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Date:  Nov 22, 2022

East Moline, IL, US, 61244-1195

Job Requisition ID:  21216

Agency: Department of Corrections - East Moline Correctional Center

Closing Date/Time: 12/08/2022

Salary: Anticipated Starting Salary: $7,500-$8,750/month

Job Type: Salaried Full Time

County: Rock Island

Number of Vacancies: 1

Plan/BU: Managerial 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 Corrections 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.


Posting Identification Number:  21216


Position Overview


As a Corrections Education Facility Administrator, you will be part of a diverse team who provides educational and vocational opportunities designed to assist students in making a successful transition from a corrections environment to the community. These opportunities not only help individuals to develop and enhance their academic, employment, and social competencies, but they also better equip them to be a productive member of society. We invite you to come make a difference in other's lives and truly impact change. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.


Minimum Qualifications


  1. Requires Professional Educator License with a General Administrative Endorsement.
  2. Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible professional teaching experience.


Preferred Qualifications (In Order of Significance)


  1. Prefers working experience planning and directing an educational program.
  2. Prefers at least three (3) years' experience developing, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating an educational program along with recommending improvements.
  3. Prefers at least five (5) years' educational experience.
  4. Prefers at least three (3) years' supervisory experience.
  5. Prefers working experience developing, analyzing, and monthly tracking reports for an educational program.
  6. Prefers knowledge of educational programs in a correctional setting.
  7. Prefers working knowledge of federal and state educational laws.
  8. Prefers proficiency in the use and development of computer-generated spreadsheets, reports, and documents.
  9. Prefers working experience working within a budget.


Conditions of Employment


All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment, with or without reasonable accommodation, to be considered for this position:


  1. Requires the ability to travel.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDOC/IDJJ background check.
  3. Requires the 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 COVID-19 vaccination.


About the Agency


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. 


Work Hours: Tues-Thurs 7:00 am - 5:00 pm, Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm, w/Sat-Mon off

Work Location: East Moline Correctional Center: 100 Hillcrest Rd East Moline, IL 61244-1195

Agency Contact:

Jacob Gerringer


Phone #:  217-557-6010 ext 4410

Job Function: Administration/Management; Public Safety