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Criminal Justice Specialist Trainee - Grant Specialist 1

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:  Aug 4, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60605

Job Requisition ID:  17550

Agency :  Criminal Justice Information Authority 
Closing Date/Time: 08/18/2022
 
Salary:   $3,998.00 - $5,669.00/monthly CBA language applies  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Cook  
Number of Vacancies:   3  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

 

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 illinois.jobs2web.com 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 17550

 

Resumes are recommended to be uploaded to profile/attached to application

Please upload your transcripts to your application

 

Position Overview

Under immediate supervision, for a period of six to twelve months, receives training in reviewing and analyzing proposals and budgets to determine qualifications and compliance with program and budget requirements; completes assignments  of increasing difficulty involving the review and analysis of quarterly and close-out program and fiscal reports; reviews allocation requests and receives guidance and mentoring from Grant Team members; reviews and analyzes a sample number of quarterly subcontract programs and fiscal reports submitted by grantees; utilizes computer software and equipment to conduct research; attends workshops, meetings and on-site visits to become familiar with Agency programs, philosophies and objectives.

Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision, for a period of six to twelve months,

1. Receives on the job training in reviewing and analyzing proposals and budgets to determine qualifications and compliance with program and budget requirements;

2. Completes assignments of increasing difficulty involving the review and analysis of quarterly and close-out program and fiscal reports;

3. Reviews allocation requests and receives guidance and mentoring from Grant Team members;

4. Reviews and analyzes a sample number of quarterly subcontract programs and fiscal reports submitted by grantees;

5. Utilizes computer software and equipment to conduct research;

6. Attends workshops, meetings and on-site visits to become familiar with Agency programs, philosophies and objectives.

7. Completes a variety of support functions.

8. Assists in tracking grantee program performance, enters tracking data into the grant monitoring system

9. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college with coursework in law, criminal justice, government, public administration, sociology, accounting or political science or related field.

Two to five years of previous professional work experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefers two years of experience working with grant programs that deliver social service programming; 

Prefers three years of experience demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; 

Prefers three year of experience demonstrating the ability to analyze complex information, identify problems, and propose creative and effective solutions; 

Prefers one year of experience with program performance tracking and reporting;

Prefers one year of experience with budget preparation and analysis; 

Prefers one year of experience with expenditure tracking and reporting; 

Prefers three years of experience demonstrating the ability to utilize computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint as well as Adobe PDF software. 

Conditions of Employment

1. Valid Driver's License

2. Occasional overnight travel

Work Hours:  8:30-5:00 Mon-Fri  
Work Location: 60 E Van Buren, Ste. 650, Chicago, IL 60605  
Agency Contact:
 CJA.HRDepartment@illinois.gov

 

Job Family:  Public Safety; Social Services  

 

Revolving Door:

Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position.  As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during 
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall, 
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive 
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. 

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. 

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.  If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

 


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