Tuesday, May 08, 2007


AAG -Bureau Chief - Civil Rights - Chicago

The Office of the Illinois Attorney General is seeking to fill the Bureau
Chief position in its Civil Rights Bureau. The Civil Rights Bureau
investigates alleged civil rights violations, including allegations of
pattern and practice discrimination under the Illinois Human Rights Act, and
litigates to enforce civil rights laws. Recently, the Bureau has been
involved in investigating violations of the Human Rights Act involving
English-only policies, racial profiling, religious discrimination,
employment discrimination, and also defended at trial the constitutionality
of a State agency┬╣s affirmative action program.

The next Bureau Chief should have at least 10 years experience, be a
skilled litigator, be committed to aggressively enforcing state and federal
Civil Rights laws, and have excellent communication and management skills.

The Civil Rights Bureau Chief advises the Attorney General on civil rights
issues, oversees investigations and cases handled by the Civil Rights
Bureau, supervises the Civil Rights Bureau's Assistant Attorneys General;
and represents the Attorney General in the field.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume, cover letter, references
and writing sample to:

Ruta Stropus
Director of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-5328
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

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