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Full-Time Employment Opportunities

The opportunities listed on this page are not guaranteed by the Career Development and Internships Office, and are listed only as a service to current North Park students and alumni. Please contact the office for more information on available assessments and tools for developing your career after college.

 

Job Title: Receptionist

Company: Park Plaza Retirement Center

Website: 

Experience: 

  • Minimum High School Diploma, some college preferred
  • Ability to perform tasks with accuracy and attention to detail
  • A professional, personable and pleasant attitude
  • Able to use phone, computer for data entry, familiarity with Widows and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and organize
  • Handles pressure and emergency situations with a calm and professional demeanor
  • Customer service experience preferred

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 6840 N. Sacramento, Chicago, IL 60645

Contact: Yehuda Lebovits, Executive Director, (773) 465-6700, yehuda@park-plaza.org

Description: 

  • Monitoring the front door, making sure all visitors sign in
  • Answering phones, transferring calls and taking messages
  • Greeting visitors and residents
  • Completing a daily report of all pertinent information
  • Transferring information through multiple channels
  • Maintaining the cash drawer, and recording all transactions
  • Give basic information about events and daily activities
This is a 24 hour shift. Three shifts are available.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact person listed above.


Job Title: Logistics Associate

Company: Skills for Chicagoland's Future

Website: Skills for Chicagoland's Future

Experience: 

Entry Level

Salary: 10 - 12 per hour

Job Location: Chicago, IL 60606 United States

Contact: Jaek Grobe, Talent Acquisition (312) 906-7209, recruiter@skillsforchicagoland.com

Description: Key Aspects of Logistics Position:

  • Offer product suggestions and add on additional items when engaging with customers
  • Execute the shipment process to meet productivity and presentation standards
  • Execute signage and markdown processes accurately and efficiently to meet productivity and pricing standards
  • Maintain and place all necessary upstock/backstock product in an organized and easily accessible manner
  • Understand and follow all company-defined policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency and pride while executing tasks and processes
Logistics Position Requirements:
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and team members
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to effectively maneuver around the sales floor and stockroom
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focused service on and off the sales floor
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business
  • Ability to work with/around cleaning chemicals

How to Apply: Send Resume and Cover Letter to Contact Listed Above


Job Title: Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher

Company: The Green Bean Day School & Nursery

Website: 

Experience: 

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related degree preferred
Must be 19 years of age
Meets all DCFS licensing requirements
A physical examination which provides evidence that staff are free of communicable disease, including active tuberculosis, and physical or mental conditions that could affect their ability to perform assigned duties. This examination shall include a test for tuberculosis by the Mantoux method. Staff shall have physical examinations every two years and whenever communicable disease or illness is suspected.
Three (3) written character references
Complete a background check and fingerprinting
At least one year experience providing care and education for children from birth to age three in a child care setting
Familiarity with the Reggio Approach and documentation
Participate in professional development (a minimum of 15 hours per year is required)
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice
Knowledge of NAEYC and DCFS Licensing Standards
Obtain and maintain valid first aid and infant/child CPR certification
We are open between the hours of 6:45 a.m -6:15 p.m.
We are a year-round program

Salary: $11 per hour

Job Location: 2214 N Elston Chicago, Illinois 60614

Contact: Lindsey Sundal, Lead Teacher, (730) 360-1941, lindsey@greenbeandayschool.com

Description: 

Responsibilities:
Assist Lead Teacher in developing weekly lesson plans based on the project approach
Document group activities through photos, observations and teacher reflection
Conduct regular observations for individual portfolio assessments
Assist Lead Teacher with parent-teacher conferences (willingness to conduct home visits if deemed appropriate)
Update parent blog on a daily basis
Participate in annual Open House and other family events at the school

General Requirements for Personnel:
Staff shall be able to demonstrate the skill and competence necessary to contribute to each child's physical, intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development. Factors contributing to the attainment of this standard include:

  • Emotional maturity when working with children;
  • Cooperation with the purposes and services of the program;
  • Respect for children and adults;
  • Flexibility, understanding and patience;
  • Physical and mental health that do not interfere with child care responsibilities;
  • Good personal hygiene;
  • Frequent interaction with children;
  • Listening skills, availability and responsiveness to children;
  • Sensitivity to children's socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, and individual needs and capabilities;
  • Use of positive discipline and guidance techniques; and
  • Ability to provide an environment in which children can feel comfortable, relaxed, happy and involved in play, recreation and other activities.


