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JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE ILLINOIS COURTS - TRAINING MANAGER


Position: Training Manager PDF form Job Vacancy Announcement
PDF form Judicial Branch Employment Application
Agency/Office: Judicial Education Division  
Reporting Relationship: Assistant Director, Judicial Education Division  
Salary: $58,676  
Job Type: Full-Time  
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
Location: Chicago, Illinois  
Number of Vacancies: 1  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Training Manager facilitates and coordinates all phases of judicial education curriculum design, planning, presentation and delivery, including the management of distance learning environments and training events and meetings. The Training Manager assists in evaluating programs and assessing future training needs, and develops reports and summaries of judicial educational efforts. The Training Manager works closely with the Assistant Director of the Judicial Education Division, Division staff, training faculty and Supreme Court committee members to plan, coordinate and facilitate ongoing judicial education programs for the benefit of Illinois judges and Judicial Branch staff. The Training Manager may also be assigned additional tasks, including, but not limited to, the management of judicial benchbooks, grants, research projects, and other task matters as determined by the needs of the Division and the Administrative Office.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible professional experience, preferably post J.D., and preferably in an educational or training environment, or in the development and administration of adult education or training programs, or other relevant legal related work environment. A J.D. from an ABA accredited law school is strongly preferred. Successful candidate must possess organizational, project management, oral and written communication skills, and have a demonstrated knowledge of standard office technologies and legal research products including at a minimum, Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe Reader, PowerPoint, LexisNexis and Westlaw research tools, and a familiarity with Word Perfect, Keynote (Apple), online meeting technologies (GoToMeeting, WebEx, etc.) and distance learning technologies.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit and stand for extended time periods. Lifting, carrying and transporting of office-related equipment and materials to-and-from meetings and event sites expected. Normal office working environment requiring extensive use of a personal computer, telephone, facsimile, copier, scanner and other office technologies, in addition to the management of off-site facilities and technologies during judicial education events and meetings.

WORK HOURS: Monday — Friday 8:30 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. with additional work hours and occasional statewide travel to-and-from training events and meetings, including some weekend, early morning and evening travel, and overnight stays.


Applicants must submit a completed Judicial Branch Application, letter of interest and resume to: Cyrana Mott, Assistant Director, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, Judicial Education Division, 222 North LaSalle Street, 13th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601. Position will remain open until filled; those persons submitting materials by July 31, 2014 will be given earliest consideration.

 

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