The State Board of Elections – General Counsel

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Applications close December 10, 2019.

The General Counsel for the State Board of Elections; plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates all functions and activities of the Division of General Counsel for the Board; confers with Division Directors regarding potential legal issues impacting their respective Divisions; assists the Executive Director in the development, establishment, and revision of Board policies, rules and regulations.

Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates all functions and activities of the Division of the General Counsel for the Board; establishes Division goals and objectives; working with the Attorney General’s office, monitors and evaluates all litigation where the Board is a party or where the Board’s interests are impacted by same.

Qualifications:

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of college plus four years of administrative election law experience.  Requires possession of a license to practice law in Illinois.

To Apply:

Click here to download a State Board of Elections Employment Application.

Please complete the application and resume and mail or email to:
Illinois State Board of Elections
Attn: Danielle Martinez
2329 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
DMartinez@elections.il.gov

Fax to: 217-558-5401

Applications must be received in our office by 4:00 on Tuesday, December 10. Applications received after that time will not be considered.