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Date:  May 23, 2023

Joliet, IL, US, 60436

Job Requisition ID:  26756

Agency :  Department of Corrections - Joliet Treatment Center
Closing Date/Time: 11:59 pm, 06/08/2023
Salary:   Anticipated starting salary $7,500/month; CBA Applies; Full Range $7,500 - $11,181/month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Will  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   VR704  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.


Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number   26756

Position Overview

This position would be a great fit for someone that enjoys providing knowledge and supervision to staff around clinical programming in a correctional setting. If you have strong attention to detail and enjoy implementing new programs, procedures and want to utilize your organizational skills, this may be the job for you. You will get an opportunity to expand your knowledge around correctional programming, risk assessments, and implementation of new programs while ensuring all required responsibilities are met by the department. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Plans, coordinates, and directs clinical services in the areas of staff, personnel, issues, problem solving, technical interpretation issues and fiscal matters.
  2. Serves as full line supervisor.
  3. Oversee the coordination of staff conducting a comprehensive risk, assets and needs assessments, case plans and evaluation of clinical programming.
  4. Serves as coordinator and supervisor of the Drug Treatment program.
  5. Serves as a member of various institution committees including the Policy Review and Employees Recognition programs.
  6. Interprets and enforces the Department Rules and administrative directives as they apply to the functions of Clinical Staff, Field Services, and Records Office.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires education and experience equivalent to a master's degree in the behavioral or social sciences.
  2. Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in corrections, juvenile rehabilitation, behavioral, social sciences, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)

  1. Prefers at least three (3) years of professional experience providing counseling services to individuals in a custody setting.
  2. Prefers three (3) years of professional supervisory experience.
  3. Prefers at least three (3) years of professional experience participating as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  4. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience implementing a clinical programming schedule.
  5. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience delivering clinical programming in relation to counseling or human development.
  6. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience evaluating evidence-based programming.
  7. Prefers at least two (2) years of professional experience utilizing computer systems in relation to counseling and/or human development.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  2. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.
  3. Applicants are required to abide by all vaccine and/or other medical standards as set out by the employer. 

About the Agency

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.


Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.


The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in behavior of individuals in custody, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.


Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.


The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Work Hours:  8:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday  
Work Location: Joliet Treatment Center - 2848 McDonough St Joliet, IL 60431  
Agency Contact:

Julie Anderson


Phone #: 779-242-6549

Job Family:  Public Safety  


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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Nearest Major Market: Joliet
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago