Assistant Deputy Inspector General

  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • Applications have closed

Website Illinois Department of Human Services

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Date:  Jun 8, 2023
Location:  Chicago, IL, US, 60607
Job Requisition ID:  27575
Agency:  Department of Human Services

Posting ID: 10-14-27575

Opening Date: 06/09/2023
Closing Date/Time:  06/23/2023
Salary:  Anticipated Salary: $10,417 – $11,250 per month
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time
County:  Cook
Number of Vacancies:  1
Plan/BU:  Subject to Term Appointment Provisions



Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.

Position Overview
The Office of Inspector General is seeking to hire a dynamic, organized, detail-oriented Assistant Deputy Inspector General. This Assistant Deputy Inspector General will be responsible for supervising an investigation team engaged in the support and investigatory operations for the Northern Region. The Office of Inspector General assists individuals with physical, developmental and/or intellectual disabilities and assists agencies and facilities in prevention efforts by investigating all reports of abuse, neglect, and mistreatment in a timely manner, to foster humane, competent, respectful, and caring treatment of individuals with disabilities. The ideal candidate must have prior investigative experience and maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with professionalism. Requires the ability to travel.
Job Responsibilities
1. Serves as the Assistant Deputy Inspector General for Northern Regional Investigations of the OIG, with the full scope of processing activities and responsibilities.

2. Serves as full-line supervisor.

3. Develops and maintains effective working relations with agency staff, including the Office of Labor Relations.

4. Speaks on behalf of the Deputy Inspector General with other state agencies, local governments, advisory groups, and working committees.

5. Directs professional staff performing highly complex and specialized studies pertaining to the operations of the Office.

6. Directs, coordinates, and supervises planning and operations to ensure efficient and effective utilization of agency resources allocated to the Region.

7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years college with coursework in public or business administration.

2. Requires four (4) years progressively responsible administrative experience in a public or private organization.
Preferred Qualifications (in priority order)
1. Five (5) years of professional experience investigating administrative, civil, or criminal charges and the production of case reports in reference to such.

2. Five (5) years of professional experience analyzing administrative programs and adopting an effective course of action for a public or private organization.

3. Five (5) years of professional experience meeting deadlines with strong attention to detail and the ability to utilize critical thinking skills while multi-tasking multiple projects while maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive information with professionalism.

4. Five (5) years of professional experience utilizing investigation techniques and concepts.

5. Five (5) years of professional experience communicating in verbal or written form with both internal and external stakeholders.

6. Four (4) years of professional experience working in an investigative, law enforcement or prosecutorial organization.

7. Four (4) years of professional supervisory experience assigning work, providing guidance to subordinates, recommending counseling and/or discipline following collective bargaining agreements, training staff, approving time off, and preparing and signing performance evaluations.

8. Two (2) years of professional experience interviewing witnesses, collecting, and gathering data involving abuse/neglect and or malfeasance/misfeasance for a public or private organization.
Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to travel in the performance of job duties, with overnight stays as appropriate.
Work Hours:  Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Work Location: 401 S Clinton St Chicago, IL 60607-3800

Office of Inspector General

Deputy Inspector General

Northern Region
Agency Contact:
Job Family: Leadership & Management; Social Services


About 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.


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)
13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
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