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STAFF DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST I - 4177100

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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Crest Hill, IL, US, 60403

Job Requisition ID:  3992

Agency: Stateville Correctional Center / Department of Corrections  
Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2021 
Salary:  Anticipated starting salary: $4,788/month; CBA Applies; $4,788-$7,221/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Will 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification # 3992

 

Position Description and Responsibilities

Under general supervision, participates in the development and presentation of orientation and in-service training programs for Department of Corrections’ Stateville Correctional Center employees regarding all applicable Training Academy curriculums. Prepares training aids, researches, and evaluates current training programs and staff training needs. Participates in professional development opportunities. Maintains attendance records and informs supervisor of training needs. Travels in the performance of duties.

 

35% Participates in the development and presentation of orientation and in-service training programs for Department of Corrections’ Stateville Correctional Center employees regarding all applicable Training Academy curriculums.

 

35% Prepares training aides and written materials for instructional programs and assists in the applications and usages of audio and visual training aids.

 

15% Travels to participate in professional development through Training Academy training(s), outside training both provide and state to enhance instructional and knowledgeable skills. 

 

5% Maintains attendance records.

 

5% Assists the supervisor by informing the supervisor of training material and equipment.

 

5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college.
  2. Academic course work should include quantitative measures (introductory statistics or business mathematics or social science analytical tools), educational methods, psychology of individuals, organizational or group behavior, labor relations or equivalents.
  3. Requires two years of professional experience in education or a related field.
  4. Requires working knowledge of labor relations, employee development and training theories, methods and techniques as are current.
  5. Requires working knowledge of the organizations and responsibilities of state and local governments.
  6. Requires working knowledge of public labor relations policies and practices.
  7. Requires ability to effectively present written and pictorial instructional information before employee groups of diverse social/economic/educational background.
  8. Requires ability to operate audio/visual equipment.

Minimum Requirements Cont.

      9. Requires ability to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs by pre-post tests or by usage of other methods.

    10. Requires ability to articulate subjects with word usages that have meaning and to translate specialist/technical terms to understandable terms.

    11. Requires ability to use templates, lettering guides and other mechanical aids in preparation of instructional materials.

    12. Requires ability to write with meaning and clarity in presenting facts, figures, symbols, ideas, theories, concepts, analogies in a manner that achieves Comprehension.

    13. Requires working knowledge of grammatical construction and exactness.

    14. Requires a valid, appropriate, driver’s license and ability to travel statewide.

 

Special Skills:

Four years of experience working in a State of Illinois Correctional Center or Juvenile Justice Center. Completion of the IDOC Instructional Methods training or substantially similar training or 1 year of training/teaching experience. Working knowledge of Illinois Department of Corrections Administrative Directives.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Four years of experience in a State of Illinois Correctional Center or Juvenile Justice Center.
  2. Completion of the IDOC Instructional Methods training or substantially similar training or one year of training/teaching experience.
  3. Working knowledge of Illinois Department of Corrections Administrative Directives.
  4. Requires the ability to pass the Illinois Department of Corrections background check. 
  5. 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. 

Agency Statement

The Illinois Department of Corrections is a multicultural agency deeply committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion.  This commitment is at the forefront of our operations, hiring, policies and procedures, and training. We recognize the benefit of workplace empowerment, the importance of diversity and fully support an environment where ALL employees are treated fairly, respectfully, and have equal access to opportunities and resources necessary to thrive and contribute to the agency’s success. IDOC genuinely values the differences of individuals in our custody and is committed to ensuring a healthy living environment where they feel valued, respected, and included.

 

Through our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), we shall establish and uphold agency policies and practices conducive to eliminating all forms of exclusion including, but not limited to, racism, ageism, ableism, sexism, discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender, and religious oppression.

 

The IDOC team works to serve justice in Illinois and increase public safety by promoting positive change in offender behavior, operating successful reentry programs, and reducing victimization.

 

Employees enjoy excellent benefits, including health, vision, and dental insurance; retirement plan and deferred compensation; state holidays and other benefit time off; tuition reimbursement; and pre-tax benefit programs. The department also offers extensive training and career advancement opportunities.

 

The Illinois Department of Corrections is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We invite all qualified applicants to join our team.

 

 

Work Hours:  8:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday  
Work Location: Stateville Correctional Center - 16830 So. Route 53 Crest Hill, IL 60403  
Agency Contact:

Liz Mullin

Email: Doc.Sta.Personnel@illinois.gov

Phone #:815-727-3607  ext. 5693

Job Function:  Public Safety; Social Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: Doc.Sta.Personnel@illinois.gov

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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