively verbally and in writing to a variety of audience
  • Ability to provide professional learning to agriculture stakeholders.
  • Travel required.​
IFSOEYesCollege & Career ReadinessStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.5/22/20189/11/2018 2:57 PMSharePoint App
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1495SpringfieldFunding & Disbursements

​This position processes all pupil transportation claims and processes payments for reimbursement.  Performs a wide range of analytical duties specific to formula based state education funding programs and legislative requests for financial data.  Compiles federal grants information to comply with various federal reporting requirements.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Under supervision of the Division Administrator, processes all electronic claims and payments for the pupil transportation program.  
  • Provides technical assistance to local education agencies via email, phone, written correspondence and workshop presentations regarding claims completion and corrections.  
  • Reviews claims for accuracy, reconciles audit adjustments passed to the division and processes check returns as needed.  
  • Annually reviews and provides input to the Division Administrator concerning revisions to the pupil transportation instructions and claim procedures.  
  • Provides input on enhancements to the electronic Pupil Transportation Claim System and reports as necessary.  
  • Reviews and provides analysis of legislative proposals related to pupil transportation for Division Administrator approval.
  • Performs moderate to complex analytical and research duties specific to formula based state education funding programs.  
  • Prepares financial data in response to Freedom of Information Act and legislative requests.  
  • Using Excel and other agency applications, performs comparative assessment of data and analyzes results for quality and accuracy.  
  • Reviews existing statute, rule, legal opinion and funding research.  
  • Prepares recommendations for new or changes to policy and procedure to the Division Administrator for approval as needed.  
  • Responsible for compiling all data and reports required for the federal impact aid program.  
  • Serves as backup to compute various federal entitlement program allocations including Titles I, II, IV and VI as well as IDEA Part B Flow Through and Preschool and verifies data accuracy.  
  • Serves as backup and verifies accuracy of selected federal financial reports for the Carl Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Grant, Health and Education Well Being Aids Grant, and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.  
  • Serves as backup in preparing the quarterly receivables report.  
  • Serves as backup for all functions of the driver education program.
  • Provides technical assistance to instructors entering classroom and behind-the-wheel information.
  • Notifies district administration of instructors with a driver’s license that is not in good standing and reviews the driver education per capita cost report for accuracy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Experience working with school district transportation funds and claims.
  • Experience in government accounting or auditing.
  • Working knowledge of state education funding programs and legislative process.
  • ​Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or Statistical Analysis or 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 analyzing and summarizing large amounts of financial data.   
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing summary reports and proposals for various client groups.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in using advanced functionality of Excel including the use of moderate to complex formulas, preparing databases and pivot tables.  
  • Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to analyze large amounts of financial data.  
  • Possess exceptional verbal and writing skills with experience in presenting to small and large client groups.  
IFSOEYesFunding & DisbursementsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.6/15/20186/15/2018 2:12 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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377Springfield OfficeAssessment & Accountability

​This position implements project management strategies and science content knowledge to advance the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) and alternate science assessment in support of the agency’s strategic goals. This position reports to the Division Administrator.