Child care staff shall generally demonstrate skill and competence necessary to assume direct responsibility for child care including:

  • Skills to help children meet their developmental and emotional needs; and
  • Skills in planning, directing, and conducting programs that meet the children's basic needs.


Child care staff shall be willing to participate in activities leading to professional growth in child development and education, and in training related to specific needs of children served.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact listed above


Job Title: Hiring Manager

Company: SCRUBZZ

Website: 

Experience: Background desired in Housekeeping with upscale hotels, bed & breakfasts or spa. Professional house cleaning experience strongly desired

Salary: commensurate with experience

Job Location: River North 60654 Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Contact: Theresa Strand, (312) 505-3101,jobs@scrubzz.com,

Description: Professional appearance while paying extra attention to the finer details in home cleaning with an upscale client.

  •  Must have prior cleaning / housekeeper experience
  •  Must speak fluent English and be authorized to work in the US
  •  Must pass background and criminal history check

How to Apply: Pleasure send resume and cover letter to contact person listed above


Job Title: Manager of Recruiting

Company: AUSL Chicago Teacher Residency

Website: 

Experience: Bachelor’s degree by June 2014
Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0 in the last 60 hours of coursework
U.S. citizen, national, or permanent resident
Dedication, commitment and resilience that are required to succeed in an urban public school; prior experience/degree in education not required

Salary: $30,000 training year/$54,161 teaching year

Job Location: 3400 N. Austin Avenue Chicago, IL 60634 United States

Contact: Phasha Spencer, (773) 534-0397, pspencer@auslchicago.org,

Description: AUSL seeks talented, committed individuals who are passionate about urban education for the Chicago Teacher Residency, a yearlong post-graduate program in education. This paid, full-time urban teacher training program will prepare you for a career as a Chicago Public Schools teacher with the training, skills, and strategies to empower your students to pursue their dreams.

Train for a year with an experienced mentor teacher in a supportive environment. Receive regular, structured feedback and learn strategies and techniques that will transform your teaching practice.

Teach in an environment that maximizes your impact with a school culture and climate that supports high expectations for all. Deliver high-quality instruction and create a culture of excellence in your classroom and school.

Transform the lives of your students and dramatically improve their chronically underperforming school. Graduates go on to become transformational teachers, trusted mentors, and effective school leaders.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact person listed above


Job Title: High School Teachers

Company: Noble Network of Charter Schools

Website: 

Experience: 

Depends on experience 

Salary: Depends on Experience

Job Location: 1 N. State St. Floor 7L Chicago, Illinois 60602 United States

Contact: Paul Hughes, Director of Talent Recruitment,(312) 521-5285,careers@noblenetwork.org

Description: Be Noble. Join Noble’s Teaching Team.

Starting as one school in 1999 on Chicago’s near west side, the Noble Network of Charter Schools (Noble) has grown to serve over 8,800 students from 70 different communities at 14 separate campuses in Chicago, Illinois. Recently ranked the #15 most transformational high school in the country by Newsweek, Noble sends over 90% of our seniors (84% of whom are first-generation college students) off to college every year.

As Noble continues to grow in size and impact, we are always looking for “Noble-Quality” people to join our team and mission.

Noble-Quality Non-Negotiables:
• A History of Personal Achievement
• Belief That All Students, Regardless of Background and Current Ability, Can Succeed In High School, College, and Life
• Belief In Noble’s Approach To High Expectations 
• Results-Oriented

Noble-Quality Negotiables:

Although the ideal teaching candidate has classroom experience with evidence of results, we are always looking for great people who may be new to high school, new to teaching, or new to education who have a history of achievement (regardless of field) who want to join a high-performing team and work with us to close Chicago’s achievement gap. 

Application Process:

• All candidates should apply online at www.noblenetwork.org/careers 
• Please watch the application video on our job opportunity webpage for additional application process details.

