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Executive Assistant to the Chief Internal Auditor

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  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Posted Date
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by Friday, September 29, 2023, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Supreme Court Internal Audit
  • 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
    Minimum salary $47,253 per year, salary at time of hire to be commensurate with experience

The Executive Assistant to the Chief Internal Auditor performs assistance to the Chief Internal Auditor, coordinates office support activities, and performs secretarial duties for the Supreme Court Internal Audit Unit. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Chief Internal Auditor or the Internal Audit Manager at the direction of the Chief Internal Auditor.


  • Operates a personal computer using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
  • Prepares correspondence, reports, purchase requisitions, invoice and travel vouchers, orders supplies, and verifies telephone bills.
  • Coordinates and maintains Supreme Court Internal Audit’s filing systems and various databases.
  • Coordinates office support activities.  
  • Coordinates travel arrangements for internal audit personnel.
  • Assists the Chief Internal Auditor by gathering documentation and information, and preparing audit documentation, schedules, and memorandums under the supervision of experienced internal audit personnel.
  • Travels, as part of a team, to judicial branch office locations throughout the State to assist internal audit personnel in gathering audit evidence and perform fieldwork to complete audits and projects.
  • Assists the Chief Internal Auditor with the coordination of the external audit.
  • Assists the Chief Internal Auditor with statutorily required reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of one year’s office experience performing secretarial services and assistance to a manager and education or training equivalent to an associate’s degree in secretarial science or a related area. Additional experience may be substituted for education.


  • Skill in composition, communications, records management, and report preparation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently or in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications (i.e., work processing, spreadsheet, or database software).
  • Ability to organize work effectively and meet required deadlines and schedules.
  • Associates with employees and the public in a pleasant, courteous, and helpful manner.
  • Responds to change productively.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to sit for extended time periods and travel within Illinois, including some overnight stays. This is a professional office working environment requiring telephone usage, the ability to retrieve files, and process written and electronic documents.

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, September 29, 2023, will be given first consideration.


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