  • Uses project management skills to coordinate the design and development of the ISA procedures and instruments and supports the alternate science assessment program.
  • Participates in the development and/or revisions of program guidelines, rules, procedures, etc., as related to student assessment.
  • Coordinates the work of the statewide committees that will review assessment items in science as well as other special technical committees.
  • Ensures the validity and reliability of the assessments.
  • Analyzes the data and interprets the results.
  • Provides science content and technical assistance and support for a variety of student assessment programs with a primary focus on ISA and the alternate science assessment.
  • Initiates and maintains contact with external resources, agencies, and professional organizations related to student assessment science programs.
  • Provides support in creating Request for Sealed Proposals and Intergovernmental Agreements in support of the ISA program.
  • Performs other duties as required.​
  • Master’s Degree in Education or Science or a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Science plus two years of relevant professional experience; coursework (and/or practical experience) in educational testing, statistics, measurement or evaluation required. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) working in education.
  • Experience working with the Illinois Learning Standards in Science.
  • Experience with statewide assessments.
  • Knowledge of elementary or secondary educational planning or evaluation.
  • Ability to work with small groups to understand qualitative and/or quantitative data.
  • Ability to facilitate small groups in the use of assessment data to improve school programs.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communications.​​
IFSOEYesAssessment & AccountabilityStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.6/19/20186/19/2018 9:41 AMBILDILLI LORI
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424Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position performs duties to meet the needs of students with disabilities concentrated in the area of the Grants Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), fiscal, budgetary compliance of state and federal special education expenditure; performs duties in the review, recommendation and monitoring of contracts, grants, and projects; develops and conducts in-service training and technical support, including presentations; serves as team member for monitoring and support services for school districts across the state.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.​​

  • Ensures that the development and implementation of grants and contracts in the program areas are completed in compliance with GATA and all other state, federal and agency requirements.
  • Serves as the grants and contracts manager.
  • Leads grants proposal review teams.
  • Provides technical assistance to division staff.
  • Responsible for scheduling monitoring grant and contract development cycles.
  • Prepares documentation for expenditure review, Board memos and the budget book.
  • Participates in the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision. 
  • 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 including field based supports.
  • Participates in the development and ongoing review/revision of publications, documents and other materials. 
  • Serves as the liaison between the Special Education division and other ISBE divisions to assist in the development and implementation of contracts, grants, and budgets. 
  • Provides program knowledge and best practices as it relates to students with disabilities.  
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including participation in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.  
Degree in Education, Finance, or Accounting.
  • Experience working as a general or special education teacher, administrator, or public school consultant.
  • Experience managing state and federal grants or contracts.
  • Experience in organizing and monitoring multi-year projects.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities. 
  • Microsoft certification in Word, Excel, Access, and/or Office 365 environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to operationalize a vision. 
  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree 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 contract and/or grant management or oversight.
  • Knowledge of budgeting.
  • Knowledge of fiscal practices.
  • Basic knowledge of GATA.
  • Ability to define problems and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues. 
  • Ability to present complex information to both lay and technical audiences effectively. 
  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication. 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize complex work. 
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.6/25/20186/25/2018 1:43 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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556, 1627Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​This position provides a point of contact for school districts regarding special education services and programming; serves as team lead for monitoring and support services for assigned school districts; serves as team member for monitoring and support services for school districts across the state; serves as a liaison for assigned districts with other divisions and agencies.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.  

  • ​Conducts complaint investigations and provides technical assistance to other program staff to ensure consistency in the interpretation and application of federal and state requirements for special education services.  
  • Assists with the implementation of the complaint investigation system, the development of necessary processes and procedures for investigating complaints, maintenance of documentation necessary for federal compliance, and other administrative functions necessary to carry out the state and federal requirements.  
  • Participates in the division’s regulatory functions of general supervision. 
  • Serves as an agency representative on and provides technical assistance regarding the 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. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including participation in professional development activities to improve knowledge and skills.  
  • Experience providing special education, pupil personnel services and/or related services to students with disabilities in both elementary and secondary schools.
  • 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 in the least restrictive environment.
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures for serving students with disabilities from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to perform technical writing. 
  • ​Master’s Degree or higher in Special Education, Pupil Personnel Services (School Counselor, School Psychologist, School Social Worker), or related 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)
  • Five years of experience providing special education, pupil personnel services and/or related services to students with disabilities in public schools.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing.
  • Working knowledge of procedural safeguards for students with disabilities. 
IFSOEYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.6/25/20186/25/2018 1:46 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1518Springfield OfficeLegislative Affairs

​This position assists in responding to legislative inquiries on education bills and issues; resolves sensitive issues; provides written summaries and recommendations on legislation affecting the agency and education; develops and maintains databases; and, attends hearing and committee meetings.  This position reports to the First Deputy Superintendent.​

