Social Service Program Planner III

State of Illinois Elgin, IL
Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

Under general direction of the Public Service Administrator, Bureau of Community Support Services, perform the more complex technical tasks related to Division funded grant programs in Region 2, including input into program design planning, in-dept review and analysis of program outcomes, in coordination with contracted providers, DHS staff, including Bureau/Program team members. Provides the more complex input into Bureau service delivery systems. Travels in the performance of duties.

Minimum Requirements:Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of college, supplemented by a related master's degree. Requires one year of progressively responsible professional experience in community organization, social service work or in program planning and development. Requires thorough knowledge of the structure, organization, and methods of social welfare institutions. Requires working knowledge of the principles of government accounting, program budgeting, fiscal monitoring, reporting and program planning and evaluation. Requires the ability to exercise judgment and discretion in developing, interpreting, and implementing, departmental policies, procedures, and program specific requirements. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires a valid driver's license. Requires ability to ravel, including overnight.

Specialized Skill(s); Of the one year requires experience, requires one year experience providing technical assistance, contractual monitoring and quality assurance programs reviews to community based providers. Requires extensive knowledge of Contract Service Agreements and deliverables, Administrative Rules, Program Plans, Budgets, Expenditure Documentation Form requirements, Central Repository Vault, eCornerstone, V-Stone, Program and Homeless Service Portal. Requires extensive knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office Applications, (i.e., Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel Spreadsheets).

Work Hours & Location/Agency Contact:8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bureau of Community Support Services

700 South State Street

Elgin, Il 60123

Please submit CMS 100 (revised 4/2018) applications and bid form to:

Bureau of Employee Services

Krissie Buss

100 South Grand Ave East, 3rd floor

Springfield, IL 62762

217-557-0347

FAX: 217-524-2116

NON-STATE EMPLOYEES: DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS AGENCY.

PLEASE SEE INFORMATION BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application (version dated 10/2014) to the Agency Contact address listed above. If bidding on a promotion, applicant must be deemed qualified or have submitted a promotional application (CMS 100B) to CMS to receive a qualifying promotional grade PRIOR to the closing of the posting period. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. Bid Forms and Applications can be mailed to the address above, faxed to 217-524-2116, or scanned to DHS.HiringUnit@illinois.gov

FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES: Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and new version of the CMS 100 Employment Application (version dated 10/2014) to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.

PAEA's PROMOTIONAL GRADES FOR THIS TITLE ARE OBTAINED BY TAKING THE AUTOMATED MULTIPLE-CHOICE TEST AT CMS.

How to Apply:

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This position 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 from the Agency Contact listed above or 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).

Additional Documentation for Social Service Program Planner III:

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NOTE: Salary amounts shown are only to be used as a guide; actual salary will be determined at the time of hire based on current salary plans and/or collective bargaining agreements, if applicable.