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Program Manager

Salary Range: CL 25 - CL 27 ($45,544 - $89,595) depending upon qualifications.
Placement is dependent upon background and qualifications. Promotional potential to the next classification level without further competition.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Position Overview:

The Program Manager provides administrative and management-support services
essential to the direction and efficient operation of the office of the Senior Staff Attorney.
The incumbent assists the Senior Staff Attorney and other member of the office with
recruiting, hiring, training, assigning work to and supporting the staff attorneys. In
addition, the Program Manager coordinates case-management and personnel information
within the office and with chambers, coordinates and schedules office-wide events, and
maintains digital versions of office materials in an on-line database.

Required Qualifications:

To qualify for the position, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and two years of Specialized
Experience.

Specialized Experience - Progressively responsible administrative experience in, or closely related to, the work of the position and which has demonstrated the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to
successfully perform the duties of the position and involves the routine use of automated software and
keyboarding for word processing, data entry and report generation.

Desired Qualifications:

• JD degree from an accredited law school and/or paralegal certification.
• Experience in a court or other legal field.
• Extensive experience with office technology, including PC’s and software applications, inclusive of
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) email, and database management programs.
• Excellent vocabulary and grammar, writing ability, proofreading skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent organization, interpersonal and customer-service skills.
• Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment.

Please forward resume with cover letter and salary history to:

U.S. Court of Appeals - 7th Circuit
Human Resources
219 S. Dearborn Street - Rm. 1670
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Fax: 312-554-8077
E-Mail: ca7_HR@ca7.uscourts.gov
U.S. Court of Appeals - 7th Circuit