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POSTING #23-E-12

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Community Outreach Liaison

PERMANENT ASSIGNMENT: Government and Community Relations


SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience


The Community Outreach Liaison shall be responsible for creating an outreach strategy to cover various geographic areas within the state, building relationships with community leaders and elected officials, religious and social service organizations, to educate members of the community and increase access to the resources and services provided by the OAG. They shall create avenues for discussion of office programs and policies and gather information regarding attitudes and concerns of the community. Additionally, they shall respond to requests from constituents for information and/or services.

The Community Outreach Liaison shall promote the resources and services of the office by arranging and participating in public speaking programs for organizations and community groups and also participating in community-sponsored events as representatives of the Office. Attendance or co-sponsoring of conferences or events when appropriate may be required, as well as staffing booths at fairs and exhibits. A database of community contacts shall be developed and maintained for future programs and events.

The Community Outreach Liaison shall listen to the concerns of the community and use information gathered to help shape policy.


A bachelor's degree and 3-5 years’ experience in public relations, marketing or education is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The Community Outreach Liaison should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, public speaking experience, problem-solving ability and exceptional judgment.

The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential to this position. A Community Outreach Liaison must be computer literate, adept at participating and presenting on web-based meeting platforms, and experience in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is preferred. A professional appearance is required at all times. This position requires the candidate to be available evenings and weekends and requires frequent travel throughout the state. A Community Outreach Liaison must have a valid driver license and proof of insurance. Attendance and the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees and the general public are essential functions of this position.

Hours of Work: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Application Procedure: Send cover letter and resume to:

Office of the Attorney General
Human Resources Bureau, 11th Floor
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

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