The Northwestern Illinois Association

Announcement of Vacancy for Position of
Office Professional -Therapy Department

Full-time Position

Position Description
Full-time, 12 months, 250 days, 8.0 hours/day
Salary based on experience, qualifications, and placement on the NIA salary schedule

The Office Professional provides services within the department as directed. The Office Professional provides services within the department as directed. This position is responsible for numerous office activities that include support to Occupational and Physical Therapists and Therapy Supervisors. Responsible for data entry and maintaining student files. Excellent technological, organizational, communication, and decision-making skills required.

Job Requirements
Applicant must possess a high school diploma; have five (5) years of secretarial experience; be proficient and competent in technical and organizational skills; must have appropriate typing and clerical skills, knowledge of word processing, desktop publishing, data base management and computer skills, including Word and Excel, Access, and Publisher; have excellent telephone skills.

Position Location  
St. Charles Office

Start Date ASAP

Jill Tabone
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 West Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

Application Form
You can download the application form here, or call the NIA office and request one

Application Process and Deadline 

1. Completion of NIA application
2. Formal letter of application
3. Personal Resume
4. List of References

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

General Information
The Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA) is a regional special education cooperative comprised of seventy-two school districts located in the ten northwestern counties of Illinois. The primary mission of the NIA is to provide special education services to children with low incidence impairments (hearing, vision and orthopedic/multiple disabilities).

The NIA region has been divided into three sub-regions for more effective planning and service delivery. The NIA maintains its administrative office in Sycamore with satellite offices located in each of the NIA sub-regions. Within the region there are fourteen special education districts or cooperatives, and twenty nonpublic agencies with which NIA personnel work closely in the provision of special education services.

The Northwestern Illinois Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer