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Positions available for Administrators and Teachers at ICCI

UMMA is hiring A Spanish speaking computer teacher!

UMMA Center is rapidly growing and expanding to meet the needs of disadvantaged adults and students in our neighborhoods. As the economy continues to struggle literacy, graduation, and employment rates are dropping every day. We are actively working to stop the perpetuation of poverty through EDUCATION, RESOURCES AND SUPPORT. This year UMMA is adding a second Computer class, offered for the first time in SPANISH, for our already existing Latino population in Lake County.

For this new class we are actively looking to hire a part time teacher who is FLUENT IN SPANISH and English – both reading and writing.

Please forward all inquiries to careers@ummacenters.org or visit http://www.ummacenters.org/

Search for Key Staff Positions at CIOGC

Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago has had an incredible 2011 with your support and the support of our supporters, member organizations, House of Representatives, Board and amazing staff. It’s no secret that the challenges facing our community are many and the work in front of us is difficult. But with prayer and hard work, we will continue to see success after success consistent with the growth, diversity and dynamism of our community here in Illinois.

As an organization and an institution that serves as a unifying federation of over 60 masajid, Islamic centers, social service, advocacy, professional and other Muslim organizations, the Council remains seriously under-staffed. The quality and amount of programming and activity that we saw in 2011 has really stretched our staff.

The Board of Directors, in its efforts to follow the Strategic Plan that was adopted by the House of Representatives, has decided that we have now reached a point in our development where we are on a more solid footing to bring on an Executive Director to oversee the organization on a day-to-day basis and serve as the principal spokesperson for the Council.

Knowing our community as you do, you know that this will not be an easy job! However, we trust that this role will prove immensely rewarding despite the challenges.

We are also actively seeking a communications manager. If you know someone who has suitable skills and experience and a passion to serve the community in these roles, please let them know about these opportunities.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email me at
312.933.5423 or masbahi@asbahilaw.com.


Mazen Asbahi
Chair, Personnel Committee
Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

Job Opening at CCN: Director of Membership and Provider Relations

Compassionate Care Network (CCN) has immediate opening for a talented, energetic and dependable individual to join its team as Director of Membership and Provider Relations.

•This position requires building relationships with established CCN providers and reaching out to new providers to encourage them to join the network.

•It requires some basic knowledge of the health care market, with an ability to explain various health care products offered through CCN and to educate people on the benefits of CCN membership and preventive care.

•It requires the ability to work with minimal supervision; and a passion to serve the community. Some weekend assignments may be needed.

• The candidate MUST be able to demonstrate excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and use of the Internet.

• This is a part time position which can lead to a full time offer and allows for flexible work hours.

• Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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CTA Jobs in Chicago, IL

IRC5436 Certification Officer Full-Time Permanent Diversity & Small Business Compliance SALARY RANGE: $45,000 – $55,000
This position is responsible for carrying out the certification function in conformance with applicable federal and state laws relating to DBE/EEO participation.

IRC5438 Compliance Officer Full-Time Permanent Diversity & Small Business Compliance SALARY RANGE: $45,000 – $55,000
This position is responsible for carrying out the contract compliance function in conformance with applicable federal and state laws relating to DBE/EEO participation.

IRC5434 Manager, DBE Programs Full-Time Permanent Diversity & Small Business Compliance SALARY RANGE: $65,000 – $75,000
Plans, supervises and directs designated activities of all aspects of the Authority’s DBD Program in compliance with applicable federal and state laws relating to DBE/EEO participation. This position is also responsible for carrying out overall outreach/education functions and providing guidance and expertise to other Officers and Authority staff.

IRC5431 Project Coordinator, Outreach Full-Time Permanent Government & Community Relations SALARY RANGE: $45,600 – $57,000
Serves as a liaison with elected officials and their staff. Manages relationships with community organizations at the local level. Serves as a liaison to state government agencies and executive agencies.

Apply online at: http://www.transitchicago.com/careers.aspx

USA Jobs “Working for America”

Paralegal Specialist – CDC, GS 9 (EX)
Division: Springfield Field Office
Location: Springfield, Illinois
Working Hours: 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Location: Springfield, IL
Salary: $47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, October 24, 2011 to Monday, November 07, 2011
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U.S. Department of Labor Jobs Update

Safety and Occupational Health Specialist
Job Announcement Number:CK550851CB
Location Name:Des Plaines IL US;Chicago Metro Area,IL
Government Agency Subelement Name: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Occupation Code: Safety and Occupational Health Management
Pay Plan: GSAppointment
Duration: Permanent
Opening Date: Monday, October 24, 2011
Closing Date: Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Job Status: Full-Time
Salary: $34,316.00 to $55,264.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s): 05 to 07
Who May Apply: United States Citizens
Job Summary: This position is located within the Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in Des Plaines, IL.
The mission of OSHA is to enforce laws and carry out policies and programs to assure safe and healthful working conditions for employees. Who May Apply: You may apply as an Open Competitive candidate if you are a US Citizen. Are you interested in occupational hazards, safety standards and inspection techniques? Would you enjoy formal courses/classroom training in safety and occupational health? Would you like to participate in inspections to identify standards violations and discuss corrective requirements? Does reducing or eliminating hazards in an industrial workplace environment sound rewarding?

To apply: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/301266500

Seasonal Employment with United States Postal Service

United States Postal Service is accepting applications for Casual Mail Handler (non-career) positions. Apply on USPS website: http://www.usps.com/employment

This position pays $9.00 per hour for the Irving Park Road P&DC Facility, 11560 W. Irving Park Road

Must be 18 years of age or High School graduate Must pass a background check, drug test and pre-employment medical assessment.

Open Tollway position – Senior Environmental Planner

Senior Environmental Planner
o Bachelor of Arts or Science is required
o A minimum of five years experience in environmental and highway planning, design or construction preferred
o Experience managing multiple projects is required
o Supervisory experience in planning and environmental studies is required
o Experience in administering multiple simultaneous consultant contracts and managing challenging schedules is required

Please see the attached job posting for more information. Interested applicants should fill out the Illinois Tollway Employment Application and return it to Human Resources as instructed in the job posting. More information can be found at www.illinoistollway.com

2011 United Nations Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination (*)

The Bureau of International Organization Affairs (IO) announces for all qualified U.S. citizens:

United Nations 2011 Young Professionals Program (YPP) Examination for UN junior professional posts.

Examination Criteria (all must be met)
1. Be no more than 32 years old as of December 31, 2011.
2. Have at least an undergraduate degree (advanced degree is an advantage, but is not required) in one of the following occupational fields or related areas:
• Administration
• Humanitarian Affairs
• Public Information
• Statistics
3. Be fluent in English and/or French. Knowledge of additional official languages of the UN (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and Spanish) may be an advantage.
NOTE: Admission to the exam may be limited to the 40 most qualified Americans per occupational group. Potential employment offers depend upon test results, interview, number of vacancies, and competition from applicants from other nations. Applicants should be aware that the selection and placement process can be lengthy.

The deadline for applications is September 10, 2011.

The examination will be given on December 7, 2011, in New York City and possibly another location.

Travel expenses to and from the exam site will NOT be paid by the UN or U.S. Government.

(*) Formerly known as UN National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE)