OIG Operations Administrator

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The Office of Inspector General for Chicago Public Schools is the independent oversight body for Chicago’s approximately 650 public, contract and charter schools. The Office of Inspector General is charged with the responsibility of investigating allegations of waste, fraud, financial mismanagement, and misconduct in public education within the jurisdiction of the Chicago Board of Education.

Under the direction of the Inspector General, the Operations Administrator will be responsible for planning and managing technology, procurement, and budgetary related projects.

Responsibilities of the OIG Operations Administrator include:

  • Responsible for administering the OIG server, G-Suite, and OIG website, and act as the system administrator and/or coordinator other various OIG-used systems
  • Provide office-wide technical guidance to the General Investigations Unit, Sexual Allegations Unit and Performance Analysis Unit for investigations and reviews
  • Supervise technological investigative tasks and assist in large-scale and complex investigations
  • Train and counsel staff in the use of any software or technology and troubleshoot as necessary. Develop training materials as needed
  • Coordinate with CPS ITS to establish appropriate OIG access to CPS databases and technology assets
  • Oversee OIG technology projects and recommend projects or purchases to improve OIG operations
  • Manage vendors and procurement actions
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of annual budget
  • Perform additional ad hoc duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Ability to exercise considerable independence and initiative in the performance of responsibilities; operate with minimal guidance and direction
  • Thorough knowledge of G-Suite administration and Windows Server maintenance
  • Preferred experience with CPS student and employee information systems, such as Aspen, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Kronos, as well as i-Sight, the OIG’s case management software.
  • Knowledge of technical operation functions, such as permission delegation and service ticketing
  • Refined judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple deadlines, while maintaining high levels of organization
  • Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated superior ability to write concise, logical and analytical reports to convey complex issues

Required Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive roles in investigative, operational and/or information technology roles Or;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in and a minimum of five (5) years of progressive roles in investigative, operational and/or information technology roles
  • Previous Project Management experience preferred

Other Requirements Required:

  • A valid State of Illinois driver’s license
  • Availability to work outside of regular business hours.

Conditions of Employment

As a condition of employment with the Chicago Public Schools (CPS), employees are required to:

  • Establish/Maintain Chicago Residency – Employees are required to live within the geographic boundaries of the City of Chicago within six months of their CPS hire date and maintain residency throughout their employment with the district.
  • Be Fully Vaccinated or Submit to Weekly COVID-19 Testing – Employees are required to be fully vaccinated within 30 days of their hire date. Full vaccination is defined as at least two weeks after your second shot of a two-shot vaccination course, or at least two weeks after a one-shot vaccination course. Unvaccinated staff must submit to weekly testing.


To Apply: Please submit a current resume at the application link.

Estimated Annual Salary Range: $70,000 – $95,000

Final salary offers are dependent upon candidate qualifications.


Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is the third-largest school district in the United States, serving over 340,000 students in 600+ schools and employing nearly 36,000 people, most of them teachers.  CPS has set ambitious goals to ensure that every student, in every school and every neighborhood, has access to a world-class learning experience that prepares each for success in college, career, and civic life.  In order to fulfill this mission, we make three commitments to our students, their families, and all Chicagoans: academic progress, financial stability, and integrity.  Six core values are embedded within these commitments – student-centered, whole child, equity, academic excellence, community partnership, and continuous learning.

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