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Administrative Manager
Location: Peoria
Hours: full-time

Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is seeking to fill a full-time Administrative Manager position in its Peoria office, located at 331 Fulton Street, Suite 600, Peoria.  Prairie State Legal Services is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and seniors.

Job Description

The Administrative Manager position supports the office’s Managing Attorney in supervising the day-to-day administrative operations of the office, including project and grant management. The position also includes assisting clients in public benefits cases, although a JD is not required. Together with the Managing Attorney, the Administrative Manager will supervise attorney and non-attorney staff, as well as numerous volunteers, in the administrative function of the office. Successful candidate must possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, advanced skills in conflict resolution and communication, and proficiency with computer networks and Excel. Interest in and commitment to assisting low-income individuals in the resolution of their legal problems is necessary.  Must be a team player and enjoy working with people.


MBA or JD preferred. Legal experience and grant development and reporting experience preferred.  Pay depending on experience.

No phone calls please.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and list of references to Denise E. Conklin, Managing Attorney, Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., at  Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Prairie State Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

Please send resumes by April 20, 2018.

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