Illinois Education Association

General Counsel

Based in Springfield, IL

Full-time General Counsel position available in Springfield, IL. Serves as chief advisor to the Executive Director and IEA-NEA Governance on legal matters.  Designs, manages and directs the program and activities of the Legal Services Department.  Must possess the following minimum qualifications: License to practice before the Bar in Illinois or ability to obtain license as soon as possible; experience desirable in education law, employment law and labor relations law; administrative ability to coordinate legal matters and to develop legal research documents which support all programs of the Association; experience in budget development and administration; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work independently and in a team environment; high degree of interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with members, IEA-NEA leadership and staff is essential; valid driver’s license required.  Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, education, skills, and demonstrated abilities.  To review the full position description and apply, please go to https://ieanea.org/about/employment/, and click on General Counsel under Vacancies.  For questions, please contact Lindsey Spindel at (217) 321-2206.

100 East Edwards Street
Springfield, IL  62704-1999 
Fax 217.544.7383

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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