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Special Project Administrator - Non-Code 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 5, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Job Requisition ID:  17233

Agency:  Criminal Justice Information Authority 
Closing Date/Time:  08/19/2022 
Salary:  $75,000 - $95,000 / Annually 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  3 
Plan/BU:   

JOB REQUISITION #17233

 

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Position Overview

We are looking for a person that enjoys providing programmatic support for grant funded programs; developing, implementing, and analyzing agency grant projects in collaboration with the Federal and State Grants Unit Associate Director, Executive Staff, other state agencies, and partners.  In this position, the incumbent will assist in Authority Strategic planning in  collaboration with the Federal and State Grants Unit (FSGU) Associate Director and FSGU Program Managers on all aspects of program planning; coordinate and facilitate committee meetings; coordinate correspondence and assist in data collection and reporting; draft applications for discretionary grant opportunities and other high priority documents that involve strategic planning and analysis. The incumbent will also attend commission and board meetings detailing to the director all pertinent information. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides programmatic support for federal and state appropriated grant funded programs; assists the FSGU Associate Director; collaborates with FSGU on NOFO development and application review; provides programmatic technical assistance; facilitates grantee meetings and meets regularly with appropriate staff. 
  2. Develops, implements and analyzes agency grant projects in collaboration with the Federal and State Grants Unit Associate Director, Executive Staff, other state agencies, and partners.
  3. Assists in Authority Strategic planning by collaborating with the Federal and State Grants Unit (FSGU) Associate Director and FSGU Program Managers on all aspects of program planning.
  4. Coordinates and facilitates committee meetings; coordinates correspondence and assists in data collection and reporting.  Drafts applications for discretionary grant opportunities and other high priority documents that involve strategic planning and analysis.
  5. Attends commission and board meetings detailing to the director all pertinent information.  Identifies and discusses board or commission projects, problems and issues possibly meeting with representatives of other agencies or outside parties.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. 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;
  2. Requires prior experience equivalent to five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or business organization.

Preferred Qualifications

 

  1. Prefers five years of professional experience in planning, development, implementation, or assessment in programs in criminal justice, government, political science, public administration, sociology, human services, or social services, or requires advanced academic work equivalent to a Master’s degree in one of the above fields. - 10%
  2. Prefers three years of experience working as an administrator of grant programs. - 10%
  3. Prefers three years of experience with budget preparation and analysis. - 10%
  4. Prefers three years of experience with expenditure tracking and reporting. 10%
  5. Prefers three years of experience with program performance tracking and reporting.- 10%
  6. Prefers five years of experience demonstrating the ability to analyze complex information, identify problems, and propose creative and effective solutions. - 10%
  7. Prefers five years of experience demonstrating the ability to utilize computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint as well as Adobe PDF software.10%
  8. Prefers five years of experience demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 10%
  9. Prefers three years of experience demonstrating the ability to supervise staff; - 10%
  10. Prefers three years of experience demonstrating the ability to engage and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. - 10%

Conditions of Employment

 

Must have valid driver’s license.

Must be available to travel, including occasional overnight travel, in performance of duties.

Work Hours:  8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. 
Work Location: 60 East Van Buren Street, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605 
Agency Contact: CJA.HRDEPARTMENT@ILLINOIS.GOV
Job Family: Administration/Management; Fiscal/Finance/Business; Legal and Compliance; Social Services 

 

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.

 


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