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  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • $80,004 - $100,002 USD / Year


POSITION SUMMARY: Under management direction of the Deputy Inspector General and/or Deputy
Inspector General and Chief, serves as Assistant Inspector General. The incumbent is responsible
for drafting final summary reports for investigative cases conducted by the Office of Executive
Inspector General (OEIG) under the auspices of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act,
conducting or assisting with research relating to legal, investigative, disciplinary, and other
relevant issues. This position involves working with information of an extremely sensitive and
confidential nature associated with investigations and legal proceedings.


1. Responsible for drafting final summary reports for investigative cases. Final summary reports
include: documentation of allegations, investigative steps taken, evidence adduced, analyses of
ethical and legal implications, findings and recommendations for appropriate action.
2. Assists in conducting research relating to legal, investigative, labor, disciplinary and other
relevant issues under statutes, rules and regulations.

3. Drafts legal memoranda summarizing research.
4. Assists Investigators in development of investigative plans. Provides legal guidance and
resolution of legal issues that arise during investigations. Prepares subpoenas and assists other
OEIG legal staff in research.

5. Interviews subjects, eyewitnesses and various other parties regarding information to gather,
verify, and/or corroborate evidence.
6. Ensures compliance with internal and external reporting and other statutory obligations by
maintaining case logs, providing input on monthly reports, investigative status reports, and
reviewing responses and other documents stemming from the issuance of founded reports.

7. Assists in investigating and issuing revolving door determinations and reviewing the state’s
hiring practices to ensure compliance with state and federal hiring practices.

8. Directs the preparation of case files. Reviews pleadings and testifies before administrative
judicatory bodies. Attends hearings before the EEC. Draft briefs and provides oral arguments before
the EEC as required.

9. Assists law enforcement authorities.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably
within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
REPORTS TO: Deputy Inspector General and/or Deputy Inspector General and Chief

Reference #24-08: AIG

• graduation from an accredited law school;
• successful completion of the Uniform Bar Examination or license to practice law in the United
• admittance to Illinois State Bar within one year of acceptance of an AIG positions;
• prior legal experience in the area of ethics, criminal or labor/employment law is
• ability to balance multiple concurrent priorities;
• high ethical standards and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential
• ability to travel, including overnight;
• flexibility to work independently and in a team environment;
• excellent interpersonal, analytical, research, writing, organizational, and communication
skills; and
• demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) and internet

HOW TO APPLY: (The OEIG is a non-code state agency)

Applicants should select the employment tab on our website at and
click the “Apply to the OEIG” link and follow the instructions for applying.

The OEIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing
this application, interviewing, or completing any pre-employment testing, please direct your
inquiries to Human Resources at (312) 814-1789, or

Hiring decisions are not based on or affected by political factors, including political
sponsorship, affiliation, or support.

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