The Illinois Appellate Court, Third Judicial District, is accepting applications for the position of Clerk of the Court with a projected start date of January 19, 2023. This is a highly responsible professional, supervisory and administrative position. The Clerk of the Appellate Court is appointed by the Appellate Court Justices within one of the five Appellate Districts.
The Clerk is responsible for administering all phases of work in docketing case flow management and other areas of operations necessary to execute the responsibilities of the office. Duties include supervising the filing and intake of court documents, overseeing the oral argument calendar, managing budget expenditures and procurement, supervising and managing staff, coordinating the administrative functions of the court, and conferring with court justices about court policy and planning.
Applicants must have a J.D. and a minimum of five years' progressively responsible experience or training in the processing of litigating either trial or appellate court cases. Applicants must live within the boundaries of the Third District (Bureau, DuPage, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee, LaSalle, or Will County).
Additional details about the position, including how to apply, may be found in the following vacancy announcement. The position will remain open until filled, but applications received on or before December 26, 2022, will be given first consideration.