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Employment Opportunities | State of Illinois Office of the Illinois Courts

Human Resource Analyst

Vacancy Announcement

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Human Resource Analyst performs a variety of tasks to support the daily operations of the Human Resource Division, including recruiting and onboarding, employee relations, timekeeping and leave benefits, administering compensation in addition to various administrative functions. This position works under the guidance of the Human Resource Manager.


  • Performs research on human resource topics and provides findings to the Human Resource Manager.
  • Assists with recruiting, including creating vacancy announcements, posting to external sources, responding to applicants, performing reference checks, and administering testing when requested.
  • Maintains confidential employee databases and physical and electronic files. Manages record retention requirements for human resource documents.
  • Assists with Continuous Service Date calculations and inter-agency transfer requests.
  • Assigns job classification codes for newly created or reclassified positions.
  • Adds new employees and maintains personnel change requests in HR/Payroll system.
  • Updates and maintains organizational chart.
  • Reviews attendance records for accuracy and contacts administrative authorities to reconcile issues, assists with entering and checking time used in HR/Payroll system. Reports any unpaid leave or dock days.
  • Generates vacation payouts using HR/Payroll system.
  • Calculates employee's leave benefits and answers questions concerning employee’s balances and leave policies.
  • Determines FMLA eligibility for employee leaves and tracks usage using rolling calendar method.
  • Tracks judgeship terms and election data and works with other state agencies to provide requested information.
  • Generates a variety of letters and memos for the Human Resource Manager and/or Assistant Director.
  • Updates and maintains human resources processes and procedures, job descriptions, and other human resource related manuals.
  • Researches compensation trends and reviews compensation surveys to ensure that the Court's schedule is up to date, cost effective, and competitive.
  • Compiles and prepares various state and federal required reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or other related field plus two years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Candidate must have knowledge of the Workers' Compensation Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and other applicable state/federal statutes and regulations; strong attention to detail; excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills; knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office; exceptional verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality and respond to change productively.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time. This is a professional office working environment, requiring telephone usage and the ability to process written documents. Applicant must have the ability to travel and possess a valid Illinois driver's license and demonstrate proof of automobile insurance to operate a personal vehicle on state business, as well as maintain a safe driving record. Occasional overnight travel is required.

Interested individuals should submit - via email - a letter of interest, resume, and completed Judicial Branch Employment Application to:

This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by Friday, October 15, 2021 will be given first consideration.


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