Administrative Assistant Public Defender

MACON COUNTY, ILLINOIS
POSITION POSTING

OFFICE OF THE MACON COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: Office of the Macon County Public Defender

Posting date: 1/30/24

Application Deadline: Until the position is filled

Application Procedure: Submit via postal service or hand delivery a resume’ and cover letter to Michelle L. Sanders, Chief Public Defender, 253 East Wood Street, Room 209, Decatur, Illinois, 62523. You may also email your resume to Elizabeth Nihiser, Office Manager, at enihiser@court.co.macon.il.us.

Job Description: At this time, the Macon County Public Defender’s Office is seeking to fill an entry-level position. The Administrative Assistant will maintain the front desk and help the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities: Provide secretarial/clerical support to attorneys, including but not limited to answer incoming calls, schedule appointments with clients, prepare and type documents as needed for attorneys, organization and maintenance of current and closed files. Filing of court documents with the Circuit Clerk and distribution of copies to appropriate offices.

Salary and Benefits: Salary with paid vacation, sick and personal days and holidays; retirement through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund; medical, dental and life insurance.

Macon County is an equal opportunity employer.