OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Executive Secretary
BUREAU SERVED: Policy
POSITION SALARY: Commensurate with experience
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Executive Secretary performs highly responsible and confidential administrative and secretarial duties which includes receiving, screening and routing correspondence. As secretary to a Division Chief, the Executive Secretary shall conduct special projects and studies by gathering data, coordinating, monitoring and completing assigned projects. Additionally this position shall aid in the analysis and interpretation of data and prepare reports.
The Executive Secretary maintains schedules and makes travel arrangements. This position performs confidential secretarial functions for the Division Chief and/or other professional staff, which consists of typing correspondence, legal documents, contracts, plans for departmental changes, program policy or procedural recommendations.
The Executive Secretary may assist support staff by directing and coordination activities, assigning and reviewing work and providing guidance, direction and monitoring completion of performance objectives. This position shall serve as resources to other office staff and provide guidance in resolving more complex or technical problems. The Executive Secretary shall perform other duties as required.
This position requires a high school diploma or GED, plus 4 years of professional secretarial experience; or completion of 2 years of secretarial or business college, plus 3 years secretarial experience. The position requires a thorough knowledge of English, secretarial practices and procedures and office management techniques. Knowledge of composition, grammar, spelling, punctuation and word-processing applications required. Familiarity with database applications may be required. Attendance and the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and the general public are essential functions of this position.
Hours of Work: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday Friday)
Application Procedure: Send resume with cover letter to:
Office of the Attorney General
An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.