Questions? E-mail: careers@noblenetwork.org

How to Apply: 


Job Title: 5th Grade Teacher

Company: Alphonsus Academy

Website: Alphonsus Academy

Experience: Open to new teaching candidates. Experience in middle grades classrooms a must.

Salary: $30-$32,000 per year

Job Location: 1439 W. Wellington, Chicago, IL 60657

Contact: Megan Stanton-Anderson, Principal, mstanton@alphonsusacademy.org, (773) 348-4629

Description: Grades 5 & 6 Social Studies Teacher

  •  5th grade Homeroom (will loop with students to 6th grade)
  •  Teach Religion to 5th grade homeroom class
  •  Member of 5th/6th grade teaching team
  •  Middle grades certification with Social Studies emphasis

Grades 5 & 6 Science Teacher
  •  5th grade Homeroom (will loop with students to 6th grade)
  •  Teach Religion to 5th grade homeroom class
  •  Member of 5th/6th grade teaching team
  •  Middle grades certification with Social Studies emphasis

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Megan Stanton-Anderson, mstanton@alphonsusacademy.org


Job Title: Various Positions

Company: Moody Bible Institute

Website: Moody Bible Institute

Experience: Please visit website for requirements for specific positions.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 820 N. LaSalle Drive, Chicago, IL 60610

Contact: Human Resources, hresources@moody.edu, Phone (312) 329-4237, Fax (312) 329-2155

Description: 

EXECUTIVE

Vice President of Human Resources – Human Resources

ADMINISTRATIVE

Administrator of Planned Giving – Stewardship

Application Processor – Admissions

Assistant Administrator of Planned Giving – Stewardship

Female Residence Supervisor – Residence Life

 

PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL

Associate Publisher for True Woman – Moody Publishers

Audience Development Manager (Spiritual Life) – Moody Publishers

Chief of Public Safety – Public Safety

CRM Business Analyst – Programming Support

CRM Programmer Analyst – Programming Support

Maintenance Carpenter – Facilities

Programmer/Analyst – Programming Support

Public Relations Associate – Integrated Marketing Communications

Technical Services Head Librarian – Library

Theological Reference Librarian – Library

Web Technical Specialist – Web Communications

 

FACULTY

Chair of Marriage & Family Ministry – Moody Theological Seminary

Faculty of Communications – Undergraduate

Faculty of Educational Ministries – Undergraduate

Faculty of Music – Undergraduate

 

BROADCASTING

Chief Engineer – Moody Radio South (Tuscaloosa, AL)

Chief Engineer WRMB – Moody Radio SE (Boynton Beach, FL)

Manager, Radio Marketing – Moody Radio

Morning Show Host – WMBI-FM

Morning Show Co-Host – WMBI-FM

Producer/Engineer – Moody Radio Chicago

Station Manager WMBW – Moody Radio Southeast (TN)

Urban Praise Coordinator – WMBI-FM

 

SERVICE

Customer Service Representative – Customer Service Center

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Human Resources at email address listed above.


Job Title: Infant and Toddler Assistant Teacher

Company: The Green Bean Day School & Nursery

Website: The Green Bean Day School & Nursery

Experience: 
Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related degree preferred
Must be 19 years of age
Meets all DCFS licensing requirements
A physical examination which provides evidence that staff are free of communicable disease, including active tuberculosis, and physical or mental conditions that could affect their ability to perform assigned duties. This examination shall include a test for tuberculosis by the Mantoux method. Staff shall have physical examinations every two years and whenever communicable disease or illness is suspected.
Three (3) written character references
Complete a background check and fingerprinting
At least one year experience providing care and education for children from birth to age three in a child care setting
Familiarity with the Reggio Approach and documentation
Participate in professional development (a minimum of 15 hours per year is required)
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice
Knowledge of NAEYC and DCFS Licensing Standards
Obtain and maintain valid first aid and infant/child CPR certification
We are open between the hours of 6:45 a.m -6:15 p.m.
We are a year-round program

Salary: 11 per hr

Job Location: 2214 N Elston Chicago, Illinois 60614

Contact: Lindsey Sundal, Lead Teacher, (730) 360-1941, lindsey@greenbeandayschool.com

