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

High School Equivalency (HSE) Division

  • Office Support Specialist: We invite applications for the position of Office Support Specialist. This position will report to the Senior Director for High School Equivalency. This position provides administrative and clerical support for the high school equivalency (HSE) testing program. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $30,550—$33,000 per year. Applications received by February 15th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. This position may be based out of Chicago. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

EAST ST. LOUIS

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


SPRINGFIELD

Executive Division

  • Office Support Specialist: We invite applications for the position of Office Support Associate. This position will report to the Office Administrator for the Deputy Executive Director. This position provides administrative and clerical support for academic affairs, workforce education, and strategic agency initiatives including the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE) and Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce (PATH). This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $30,550—$33,000 per year. Applications received by February 15th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Division

  • Director for Healthcare Programs: We invite applications for the position of Director for Healthcare Programs. This position will report to the Senior Director for Career and Technical Education. The position will be responsible for implementation and oversight of the PATH (Pipeline for the Advancement of the Healthcare Workforce) Program including, administration and interpretation of program rules, grant compliance, and effective practices for recruiting and training students into healthcare programs. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $53,500 – $60,000 per year. Applications received by February 15th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Adult Education and Literacy Division

  • Director for Adult Education and Literacy: We invite applications for the position of Director for Adult Education and Literacy. This position will report to the Senior Director for Adult Education and Literacy. This position has responsibility for coordination of Adult Education and Literacy activities statewide with specific emphasis on the adult education grant process, adult education data system, and support of evidence-based program improvement strategies. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $48,000—$53,500 per year. Applications received by February 15th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Information Technology Division

  • Applications Programmer III: We invite applications for the position of Applications Programmer II. This position will report to the Senior Director for Information Technology. The position will use Linux system to execute job procedures and will have responsibilities for systems analysis, design, enhancement, modification, and implementation of computer programs. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $53,500—$60,000 per year. Applications received by February 17th 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.