Program Manager

at Illinois Department of Children & Family Services in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Peoria, IL, US, 61603

Job Requisition ID:  27570

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 
Closing Date/Time:  06/20/2023 
Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary $7,875 to $9,188/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Peoria 
Number of Vacancies:  1 

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and energetic individual to
serve as Administrative Case Review Program Manager. Under administrative direction, this position will administer and
manage the Administrative Case Review Program in the Central Region. The position provides oversight of subordinate
professional staff engaged in conducting case reviews to ensure case plans reflect a “best interest of the child” criteria.
This position provides a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about children and interested in providing
leadership of a team of professionals focused on ensuring the well-being of children. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires a master’s degree in social work or a related human services field from a recognized college or university

2. Requires three years of progressively responsible child welfare administrative experience with an MSW OR four years of progressively responsible child welfare administrative experience with a master’s degree in a related human services field

Preferred Qualifications

1. 3 years of experience conducting, participating in, or observing social work case reviews

2. 3 years of experience managing staff engaged in social work case reviews

3. 3 years of experience supervising professional staff in a social work area

4. 4 years of professional experience working in a social work field related to child welfare or child protection

5. 4 years of professional experience administering a social work program

6. 3 years of professional experience serving in a liaison capacity in a public or business organization

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires ability to pass a background check

2. Requires ability to travel and possession of a valid driver’s license

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Work Location: 2001 NE Jefferson Ave Peoria, IL 61603-3533 

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Job Posting: 10994434

Posted On: Jun 07, 2023

Updated On: Jun 20, 2023

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