OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL
CLASSIFICATION: Executive Secretary
DIVISION SERVED: Medicaid Fraud
POSITION SALARY: Commensurate with experience
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Executive Secretary performs highly responsible and confidential administrative and secretarial duties in a professional work environment, which includes receiving, screening and routing correspondence. As secretary to a bureau/department manager, he or she shall conduct special projects and studies by gathering data, coordinating, monitoring, and completing assigned projects. Additionally, he or she shall aid in the analysis and interpretation of data and prepare reports.
The Executive Secretary maintains the manager's schedule, coordinates his/her agenda, schedules meetings and makes travel arrangements. He or she performs confidential secretarial functions for the manager 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 coordinating activities, assigning and reviewing work and providing guidance, direction and monitoring completion of performance objectives. He or she shall serve as a resource 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.