Title IV-E Specialist–Entry Level

August 19, 2019

Location: Springfield, IL

Job Description:

DSN seeks an entry-level Title IV-E Specialist to join our team in the Springfield, IL. He/she is responsible for reviewing child welfare subsidy case files and Title IV-E claiming materials to ensure that Title IV-E eligibility was properly determined by the area office and to ensure that federal and state regulations were followed. The Title IV-E  Specialist is responsible for entering findings, running routine reports on performance indicators, identifying trends, among other tasks. The Title IV-E Quality Specialist works as part of a larger team that coordinates a statewide project in a small friendly office atmosphere. Downtown location with employer paid parking, Monday-Friday work schedule, and benefits package available.


  • Learn and apply Illinois’s policy and procedures for Title IV-E eligibility and claiming for adoption assistance including the Adoption Act, Adam Walsh Act, and Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.
  • Gather, review, and analyze Adoption Assistance case information within Illinois.
  • Travel within the work year throughout Illinois, if needed.
  • Collect and enter findings into a database with accuracy, timeliness, and specificity.
  • Identify trends in compliance issues and business practices. And,
  • Maintain positive working relationship with the client.



Position Requirements:

Required Skills:

  • Detail oriented and self-motivated.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, preferably Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communications skills; ability to communicate effectively to identify and correct compliance errors as well as recognize and circulate best practice.
  • Ability to work well independently and within a team.

Required Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor degree or higher, preferably in business, business administration, accounting, social work, public policy, or other related fields.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Additional Information:

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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