Description: 
Responsibilities:
Assist Lead Teacher in developing weekly lesson plans based on the project approach
Document group activities through photos, observations and teacher reflection
Conduct regular observations for individual portfolio assessments
Assist Lead Teacher with parent-teacher conferences (willingness to conduct home visits if deemed appropriate)
Update parent blog on a daily basis
Participate in annual Open House and other family events at the school

General Requirements for Personnel

  • Staff shall be able to demonstrate the skill and competence necessary to contribute to each child's physical, intellectual, personal, emotional, and social development. Factors contributing to the attainment of this standard include:  Emotional maturity when working with children;
  •   Cooperation with the purposes and services of the program;
  •   Respect for children and adults;
  •   Flexibility, understanding and patience;
  •   Physical and mental health that do not interfere with child care responsibilities;
  •   Good personal hygiene;
  •   Frequent interaction with children;
  •   Listening skills, availability and responsiveness to children;
  •   Sensitivity to children's socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, and individual needs and capabilities;
  •   Use of positive discipline and guidance techniques; and
  •   Ability to provide an environment in which children can feel comfortable, relaxed, happy and involved in play, recreation and other activities.
  •   Child care staff shall generally demonstrate skill and competence necessary to assume direct responsibility for child care including:
  •   Skills to help children meet their developmental and emotional needs; and
  •   Skills in planning, directing, and conducting programs that meet the children's basic needs.
  •   Child care staff shall be willing to participate in activities leading to professional growth in child development and education, and in training related to specific needs of children served.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact person listed above


Job Title: Diplomat Consultant

Company: International Association of US Government Contractors

Website: International Association of US Government Contractors

Experience: 

  • Ability to Follow Direction
  • High Energy
  • Positive Attitude
  • Attention to Detail
  • Motivated to Learn & Grow
  • Results Oriented 
  • Self Starter
  • Trustworthy
  • People Oriented

Additional Requirements:
  •  Bachelor degree. Business administration with an emphasis in marketing desired but not required
  •  No experience required. We offer comprehensive training in the Association Invitation System
  •  Knowledge of social networking
  •  Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  •  Reliable Transportation
  •  PC computer access with microphone and 
  •  Cell phone with unlimited minutes
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) proficiency

Salary: $15-$58 per hour

Job Location: 6278 N Federal Hwy, Ste 314 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact: Amy Lee, (954) 256-0717, career@iausgc.org

Description: The International Association of U.S. Government Contractors (IA U.S. GC) is looking for motivated college grads across the US to encourage small business owners to explore growing with giant federal government agencies by inviting them to attend the IA U.S. GC on-line “Introduction to No-bid Federal Contracts” Coaching Session. 

Summary of what you will be doing: 

  •  You will be trained to uncover small business owners that are willing to explore the federal government market and understand if they are qualified
  •  You will invite and schedule interested small business owners to the IA U.S. GC on-line “Introduction to No-bid Federal Contracts” Coaching Session. 
  • You will be traveling to clients on occasion

This position is an excellent opportunity for energetic and results oriented individuals who are able to work autonomously, adapt to new ideas quickly, have strong interpersonal and communication skills and are unafraid to take personal responsibility for project success.

How to Apply: Please email resume to career@iausgc.org. Please put "Diplomat Consultant - North Park Resume" in the subject line.


Job Title: Executive Director

Company: Peoria Ballet

Website: Peoria Ballet

Experience: See job description.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 809 W Detweiller Dr , Peoria, Illinois 61615

Contact: Helena Stovall, Recruiter, hstovall@advancedtech.com, (309) 693-6300

Description: The Executive Director (the "Director") is the “face” and “voice” of the Ballet. 

