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Company: State of Illinois

Job description: Agency: Department of Human ServicesOpening Date: 05/16/2024
Closing Date/Time: 05/30/2024
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $8,486 – $11,710 per month ($101,832 – $140,520 per year)
Job Type: Salaried
County: McLean
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: NoneA RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTINGPlease attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended.Posting Identification Number 37451Position OverviewThe Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state’s lead division serving people with disabilities. Committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and racial justice. The mission of the Division is to assist individuals with disabilities in achieving their goals of employment, education, and independent living. This position serves as the Assistant Bureau Chief overseeing staff and direct services in the Bureau of Customer and Community Field Services Region 3 regional structure. The Division is seeking to hire a dynamic and organized Assistant Bureau Chief with strong communication and leadership.Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as Assistant Bureau Chief for an assigned geographical section of the state for the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS).
  • Directs, coordinates and supervises planning and operations to ensure efficient and effective utilization of agency resources allocated to the Region.
  • Serves as full-line supervisor.
  • Speaks on behalf of the Department, Bureau Chief of Customer and Community Field Services, Director of DRS and the Secretary in meetings and conferences regarding services and issues that impact customers, providers, and stakeholders.
  • Establishes and maintain effective working relationships with other areas and units in DRS Central Office and in all other administrative areas of DHS.
  • Provides consultation and assistance in the resolution of unusual or difficult customer cases in the DRS as well as assists with other areas of DHS.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years college with course work in a rehabilitation, counseling, social or human services field.
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the supervision of direct services to individuals with disabilities in vocational rehabilitation and home service programs.

Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)

  • Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or Rehabilitation Administration or closely related field.
  • Four (4) years of professional experience working with federal statutes related to rehabilitation programs such as the Rehabilitation Act and amendments, the Social Security Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Workforce Innovative Opportunities Act (WIOA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act, etc.
  • Four (4) years of professional experience working with Federal and State regulations and procedures developing plans to meet the diverse service needs of individuals with disabilities.
  • Four (4) years of professional experience with administering a rehabilitation service-delivery program for persons with disabilities for a public or private organization.
  • Three (3) years of professional supervisory experience assigning work, providing guidance to subordinates, recommending counseling and/or discipline following collective bargaining agreements, training staff, and preparing and signing performance evaluations.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience interacting with and communicating clearly and tactfully with a wide range of individuals that include state agency officials, the public, legislators, employers, internal and external stakeholders, community service providers, professional and lay groups, and employees.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to travel.

*The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.Work Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Work Location: 207 S Prospect Rd, Bloomington, Illinois, 61704Division of Rehabilitation ServicesBureau of Customer and Community Field ServicesRegion 3
Agency Contact:
Posting Group: Leadership & Management; Social ServicesAbout the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.Revolving Door: Certain provisions of the revolving door restrictions contained in 5 ILCS 430/5-45 apply to this
position. As a result, the employee should be aware that if offered non-State employment during
State employment or within one year immediately after ending State employment, the employee shall,
prior to accepting any such non-State employment offer, notify the Office of the Executive
Inspector General for the Agencies of the Illinois Governor (“OEIG”) or may be subject to a fine.As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
  • Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

These are just a few of the many perks available to all State employees. For more information about our benefits please follow this link:APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSUse the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so.State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the homepage in the blue ribbon.Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the homepage in the blue ribbon. If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:State employees: Log in to the for State employees and review theNon-State employees: on – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.State employees should include temporary assignment in the application profile. Temporary assignment verification forms can be uploaded to the Additional Documents section.The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

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Location: Bloomington, IL

Job posting date: Fri, 17 May 2024 22:47:15 GMT

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