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Date:  Jan 4, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60602-3134

Job Requisition ID:  10875

Agency:  Office of the Executive Inspector General  
Closing Date/Time:  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022 AT 4:00 P.M. 
Salary:  65,000-85,000/YR 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook; Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 

Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.








Position Summary


Under management direction of the Deputy Inspector General and/or Deputy Inspector General and Chief, serves as Assistant Inspector General.  The incumbent is responsible for drafting final summary reports for investigative cases conducted by the Office of Executive Inspector General (OEIG) under the auspices of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, conducting or assisting with research relating to legal, investigative, disciplinary, and other relevant issues.  This position involves working with information of an extremely sensitive and confidential nature associated with investigations and legal proceedings.

Essential Responsibilities


  1. Responsible for drafting final summary reports for investigative cases. Final summary reports include: documentation of allegations, investigative steps taken, evidence adduced, analyses of ethical and legal implications, findings and recommendations for appropriate action.

  2. Assists in conducting research relating to legal, investigative, labor, disciplinary and other relevant issues under statutes, rules and regulations.

  3. Drafts legal memoranda summarizing research.

  4. Assists Investigators in development of investigative plans.  Provides legal guidance and resolution of legal issues that arise during investigations. Prepares subpoenas and assists other OEIG legal staff in research.

  5. Interviews subjects, eyewitnesses and various other parties regarding information to gather, verify, and/or corroborate evidence.

  6. Ensures compliance with internal and external reporting and other statutory obligations by maintaining case logs, providing input on monthly reports, investigative status reports, and reviewing responses and other documents stemming from the issuance of founded reports.

  7. Assists in investigating and issuing revolving door determinations and reviewing the state’s hiring practices to ensure compliance with state and federal hiring practices

  8. Directs the preparation of case files. Reviews pleadings and testifies before administrative judicatory bodies.  Attends hearings before the EEC.  Draft briefs and provides oral arguments before the EEC as required.

  9. Assists law enforcement authorities.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • graduation from an accredited law school;

  • successful completion of the Uniform Bar Examination or license to practice law in the United States;

  • admittance to Illinois State Bar within one year of acceptance of an AIG positions;

  • prior legal experience in the area of ethics, criminal or labor/employment law is desirable;

  • ability to balance multiple concurrent priorities;

  • high ethical standards and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential materials;

  • ability to travel, including overnight;

  • flexibility to work independently and in a team environment;

  • excellent interpersonal, analytical, research, writing, organizational, and communication skills; and

  • demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) and internet applications.



(The OEIG is a non-code state agency)
Applicants should select the employment tab on our website at www.inspectorgeneral.illinois.gov and click the “apply for open position” link and follow the instructions for applying.

The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities.

Work Hours:  8:30-4:30 
Work Location: 69 W Washington St Chicago, IL 60602-3134 
Agency Contact:  OIG.InspectorGeneral@illinois.gov
Job Function: Legal and Compliance 



The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities.




Must submit application by following instructions at: 



Please follow all instructions on the OEIG website, and include all required documents.  You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.