The Director reports to the Board, supervises staff and works collaboratively with the Academy Director and Artistic Director. The Director shall manage all aspects of the business operation and administration of the Peoria Ballet. The Director supports the mission and vision of the Ballet, which is “to provide ‘art that moves’ through high-quality dance instruction and stimulating performances.” Peoria Ballet’s vision is to become a premier dance academy and company that is nationally recognized by presenting diverse performances while remaining financially viable.

a. Candidate qualifications: A candidate for this position is one who 

  •  Is a person of sound health, physically and mentally able to perform assigned duties as provided in this Job Description and Employment Policy. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals to meet the required physical requirements of the position.
  •  Possesses a valid, unrestricted drivers' license.
  •  Is proficient in office computing systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite programs, Quickbooks, and has an understanding of the operation of the Ballet’s network, proficiency in use of email and internet, and other office technology, including but not limited to telephones, copying and fax systems.
  • Has not been convicted of a felony, or a misdemeanor crime involving dishonesty, or one involving mistreatment or victimization of a minor or the elderly.
  • Candidates with a college degree or comparable prior job experience are preferred.

2. Principle Duties:
  •  Manages all operating and financial aspects of the Ballet, functioning as the administrator in -charge of the Ballet and its office facility.
  •  Exercises administrative authority, management and supervision over all aspects of the office facility, and managing the day-to-day operation of all Ballet operations.
  •  Manages all staff, including Artistic Director and Academy Director.
  •  Performs a variety of complex administrative, managerial and professional work in planning, coordinating, and directing the activities of the Ballet, including, but not limited to: keeping, or directing the retention of all records and communications.
  •  Coordinates communication on behalf of the Board, the Artistic Director, or the Academy Director to or from the intended audience and/or Ballet customers and maintains successful working relationships with the same. 
  •  Maintains all financial records of the Ballet, including preparing budgets, maintaining banking and account records, and coordinating the timely completion of annual audits.
  •  Responsible for and spearheads marketing efforts.
  •  Consults with Artistic Director and Academy Director to strategize and collaborate for the good of the Ballet on performances and academy growth.
  •  Manages expansion of corporate and individual donors, annual appeals, acknowledgements, and all giving and fundraising activities. This includes, but is not limited to, cultivating and soliciting donors or sponsors for performances, overseeing timely donor acknowledgements and responses (e.g., thank you letters and donation acknowledgements) all in compliance with Internal Revenue Code.
  •  Responsible for application and submission of all grant proposals in collaboration with the Artistic and Academy Directors.
  •  Makes recommendation to the Board and committees for improvements and expenditures, coordinates or approves purchases of Ballet equipment (in consultation with the Board, President, or other Ballet employees as is appropriate), makes recommendations for specific items costing greater than $1,000 for Board approval, and implements the Board’s purchasing directives. 
  •  Attends all regularly scheduled and special Board and committee meetings unless excused
  •  Responsible for oversight of the Ballet’s Website, including periodic updating and improvements.
  • Assists with the coordination and promotion of performances.
  •  Attends all Ballet fundraiser event and performances.

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Helena Stovall, hstovall@advancedtech.com


Job Title: Clinic Coordinator

Company: Communication Clubhouse

Website: Communication Clubhouse

Experience: 

  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • The following qualities are a plus:bilingual(english/spanish), knowledge of excel, powerpoint, and mail chimp.
  • Any interest or background in special needs children is a plus!

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: Chicago Clubhouse 4958 N Milwaukee Avenue Chicago , IL 60630

Contact: Cynthia Terrazas, Clinic Coordinator, clubhouse2009@aol.com, (773) 205-8505

Description: This position is with a premier, well-respected, pediatric therapy center in Northwest Chicago(Jefferson Park).
Duties are to greet clients, assist in taking payments, file maintenance, and other misc.tasks

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to cynthia Terrazas, clubhouse2009@aol.com


Job Title: Family Engagement & Mental Health Coordinator

Company: Albany Park Community Center

Website: Albany Park Community Center

Experience: BA in social work, child development, early childhood education or related field required. 
A minimum of 2 years working with parents and families in a social service setting, preferred.
Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.
Experience in Head Start preferred.
Master’s degree preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 5101 N. Kimball Ave. , Chicago, IL 60625

Contact: Eva Volin, Site Director, headstart@apcc-chgo.org, (773) 509-5657

Description: Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is seeking a full-time Family Engagement & Mental Health Coordinator for its Head Start Program located at 5101 N. Kimball Chicago, IL 60625. 