  • Researches and responds to constituent and legislative inquiries from legislators, liaisons, directors and/or the Governor’s Office staff regarding education bills and issues.
  • Assists state liaison staff in planning and developing a strong state legislative program and effectively coordinates legislative initiatives.  
  • Provides written summaries and recommendations of legislative action that may affect education and the agency to the director, Superintendent or other agency staff.
  • Represents the agency; may attend and document legislative committee meetings during legislative session.
  • Resolves situations of a sensitive nature by researching, analyzing and handling problems that arise and ensures that accurate responses are provided and deadlines met.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining detailed databases.
  • Provides complex management reports including tracking the status of and agency position on pending legislation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​(COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in dealing with constituent inquiries from legislative offices.  
  • Experience in working in an electronic bill analysis tracking system.  
  • Experience in working with the various legislative support agencies and the Governor’s Office of Management & Budget.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Ability to develop and maintain databases and use software packages.
  • In-depth understanding of the General Assembly and the legislative process.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
ExemptYesLegislative AffairsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/5/20187/5/2018 2:47 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1639Springfield 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 Director.  

  • ​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.
ExemptYesProfessional CapitalStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/5/20187/20/2018 3:28 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1632SpringfieldProfessional Capital

​ISBE is looking for new talent to grow our project management team.  The Business Analyst will serve an important role in helping ISBE meet its goals and serve the children of Illinois by working collaboratively within a project team environment on multiple cross-functional initiatives.  The Business Analyst will be responsible for collaborating with project sponsors, project managers and other internal and external project stakeholders to analyze business process and anticipated needs; identify, document, and clearly communicate the business process and requirements; and assist with user acceptance testing of various projects.  This position reports to a Director.​

  • Performs the role of Business Analyst by reviewing business processes, defining business/data/IT needs, and developing optimization/improvement strategies. 
  • Performs tasks necessary to identify, document, and clearly communicate the business process and requirements with project sponsor, project manager, and other internal and external project stakeholders.
  • Assists with the design and documentation of new/modified processes and systems.  
  • Performs user acceptance testing, quality control, and other tasks necessary to ensure business needs and requirements are satisfied. 
  • Works with project stakeholders to create and/or update policy, procedures and guideline documents.  
  • Mentors and trains other ISBE team members in business analyst processes and techniques.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​​PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) or equivalent certification(s).  
  • Experience with government, education, and/or IT projects.  
  • Experience with waterfall and agile methodologies. 
  • Data Governance experience. 
  • Experience with projects containing personally identifiable information.  
  • Experience with mentoring or providing training associated with business analyst processes and techniques.


  • One of the following degrees (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) :
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Information Technology (IT) or Computer Science plus two years of experience as a Business Analyst in the last five years; or
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any field plus three years of experience as a Business Analyst in the last five years; or
    • Associate’s Degree in any field plus four years of experience as a Business Analyst in the last five years. 
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing business process, gathering business requirements and translating the requirement for use by project stakeholders in multiple enterprise-wide initiatives and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work on projects in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment. 
  • Ability to visualize complex processes. 
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and follow-up with resulting action items.  
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively both individually and in a team environment. 
  • Ability to communicate, mentor, and develop relationships with your team, management, and other stakeholders. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, principles, and theories. 
  • Knowledge of data management and protection concepts, principles, and theories. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools. 
  • Ability to learn new tools and technologies.


