The Title IV-E Illinois Birth through Three Waiver [IB3] is a five-year demonstration project designed to address the needs of infants and toddlers affected by traumatic events. It is part of a national effort to change child welfare practice for this population and to improve the well-being of children and their families. The goals of the IB3 Waiver include, but are not limited to: offering support to infants and toddlers affected by trauma, providing assistance to birth and foster parents through parent education, coaching and intensive therapeutic interventions.
The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in collaboration with The Illinois Department of
Children and Family Services is seeking professionals in Chicagoland area to work with the IB3 Waiver in the full-time capacity of Quality Improvement Support Technician.
The Quality Improvement Support Technician provides data entry, support for research initiatives, and administrative support for UIUC programs under the Evidence Based Trauma Grant as implemented under the provision of the program contract between the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) and the Provider (Children's Home and Aide, Lutheran Child & Family Service, or Association House).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Support of continuous quality improvement through daily data entry of IB3 Waiver Cases. Develop reports from data entered. Monitor database activity, document and report any system issues. Update and track cases in database and SACWIS. Regular updates to IB3 staff regarding case information and database modifications. [35%]
Support of IB3 Case Referrals through IB3 procedures and monitoring. Input client referrals in addition to data reflecting screening and client information. Create and maintain the IB3 referral and tracking data pertaining to clients. Provide monitoring of pending cases in need of IB3 waiver services. Support the scheduling of clients for Nurturing Parent Program. Provide support to caseworkers, database analysts, trainers and facilitators. [30%]
Responsible for processing staff weekly travel requests to the Deputy Director of IDCFS. Assist key staff in the preparation of vital meetings. Transcribe meeting notes. Maintain and track office equipment inventory. [15%]
Provide office support to Office Manager as needed. Transmit facsimile, scans and assess postal delivery. Assist in project tasks. Maintain skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. [15%]
Other duties as assigned. [5%]
Minimum Education and Work Experience:
High school degree or equivalent.
Any one or combination totaling eighteen (18) months from the following categories:
work experience performing routine clerical/office support work, including use of computer systems
vocational training that provided a knowledge of generally accepted clerical procedures
college or university course work in Office Occupations, Business Administration, Business Education, or closely related fields
30 semester hours = eighteen (18) months
college or university course work in any curriculum
48 semester hours = eighteen (18) months
Prior experience in the with general office skills including database, spreadsheet, word processing, e-mail and desktop publishing applications. The ability to communicate both orally and in writing is a critical skill. Must be adept at data entry and using Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
This is a full-time (100%), twelve month Civil Service Office Support Associate position. The position is grant-funded and renewal is contingent upon availability of funds. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
Applications must be received by April 12, 2019. Apply for this position using the directions and “Apply for Position” button below or email cover letter, curriculum vita, and the name, address, and phone numbers of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:
Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.