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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING MANAGER (PSA, OPT. 7)

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

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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.

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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 3, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60612

Job Requisition ID:  17191

Agency:  Department of Juvenile Justice 

Opening Date/Time: 08/04/2022 (12:00am)
Closing Date/Time:  08/17/2022 
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary Range: $6,250- $8,332/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:   

 

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Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Professional Development and Training division is looking to hire a Training Manager to serve under the direction of the Chief of Professional Development and Training. The training manager will oversee annual training across facilities and aftercare, including managing the training team. This position will lead the development of curriculum and of new trainings. Further the training manager will play an intricate role in the continued growth of the trainers and training department. For this, we are looking for a candidate that has experience in training, including the use of innovative and engaging training methods, and curriculum development, specifically for adults working in youth serving settings. An ideal candidate would have strong communication and leadership skills and ability to develop a strong training team and foster a collaborative environment. The ideal candidate would also have a long-term vision for the role of training in the continued development and transformation of IDJJ. Candidates should also possess strong organizational skills. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply

Job Responsibilities

  1. Serves as the Professional Development and Training Manager.
  2. Develops curriculum for trainings and identifies new trainings across the Department.
  3. Conducts specialized trainings across the Department.
  4. Serves as full line supervisor.
  5. Tracks the spending for the office of Professional Development and Training and related facility training spending needs.
  6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of college.
  2. Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible professional experience in staff development or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Importance)

  • Prefers at least three (3) years of experience managing and coordinating training for staff in a public or private entity.
  • Prefers at least three (3) years of experience evaluating training curriculum.
  • Prefers at least three (3) years of experience with curriculum creation used to train staff in multiple areas/topics.
  • Prefers at least four (4) years of experience training adult staff in youth service agencies.
  • Prefers at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.
  • Prefers at least two (2) years of experience tracking spending for professional development and/or training at a private or public organization.
  • Prefers at least one (1) year of experience coordinating and/or leading multiple large projects to successful completion.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires a valid, appropriate driver’s license and the ability to travel.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  3. 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.
  4. Requires the ability to comply with all local and federal health requirements and/or mandates. Governor Pritzker announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all State employees whose job duties require them to work in a congregate care facility. All 24/7 congregate-care facilities operated by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice are included in this mandate, which went into effect October 26, 2021. 

About the Agency

The mission of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) is to build youth skills and strengthen families by promoting community safety and positive youth outcomes. Over 900 staff members from across various departments—security, programming, education, mental health, and more—collaborate with the understanding that youth are physically, emotionally, and cognitively different from adults. The department provides extensive services to young people through a developmental, treatment-focused model of care that builds youth resiliency, engages families, and promotes community safety at the five youth facilities it operates across the state. IDJJ serves and houses approximately 150 youth and is responsible for approximately 500 youth on Aftercare in various Illinois’ communities.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri 8:00am to 4:00pm 
Work Location: 1112 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60605-2358 
Agency Contact:  Misti.L.Howie@illnois.gov 

IDJJ Human Resources Department

DJJ.HumanResources@illinois.gov 
Job Family: Administration/Management 

 

Agency Statement:

The mission of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ) is to build youth skills and strengthen families by promoting community safety and positive youth outcomes. Over 900 staff members from across various departments—security, programming, education, mental health, and more—collaborate with the understanding that youth are physically, emotionally, and cognitively different from adults. The department provides extensive services to young people through a developmental, treatment-focused model of care that builds youth resiliency, engages families, and promotes community safety at the five youth facilities it operates across the state. IDJJ serves and houses approximately 150 youth and is responsible for approximately 500 youth on Aftercare in various Illinois’ communities.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago