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 and Chicago.

Illinois community colleges serve almost 700,000 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.

CHICAGO

There are currently no openings in our Chicago office.


SPRINGFIELD

Finance and Operations Division

  • Account Technician II: We invite applications for the position of Account Technician II. This position will report to the Director for Finance and Operations. This position has responsibility for the preparation and processing of agency vouchers, obligations, contracts, grants, and receipts. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $27,5000—$30,000 per year. Applications received by November 1st will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Executive Division

  • Office Administrator: We invite applications for the position of Office Administrator. This position will report to the Deputy Executive Director. This position has responsibility for all administrative support functions for divisions reporting to the Deputy Executive Director. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $30,000—$34,000 per year. Applications received by November 1st will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

Grants Management and Financial Compliance Division

  • Associate Director for Grants Management: We invite applications for the position of Associate Director for Grants Management. This position will report to the Senior Director for Grants Management and Financial Compliance. The position will be responsible for publishing grant opportunities; preparing, organizing, and maintaining grant documents as required by federal and state laws; and providing technical assistance and training on the grant process for grantees. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $43,000—$50,000 per year. Applications received by October 15th 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 October 15th 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 Integrated Career Programs: We invite applications for the position of Associate Director for Integrated Career Programs. This position will report to the Director for Work-Based Learning. The position has responsibility for policy development, project management, and technical assistance to community colleges and other providers offering bridge programming or integrated education and training and other 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 October 15th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

EAST ST. LOUIS

East St. Louis Higher Education Campus (ESLHEC)

  • Director: We invite applications for the position of East St. Louis Higher Education Campus Director. This position will report to the Deputy Executive Director. The position will be responsible the oversight of daily programming and activities of the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus and coordination with partner institutions on the campus. Salary range: $64,000—$66,000 per year. Applications received by October 25th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for Application Instructions.

 

  • 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 October 25th 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.