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Chief Litigation Director

  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL
  • Anticipated Starting Salary: $8,486 - $14,668 monthly  USD / Year

Website Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

Title: Senior Public Service Administrator Opt. 8L / Chief Litigation Director (Chicago)


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


Agency:  Department of Children and Family Services


Salary:  Anticipated Starting Salary: $8,486 – $14,668 monthly


Closing Date/Time:  10/01/2024


Position Overview
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is seeking an organized, professional, and results-oriented individual to serve as Chief Litigation Director. Subject to management approval, this position will provide oversight to professional staff and managers.  The position will assume line authority for the Department’s litigation services and will serve as chief policy formulating administrator for agency policy through litigation matters involving DCFS staff, programs, and operations.  Additionally, the position will represent the Department before other state agencies and governmental entities, private and public organizations, and other community and professional groups, while also serving as a principal liaison with the Attorney General’s Office.  This position is a great opportunity for someone with the desire to use their legal skills to benefit child welfare services. 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 completion of law school and 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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