City of DeKalb

The City of DeKalb, Illinois, a progressive community located approximately 60 miles west of Chicago and proud home to Northern Illinois University, seeks an Administrative Assistant to join our team.  The Administrative Assistant provides a variety of professional, technical, and confidential administrative support to the City Manager’s Office, City Attorney, Human Resources Department, and the Planning Director. The Administrative Assistant maintains legal records and performs activities related to litigation matters, acts as recording secretary to the Planning and Zoning Commission, prepares property tax exemption applications, and assists the Human Resources Department with administrative support operations. This position requires a high level of discretion and the ability to work under minimal supervision. This position will require attendance at evening meetings (approximately two evenings per month).

We require a minimum of five years of administrative support experience and prefer a minimum of one year of experience working in a legal or municipal environment.

The starting salary range for the position is $50,574 commensurate with knowledge, skills and experience.  The City of DeKalb provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits, life insurance coverage, HSA & flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Initial review of applications to begin March 29, 2024. Position will remain open until filled.

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