Work Schedule: 

  • Full time
  • Monday – Friday

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintains a system that ensures families achieve the full benefits of participation in the program. Leverages our impact on children’s mental health and ability to learn and succeed in school.
  • Provides a variety of activities to enhance capacity to meet the social-emotional needs of the children by including both programmatic service and family focused services.
  • Enhances current efforts and support staff by increasing their knowledge and skill and improve problem solving skills in dealing with families.
  • Provides a structure that ensures staff communicates and works towards meeting the needs of families.
  • Collaborates and supports parents, staff and consultants in promoting positive mental health practices through intervention, prevention and referral for treatment of children with social, emotional and/or behavioral issues.
  • Develops, manages, and aligns family engagement and mental health programmatic goals and objectives with the Agency’s expectations (mission, vision, values, and operations) and the expectations of funders and other stakeholders.
  • Maintains systems for collecting, tracking and analyzing data. This includes files and data entry on COPA.
  • Continually seeks ways to improve the performance and operations of program.
  • Maintains current expertise and develops new professional knowledge related to the fields of programming.
  • With the management staff plan, develops and implements mental health and disabilities plans and policies in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • With the aid of the Mental Health Consultant, assists with the assessment of the mental health of the families.
  • In collaboration with the Mental Health Consultant and the Family Service Workers, refers families for counseling services and other support services, if needed.
  • Ensures accurate and confidential child mental health records are maintained.
  • Advises staff on issues related to mental health and family engagement policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements staff trainings/workshops on mental health and family engagement topics. 
  • Monitors and documents mental health services provided to children.

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Eva Volin, headstart@apcc.chgo.org


Job Title: Education & Early Literacy Coordinator

Company: Albany Park Community Center

Website: Albany Park Community Center

Experience: 

  • B.A. or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or B.A. or advanced degree in any subject and coursework equivalent to a major in early childhood education with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  • Three or more years’ experience working with children 0 – 5 years of age.
  • Experience working in Head Start.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 5101 N. Kimball Ave. , Chicago, IL 60625

Contact: Eva Volin, Center Director, (773) 509-5657, headstart@apcc-chgo.org

Description: Albany Park Community Center, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is seeking a full-time Education & Early Literacy Coordinator for its Head Start Program located at 5101 N. Kimball Ave. Chicago, IL 60625. 

Work Schedule: 

  • Full time
  • Monday – Friday

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of the Head Start education and transportation components with a focus on early literacy as dictated by Head Start Performance Standards, as well as DFSS, DCFS and NAEYC requirements.
  • Mentors/coaches teachers to help improve performance.
  • Supervises and monitors volunteer student teachers.
  • Encourages coordination and integration of program resources and maintains good relations with other APCC staff, community volunteers and officials as well as the broader child care community throughout the City of Chicago.
  • Ensures the purchase of program materials, supplies and equipment, while adhering to the budget and guidelines established by the APCC administrative office.
  • Monitors education and transportation component areas to ensure the delivery of quality services including the ongoing implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that education staff participates in appropriate trainings/workshops as it relates to child development, literacy, disabilities and mental health issues, etc. for children and families.
  • Works cooperatively with the staff to ensure parent participation in trainings/workshops on topics such as child development, transitions, etc.
  • Assists with the planning, implementation, and revision of Head Start annual program plans.
  • Responsible for addressing issues immediate to well-being of the classrooms and children.
  • Ensures accurate and confidential child education files and transportation documents are maintained.
  • Maintains accurate records as required by the program, including COPA and Teaching Strategies GOLD.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness; recommends changes in policies to the Head Start Program Manager & Center Director.
  • In collaboration with the management staff ensures the center maintains NAEYC standards and completes all necessary paperwork in order to retain accreditation.
  • Interprets APCC early childhood education programs to community agencies and organizations.
  • Provides reports as directed. Submits as required.

