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 and Chicago.

Illinois community colleges serve almost 700,000 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.


There are currently no openings in our Chicago office.


Financial Compliance Division

  • Associate Director for Financial Compliance: We invite applications for the position of Associate Director for Financial Compliance. This position will report to the Senior Director for Financial Compliance. The position will be responsible for conducting fiscal monitoring of grant programs, reconciling grantee expenditure reports, assisting with the college recognition process, and providing technical assistance to grantees and ICCB staff. This position is classified under the State Universities Civil Service System. Salary range: $38,000—$42,700 per year. Applications received by November 10th will be given priority, but the position will remain open until filled. See bottom of page for 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 applicants’ 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, a current resume and a cover letter stating how their background, experience, and education have served as preparation for this position. Include a college transcript (may be unofficial) with the application if you are interested in classifications which require a degree or college coursework to meet minimum qualifications.

Application information for all open positions should be submitted electronically to

Application information can also be submitted via mail:

Matt Berry
Chief of Staff
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.