ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with IT staff to manage ISBE’s web presence and SharePoint environments. This position will be part of a dynamic and innovative team responsible for providing the infrastructure necessary to support sophisticated education technology architecture. This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Division Supervisor.
The Illinois State Board of Education Professional Capital Internship program offers energetic and highly-motivated undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain experience with the Agency that serves the Illinois State K-12 educational system.
This internship will integrate academic study with Agency responsibilities. Interns must possess self-motivation to permit professional development. Placements will be assigned throughout divisions within the Agency in areas such as Assessment and Accountability, Budget and Financial Management, Communications, Career and Technical Education, Educator Effectiveness, Federal and State Monitoring, Fiscal Support Services, Funding and Disbursements, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Legal, Nutrition and Wellness, School Business Services or Special Education Services.
All interns will complete an Internship Agreement with the Illinois State Board of Education, pass a background check, participate in Orientation process and complete an Internship Experience Assessment.
This position provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services. (This position will work primarily in Winnebago, Ogle, LaSalle, Lee, or DeKalb county. Residency for this position is required within one of these counties to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position collaborates and consults with ISBE wellness team, Illinois school districts, and relevant service providers in all efforts designed to build differentiated supports for the promotion of school wellness. This position reports to the Division Administrator and Division Supervisor.
This position provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of state and federally funded education programs. Coordinates and/or participates as a member of a team of consultants in the development and/or revision of program guidelines, RFPs, rules, procedures and the provision of technical assistance and oversight, etc., to ensure the effective implementation of the programs. Provides technical assistance to program participants regarding implementation of the programs, and seeks to improve the quality of their programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position interprets and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education as directed. Directs, oversees and administers programs, operations and personnel within the division. Provides leadership and direction to educational bodies throughout the state. Serves as liaison between divisions and outside educational and professional entities. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; acts as a communication link between various publics; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvements of educational programs. This position reports to the Division Administrator of Special Education Services.
ISBE is looking for a new Technical Lead to add to our Information Technology team. Reporting to the Director of Information Systems, the position will provide day-to-day management of the agency’s Business Intelligence and data visualization projects. Provides guidance and acts as consultant to other divisional directors and administrators in the recommendation of Business Intelligence and data visualizations solutions. Performs reporting analysis for ongoing and proposed division projects. Represents division at agency meetings.
This position performs duties associated within the division and in support of career and technical education, the Illinois Learning Standards for Math, middle and secondary school transformations, multiple state and federal grant/contract programming. This position reports to the Director.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and support of assessment and accountability programs and procedures that impact the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; acts as a communication link between various divisions and outside entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the division’s overall activities related to the support and improvement of educational resources and programs. This position reports to the Director.
This position provides services for the fiscal and programmatic implementation and monitoring of one or more state or federal funded education programs; reads and approves state and federal grant applications; participates as a member of a team of consultants providing technical assistance to districts; provides information and other resources to assure school and district compliance with the provisions of ESSA and other applicable legislation; seeks to improve overall instructional quality; serves as a point of contact and liaison with external educational services agencies and professional groups. This position reports to the Director.
This position provides leadership and consultative services to regional systems for career and technical education; represents Illinois as the State Ag Advisor; provides federal and state grant/contract management; plans and coordinates professional learning for career and technical education with a focus on agriculture education. This position reports to the Director.
This position processes all pupil transportation claims and processes payments for reimbursement. Performs a wide range of analytical duties specific to formula based state education funding programs and legislative requests for financial data. Compiles federal grants information to comply with various federal reporting requirements. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position implements project management strategies and science content knowledge to advance the Illinois Science Assessment (ISA) and alternate science assessment in support of the agency’s strategic goals. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position performs duties to meet the needs of students with disabilities concentrated in the area of the Grants Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA), fiscal, budgetary compliance of state and federal special education expenditure; performs duties in the review, recommendation and monitoring of contracts, grants, and projects; develops and conducts in-service training and technical support, including presentations; serves as team member for monitoring and support services for school districts across the state. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position provides a point of contact for school districts regarding special education services and programming; serves as team lead for monitoring and support services for assigned school districts; serves as team member for monitoring and support services for school districts across the state; serves as a liaison for assigned districts with other divisions and agencies. This position reports to the Division Administrator.
This position assists in responding to legislative inquiries on education bills and issues; resolves sensitive issues; provides written summaries and recommendations on legislation affecting the agency and education; develops and maintains databases; and, attends hearing and committee meetings. This position reports to the First Deputy Superintendent.
ISBE is looking for new talent to grow our project management team. The Project Manager will be critical in ensuring projects produce a high quality product and are performed on time, on budget and within scope. The Project Manager will assist in ensuring projects align with the ISBE vision, mission and goals and will manage and monitor scope, milestones, tasks, timelines, dependencies, communications, budgets and expenses for multiple projects simultaneously. This position will work collaboratively within a team environment including project sponsors and other key internal and external stakeholders. This position will also be critical in furthering the development and implementation of project management practices throughout the agency. This position reports to a Director.
This position will conceptualize, design, conduct, and collaborate on complex policy-related issues, projects, and studies, that assist Agency decision-making and policy development; will review, analyze, and summarize policies to provide relevant information to ISBE policy and decision-makers. This position reports to the Director.
ISBE is looking for new talent to grow our project management team. The Business Analyst will serve an important role in helping ISBE meet its goals and serve the children of Illinois by working collaboratively within a project team environment on multiple cross-functional initiatives. The Business Analyst will be responsible for collaborating with project sponsors, project managers and other internal and external project stakeholders to analyze business process and anticipated needs; identify, document, and clearly communicate the business process and requirements; and assist with user acceptance testing of various projects. This position reports to a Director.
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is the state agency committed to partnering with communities to build excellent public schools for every child across the state. We are committed to serving the whole child whereby whole schools, whole communities, and whole systems need to work in concert to support students' cognitive growth, social and emotional development, and physical well-being. We have ambitious and necessary goals in our fight for equity across the state:
Imagine coming to work every day to tell positive stories of teachers, students, and parents who are doing incredible work to drive equity and change for each and every child. As a lead storyteller, this position lives at the intersection of policy and communications through finding, humanizing, and telling the stories of important work happening in classrooms around the state.
In conjunction with the communications and programmatic strategy, you will identify amazing personal stories and travel the state to build multi-media stories of these individuals and programs in service to educate the public and fellow school districts about the policies and programs ISBE drives.
Reporting to the Executive Director Special Education, is responsible for the management and direction of the overall functions and programs of the division. Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of the division staff and contractors (as applicable) to ensure the proper application of and adherence to agency policies, state and federal guidelines, and fiscal accountability. Responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of the functions and programs of the division, including developing individual staff goals, ensuring timelines for the completion of work by division staff are established and met. Promotes collaboration with other divisions as needed. Responsible for ensuring proper use of time by division staff. This includes timely approval of budgets, payroll transactions and timesheets.
This position performs project management analysis, design, programming and implementation of sophisticated web and computer based systems; maintains existing mainframe based systems and updates system documentation accordingly in compliance with agency mandates; communicates with end users to ascertain studies and plans to provide management with solutions to operational problems; provides expert technical assistance to lower level personnel. This position reports to a Division Supervisor.
This position reviews audit reports and audit corrective action plans for appropriateness, implementation status and effectiveness. Provides assistance as needed with other GATA related activities. This position reports to the Director.
Reporting to the director, reviews grantee internal control questionnaire submissions and administers financial and administrative grantee risk conditions applied to grantees. Provides assistance as needed with other GATA related activities.