Open Positions

Open Positions

Position Title: BUDGET OFFICER      

Salary: $4548/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by the Director of Lincoln’s Challenge Academy

Location: Springfield, IL

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  Under the administrative direction of the Director, provides direct oversight for development, submission, modification and reporting of the fiscal budget.  Supervises personnel and operations of the Budget Office.  Schedules and assigns work, develops time and attendance schedules, performs staff evaluations, provides training, and recommends personnel actions.  Enters all payroll changes, computations of retroactive pay, lump sum pay-outs, miscellaneous adjustments, and various deductions using the Central Payroll System.  Ensures that the retrieval and distribution of pay warrants and resolution of payroll and disbursement problems are in accordance with State Comptroller guidelines and policies. Manages payroll and deferred compensation programs for the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy. Processes payroll transactions in accordance with State Comptroller’s Office guidelines and policies. Advises staff on payroll matters: (Click the “Job Description” button for full job description)

Position Title: MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I (TEMPORARY)         

Salary: $3309/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Rantoul, IL

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  Under the administrative direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs operational and maintenance functions on state and federal property assigned to the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy.  Provides assistance to the Maintenance Supervisor on difficult building maintenance projects, repairs, and modifications.  Responsible for routine maintenance and minor repairs of LCA facilities, grounds, machinery, equipment, and vehicles.

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Position Title: INSTRUCTOR-GED          

Salary: $3400/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by Lead Instructor

Location: Rantoul

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  Under the direct supervision of the Lead Supervisor, follows a well-defined and outlined teaching program.  Teaches specialized classes to promote the acquisition of study skills and General Education Development Classes.  Motivates and evaluates cadet performance. Other responsibilities to include, but not limited to, the following:

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Position Title: SECURITY TECHNICIAN                    

Salary: $3009/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by the Security Chief

Location: Rantoul, IL

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  

Under the immediate supervision of the Security Chief, provides security and resource protection for the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Position Title: RECRUITMENT, PLACEMENT and MENTOR (RPM) ASSISTANT

Salary: $3705/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by RPM Supervisor

Location: Rantoul, IL

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  Under the direct supervision of the Recruitment/Placement/Mentor Supervisor, performs specialized public relations tasks relative to cadets and mentors.  Responsible for the continual recruitment of potential cadets and mentors, training of mentors, cadet orientation, and the building of community coalitions structured to assist in accomplishing the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy overall mission. Other duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following: (Click the “Job Description” button for full job description)

Position Title: CADRE TEAM LEADER

Salary: $3009/MONTH

Workshift: Determined by the Cadre Supervisor

Location: Rantoul, IL

EXAMPLE OF WORK:  Under the immediate supervision of the Cadre Shift Supervisor (Team Leader), performs routine custodial and developmental functions at the Lincoln’s Challenge Academy, maintains order and safety of assigned cadets; obtains specialized experience and assists the Cadre Shift Supervisor in care and training of cadets. Other responsibilities to include, but not limited to, the following: (Click the “Job Description” button for full job description)