Illinois Education Association
100 East Edwards Street • Springfield, IL 62704-1999 • 217.321.2206 • Fax 217.544.7383


Legislative/Government Relations Consultant

Based in Springfield, IL

Full-time Legislative/Government Relations Consultant position available in Springfield, IL. Directly responsible to the Director of Government Relations and Executive Director. Duties include lobbying on behalf of the legislative program in the Illinois General Assembly and State Executive Offices; analyzing legislative voting records and election results; assisting with the election activities related to specific campaigns and candidates recommended by IEA-NEA; and assisting in the preparation of materials for legislative endeavors.

Must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • College degree or equivalent;
  • teacher experience desirable;
  • high degree of organizing skills and capability to deal effectively on an interpersonal basis with members, leadership, and IEA Board of Directors;
  • working knowledge of school systems, school financing, and school law; working knowledge of TRS, SURS, SERS, and IMRF preferred;
  • capability to effectively assist school employees to organize for political activities;
  • valid driver’s license required.

Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, education, skills, and demonstrated abilities.

To Apply
To review the full position description and apply, please go to: https://ieanea.org/about/employment/, and click on Legislative/Government Relations Consultant under Vacancies. For questions, please contact Lindsey Spindel at (217) 321-2206.


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