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Associate General Counsel for Consent Decree Compliance & Reform

  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • Anticipated Starting Salary: $8,486 - $14,783 monthly USD / Year

Website Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Title: Senior Public Service Administrator Opt. 8L (Associate General Counsel For Consent Decree Compliance & Reform) – Chicago


Work Location: 60 E Van Buren, Chicago, Illinois, 60605


Agency: Department of Children and Family Services


Salary: Anticipated Starting Salary: $8,486 – $14,783 monthly


Closing Date/Time: 10/01/2024


Position Overview
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is seeking an organized, professional, and results-oriented individual to serve as Associate General Counsel for Consent Decree Compliance and Reform. Subject to management approval, this position will provide legal advice and counsel regarding the administration and implementation of various consent decrees pertaining to the Department of Children and Family Services. The position will provide high level oversight and monitoring of consent decree implementation to ensure compliance with all requirements. As principal policy-formulating administrator, the position will formulate and implement policies and procedures for areas of oversight, while directing and providing oversight of attorneys engaged in providing legal guidance and counsel to the Director, General Counsel, and other appropriate parties regarding all aspects of compliance with consent decrees and all aspects of litigation. This position is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to use his or her skills as an attorney to benefit child welfare services and the Department’s adherence to court directed consent decrees. DCFS offers a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits, and a pension program. The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent legal and organizational skills and strong leadership capabilities. We invite all qualified applicants to apply to join our innovative team to help make a difference in the lives of children and families.


Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires possession of a valid license to practice law in Illinois

2. Requires four years of experience in the practice of law

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