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, Chicago, and East St. Louis.

Illinois community colleges serve almost 600,000 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.

ICCB offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums as well as flexible options for medical coverage. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes paid holidays, earned vacation, sick, and personal time.

For more information on benefits visit: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/StateEmployee/Pages/default.aspx.

 

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 applicant’s 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 (download the file to your computer before entering information), current resume, and a cover letter stating how their background, experience, and education have served as preparation for this position. (See this Creating a Digital Signature Guide for information on signing the application digitally.) 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.

*Do not attempt to complete the application in your browser. You must download the application form to your computer and open the document in Adobe Reader in order to sign the application.

Application information for all open positions should be submitted electronically to ICCB.Careers@illinois.gov.

Application information can also be submitted via mail:

Brianna Dennis
Associate Deputy Director for Human Resources
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.


EAST ST. LOUIS

There are currently no open positions in our East St. Louis office.



CHICAGO

There are currently no open positions in our East St. Louis office.



SPRINGFIELD

Workforce Division

  • Assistant Director for Program Compliance: We invite applications for the position of Assistant Director for Program Compliance. This position plays a pivotal role in ensuring the adherence of various grantees to policies and procedures in accordance with Education Department Guidance, Administrative Regulations, and the Illinois Grant Accountability and Transparency Act. This position requires a dynamic individual to provide support, guidance, and oversight in collaboration with programmatic, compliance, and finance teams. Salary range: $40,000-45,000 per year. Applications received by Feb 20th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See top of page for Application Instructions.

 

  • Assistant Director for Career and Technical Education: We invite applications for the position of Assistant Director for Career and Technical Education. This position will report to the Director for Career and Technical Education and has responsibility for providing technical assistance to community colleges on Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study requirements of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V). This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $40,000—$45,000 per year. Applications received by February 20th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See top of page for Application Instructions.

Finance and Operations Division

  • Accounting Officer: We invite applications for the position of Accounting Officer. This position will report to the Senior Director (or Director) for Finance and Operations. This position will perform highly complex duties that require independent judgment and initiative, extensive knowledge of bookkeeping procedures, and a working knowledge of accounting principles and practices. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $35,500.00 – $45,500.00 per year. Applications received by February 7th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See top of page for Application Instructions.

Support Staff

  • Assistant to Deputy Executive Director: We invite applications for the position of Assistant to Deputy Executive Director which will ensure efficiency of administrative processes. This position will report directly to the Deputy Executive Director. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $37,500—$47,500 per year. Applications received by March 7th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled.  See top of page for Application Instructions.

Grants Management and Financial Compliance Division

  • Assistant Director for Grants Management: We invite applications for the position of Assistant 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 to grantees. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $45,000—$53,500 per year. Applications received by January 19th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See top of page for Application Instructions.