IFSOEYesProfessional CapitalStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/16/20187/16/2018 12:08 PMBILDILLI LORI
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1589Springfield OfficeIL-EMPOWER

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is the state agency committed to partnering with communities to build excellent public schools for every child across the state.  We are committed to serving the whole child whereby whole schools, whole communities, and whole systems need to work in concert to support students' cognitive growth, social and emotional development, and physical well-being.  We have ambitious and necessary goals in our fight for equity across the state:

  • All kindergartners are assessed for readiness.
  • Ninety percent or more of third-grade students are reading at or above grade level.
  • Ninety percent or more of fifth-grade students meet or exceed expectations in mathematics.
  • Ninety percent or more of ninth-grade students are on track to graduate with their cohort.
  • Ninety percent or more of students graduate from high school ready for college and career.
  • All students are supported by highly prepared and effective teachers and school leaders.
  • Every school offers a safe and healthy learning environment for all students.

Imagine coming to work every day to tell positive stories of teachers, students, and parents who are doing incredible work to drive equity and change for each and every child. As a lead storyteller, this position lives at the intersection of policy and communications through finding, humanizing, and telling the stories of important work happening in classrooms around the state.

In conjunction with the communications and programmatic strategy, you will identify amazing personal stories and travel the state to build multi-media stories of these individuals and programs in service to educate the public and fellow school districts about the policies and programs ISBE drives.​

  • Serves as a lead storyteller connecting the positive real-world practices from schools and districts around the state of Illinois to show the impact of policy and programs.
  • Identifies top stories around the state that highlight best and/or promising practices occurring in schools and districts, building relationships and trust with districts to be able to tell that story.
  • Creates compelling, persuasive, relevant, and accurate communications content that will increase engagement with programmatic goals and build community support for ISBE programs.
  • Creates editorial calendar in conjunction with communications team and programmatic departments to launch stories strategically.
  • Utilizes education research and data to create a narrative and visualization that is accessible to the public.
  • Produces 5-15 stories per month (mix of long-form, short-form, multi-media) highlighting effective teaching and learning practices, student voice, teacher voice, family voice, and community voice that encourages peer-to-peer sharing of innovative practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.​
  • Master's Degree.
  • Experience with education, teaching, or school districts.
  • Fluency in Spanish.​
  • Bachelor's Degree 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 journalism, communications, professional writing, multi-media production, or other relevant field.
  • A keen eye for engaging stories that will connect human voices to policy objectives.
  • Understanding of story fundamentals (effective character, trajectory, hook, authenticity/details and calls-to-action).
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners to coordinate and oversee the story collection, production, and distribution process.
  • Outstanding writer.
  • Excellent speaking skills.
  • Engaging interviewer with ability to build trust with story subjects (teachers, administrators, students, families, community members, etc.) and willing to search for appropriate stories. 
  • Independent worker with ability to drive strategy and production of stories.
  • Proven self-starter, action-oriented, has a positive attitude, and enjoys challenging work.
  • Ability to innovate and take responsibility.
  • Expertise with digital content and distribution.
  • Travel within the state.

YesIL-EMPOWERStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/17/20188/9/2018 10:07 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1636Springfield or Chicago OfficeEvaluation, Assessment and Research
VISION
Illinois is a state of whole, healthy children nested in whole, healthy systems supporting communities wherein all people are socially and economically secure.

MISSION
Provide leadership and resources to achieve excellence across all Illinois districts by engaging legislators, school administrators, teachers, students, parents, families, and other stakeholders in formulation and advocating for policies that enhance education, empower districts, and ensure equitable outcomes for all students.

GOALS
Every child in each public school system in the State of Illinois deserves to attend a system wherein…
  • All kindergartners are assessed for readiness.
  • Ninety percent or more of third-grade students are reading at or above grade level.
  • Ninety percent or more of fifth-grade students meet or exceed expectations in mathematics.
  • Ninety percent or more of ninth-grade students are on track to graduate with their cohort.
  • Ninety percent or more of students graduate from high school ready for college and career.
  • All students are supported by highly prepared and effective teachers and school leaders.
  • Every school offers a safe and healthy learning environment for all students.
The Chief Evaluation, Assessment and Research (EAR) Officer guides the implementation of high quality, responsive and timely activities that support the evidence based practices for ESSA implementation to transform learning for all students in Illinois.  This role is responsible for providing strategic direction for evaluating promising and effective programs and teaching/learning practices for improving student performance results.

