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Employment Opportunities | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

Administrative Secretary

  • Posted Date
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Supreme Court Legal Research
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and generous leave time.
  • Salary
    Starting at $37,252; salary at time of hire commensurate with experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Supreme Court Legal Research Department is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Secretary to coordinate office support activities and provide secretarial assistance to the Supreme Court Legal Research Director and Research attorneys.

Functions: Assists Director and Research attorneys by formatting memoranda on currently docketed cases; Maintains records of petitions for leave to appeal; Operates personal computer; Answers multiple line telephone; Performs other secretarial duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of one (1) year office experience; Knowledge of secretarial techniques or education and training equivalent to an associate's degree in secretarial science or a related area is required; legal background beneficial. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel is required.

Selection Factors: Working knowledge of office procedures and automated office equipment (copier, fax, multiple line telephone, and personal computer); Ability to organize work effectively and meet required deadlines and schedules; Ability to make decisions on established policies/standards and detect deviations from established policies; Associates with employees and public in a pleasant, courteous, and helpful manner; Responds to change productively.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit for extended time periods. Professional office working environment requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents.

Interested individuals should submit – via email – a cover letter and resume to:

This position will remain open until filled.


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