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JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE ILLINOIS COURTS - Grants Manager


 
POSITION: Grants Manager PDF form Job Vacancy Announcement
DIVISION: Executive Chicago or Springfield PDF form Judicial Branch Employment Application
BENEFITS: An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.  (fillable application requires Adobe Reader or Acrobat)
SALARY: $57,998; Salary to be commensurate with experience  
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Administrative Director  

PURPOSE
Performs supervisory working in planning, scheduling, implementing, evaluating and monitoring statewide grant programs and corresponding standards. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Administrative Director.
       
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Plans and coordinates grant program development activities with all departments.
  • Develops, monitors and manages program standards and distributes federal, state, local and private funding opportunities to AOIC and/or probation and court services departments.
  • Prepares, tracks and manages grant contracts.
  • Collaborates with probation and court services departments in program development process.
  • Conducts internal evaluation or works with external evaluators on various grant programs; prepares written reports with recommendations.
  • Conducts analysis of probation and court service department data.
  • Serves as division representative to outside organizations on various programmatic matters.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and four years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires an Illinois driver’s license, proof of valid automobile insurance to operate a personal vehicle on state business, and a safe driving record.

Candidates must possess a working knowledge of adult and juvenile probation laws, regulations, procedures and department operations at the trial court level; working knowledge of state and federal procurement regulations; ability to analyze and interpret program statistics, probation department needs and statewide and national trends; ability to plan, develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate statewide probation programs and corresponding standards; ability to prepare clear and concise reports and grant proposals; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and to serve the public in a pleasant, courteous and helpful manner.

This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time. This is a professional office working environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents. Travel throughout the state, including overnight stays, may be required.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume and a completed Judicial Branch Employment Application to:

courtemployment@IllinoisCourts.gov

This position will remain open until filled.  However, those persons submitting materials by Friday, June 21, 2019, will be given first consideration.

 

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