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

  • Senior Director for High School Equivalency: We invite applications for the position of Senior Director for High School Equivalency. This position will report to the Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives. The position will be responsible for coordination of the high school equivalency program throughout the state including alternative methods of credentialing, assessment issues, testing center engagement, reporting, and other initiatives to ensure statewide alignment with transitions to postsecondary education and employment. Salary range: $60,000—$64,100 per year. Applications received by May 16th 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

East St. Louis Higher Education Campus (ESLHEC)

  • Office Administrator: We invite applications for the position of Office Administrator for East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. This position will report to the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus Director. The position will be responsible for all administrative support functions for the ESLHEC including transcript services, document preparation, meeting planning, and phone coverage. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $30,000—$34,000 per year. Applications received by May 16th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

SPRINGFIELD

Executive Division

  • Office Support Associate: 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 the high school equivalency (HSE) testing program; Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity (ECACE), and strategic agency initiatives. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $23,000—$26,900 per year. Applications received by May 16th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

 

High School Equivalency (HSE) Division

  • Senior Director for High School Equivalency: We invite applications for the position of Senior Director for High School Equivalency. This position will report to the Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives. The position will be responsible for coordination of the high school equivalency program throughout the state including, alternative methods of credentialing, assessment issues, testing center engagement, reporting, and other initiatives to ensure statewide alignment with transitions to postsecondary education and employment. Salary range: $60,000—$64,100 per year. Applications received by May 16th 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.

Information Technology Division

  • Applications Programmer I: We invite applications for the position of Applications Programmer I. 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. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $35,750—$43,200 per year. Applications received by May 16th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Workforce Education Division

  • Associate Director for Work-Based Learning: We invite applications for the position of Associate Director for Work-Based learning. This position will report to the Senior Director for Workforce Education. This position has responsibility for assisting with project management and technical assistance to community colleges and other providers offering work-based learning initiatives and transition-related services. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $40,000—$43,200 per year. Applications received by May 16th 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. 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.

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.