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School Health Program Administrator (PSA OPT 8N)

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: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702-5056

Job Requisition ID:  4172

Agency:  Department of Public Health  
Office: Women’s Health & Family Services

Division: Maternal, Child & Family Health Services

Posting ID: 63-21-0252

Posted: 06/10/21-06/23/21
Salary:  $6414-$9816/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

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 listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

63-21-0252  

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of the Division Chief, as School Health Program Administrator; identifies, develops and implements the School Health Program including school health regulations and programs. Utilizes data and trend analysis as well as collaborates with schools, local health departments, school health centers and other key stakeholders to identify quality improvement projects; guides the preparation of reports and school health materials; oversee data collection and analysis and leads program evaluation;  Coordinates the funding and certification of school-based health centers. Coordinates the certification and re-certification of school based health centers, in accordance with the Administrative Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 641). Travels to provide professional direction, leadership, consultation and nursing assistance to school-based health centers, local health departments and to school nurses in the development, expansion and promotion of school and child/adolescent health programming throughout the state. Serves as working supervisor.

  1. As School Health Program Administrator, identifies, develops and implements the School Health Program including school health regulations and programs, which include School Health Days, Critical Issues Conference and other in-service opportunities; utilizes data and trend analysis as well as collaborates with schools, local health departments, school health centers and other key stakeholders to identify quality improvement projects; guides the preparation of reports and school health materials; oversee data collection and analysis and leads program evaluation;  Coordinates the funding and certification of school-based health centers; provides grant management for the SCH grant program which includes leading the review process, making grant funding recommendations, providing grant technical assistance, and monitoring grantee budgets and activities.
  2. Coordinates the certification and re-certification of school based health centers, in accordance with the Administrative Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 641).
  3. Travels to provide professional direction, leadership, consultation and nursing assistance to school-based health centers, local health departments and to school nurses in the development, expansion and promotion of school and child/adolescent health programming throughout the state; serves on state, regional and national boards and committees developed by such entities as the Illinois State Board of Education, IL Department of Healthcare and Family Services, IDPH, and Region V; and monitors the content on the IDPH, School Health website. 
  4. Serves as working supervisor; assigns and review work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; counsels staff regarding work performance; reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs; establishes annual goals and objectives; approves time off; prepares and signs performance evaluations. Provides guidance, training and leadership to staff conducting SHC site visits.

 

Job Responsibilities (cont.)

    5. Develops and utilizes professional channels of communication with state, federal and other agencies to gain technical knowledge in the field of school and child/adolescent health. Review pertinent literature. Monitors the linkages between program sites and other participating agencies encouraging networking of services.

    6. Represents the department at various conferences; speaks before diverse groups; interprets program philosophy and requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with courses in school health nursing or related field. Prefers Master of Public Administration or Public Health.
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative experience in public health programs and/or school health nursing.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of the theory and practices of school health nursing.
  • Certification as a school nurse is preferred.
  • Requires the ability to travel statewide and possession of a valid IL drivers license.
  • Prefers prior experience in the following: implementing a major heath program at the federal, state county or large municipality level; using population health approaches to improve public health; creating a strategic vision or designing a program; working with grants including managing budgets, applications, review and awards, providing technical assistance and monitoring compliance; supervising professional staff; engaging external and internal stakeholders.

Condition of Employment

  • Requires Registered Nurse License in Illinois.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM  
Work Location: 525 W Jefferson St Springfield, IL 62702-5056

Job Function:  Administration/Management  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE 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: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

Include Posting ID #:63-21-0252  and applicant's name in the subject line when applying

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 Requisiton 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 Requistion 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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You MUST send a paper application to the Agency listed above.