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Eva Volin, headstart@apcc-chicago.org


Job Title: Disabilities Transition Coordinator

Company: Albany Park Community Center

Website: Albany Park Community Center

Experience: 

  • B.A. in social work, child development, early childhood education or related field required
  • Three years’ experience working with children 0 – 5 years of age and their families, preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Experience working in Head Start preferred
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Job Location: 5101 N. Kimball Ave., Chicago, IL 60625

Contact: Eva Volin, Site Director, (773) 509-5657, headstart@apcc-chgo.org

Description: 

  • Responsible for the planning, development, implementation, evaluation and ongoing monitoring of disabilities and transition activities designed to meet the needs of the children and families to be enrolled in the program or those transition in or out of the of the program as dictated by Head Start Performance Standards, as well as DFSS requirements.
  • Encourages coordination and integration of program resources and maintains good relations with other APCC staff, community volunteers and officials as well as the broader child care community throughout the City of Chicago.
  • Networks with other agencies to develop cooperative agreements as related to disabilities services. Advocates for quality disability services for the children and families in the Head Start program and the community at large to ensure access to needed services.
  • Maintains a system that ensures children and families achieve the full benefits of participation in the program. Leverages our impact on children’s ability to learn and succeed in school.
  • Advises staff on issues related to disabilities and transition policies and procedures. Enhances current efforts and support staff by increasing their knowledge and skill and improve problem solving skills as it relates to children with disabilities.
  • Provides a structure that ensures staff communicates and work towards meeting the needs of the children.
  • Ensures staff participation in appropriate trainings/workshops as it relates to issues for staff, children and families.
  • Supervises, trains and mentors paraprofessionals. Ensures paraprofessionals attend DFSS trainings and maintain appropriate documentation specific to their role.
  • Assess the special needs status of children and families. Refers and tracks children to CPS for disability services. Monitor tracking to ensure disabilities services are provided based on the child’s IEP.
  • Actively recruits children with disabilities to meet the 10% Head Start requirement. Assesses the status of waiting list application and number of eligible children with disabilities.
  • With the Head Start management team develop and implement disabilities plans and policies in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards. Assists with the yearly update of the revision of APCC Head Start program plans.

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to contact person provided above.


Job Title: Operations & Implementation Associate

Company: CheckedUp

Website: CheckedUp

Experience: 

  •  Have some leadership/ product management experience
  •  Be comfortable with corporate level communications
  •  Have a strong writing background (especially academic papers & reports)
  •  Have experience speaking to doctors and conducting/designing research methods
  •  You must have a car and valid Driver’s License.

This role is meant for someone interested in pursuing the intersections of health and technology or someone who is interested in maximizing the efficiency of a practice. This role will be part-time and requires visits to our clinic in Des Plaines, IL at least once a week. Travel costs will be reimbursed and an hourly rate will be commensurate based on experience.

Salary: $15-25 per hour

Job Location: 8901 W Golf Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact: Michelle Ingrosso, Project Manager, michelle@checkedup.com, (786) 866-2872

Description: CheckedUp is a mobile health platform which extends the doctor-patient relationship beyond the office walls. Our goal is to not only educate patients, but to help doctors make the most of their time with patients. We are currently in the middle of conducting an IRB-approved, multi-site clinical trial to assess mHealth adoption in Ophthalmology clinics and the effectiveness of mHealth platforms in: 1) increasing clinic efficiency and 2) augmenting patient health outcomes.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about healthcare, patient engagement, and someone who can contribute to our discussion on the evolution of healthcare policy. As we move forward in implementing our platform into clinics nationwide, we will need someone to assist our Lead Strategist with implementation strategy, logistics, and operations.

The Operations & Implementation Associate will be responsible for:

  •  Visiting our pilot clinics and speaking with clinical staff to assess mHealth adoption issues/ concerns and then coming up with appropriate solutions.
  •  Taking notes on best practices to assist in creating Implementation Guide content for future clinics.
  •  Documenting user experience and issues and relaying it back to our dev team.
  •  Assist in the collection of qualitative research.
  •  Potentially assist with the analysis of quantitative research and white paper writing.
  •  Assist in writing emails to clients and participating doctors. 
- Assist with operational, administrative, and HR related tasks.
- Help the team coordinate and set-up for events and industry conferences.

How to Apply: To apply please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Ingrpssp, michelle@checkedup.com