The Illinois Community College Board is the state coordinating board for community colleges and has statutory responsibility for administering state and federal grants to community college districts and adult education providers and managing high school equivalency testing for Illinois. The Illinois Community College Board is assisted by an executive director and staff of approximately 50 located in Springfield, Chicago, and East St. Louis.

Illinois community colleges serve almost 600,000 residents each year in credit, noncredit, and continuing education courses. Illinois is home to 48 colleges in 39 community college districts which provide high quality, accessible, cost-effective educational opportunities to the entire state.

ICCB offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums as well as flexible options for medical coverage. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes paid holidays, earned vacation, sick, and personal time.

For more information on benefits visit: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/StateEmployee/Pages/default.aspx.


CHICAGO or SPRINGFIELD

Adult Education and Literacy Division

  • Director for Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education (IELCE): We invite applications for the position of Director for Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education. This position will report to the Senior Director for Adult Education and Literacy. The position will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the local IELCE programs. IELCE programming supports the successful integration of immigrants and English learners into American society by providing services such as English classes, citizenship preparation and civics courses, literacy programs, and workforce development activities for adult immigrants. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $50,000—$53,500 per year. Applications received by September 2nd will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. This position may be based out of Chicago or Springfield.  See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

EAST ST. LOUIS

There are currently no open positions in our East St. Louis office.


SPRINGFIELD

Finance and Operations Division

  • Accounting Assistant: We invite applications for the position of Accounting Assistant. This position will report to the Senior Director (or Director) for Finance and Operations. This position has responsibility for preparation and processing of agency vouchers, obligations, contracts, grants, and receipts. This position also has responsibility for property control. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $27,500—$30,500 per year. Applications received by September 2nd will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

 

Information Technology Division

  • Systems Administrator II: We invite applications for the position of Systems Administrator II. This position will report to the Senior Director for Information Technology. The position will use UNIX system to execute job procedures and will have responsibilities for systems analysis, design, enhancement, modification, and implementation of computer programs and systems. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $40,000—$43,700 per year. Applications received by September 2nd will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

 

  • Systems Administrator III: We invite applications for the position of Systems Administrator III. This position will report to the Senior Director for Information Technology. The position will use UNIX system to execute job procedures and will have responsibilities for systems analysis, design, enhancement, modification, and implementation of computer programs and systems. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $50,000—$53,500 per year. Applications received by September 2nd will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All ICCB staff are employees of the State of Illinois. Our employment practices are governed by the Statutes and Rules of the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS). Within SUCSS, each position is assigned to a civil service job classification that carries its own specific and distinct set of minimum qualifications. Those job qualifications are used in evaluating each applicants’ educational background and experience in order to determine their eligibility for employment. Employment applications filed with other State agencies or employment systems are not acceptable applications for employment with this office.

Application Information: Applicants should submit an ICCB application, a current resume and a cover letter stating how their background, experience, and education have served as preparation for this position. (See this Creating a Digital Signature Guide for information on signing the application digitally.) Include a college transcript (may be unofficial) with the application if you are interested in classifications that require a degree or college coursework to meet minimum qualifications.

Creating a Digital Signature Guide

Application information for all open positions should be submitted electronically to ICCB.Careers@illinois.gov.

Application information can also be submitted via mail:

Matt Berry
Chief of Staff
Illinois Community College Board
401 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711

The ICCB conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The ICCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.