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Deerfield, IL

Employer:  Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Category:  Management


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Date: Jun 10, 2024

Deerfield, IL, US, 60015

Job Requisition ID: 37885

DCFS is deeply committed to the welfare and protection of children. Our goal is to protect children by strengthening and supporting families. In every effort, from receiving hotline calls to reaching family reunification or foster care and adoption, children and families are our focus.

Agency : Department of Children and Family Services

Job Title: Public Service Administrator-Option 6
Closing Date/Time: 06/24/2024
Salary: Anticipated Starting Salary (Effective 7/1/24) $7,966 monthly; Full Range $7,966 - $11,759 monthly
Job Type: Salaried
County: Cook
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC063

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number 37885

Position Overview

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and energetic individual to serve as Child Protection Investigations Team Supervisor. Under administrative direction, this position will plan, review, and coordinate the activities of a team of professional investigators engaged in conducting child abuse/neglect investigations. The position will make critical decisions on case related activities and provide after hours supervisory coverage. This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and interested in providing leadership of a team of child protection professionals focused on keeping children safe. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent organizational skills and strong leadership capabilities. We invite you to join our innovative team to help make a positive difference in the lives of the children and families of Illinois.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as Child Protection Investigations Team Supervisor
  • Serves as working supervisor
  • Establishes and implements a team-based program of staff development and training for subordinate staff
  • Establishes and maintains effective linkages with community organizations, including hospitals, law enforcement, schools, and social service agencies, to enhance child welfare and protective services through operational partnerships
  • Serves as liaison with permanency staff to coordinate and facilitate efficient and effective case handoff and client services
  • Explains and enforces agency policies, procedures, state and area statutes, and requirements
  • Provides input into quality assurance activities
  • Provides input into quality assurance activities

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a master's degree in social work or a related human services field from a recognized college or university
  • Requires three years of progressively responsible administrative child welfare experience with an MSW OR four years of progressively responsible administrative child welfare experience with a master's degree in a related human services field

  • Specialized Skills:

    Of the previously noted years of experience, requires that the experience include at least 2 years in the administration of child protection/investigations.

    Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability to pass a background check.
  • Requires ability to travel in the performance of duties. Requires appropriate, valid driver's license.
  • The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

  • Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Work Location: 1755 Lake Cook Rd Deerfield, IL 60015-5215

    Supervisor: Vacant

    Agency Contact:

    Brandi Lake

    Email: Brandi.Lake@illinois.gov

    (Questions Only)

    Posting Group: Leadership & Management; Social Services

    This position DOES contain "Specialized Skills" (as that term is used in CBAs).


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