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Date:  Mar 13, 2023

Chicago, IL, US, 60616-1310

Job Requisition ID:  24053

Agency: Department of Children and Family Services
Closing Date/Time: 03/27/2023
Salary: $3,116 - $11,079/month (Anticipated starting salary $7,083/month)
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Cook
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 


Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees
earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your
application. Please note that the Department of Children and Family Services must verify proof of higher education for
any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the
position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results oriented individual to serve as Performance Monitoring and Execution Team Supervisor.  Under administrative direction, this position will oversee a team of professional staff engaged in monitoring Department staff and private agencies providing foster care, services to intact families, and other contracted services throughout an assigned geographic area.  This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and interested in ensuring that program services are provided in an effective manner.  DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program.  The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong leadership skills.  We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

1. Plans, supervises, reviews, and coordinates the activities of a team of professional child welfare staff engaged in the monitoring of Department staff and         private agencies that provide foster care, intact family services, and other contracted services within assigned regions. 

2. Serves as full line supervisor of subordinate supervisory staff. 

3. Provides input into the development and implementation of Departmental programs, policies, and procedures within area of oversight.

4. Establishes and implements a team-based program of staff development and training for subordinate and private agency staff.

5. Explains and enforces agency policies and procedures, state and area statutes, and requirements.

6. Represents the Department in various planning sessions with other public and private agencies.

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



Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires an MSW or master’s degree in a related human service field.

2. Requires three years of progressively responsible administrative child welfare experience with an MSW.


3.  Four years of progressively responsible administrative child welfare experience with a master’s degree in a related human service field.




Preferred Qualifications

1. Prefers 3 years of professional experience conducting child welfare casework services or program monitoring services.

2. Prefers 3 year of experience supervising professional staff.

3. Prefers 2 years of professional experience in the development of corrective action plans.

4. Prefers 2 years of professional experience conducting planning activities for a service area.

5. Prefers 2 years of professional experience conducting training for professional staff.

6. Prefers 2 years of professional experience representing a public or business organization to outside entities.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass a background check

2. Requires possession of a valid driver’s license and ability to travel

About the Agency

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. 

Work Hours:  M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm

Work Location: 1911 S Indiana Ave Chicago, IL 60616-1310

Agency Contact:

Loretta Echols 


Phone #: 312-814-1222 (for questions only) 

Job Family:  Administration/Management; 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.

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