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POSITION: Assistant Director, Judicial Education Division PDF form Job Vacancy Announcement | PDF form Judicial Education Division Assistant Director Brochure
DIVISION: Judicial Education PDF form Judicial Branch Employment Application
SALARY: Starting at $100,176; salary commensurate with experience (fillable application requires Adobe Reader or Acrobat)
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.  
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts  

:  The Assistant Director, Judicial Education oversees the Judicial Education Division of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). Under the general supervision of the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, the Assistant Director manages the staff of the Judicial Education Division and its operational needs, serves as Committee liaison to Supreme Court Committees and Commissions, including the administration of the New Judge Mentor program, manages the annual publication of the Illinois Judicial Benchbook series and other judicial resources, and oversees the development, review, and delivery of continuing judicial education curricula and courses. The Assistant Director is expected to lead the Division in the strategic planning of judicial education events, and remain informed of changes in the law and curricula implications, best practices in instructional design for online and in-person professional development.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and six years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A JD and three years of related work experience is preferred. Strong consideration is given to candidates with at least two years of consistent experience in the design and delivery of professional legal education and demonstrated knowledge of the Judicial Branch and its operational structure. Candidates should have a high leadership aptitude, strong interpersonal skills and writing abilities, project management experience, and demonstrated success in the management and delivery of professional development curricula. The successful candidate will be familiar with best practices and national standards for online and in-person course design and delivery and have a demonstrated knowledge of educational technologies.


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 and electronic documents. Must be able to obtain a valid Illinois driver's license and be able to travel frequently statewide. Overnight and weekend travel is required.


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


This position will remain open until filled.  However, those persons submitting materials by Sunday, July 14, will be given first consideration.