The Chief EAR Officer must have extensive experience leading communication, coordination and collaboration in addition to technical skills that are adaptable and flexible to meet the continuous improvement needs for internal and external stakeholders.  The Chief EAR Officer must also understand the unique responsibilities and accountability requirements of a state agency to provide effective leadership for efficiency, quality actions and learning results.  The Chief EAR Officer is an active thought partner of a multidivisional team.  In addition, the Chief EAR Officer must be knowledgeable about school and district systems and demonstrate active listening to align and guide appropriate data analysis that is meaningful and useful to addressing problems of practice identified by practitioners.
  • Assesses, integrates and aligns the functions and operations of the Data Strategies & Analytics and Assessment & Accountability divisions to support practices for improving student outcomes.
  • Provides data analysis and research base for the evaluation of educational programs and other educational initiatives.  Understands that program evaluation is both an art and science in that data can be used to uncover potential opportunities for growth and innovation, such as engaging with high quality learning providers and reviewing quality technology instructional programs in various content areas.  
  • Provides data analysis and research base for the evaluation of Agency’s internal operations and functions, such as determining effectiveness of particular grant program monitoring and technical assistance practices.
  • Guides creative thinking and development of innovative assessments to align legal requirements with multiple needs of students, schools and districts from their perspectives.  Examples:  1) How to increase meaningful assessments for competency base assessments with portfolio approaches?  2) How to create a Native Language assessment model for statewide implementation?
  • Reviews relevant educational research findings and effectively communicates to appropriate audiences with recommendations for application and implementation.
  • Develops vision for the Agency’s overall research agenda and the ability to establish priorities in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to produce relevant, compelling research.
  • Conducts research and analysis of issues as requested including preparation of reports, white papers and publications and other documents.
  • Writes proposals as necessary to fund or initiate research evaluations or special projects.
  • Stewards and cultivates high-level relationships to establish partnerships with institutions and foundations to invest in relevant to schools/districts research.
  • Reviews and establishes effective and efficient procedures that are consistently responsive to external and internal requests such as data use requests and other research requests.
  • Initiates and models active and collaborative leadership in cross-functional division work as a strong senior leader team member, who is also a self-starter with a desire to take on new challenges.
  • Ensures the alignment of work to the Illinois State Board of Education’s goals by developing metrics to track the impact of the work and utilizing data to inform decisions and develop strategies that ensure efficacy of ISBE goals. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Ph.D. plus five years of relevant experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) 
  • Experience working with school and district educators.
  • Experience supporting, mentoring and developing staff capacity and partners who are unfamiliar with research and evaluations, to collect, manage and analyze data.
  • Knowledge and experience of program evaluation principles, theories, concepts, practices and using evaluation and school-based research to inform program development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity for all students.
  • Ability to think strategically and take actions for results to achieve learning goals for all students.
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, be persistent and a proactive problem solver.
  • Demonstrated expertise in successfully designing and conducting quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation processes including Participatory Action Research.
  • Ability to analyze information, summarize findings and present them in ways easily understandable to decision-makers or end users.
  • Possess exceptional organizational, analytical, problem solving and management skills.
  • Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills.
ExemptYesEvaluation, Assessment and ResearchStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/20/20187/20/2018 4:00 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1120Springfield OfficeSpecial Education Services

​Reporting to the Executive Director Special Education, is responsible for the management and direction of the overall functions and programs of the division.  Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of the division staff and contractors (as applicable) to ensure the proper application of and adherence to agency policies, state and federal guidelines, and fiscal accountability.  Responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of the functions and programs of the division, including developing individual staff goals, ensuring timelines for the completion of work by division staff are established and met.  Promotes collaboration with other divisions as needed.  Responsible for ensuring proper use of time by division staff.  This includes timely approval of budgets, payroll transactions and timesheets.

