The Illinois Center for Autism is a not for profit devoted to serving people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We are committed to supporting their individual means to achieving the highest level of independence in their home, school, and community. ICA promotes a dynamic and diverse working atmosphere where the impact of goals and dreams are evident daily. ICA provides a complete benefits package for all full-time employees which include:

  • Paid Specialized Training

  • Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

  • 403b Retirement Savings Plan

  • 100% Employer-Paid Dental Insurance (employee only)

  • 100% Employer-Paid Life Insurance (employee only)

  • 100% Employer-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance (employee only)

  • 100% Employer-Paid Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Vacation Days

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Sick Days


The Illinois Center for Autism is seeking a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP).

The minimum requirements for the position are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or a related social services field
  • One-year experience as a QIDP working directly with people with developmental disabilities
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience with individuals with autism or behavioral disorders and CPR First Aid preferred

The starting salary for this position is $41,855 annually.

The Illinois Center for Autism is seeking a Special Education Teacher. Minimum Requirements include LBS1 license issued by the State of Illinois.

The minimum starting salary is $53,935 annually with experience and education recognized.

The Illinois Center for Autism is seeking a Paraprofessional/Teacher’s Aide or Assistant.  Minimum Requirements include high school diploma/GED with education recognized.

    • Sign-On Bonus up to $1,000
    • $1.00/hr. increase after 6 months’ employment

The minimum starting pay for this position is $15.48 per hour

The Illinois Center for Autism is seeking a Vocational Trainer. Minimum Requirements include high school diploma/GED. Valid driver’s license and clean background check.

The starting pay for this position is $14.84 per hour.

This list indicates open positions currently available at the Illinois Center for Autism. For additional information, please contact our HR department.

Ernest White
Human Resources Officer
(618) 398-7500 Ext. 238

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