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Contractual Project Coordinator (HEALS) - Temporary

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Sep 15, 2021

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Job Requisition ID:  6940

Agency:  Criminal Justice Information Authority 
Closing Date/Time:  09/29/2021 
Salary:  $65,000 to $70,000/year 
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 

Job Req # 6940                                                                                                                                                                          REQ # 6940

****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

Contract Ends September 30, 2022



Position Overview

Information in this statement is NOT intended to be all-encompassing or to address all responsibilities of the position.

Innovative contractual position to develop statewide workforce development report for victim service field as well as federal toolkit project. Opportunity to collaborate with dynamic, thoughtful and diverse team as well as engage diverse stakeholder groups across the state. Position begins immediately, works remotely and ends Sept 30, 2022.

Job Responsibilities

1. Development and implementation of the workforce development plan.

2. Illinois HEALS toolkit.

3. In collaboration with the Illinois HEALS Staff Team, develop and prepare meeting materials, drafting meeting minutes and other tasks.

4. Key internal meetings with Project Director and staff to discuss deliverables, tasks, timeline and provide project status updates.

5. Corresponding with members regarding meeting logistics.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree-Social work of similar

At least two years’ experience conducting needs assessment work or similar agency or system planning projects

At least two years Experience organizing and coordinating multiple projects and tasks to complete deliverables.

At least two years Experience facilitating discussions that actively engage stakeholders in one-on-one or group formats

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least two years experience of strong writing, organization and communication skills
  • At least two years experience working collaboratively with a team 
  • At least two yrs experience writing technical reports for diverse stakeholders and audiences 
  • At least two yrs experience presenting or developing deliverables that are approachable for diverse stakeholders and audiences.
  • At least six months knowledge of victim issues 

Conditions of Employment

Ability to travel to in person meetings if possible

Work Hours:  8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri 
Work Location: 300 W. Adams, Suite 200, IL 60606 
Agency Contact: CJA.HRDepartment@illinois.gov  or 312-793-8550
Job Function: Social Services 

Job Req # 6940


Agency statement:


ICJIA responds to community needs with research and federal and state grants administration. ICJIA administers over 100 million dollars in grants, including the R3 (restore, reinvest, renew) grants (funded through the tax on legalized cannabis), state violence prevention grants, and federal grants including under the Violence Against Women Act and the Victims of Crime Act. ICJIA convenes groups and collaborates on efforts to reform the criminal justice system. ICJIA leads criminal justice reform efforts by supporting policy makers through research.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago