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Our workplace culture is a fun, challenging, and caring working environment where you can grow your career. We work together by being inclusive of everyone – including ideas, people, and points of view. Individually, we are experts at what we do. Collectively, our impact is even greater. At the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD), you will be able to use your experiences, abilities, creativity, and energy to work and discover the talents within yourself as you enrich the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

We are looking for you. That is, as long as you thrive in an innovative, forward thinking, energetic environment. We want systems change, individual and family advocacy, and self-advocates who lead the way. Become a part of our movement.

Submit your application and you may be on your way to a new adventure. Not interested? That's ok – please share with your network. Help us lead change in Illinois so all people with developmental disabilities exercise their right to equal opportunity and freedom. We have some work to do and need talented, vibrant folks to help drive our mission. We're ready. Are you?


Positions

PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR OPT 6H-Posting #: ICDD19-01
FOCUS AREA: Legislative
OPENING DATE: 08/12/19 
CLOSING DATE: 09/13/19 11:59 PM 

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Under administrative direction of the Associate Director of Program and Policy, implements systems change, capacity building and advocacy as mandated in the federal Developmental Disabilities Act. Serves as an ICDD Program Specialist and a lead role for specific State Plan activities in the research, analysis and advocacy to promote systems change for inclusion of children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families into communities. 

  1. Serves as an ICDD Program Specialist and as a lead staff member for specific State Plan activities; meets with stakeholders, coordinates work groups, researches best practices in the assigned State Plan areas;

  2. Monitors and advises grantees and ensures that they understand and comply with audit requirements;

  3. Coordinates federal and state legislative activities of the Council; 

  4. Represents the agency on internal and external work groups, committees and tasks forces;

  5. Provides research and staff support to one or more assigned Council standing committees.



PUBLIC SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR OPT 6H-Posting #: ICDD19-02
FOCUS AREA: Evaluation
OPENING DATE: 08/12/19 
CLOSING DATE: 09/13/19 11:59 PM 

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Under administrative direction of the Associate Director of Program and Policy, implements systems change, capacity building and advocacy as mandated in the federal Developmental Disabilities Act. Serves as an ICDD Program Specialist and a lead role for specific State Plan activities in the research, analysis and advocacy to promote systems change for inclusion of children, youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families into communities. 

  1. Serves as an ICDD Program Specialist and as a lead staff member for specific State Plan activities; meets with stakeholders, coordinates work groups, researches best practices in the assigned State Plan areas;

  2. Monitors and advises grantees and ensures that they understand and comply with audit requirements;

  3. Analyzes state and federal data to identify people with developmental disabilities and their families who are unserved and underserved;

  4. Represents the agency on internal and external work groups, committees and tasks forces;

  5. Provides research and staff support to one or more assigned Council standing committees.

Make sure to view the full job description for additional information on job requirements.

How to Apply

These positions may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'.

Additional information may also be obtained by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).

Current state employees must complete a Bid Form and submit it to Janinna Hendricks at the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (830 South Spring Street, Springfield, IL 62704) or Janinna.Hendricks@illinois.gov along with a copy of their employment application (CMS 100) or promotional application (CMS 100B) before the end of the posting period. 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM: http://work.illinois.gov