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Jobs: DuPage County Seeking Senior Project Coordinator

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Jobs: DuPage County Seeking Senior Project Coordinator
Salary: $56,000.00 – $58,000.00 Annually
Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Type: Full-time
Job Number: 24-00069
Department: Community Services Department
Opening Date: 05/24/2024
Closing Date: 6/7/2024 11:59 PM Central
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


We are pleased to offer the opportunity to work as a Senior Project Coordinator within the DuPage County Department of Community Services. The Senior Project Coordinator will be working within the Housing Supports and Self Sufficiency Unit with the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program. There are currently two (2) vacancies.

This position is Grant Funded through the end of  Fiscal Year (FY) 2025.

DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assists with the implementation of the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program including monitoring program performance and budget
  • Assists with development, updates, and communication of program plan to all partners – including maintenance of program FAQ’s
  • Organizes and maintains project records and maintains documentation to demonstrate compliance with applicable federal and local regulations and DuPage County policies
  • Provides technical assistance regarding applicability of program standards and DuPage County policies to program participants
  • Applies knowledge of federal and local regulations to determine eligibility of program participants
  • Uses provided systems/software to review applications, ensuring eligibility and documentation requirements are met
  • Tracks overall project performance and assures timeliness of individual compliance activities
  • Tracks funding for the project, processes invoices, and updates databases accordingly
  • Reports periodically on project status to superiors
  • Provides recommendations to superiors for improved procedures and contributes to the development of program direction and implementation
  • Prepares and presents information on programs
  • Acts as liaison for software provider, agencies, other county departments, and external partners
  • Maintains assigned program databases to ensure accuracy of information and recordkeeping requirements


Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Planning or related field
  • One (1) year of experience with supporting grant or program administration
  • Must possess and maintain in good standing, a valid Illinois Driver’s License

A pre-employment background check is required. 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The work will occur in an office and/or field environment. While performing the duties and responsibilities the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, vibrations, loud noise, noxious odors, dusts, poor ventilation, unsanitary conditions, chemicals, oils, electricity, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, travel, and other related conditions and situations.

Agency: County of DuPage
Address: 421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, Illinois, 60187
Phone: (630) 407-6300

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