  • ​Coordinates and oversees the administration of IDEA Flow-Through grants, including maintenance of effort calculations and coordinated early intervention services, and development of statewide trainings for IDEA grants.
  • Responds to auditors regarding the processing and monitoring of IDEA grant programs.
  • Coordinates the development and production of the Local Education Agencies (LEA) profiles, state systemic improvement plan, and LEA determinations.
  • Assists in establishing and coordinating division goals and activities in collaboration with divisions across the agency and serves as a liaison between divisions within the agency and with educational organizations to share information, including making presentations and representing the agency at local and national conferences.
  • Oversees the administration of the discretionary projects funded by IDEA Part B funds.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of the state performance plan and annual performance report.
  • Serves as an agency representative and liaison for the division with the Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education and the Illinois State Advisory Council upon request.
  • Conducts the evaluation of staff performance within the division, including the development of individual staff goals, ensuring timelines are met and equitable distribution of responsibilities.
  • Coordinates the planning and administration of the Special Education Directors Conference annually.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field.
  • Experience in a variety of educational settings.



  • ​Master’s Degree in Special Education or related field, or a Master’s Degree in Education plus two years of experience working with special education.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of demonstrated leadership in education addressing local, state and federal special education issues.
  • Experience addressing litigation related to special education.
  • Experience managing budgets, personnel, and effective management of project timelines.  
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities.
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of current issues and best practices in the field of education and special education.
  • Knowledge of special education research and data-based decision making processes.
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding LRE.
ExemptYesSpecial Education ServicesStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.7/20/20187/20/2018 3:34 PMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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95SpringfieldInformation Systems

​This position performs project management analysis, design, programming and implementation of sophisticated web and computer based systems; maintains existing mainframe based systems and updates system documentation accordingly in compliance with agency mandates; communicates with end users to ascertain studies and plans to provide management with solutions to operational problems; provides expert technical assistance to lower level personnel.  This position reports to a Division Supervisor. 

  • Under general supervision, performs system analysis/design, coding, implementation and documentation of sophisticated web and computer based systems in a large mainframe, local area network (LAN), and web environment.
  • Maintains existing web, mainframe, and LAN based systems and updates system documentation in compliance with agency mandates.
  • Communicates and consults with team members and end users as to system or information needs.
  • Utilizes scientific methods, models, feasibility studies and plans to provide management with solutions to operational problems.
  • Provides expert technical assistance to other division personnel.
  • Acts as a project leader on team based assignments to determine what system development functions would be best completed by each team member.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​Project management experience. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science field or an Associate’s Degree plus two years of recent training/coursework in current technologies and/or relevant experience.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Multiple years of recent system design and computer programming on mainframe and/or microcomputer systems.  
  • Mainframe experience should include working knowledge of Cobol II, Easytrieve, JCL, and TSO.  
  • Microcomputer experience should include development of LAN-based systems utilizing Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft SQL Server and Crystal Reports.  
  • Ability to think logically and correctly interpret problems assigned and the ability to communicate the results clearly to the end user in written, oral and graphical form.
  • Ability to assume a leadership role in project team assignment.
IFSOEYesInformation SystemsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/2/20188/2/2018 11:44 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1637, 1638SpringfieldGATA

​This position reviews audit reports and audit corrective action plans for appropriateness, implementation status and effectiveness. Provides assistance as needed with other GATA related activities.  This position reports to the Director. 

