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TECHNICAL ADVISOR II

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 13, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60605

Job Requisition ID:  15616

Agency:  Criminal Justice Information Authority  
Closing Date/Time:  05/27/2022 
Salary:  $5,326.00 to $7,964.00/month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  4 
Plan/BU:  RC010 

Job Req 15616

JOB REQ# 15616

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100 or CMS100B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below. Please be sure to read the "how to apply" to ensure that you submitted the correct application.

 

Please be sure to also submit a copy of your transcripts or diploma to verify your graduation from a recognized law school and a copy of your valid/current license to practice law in the State of Illinois.

Please list the Job Req Number - County - Position Title - Your Full Name in the email subj line
(for example: Req#15616 - Cook - Technical Advisor II - John Doe)

 

ICJIA responds to community needs with research and federal and state grants administration. ICJIA administers over 100 million dollars in grants, including the R3 (restore, reinvest, renew) grants (funded through the tax on legalized cannabis), state violence prevention grants, and federal grants including under the Violence Against Women Act and the Victims of Crime Act. ICJIA convenes groups and collaborates on efforts to reform the criminal justice system. ICJIA leads criminal justice reform efforts by supporting policy makers through research.

Position Overview

Under general direction and supervision of General Counsel, performs technical and legal work; drafts agreements, bills, amendments, resolutions, rules and regulations; collaborates with staff to create funding priorities and plans; evaluates, develops and validates program standards, policies and procedures; conducts legal research; consults and advises officials and the public.

Job Responsibilities

  1. 25% Drafts legal grant boiler agreements, interagency agreements, user agreements, proposed bills, amendments, resolutions, rules and regulations
  2. 20% Collaborates with staff to create funding priorities and plans, and to develop specific notices of funding opportunities
  3. 15% Plans, evaluates, and develops program, standards, policies and procedures and assists staff in their implementation.
  4. 15% Conducts legal research and writing for legislative analyses and review of state and federal laws
  5. 10% Provides legal technical assistance and advice to governmental and non-profit agencies and members of the public: travels to various locations to conduct meetings. 
  6. 5% Consults with and advises other officials and members of the public regarding the application of laws and regulations
  7. 5% Serves as Open Meetings Act (OMA) Officer and responds to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  8. 5% Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

 

Minimum Qualifications

Valid Illinois Law License Required.

Requires graduation from a recognized law school.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have 3 years of experience drafting and reviewing contracts and/or grant agreements.  Legal experience in the criminal justice system or victim advocacy services preferred.  Must be familiar with word processing technology, specifically Microsoft Office software.

 

Conditions of Employment

 

May require possession of a valid appropriate driver's license or an ability to travel.

 

Work Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm  
Work Location: 60 E Van Buren, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605  
Agency Contact: CJA.HRDepartment@illinois.gov

 

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance  

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100 or CMS100BFOREACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.


See below to ensure that you submit the correct applciation.
Please be sure to also submit a copy of your transcripts or diploma to verify your graduation from a recognized law school and a copy of your valid/current license to practice law in the State of Illinois.


Please list the Job Req Number - County - Position Title - Your Full Name in the email subj line
(for example: Req#15616 - Cook - Technical Advisor II - John Doe)

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: CJA.HRDepartment@illinois.gov following the format above 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact email address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact email address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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