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CLIA Director RFP

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Division of Laboratories requires a CLIA Director to provide oversight for all laboratory testing operations in each of the 3 laboratories. The CLIA Director shall provide oversight for the operation and administration of the Newborn Screening (NBS) and other applicable laboratory testing at IDPH laboratories located in Chicago, Springfield and Carbondale, Illinois. The selected candidate will be able to perform required CLIA duties from a remote location or on-site at any of the three laboratory locations. The laboratory director must be accessible to the laboratory to provide onsite, telephone or electronic consultation, as needed.

The position is expected to be for three years, with workdays being Monday – Friday and in accordance with the State calendar. Schedule will be determined with the successful applicant, based on workload and availability and subject to IDPH approval. The anticipated start date is February 1, 2022.

Please submit Bids to: Sean McAuliff at

Questions must be submitted to Sean McAuliff ( no later than December 20, 2021 5:00 p.m. CST. Estimated publication date for responses is December 22, 2021.

Bids are due on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 no later than 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time