  • ​Reviews audit reports form ISBE grantees in accordance with the uniform guidance and GATA.  
  • Compares findings with fiscal and administrative risk assessment responses.  
  • Reconciles financial data as needed, provides guidance to agency staff to assist in reviews of corrective action plans and drafting of management decision letters.
  • Participates in monitoring and administration of fiscal and administrative risk conditions assigned to grantees.
  • Provides technical and other assistance via email, phone, written correspondence and workshops to certified public accountants, school district personnel, joint agreement administrators, regional superintendents and other administrators related to state and federal laws, regulations and accounting/auditing standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • ​​Auditing coursework.
  • CPA, CGAP, or CIA.
  • Audit experience preferred.
  • ​Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience in auditing or accounting.
IFSOEYesGATAStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/2/20188/2/2018 11:51 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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1577SpringfieldGATA

Reporting to the director, reviews grantee internal control questionnaire submissions and administers financial and administrative grantee risk conditions applied to grantees. Provides assistance as needed with other GATA related activities.

  • ​Monitors and administers fiscal and administrative risk conditions assigned to grantees.
  • Reviews fiscal and administrative risk assessment responses, compares to previous responses, audit findings and other relevant information to determine reasonableness prior to approval.
  • Reviews audit reports form ISBE grantees in accordance with the uniform guidance and GATA. 
  • Compares findings with fiscal and administrative risk assessment responses. 
  • Reconciles financial data as needed, provides guidance to agency staff to assist in reviews of corrective action plans and drafting of management decision letters.
  • Provides technical and other assistance via email, phone, written correspondence and workshops to certified public accountants, school district personnel, joint agreement administrators, regional superintendents and other administrators related to state and federal laws, regulations and governmental accounting/auditing standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  
  • ​Auditing coursework.
  • CPA, CGAP, or CIA.
  • Audit experience preferred.​
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance.  (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience in auditing or accounting.
YesGATAStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/2/20189/14/2018 8:48 AMBILDILLI LORI
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1634SpringfieldFunding & Disbursements

​This position processes all Title I grant requirements including reallocation and waivers; reconciles quarterly receivables and collects delinquent debt; assists staff in compiling data for the federal funding Accountability and Transparency Act as well as the temporary assistance for needy families program.  This position reports to the Division Administrator.​​

  • ​Responsible for assisting with grant administration of the Title I program cluster.
  • Assists staff in verifying data elements used in the Title I allocation process and performing a quality review of final allocations.
  • Processes grant documents for payment and expenditure reports, computes excess carryover, maintains master list of district waivers and eligibility, processes approved Title I waivers. 
  • Collaborates with Title I program area staff on Title I reallocation parameters and implements the reallocation process.
  • Performs the receivables collection process for all grants and claims in the division.
  • Applies all incoming audit adjustments, processes and distributes all refund due letters.
  • Prepares and submits the receivables report on a quarterly basis to fiscal.
  • Responsible for all uncollectible debt which include maintaining a master file of all debt not recovered under the Grant Funds Recovery Act, entering debt into the comptroller offset system, processing involuntary withholding notices received from the comptroller.
  • Works with debt collection agencies procured by the Department of Revenue and prepares all documentation to write off uncollectible debt with the Agency Chief Financial Officer or Office of Attorney General. 
  • Updates collection procedures in accordance with state regulations for recovery of debt.
  • Assists staff in extracting data from the Financial Reimbursement Information System and compiling grant information in accordance with federal funding Accountability and Transparency Act. 
  • Performs a quality review and contacts early childhood grantees as necessary to ensure accurate reporting for the temporary assistance for needy families program.
  • Assists electronic Grants Management System staff in testing all grants prior to final approval and publishing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 
  • ​Working knowledge of federal and state regulations, laws and procedures related to grant programs and their administration. 
  • ​Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION) or a High School Diploma with a combination of four years of education, experience and/or training related to the duties of this position.
  • Experience using Excel including creating spreadsheets, extracting data from agency systems into workbooks, managing data using basic Excel formulas, ability to sort and format data for presentation.
  • Knowledge of federal and state grant programs including processing grant documents and preparing reports.
IFSOEYesFunding & DisbursementsStage 1Open Until FilledMonday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.8/2/20188/2/2018 11:57 AMUNDERFANGER AMANDA
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