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We would like to invite you to “Discover an A+ Career in Education” at the Illinois ​State Board of Education. Become a part of the transformation in education in the state. We are looking for innovative thinkers and visionaries, which will foster change to ensure that every child, from cradle to career, succeeds in Illinois.

Check out our career opportunities below!

Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development career opportunities

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) is hiring for several new positions to support the work under the Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five (PDG B-5) Renewal grant.

Cover Letters and Resumes should be sent to GOV.OECD@illinois.gov​.​​​


Below you will find all of the current opportunities that are available​ at the Illinois State Board of Education.  You can choose to browse all opportunities or utilize the filters on the left to narrow down your choices! ​




Monitor (Principal Consultant #554)38636 ​Reporting to the Director, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact on the services to students who have or are suspected of a disability; monitors programs; acts as a communication link between various stakeholders and agencies; provides programmatic consultation; and, assists in the overall department facilitation of activities for the purpose of improving educational programs. 3/10/2020 5:13:27 PMServes as team leader and team member on monitoring reviews to local education agencies to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, including analysis of data 519https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education554
Secondary Programs Data Analyst (Principal Consultant #1351)38637 ​Reporting to the supervisor, will conceptualize, design, conduct, and collaborate on complex data-related issues, projects, and studies that assist Agency decision-making and policy development; will produce and analyze data to support accountability, and will review, analyze, and summarize data-related polices to provide relevant information to inform ISBE policy development and decisions. 3/10/2020 5:13:07 PMConducts and supports the necessary data research and analysis for developing and maintaining accountability measures for high schools and secondary programs including, but not 149https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseData Strategies & Analytics1351
Data Strategies Projects Administrator (Projects Administrator #1733)38782 ​​​Reporting to the Director, the Projects Administrator will be responsible for managing projects related to data and system integration and reporting automation; will work with department staff in Data Strategies & Analytics, Software Solutions, and Research to gather requirements, document data duplication, identify solutions, and manage projects to implement approved solutions. 3/13/2020 2:27:31 PMManages data and system integration and reporting automation projects Helps define scope, map dependencies and critical paths Provides updates to management, identifies benchmarks 131https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseData Strategies & Analytics1733
Education Law Generalist with Charter Focus (Assistant Legal Counsel #1650)42389 ​​​Reporting to the Legal officer, will review matters concerning the interpretation of the Illinois School Code, Illinois Procurement Code, the Grant Accountability an​d Transparency Act, and general law. The Assistant Legal Counsel will be a primary legal contact for charter schools, including charter issues relating to certification, authorization, general charter issues and best practice. 12/9/2019 7:20:33 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Performs legal analysis, and drafts communication and memoranda on matters impacting school districts, Regional Offices of 435https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseLegal1650
Administrative Support (Program Specialist II #121)43826 Reporting to the Director, provides support to the Director and administrators in Curriculum & Instruction; provides clerical support for staff in Curriculum & Instruction. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of Agency and center policies and procedures, serves as backup to the CTE & Innovation Program Specialist for timekeeping and attendance, orders supplies as needed, answers the main phone line as assigned for two departments, prepares documents, coordinates meeting and travel for the Director. 2/14/2020 7:40:59 PMLane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438 Provides clerical support for the Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Projects Administrator and the department of Curriculum & Instruction 364https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseCurriculum & Instruction121
Licensure Program Support (Program Specialist I #1270)43827 ​​​Reporting to the Director, is responsible for providing exemplary customer service and processing of documents related to educator licensure, within timelines specified by the Director. 2/14/2020 7:42:56 PMLane 2/Tier 1 – Minimum salary $2,298 Provides quality customer service to educators and school districts by accurately and efficiently uploading transcripts, supporting documents 381https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness1270
Educator Effectiveness Department Supervisor (Supervisor #1492)43828 ​​​The Educator Effectiveness Department is seeking new talent to add to its team! This supervisor position will report to the Director of Educator Effectiveness and provide supervision, training, and evaluation of staff; provides technical assistance and support to staff and stakeholders, and oversees projects and initiatives related to educator preparation, licensure, and renewal. 2/14/2020 7:46:08 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Assists in providing day-to-day coordination and supervision of professional and operations staff 361https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness1492
Communications Specialist (Prinicipal Consultant #1728)43943 ​Reporting to the Director, supports the Agency’s engagement with schools, stakeholders, and media. This position balances day-to-day public relations with the planning and execution of longer-term campaigns. Responsibilities include media relations, strong writing across a variety of platforms, email marketing and contact management, social media, event planning, and digital content production. This position collaborates with departments across the Agency as part of a dynamic policy and communications team. This position contributes creative thinking and leadership at a pivotal moment for public education in Illinois. 2/19/2020 5:22:52 PMPerforms fundamental media relations tasks, such as drafting press releases, providing accurate responses to reporter inquiries in a timely manner, staffing media interviews, and 459https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalsePolicy & Communications1728
Receptionist and Program Support (Program Specialist I #1732)44238 ​The Educator Effectiveness department is seeking new talent to add to its team. This individual will answer incoming calls related to Educator Licensure and upload incoming mail, transcripts, and licensure forms to educators’ electronic accounts. This individual will also serve as a back-up for running fee reports and processing refunds due to educators. The hours for this position will be 830-500. 3/10/2020 2:08:37 PMLane 2/Tier 1 – Minimum salary $2,298 Responds to basic educator licensure questions and provides quality customer service to educators, educator preparation providers, regional 593https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness1732
Compliance Monitor - Chicago Public Schools (Principal Consultant #1683)78903 Reporting to the Director, provides a point of contact for the Chicago Public Schools regarding special education services and programming by developing a partnering relationship; serves as a team lead for monitoring and support services for the Chicago Public Schools; serves as a team member for monitoring and support services for the Chicago Public Schools; serves as a liaison for the Chicago Public Schools with other divisions and agencies. 2/12/2020 2:23:31 PMServes as a liaison between the Chicago Public Schools and the division regarding special education services and the support of students having or suspected of having a disability 1662https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalsePrograms1683

​Illinois State Board of Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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