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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Additional Opportunities

Title: Policy Research and Grants Coordinator

Posting No.: 0903

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: County Board

Hours: Full-Time: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Salary: $50,000-$55,000 annually

Responsibilities include:
•    Researches policy and program initiatives related to the operations of County government
•    Assists with compiling, analyzing and interpreting data used by elected officials in developing recommendations on policies and programs
•    Serves as a staff liaison to the Judicial Public Safety Committee and other County Board Committees as assigned
•    Assists with agenda preparation and action items for the Committee Chairman
•    Provides support to the County Board Chairman and County Board Members with program planning, research, and issue development
•    Makes presentations regarding ongoing initiatives and projects
•    Tracks potential and existing grant activities
•    Researches available sources of grant funding along with identifying the County’s priorities and needs
•    Plans, conducts and manages special projects
•    Assists with other policy, research and grant related duties as assigned

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public/Business Administration, or related degree along with two years of experience in policy/program administration

The preferred candidate will have:
•    Knowledge of local and state government structure and services
•    Experience with public policy research and analysis
•    Understanding of criminal justice system
•    Strong technical Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•    Strong communication, writing and interpersonal skills

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer