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The Employment Opportunities listed are for vacancies in the Judicial Branch. Information about each position is detailed by clicking on the position in the table below.

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Pretrial Services Officer 1 – Will County

  • Location
    Will County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. The Pretrial Services Officer has two primary responsibilities which include the interviewing of detained pretrial defendants, accurately scoring pretrial release assessments, and preparation of pretrial release reports for the local court. This position will also be responsible for the community supervision of those defendants released by the local court on pretrial release supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Pretrial Training Chief

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Performance Management
  • 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 $81,890; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Pretrial Services Officer – Williamson County

  • Location
    Williamson County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. The Pretrial Services Officer has two primary responsibilities which include the interviewing of detained pretrial defendants, accurately scoring pretrial release assessments, and preparation of pretrial release reports for the local court. This position will also be responsible for the community supervision of those defendants released by the local court on pretrial release supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Investigator

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services to defendants, including the preparation of pretrial investigation reports and supervision of defendants as ordered by the court. OSPS is looking to hire Investigators to work in the Springfield office’s operations center. Investigators conduct background investigations and compile criminal histories for newly arrested defendants across OSPS 71 counties. Investigators work under the general supervision of the Investigations Supervisor within the Division of Pretrial Operations. The hours for this position are: Sunday to Wednesday, 4:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253.00; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Appellate Court Judicial Law Clerk/Secretary

  • Location
    Cook County
  • Description
    Justice Aurelia M. Pucinski, First District, Illinois Appellate Court (Cook County) is seeking a judicial law clerk/secretary for her chambers.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 6, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Illinois Appellate Court, First District
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial benefits package is offered, including pension; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; deferred compensation; and vacation.
  • Salary
    $91,761
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Appellate Court Research Attorney

  • Location
    Mount Vernon, IL
  • Office
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • Description
    The Fifth District Appellate Court is seeking new graduates and experienced attorneys with a passion for legal writing and a strong interest in appellate law for the position of Appellate Court Research Attorney. A Fifth District Research Attorney provides necessary and valuable assistance to the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court.
  • Posted Date
    02/23/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 22, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $81,890 per year
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Field Supervisor

  • Location
    St Clair County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. Within OSPS, the state of Illinois is divided into 6 regions. The Field Supervisor will work within St. Clair County of Region 5.
  • Posted Date
    02/05/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 15, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $69,737; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Mandatory Arbitration Coordinator

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    The Mandatory Arbitration Coordinator supports the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) with all operational needs of the program daily and assists judges in the courtroom assigned to manage alternative dispute resolution calendars as needed. This position works under the direct supervision of the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) and as needed by the presiding/supervising judges assigned to the program and the chief circuit judge. Please note, this is a full-time in-person position and does not allow for remote work.
  • Posted Date
    02/02/24
  • Closing Date
    Applicant's information must be received no later than Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • Division
    Circuit Court of Cook County, Mandatory Arbitration
  • 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 $47,253 per year
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Senior Secretary

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    The Senior Secretary performs administrative support duties and assistance to the Mandatory Arbitration Program generally, the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) and the Deputy Administrator – Mandatory Arbitration. This position requires a high level of discretion and confidentiality in all aspects of work. Please note, this is a full-time in-person position and does not allow for remote work.
  • Posted Date
    02/02/24
  • Closing Date
    Applicant's information must be received no later than Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • Division
    Circuit Court of Cook County, Mandatory Arbitration
  • 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 starting salary: $39,115, commensurate with experience
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Appellate Court Law Clerk

  • Description
    Justice David L. Vancil is assigned to the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court effective February 2, 2024. He is seeking an Appellate Court Law Clerk to perform legal research, analysis, and writing, and to review and assist in the drafting of judicial opinions, orders, and other legal documents.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 1, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and deferred compensation, as well as generous leave time.
  • Salary
    $101,592
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Appellate Court Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary

  • Description
    Justice David L. Vancil, Jr. is assigned to the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court effective February 2, 2024. He is seeking a judicial law clerk/secretary for his chambers. The judicial law clerk/secretary conducts legal research and assists in drafting memoranda, opinions, and orders. This position also requires performing various administrative duties. The position will permit some remote work; however, working completely on a remote basis is not preferred.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 1, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fourth District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $91,761
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Senior Attorney

  • Location
    Chicago or Springfield
  • Description
    The Senior Attorney serves as in-house legal counsel for the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. This position performs professional legal work and provides legal advice related to non-adjudicative judicial branch matters.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Division
    Executive Division
  • 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 salary $100,084; commensurate with experience
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Paralegal 1 - Appellate

  • Location
    Mount Vernon, IL
  • Description
    DESCRIPTION: The Paralegal 1 - Appellate reviews, edits, and cite checks dispositions drafted by the Appellate Court for grammatical errors, accuracy, and adherence to rules and standards prior to publication.
  • Posted Date
    01/19/24
  • Closing Date
    Applications must be received by Friday, February 16, 2024.
  • Division
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • 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 salary $42,959; salary at hire to be commensurate with experience
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Appellate Court Research Attorney

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Fourth District Appellate Court is seeking new graduates and experienced attorneys with a passion for legal writing and a strong interest in appellate law for the position of Appellate Court Research Attorney. A Fourth District Research Attorney provides necessary and valuable assistance to the Justices of the Fourth District Appellate Court.
  • Posted Date
    01/12/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 29, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fourth District Appellate Court
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and earned leave time.
  • Salary
    $75,324 per year
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Deputy Clerk 3 – Supreme

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    Clerk of the Illinois Supreme Court seeks a highly responsible individual to review and process registration applications received from law firms engaged in the practice of law and respond to inquiries regarding the registration process. Additional duties include processing purchase requisitions, and ordering inventory and office supplies. Position requires a highly motivated, detail oriented and dedicated individual with excellent word processing, including typing (min 55 wpm) and transcription; strong interpersonal skills; ability to meet deadlines; handle interruptions, work independently, and maintain confidential information. Must possess excellent written/verbal communication, comprehension and organizational skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word.
  • Posted Date
    01/04/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 2, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Supreme Court Clerk's Office
  • 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
    $42,959 per year
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Court Operations Assistant 3

  • Location
    Springfield
  • Description
    The Court Operations Assistant 3 performs administrative and analytical support duties for program staff.
  • Posted Date
    12/14/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by Friday, December 29, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Court Services Division, Springfield
  • 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
    $39,115
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Information Systems Technical Consultant

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts' JMIS Division is seeking two (2) Information Systems Technical Consultants to join JMIS’ Hardware/Software group to provide technical hardware and software support to judicial branch offices in Illinois. The positions will be based in the Springfield, IL office and will require travel throughout Illinois.
  • Posted Date
    12/22/23
  • Closing Date
    The position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial Management Information Services (JMIS)
  • 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
    $61,132 per year or commensurate with experience; salary to be determined upon hire
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Computer A/V Engineer - 2 Positions

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts' JMIS Division is seeking two (2) Computer A/V Engineers to join JMIS’ Court Technology group to provide technical hardware and software support to judicial branch offices in Illinois. One position will be based in the AOIC’s Springfield, IL office and the other position will be based in southern Illinois, such as the Mt. Vernon Appellate Courthouse. Both positions will require travel throughout Illinois.
  • Posted Date
    12/22/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial Management Information Services
  • Benefits
    Judicial Branch benefits package offered, including, pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, deferred compensation, sick and vacation leave, remote work
  • Salary
    Starting at $64,980 per year or commensurate with experience.
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Pretrial Field Officer - St. Clair County

  • Location
    St. Clair County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision.
  • Posted Date
    12/11/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by December 21, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $61,132; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Director of Finance

  • Location
    Springfield, IL with Limited Remote Work Available
  • Office
    Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
  • Description
    The Director of Finance oversees the daily operations of the Financial Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts located in Springfield, IL. This includes supervising, coordinating, supporting and providing direction to the managers within the Accounting, Fiscal and Payroll units on projects, assignments, deadlines, staffing, project progress and organization. This position assists the Chief of Finance and Operations with planning, developing, and implementing the State of Illinois Judicial Branch fiscal year appropriation request to the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) and the General Assembly.
  • Posted Date
    11/03/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until November 21, 2023.
  • Division
    Financial Division
  • Benefits
    An attractive Judicial Branch benefits package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, pension plan, life insurance and deferred compensation.
  • Salary
    Minimum Annual Salary $143,640 – Salary at hire to be commensurate with experience.
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Deputy Clerk 2 - Appellate

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    Under general supervision, the Deputy Clerk 2 performs general and technical office support work in the First District Clerk’s Office. Duties rotate through a variety of assignments within the Clerk's office based upon operational needs.
  • Posted Date
    10/24/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    First District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $35,949 per year
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Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court

  • Location
    Springfield
  • Description
    The Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court is a highly responsible position in the Illinois Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, located in Springfield, Illinois. The Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court provides administrative and legal support to the Supreme Court Clerk in executing responsibilities of the office, including legal writing and research; preparing memoranda on attorney disciplinary matters; the registration of professional service corporations and associations, and limited liability companies and partnerships engaged in the practice of law; bar admissions; statistical reporting; and accounting functions. Job entails project management and supervision.
  • Posted Date
    10/11/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by November 30, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and deferred compensation
  • Salary
    $81,890, commensurate with experience
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Associate Deputy Director, Learning and Development

  • Location
    Hybrid Remote/In Person Chicago and Springfield AOIC Offices
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    07/03/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, deferred compensation options, as well as vacation, sick and personal leave.
  • Salary
    $100,084.00; salary commensurate with experience
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Technology Services Manager

  • Location
    Hybrid (Remote/In Person) Chicago or Springfield AOIC Office
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    02/10/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial College Division
  • 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 $90,043; salary commensurate with experience
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Learning and Development Manager

  • Location
    Hybrid (Remote/In Person) Chicago or Springfield AOIC Office
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    02/10/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial College Division
  • 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 $81,890; salary commensurate with experience
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Statewide Pretrial

Pretrial Services Officer 1 – Will County

  • Location
    Will County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. The Pretrial Services Officer has two primary responsibilities which include the interviewing of detained pretrial defendants, accurately scoring pretrial release assessments, and preparation of pretrial release reports for the local court. This position will also be responsible for the community supervision of those defendants released by the local court on pretrial release supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Pretrial Training Chief

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Performance Management
  • 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 $81,890; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Pretrial Services Officer – Williamson County

  • Location
    Williamson County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. The Pretrial Services Officer has two primary responsibilities which include the interviewing of detained pretrial defendants, accurately scoring pretrial release assessments, and preparation of pretrial release reports for the local court. This position will also be responsible for the community supervision of those defendants released by the local court on pretrial release supervision.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Investigator

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services to defendants, including the preparation of pretrial investigation reports and supervision of defendants as ordered by the court. OSPS is looking to hire Investigators to work in the Springfield office’s operations center. Investigators conduct background investigations and compile criminal histories for newly arrested defendants across OSPS 71 counties. Investigators work under the general supervision of the Investigations Supervisor within the Division of Pretrial Operations. The hours for this position are: Sunday to Wednesday, 4:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 6, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $47,253.00; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Field Supervisor

  • Location
    St Clair County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision. Within OSPS, the state of Illinois is divided into 6 regions. The Field Supervisor will work within St. Clair County of Region 5.
  • Posted Date
    02/05/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 15, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $69,737; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Pretrial Field Officer - St. Clair County

  • Location
    St. Clair County
  • Description
    The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services’ (OSPS or Office) mission is to assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety by ensuring fairness and equality in the pretrial process. The OSPS is a statewide office that provides pretrial services under the Pretrial Services Act, 725 ILCS 185. The Office develops pretrial standards and employs pretrial service officers who conduct pretrial investigations and provide pretrial supervision.
  • Posted Date
    12/11/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by December 21, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Office of Statewide Pretrial Services, Division of Pretrial Operations
  • 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 $61,132; starting salary commensurate with experience
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Administration

Mandatory Arbitration Coordinator

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    The Mandatory Arbitration Coordinator supports the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) with all operational needs of the program daily and assists judges in the courtroom assigned to manage alternative dispute resolution calendars as needed. This position works under the direct supervision of the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) and as needed by the presiding/supervising judges assigned to the program and the chief circuit judge. Please note, this is a full-time in-person position and does not allow for remote work.
  • Posted Date
    02/02/24
  • Closing Date
    Applicant's information must be received no later than Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • Division
    Circuit Court of Cook County, Mandatory Arbitration
  • 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 $47,253 per year
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Senior Secretary

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    The Senior Secretary performs administrative support duties and assistance to the Mandatory Arbitration Program generally, the Mandatory Arbitration Administrator (Cook) and the Deputy Administrator – Mandatory Arbitration. This position requires a high level of discretion and confidentiality in all aspects of work. Please note, this is a full-time in-person position and does not allow for remote work.
  • Posted Date
    02/02/24
  • Closing Date
    Applicant's information must be received no later than Friday, February 23, 2024.
  • Division
    Circuit Court of Cook County, Mandatory Arbitration
  • 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 starting salary: $39,115, commensurate with experience
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Deputy Clerk 3 – Supreme

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    Clerk of the Illinois Supreme Court seeks a highly responsible individual to review and process registration applications received from law firms engaged in the practice of law and respond to inquiries regarding the registration process. Additional duties include processing purchase requisitions, and ordering inventory and office supplies. Position requires a highly motivated, detail oriented and dedicated individual with excellent word processing, including typing (min 55 wpm) and transcription; strong interpersonal skills; ability to meet deadlines; handle interruptions, work independently, and maintain confidential information. Must possess excellent written/verbal communication, comprehension and organizational skills, and be proficient in Microsoft Word.
  • Posted Date
    01/04/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 2, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Supreme Court Clerk's Office
  • 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
    $42,959 per year
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Court Operations Assistant 3

  • Location
    Springfield
  • Description
    The Court Operations Assistant 3 performs administrative and analytical support duties for program staff.
  • Posted Date
    12/14/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by Friday, December 29, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Court Services Division, Springfield
  • 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
    $39,115
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Deputy Clerk 2 - Appellate

  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Description
    Under general supervision, the Deputy Clerk 2 performs general and technical office support work in the First District Clerk’s Office. Duties rotate through a variety of assignments within the Clerk's office based upon operational needs.
  • Posted Date
    10/24/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    First District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $35,949 per year
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Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court

  • Location
    Springfield
  • Description
    The Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court is a highly responsible position in the Illinois Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, located in Springfield, Illinois. The Assistant Clerk of the Supreme Court provides administrative and legal support to the Supreme Court Clerk in executing responsibilities of the office, including legal writing and research; preparing memoranda on attorney disciplinary matters; the registration of professional service corporations and associations, and limited liability companies and partnerships engaged in the practice of law; bar admissions; statistical reporting; and accounting functions. Job entails project management and supervision.
  • Posted Date
    10/11/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by November 30, 2023 will be given first consideration.
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and deferred compensation
  • Salary
    $81,890, commensurate with experience
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Legal

Appellate Court Judicial Law Clerk/Secretary

  • Location
    Cook County
  • Description
    Justice Aurelia M. Pucinski, First District, Illinois Appellate Court (Cook County) is seeking a judicial law clerk/secretary for her chambers.
  • Posted Date
    02/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 6, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Illinois Appellate Court, First District
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial benefits package is offered, including pension; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; deferred compensation; and vacation.
  • Salary
    $91,761
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Appellate Court Research Attorney

  • Location
    Mount Vernon, IL
  • Office
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • Description
    The Fifth District Appellate Court is seeking new graduates and experienced attorneys with a passion for legal writing and a strong interest in appellate law for the position of Appellate Court Research Attorney. A Fifth District Research Attorney provides necessary and valuable assistance to the Justices of the Fifth District Appellate Court.
  • Posted Date
    02/23/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by March 22, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $81,890 per year
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Appellate Court Law Clerk

  • Description
    Justice David L. Vancil is assigned to the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court effective February 2, 2024. He is seeking an Appellate Court Law Clerk to perform legal research, analysis, and writing, and to review and assist in the drafting of judicial opinions, orders, and other legal documents.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 1, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and deferred compensation, as well as generous leave time.
  • Salary
    $101,592
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Appellate Court Law Clerk/Judicial Secretary

  • Description
    Justice David L. Vancil, Jr. is assigned to the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court effective February 2, 2024. He is seeking a judicial law clerk/secretary for his chambers. The judicial law clerk/secretary conducts legal research and assists in drafting memoranda, opinions, and orders. This position also requires performing various administrative duties. The position will permit some remote work; however, working completely on a remote basis is not preferred.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, applications submitted by March 1, 2024 will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fourth District Appellate Court
  • 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
    $91,761
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Senior Attorney

  • Location
    Chicago or Springfield
  • Description
    The Senior Attorney serves as in-house legal counsel for the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts. This position performs professional legal work and provides legal advice related to non-adjudicative judicial branch matters.
  • Posted Date
    01/26/24
  • Division
    Executive Division
  • 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 salary $100,084; commensurate with experience
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Paralegal 1 - Appellate

  • Location
    Mount Vernon, IL
  • Description
    DESCRIPTION: The Paralegal 1 - Appellate reviews, edits, and cite checks dispositions drafted by the Appellate Court for grammatical errors, accuracy, and adherence to rules and standards prior to publication.
  • Posted Date
    01/19/24
  • Closing Date
    Applications must be received by Friday, February 16, 2024.
  • Division
    Fifth District Appellate Court
  • 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 salary $42,959; salary at hire to be commensurate with experience
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Appellate Court Research Attorney

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Fourth District Appellate Court is seeking new graduates and experienced attorneys with a passion for legal writing and a strong interest in appellate law for the position of Appellate Court Research Attorney. A Fourth District Research Attorney provides necessary and valuable assistance to the Justices of the Fourth District Appellate Court.
  • Posted Date
    01/12/24
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled. However, those individuals submitting materials by February 29, 2024, will be given first consideration.
  • Division
    Fourth District Appellate Court
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as deferred compensation and earned leave time.
  • Salary
    $75,324 per year
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Judicial College

Associate Deputy Director, Learning and Development

  • Location
    Hybrid Remote/In Person Chicago and Springfield AOIC Offices
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    07/03/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Benefits
    An attractive judicial branch benefits package is offered, including pension, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, deferred compensation options, as well as vacation, sick and personal leave.
  • Salary
    $100,084.00; salary commensurate with experience
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Technology Services Manager

  • Location
    Hybrid (Remote/In Person) Chicago or Springfield AOIC Office
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    02/10/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial College Division
  • 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 $90,043; salary commensurate with experience
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Learning and Development Manager

  • Location
    Hybrid (Remote/In Person) Chicago or Springfield AOIC Office
  • Description
    The Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College (Judicial College) was established January 1, 2016, by Order of the Illinois Supreme Court to provide comprehensive continuing education to Illinois judges and judicial branch justice partners including, adult, juvenile and detention officers, circuit court clerks and deputy clerks, trial court administrators, Guardians ad Litem appointed by the Court in abuse and neglect matters, and legal and administrative judicial branch staff. The Judicial College is comprised of six Standing Committees and is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Supreme Court of Illinois. The Judicial College Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts is comprised of four Units – Learning & Development, eLearning & Technology, Professional Development and Operations. The Division ensures execution of the goals, purpose, projects and priorities of the Judicial College.
  • Posted Date
    02/10/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial College Division
  • 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 $81,890; salary commensurate with experience
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Fiscal

Director of Finance

  • Location
    Springfield, IL with Limited Remote Work Available
  • Office
    Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
  • Description
    The Director of Finance oversees the daily operations of the Financial Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts located in Springfield, IL. This includes supervising, coordinating, supporting and providing direction to the managers within the Accounting, Fiscal and Payroll units on projects, assignments, deadlines, staffing, project progress and organization. This position assists the Chief of Finance and Operations with planning, developing, and implementing the State of Illinois Judicial Branch fiscal year appropriation request to the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) and the General Assembly.
  • Posted Date
    11/03/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until November 21, 2023.
  • Division
    Financial Division
  • Benefits
    An attractive Judicial Branch benefits package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, pension plan, life insurance and deferred compensation.
  • Salary
    Minimum Annual Salary $143,640 – Salary at hire to be commensurate with experience.
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IT

Information Systems Technical Consultant

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts' JMIS Division is seeking two (2) Information Systems Technical Consultants to join JMIS’ Hardware/Software group to provide technical hardware and software support to judicial branch offices in Illinois. The positions will be based in the Springfield, IL office and will require travel throughout Illinois.
  • Posted Date
    12/22/23
  • Closing Date
    The position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial Management Information Services (JMIS)
  • 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
    $61,132 per year or commensurate with experience; salary to be determined upon hire
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Computer A/V Engineer - 2 Positions

  • Location
    Springfield, IL
  • Description
    The Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts' JMIS Division is seeking two (2) Computer A/V Engineers to join JMIS’ Court Technology group to provide technical hardware and software support to judicial branch offices in Illinois. One position will be based in the AOIC’s Springfield, IL office and the other position will be based in southern Illinois, such as the Mt. Vernon Appellate Courthouse. Both positions will require travel throughout Illinois.
  • Posted Date
    12/22/23
  • Closing Date
    This position will remain open until filled.
  • Division
    Judicial Management Information Services
  • Benefits
    Judicial Branch benefits package offered, including, pension, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, deferred compensation, sick and vacation leave, remote work
  • Salary
    Starting at $64,980 per year or commensurate with experience.
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