Administrative Assistant - Human Resources Administration

Job Type: Full-time, 12 months, 256 days, 7.5 hours/day

Start Date: September 1, 2020

Position Description

The Administrative Assistant for Human Resources provides support to the Regional Director and the Executive Board as well as performing a variety of professional and confidential human resource duties in the areas of benefits, recruitment, payroll, personnel management, and special projects. This position routinely handles highly sensitive and confidential information.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred; Associate Degree from an accredited community college required, preferably in Human Resources or related field. At least five years of extensive relevant training and/or extensive related job experience in the Human Resources field.

Position Location

Sycamore, IL Office


Based upon qualifications and experience

Contact Information

Jon Malone, Regional Director
Northwestern Illinois Association
245 W. Exchange Street, Suite 4
Sycamore, IL 60178
(779) 222 2554

Application Process and Deadline
  1. Completion of the NIA on-line application (www.thenia.org)
  2. Formal Letter of Application, Resume, List of References

Deadline: Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2020

General Information

The Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA) is a regional special education cooperative comprised of seventy-two school districts located in the ten northwestern counties of Illinois. The primary mission of the NIA is to provide special education services to children with low incidence impairments (hearing, vision and orthopedic/multiple disabilities).

The NIA region has been divided into three sub-regions for more effective planning and service delivery. The NIA maintains its administrative office in Sycamore with satellite offices located in each of the NIA sub-regions. Within the region there are fourteen special education districts or cooperatives, and twenty nonpublic agencies with which NIA personnel work closely in the provision of special education services.

The Northwestern Illinois Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find us in Northwestern Illinois

4 Office Locations

  • Sycamore
  • Rockford
  • St. Charles
  • Sterling

5 Hearing Clinic Locations

  • Aurora
  • St. Charles
  • South Beloit
  • Rockford
  • Sterling