Open Positions:

HR / Special Projects Director for Clay County & Effingham County Health Department

Full-time – Salaried-exempt – Monday-Friday, with occasional evenings/weekends as duties require.


The HR / Special Projects Director is responsible for coordinating all human resource functions:  recruitment, retention, training, evaluation, compensation, benefits, policies, and procedures for the Clay & Effingham County Health Departments.  Additionally, this position assumes responsibility for the advancement of quality in public health by promoting data driven decision making and pursuing funding to support public health initiatives.


Candidates for this position are required to have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business or a related healthcare field.  Preference given to candidates with experience in Human Resources and/or grant writing.  HR Professional Certification also preferred.  Skilled in use of Microsoft Office Suite.  Must possess a valid Illinois drivers’ license.

For questions about this position, email Deena Mosbarger  – or call her direct line # 618-403-5128.

Early Childhood Consultant

Full-time, 40 hrs/week. Monday-Friday with occasional evening and/or weekend events

POSITION SUMMARY:  Serves families of children prenatal – 3 years of age utilizing the Parents as Teachers Model and plan Parent Workshops/events.


  • HS Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development, Family and Social Services, Family and Consumer Sciences or related field preferred. 
  • Minimum 2 years of supervised experience with young children and/or parents.
  • Experience working with at risk populations preferred.
  • Parents as Teachers Certification required (may be acquired after hire).
  • Detail oriented and proficient Microsoft applications.
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Oral and written fluency required.

There are three ways to apply for a job.

1. You can fill out the application below on the website. Once completed it will be sent to our department.

2. You can download a PDF version of the application. The PDF can be filled out on your computer and email it to

3. You can download the PDF version of the application and print it and mail the completed form to Effingham County Health Department, 901 W. Virginia Ave., Effingham, IL 62401.

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