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Village of Glen Ellyn, Administrative Assistant II – Community Development

Administrative Assistant II – Community Development



The Village of Glen Ellyn is seeking qualified candidates to fill a full-time Administrative Assistant position within the Community Development Department.  The duties of this position include, but are not limited to, performing a variety of responsible, confidential, and complex administrative support and clerical duties. The position supports the planning division with a variety of tasks including: typing, filing, and invoicing; the position perform duties such as record keeping, data entry, document research, coordination of meetings and conferences, drafting business correspondence, organizing direct mailings, website updates, and working on special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.  Position reports directly to the Community Development Director.



  • Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; BA/BS degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience or specialized training in an administrative support function or professional office environment; previous experience in a local government setting is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with tact and professionalism under various conditions. Must be detail-oriented and highly organized; ideal candidates are self-starters with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent typing skills, the ability to effectively operate customary office equipment, including computers and related software, such as Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Windows-based programs; previous experience with an electronic records management/archival system is a plus.
  • The position also requires individuals capable of completing basic mathematical calculations.


WORK SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.



The pay offered for this full-time, non-exempt position is $49,990 -76,046 or $24.03/hr to $36.56/hr with anticipated starting salary +/1 $60,000 depending on qualifications, with a full range of benefits offered. Actual starting salary is negotiable, and will be dependent upon qualifications, experience, and professional achievement.



  1. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and employment application (click here) to . Hard copies (faxed, mailed, hand-delivered) of resumes will be declined.


  1. Applicants must indicate (Job ID: #31-23 – Admin Assistant CD) in the subject line of their e-mail.


  1. The selected finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check, reference check, and post offer medical physical with a drug screening.


  1. The position is open until filled; however, first review of resumes will begin September 29, 2023. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Human Resources at 630-469-5000.





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