How to apply

Child Development Supervisor

STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Deadline to Apply:  Indefinite

Class  Department
% Time
(# of months)
Work Hours
Minimum Salary
Child Development Supervisor
Child Development Lab

Orchard Downs Pre-School
To be determined

To be determined

$13.061hr


This position does not require the applicant to be present for an exam. However, you must submit an exam request form to be considered. The University will conduct a credential assessment. Your exam score will be based on the application materials submitted.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Possession of credentials required by Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for employment as a Child Care Worker in a licensed child care facility
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services required credentials can be reviewed at: http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/docs/407.pdf

  • 2.(a) Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, or related fields, including 18 semester hours of credit for course work directly related to child development and/or child care, 6 of them for the period from birth to age six. 

    OR

    (b) Two years of experience comparable to that gained at the lower level of this series and 18 additional semester hours of credit for college course work directly related to child development and/or child care.

    NOTE: Courses that cover the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of young children and/or courses relating specifically to the group care and education of young children; e.g., curriculum, programming, pre-school teaching methods, discipline and child management, observation of children, working with parents, health, nutrition and safety, and supervised teaching experience for which credit is earned (such as student teaching, clinical experience, or practicum).

  • Personal attributes needed to undertake job:
    1. physical examination as required by Illinois Child Care Act for employees in child care facilities
    2. personal attributes required by Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for all child care personnel.
    3. Supervisory ability.

    To View Classification Specifications:
    https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/documents/ClassSpecs/htm/spec0497.htm

    Additional Information:
    The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.

    Special Instructions:
    An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, certifications, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

    To Apply:
    Applicants and employees must submit an online Application and Exam Request form (you must submit both) at jobs.illinois.eduIf an application was previously submitted, an update is still required. A request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

    Exam Scoring Information:
    You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to submitting your exam request.

    For this Credential Assessment exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including supervising, developing, and/or implementing programs for the development and care of pre-school children in a child care facility while providing a model program (a) to serve as a learning center for college students and/or (b) to facilitate child development research.

    To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, just go to jobs.illinois.edu. Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

    All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: SHR-TESTING@mx.uillinois.edu and shr@uillinois.edu

    If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

    We appreciate your interest in University employment.

    Campus’ commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
    Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

    Posted: 07/29/16 - Indefinite