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Lincoln's ChalleNGe Academy Cadre 1 - Assistant Team Leader PART TIME

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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Date:  Aug 2, 2022
Location: 

Rantoul, IL, US, 61866-3740

Job Requisition ID:  17792

 Agency:  Department of Military Affairs 
Closing Date/Time: 09/09/2022 
Salary:  $17.00 - $24.00 hourly  
Job Type:  Hourly Part Time  
County:  Champaign  
Number of Vacancies:  6  
Plan/BU:  Excluded - Federally Funded 000  

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through SuccessFactors.  Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Posting Identification Number 17792

Description

Under the immediate supervision of the Cadre 3 - Team Leader, performs routine custodial and developmental functions at the LCA, maintains order and safety of assigned cadets; obtains specialized experience and assists the Team Leader in care and training of cadets.

Job Responsibilities

   

  1.  Supervises the daily activities of cadets including eating, recreational, instructional, and work activities; discusses behavior problems of cadets with the Cadre 3 - Team Leader; responsible for successful training of all Acclimation Period LOI tasks and required Cadet Tracking System data entry, implements disciplinary measures when necessary for training and control.  Physically restrains cadets with aggressive behavior to restore order in accordance with policy and procedure when necessary. Maintains general safety and control of cadets; makes routine fire safety checks and performs health and welfare inspections.
  2. Applies military training principles and practices in guiding and training cadets; obtains practical experience in meeting the needs and addressing the problems of cadets.  Provides counseling to cadets as required; evaluates cadet progress and prepares reports; prepares daily student accountability records.  Reports discrepancies to the Cadre 3 - Team Leader.
  3. Trains assigned cadets in Drill & Ceremony as well as Physical Training.  Identifies problems and addresses on the spot corrections to cadets. Instructs cadets in the use of tools and working techniques for work projects; promotes cooperation and teamwork during instructional work and recreational activities.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires or be willing to learn knowledge of military structure and procedures (Drill and Ceremony, Physical Fitness, Customs & Courtesies). 

Prefers the ability to manage a team and maintain a military style atmosphere conducive to the development of cadets. 

Prefers the ability to establish patterns of communication with cadets and present written and/or oral reports. 

Prefers the ability to analyze and evaluate the progress and development of assigned cadets and possess the ability to use and teach the usage of simple household or hand tools. 

Prefers a valid Illinois driver’s license and the ability to obtain a CDL driver’s license within six (6) months from date of employment.

Physical Requirements

Requires physical strength and ability to carry out physical restraint procedures when necessary. 

Employment Conditions

Must be willing to adhere to organizational grooming standards and present a professional appearance while wearing organizational issued, activity appropriate attire while on shift.

Ability to maintain emotional control under stress. 

Ability to work with students individually or in group settings

Ability to use email and office equipment effectively.

Ability to communicate and instruct cadets. 

Working knowledge of classroom procedures and how to instruct cadets. 

Elementary knowledge of behavior patterns and modification techniques of cadets.  A background in reading or mathematics is highly preferred. 

Requires a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Education

For Military Applicants:

Requires completion of High School or GED.  Prefers satisfactory completion of a four-year active military service tour or a six-year National Guard or Reserve component enlistment or tour. Prior military personnel must have received an honorable discharge from the military service. Completion of Warrior Leadership Course (WLC) or the military equivalent course preferred.  Prefers satisfactory completion of initial active military service commitment or 6 year reserve/guard component enlistment.

 

For Non-Military Applicants: 

-  Requires completion of High School or GED. Prefers six years direct experience working with or leading at-risk adolescents/teen agers in non-for profit, governmental or faith-based settings such as youth services, social services, education or law enforcement agencies.

-  Prefers associate’s degree in a related field.  Prefers four years direct experience working with or leading at-risk adolescents/teen agers in non-for profit, governmental or faith-based settings such as youth services, social services, education or law enforcement agencies.

-  Prefers a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Prefers two years direct experience working with or leading at-risk adolescents/teen agers in non-for profit, governmental or faith-based settings such as youth services, social services, education or law enforcement agencies.

Work Hours:  (Can Vary based on Mission Requirements)(1/2 hr paid lunch)  
Work Location: 212 W Borman Dr Rantoul, IL 61866-3740  
Agency Contact:
 

SHERRI WHITE-TAYLOR

Email: swhite@lincolnschallenge.org

Phone #:217-761-1302

Job Function:  Public Safety  

 

This position [DOES/DOES NOT] contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).

 

 

 

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