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Date:  Mar 9, 2023

Champaign, IL, US, 61820-7474

Job Requisition ID:  24650

Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services  
Closing Date/Time:  03/24/2023 
Salary:  $6,956-$10,607 (Anticipated starting salary: $6,956.00/monthly) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Champaign 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 


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  [[152799]]

About the position

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Clinical Services Coordinator.  Under administrative direction, this position will develop and manage a variety of consultation programs and services for special populations throughout the region and will consult with and provide leadership within the region and local communities in the application of health care, mental health, special education, substance abuse, physical abuse and child development to public child welfare entities.  The position will serve as regional consultant in the areas of clinical practice, assessment, service planning and psychiatric hospital discharge planning, treatment, and decision making. The position will also complete high profile case reviews and arrange for special reviews by specialty service providers.  This position is a great opportunity for someone who is focused on the administration and provision of services for children and youth. DCFS offers a competitive salary plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills, leadership capabilities, and the ability to multi-task. We invite all qualified applicants to apply to join our innovative team to help make a difference in the lives of children and families.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as a Clinical Services Coordinator.
  2. Completes high profile case reviews.
  3. Implements specialty programs for the severely emotionally disturbed (SED) population in the region, providing coordination of the Department's SED programs.
  4. Serves as a working Supervisor.
  5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires MSW or MA in an acceptable human services field.
  2. Requires three (3) years of administrative child welfare experience with an MSW or four (4) years of administrative child welfare experience in a MA in an acceptable human services field.


Employment Conditions

  1. Requires a valid driver’s license and ability to travel.
  2. Requires ability to pass a background check.

Work Hours:  M-F 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 2125 S 1st St Champaign, IL 61820-7474  
Supervisor: Alyssa Marcantonio

Agency Contact:  Janet Potts


Phone #:312-814-3791

Job Function:  Administration/Management; Social Services  


In addition to filling this position, the Department reserves the right to extend additional employment offers to applicants on the sub-regional eligible list. The Department will defer assignment of these additional employees to specific work locations within the sub-region*


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



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DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children.  Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families.  In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.