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Adult Protective Services Training Administrator (PSA, Option 6)

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:  Nov 21, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  21187

Agency :  Department on Aging 
Closing Date/Time: 12/07/2022
Salary:   $6,956 - $10,607 Monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  21187

Position Overview

The Illinois Department on Aging is seeking a motivated self-starter with an extensive background in the application of laws, rules, and regulations on services provided to older Illinoisans. The ideal candidate has a desire to serve and has extensive experience in training. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. The Illinois Department on Aging is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Job Responsibilities

1. Serves as the Adult Protective Services Training Administrator.

2. Develops curriculum, policy and procedures to ensure program training conforms to all mandates of the Adult Protective Services Act.

3. Conducts training for APS Provider Agencies based upon analysis and research of provider needs.

4. Serves as a spokesperson, speaking before groups regarding training program philosophy and requirements.

5. Develops and prepares training program budget for submission to management.

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires knowledge skill and mental development equivalent to four (4) years of college in a business administration or human services related field.
2. Requires three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative work experience managing a comprehensive program in a health and human services environment.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Prefers 2 years of experience demonstrating extensive knowledge of agency programs and service objectives, activities, and operational systems.
2. Prefers 2 years of experience demonstrating extensive knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
3. Prefers Master’s degree preferably with courses in health and human services.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires the ability to pass a criminal background check.
2. Requires moderate travel.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday  
Work Location: One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:

Nick Gilmore


Phone #:217-900-0013

Job Family:  Administration/Management; Health Services; Social Services  


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



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Nearest Major Market: Springfield