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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.

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!​​​​​​

Community and Residential Services Authority (CRSA) Notice​

CRSA The Community and Residential Services Authority (CRSA) is seeking applicants for a Regional Coordinator.

The position is based in Central Illinois and requires: a bachelor’s degree; 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the provision and administration of direct services within mental health, child welfare, education, or juvenile justice provider system; that the applicant resides in Central Illinois; and statewide travel. Competitive salary and benefits. 

Request an application and job description by emailing Leah Guffey at: All completed applications, including transcripts and a resume, must be received no later than Friday, May 24, 2024. A cover letter is optional but would be considered helpful in describing your training and experience.

Personal Services Contracts

All Personal Service Contracts posted in this location are for TEMPORARY positions.





Grant Manager/Programmatic Support (Principal Consultant #228)122979 ​Reporting to the Supervisor, assists in the administration of department grant programs related to the whole child; provides ongoing technical assistance and monitoring of state and/or federal grant programs, including review of disapproval/approval or grant objectives, goals, and activities. Assists with the writing, review, and implementation of federal and state request for proposals and grant administration, provides grant-related technical assistance to schools, districts, and community-based organizations, creates resources and supplemental materials for grant programs. Provides supports for specialized projects, as necessary. 7/10/2024 4:30:46 PMAdministers grant programs that focus on the whole child including but not limited to after school program grants, 21st Century Community Learning Centers and/or other federal or & Healthy Climate228
Administrative Support (Program Specialist II #425)123001 ​Reporting to the Director, provides administrative support to the Director and professional staff of the department; functions as an assistant to the Director; coordinates administrative functions within the department. 7/11/2024 1:34:51 PMProvides administrative support to the department by developing and preparing memos, letters, correspondence, reports, legal documents, etc Serves as department contact for website Childhood Development425
Supervisor #1816146561 ​Reporting to the Director, supervises staff; manages department work stream(s) including but not limited to data collections, data reporting, ad hoc data and analysis requests, and data visualizations, data quality improvement efforts, and identifying and streamlining inefficient processes. 7/3/2024 4:06:31 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Manages department work streams and responsibilities such as reports (discipline, educator supply and demand report, etc Strategies & Analytics1816
Program Monitor (Principal Consultant #1565, 1576)147120 Reporting to the Director, reviews and reconciles financial data on audit reports from grantees in accordance with the Uniform Guidance and the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA). ​ 7/1/2024 2:18:58 PMReviews federal audit reports from school districts, joint agreements and other entities in accordance with the Uniform Guidance Reconciles financial data as needed, provides & State Monitoring1565, 1576
Principal Consultant - High Incidence Disability (Principal Consultant #1310)147121 Reporting to the Director, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and procedural systems which impact on the services to students who have or are suspected of having a disability; monitors programs; participates in the review and recommendations for approval of contracts, grants, or projects; acts as a communication link between various public entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the department's overall activities related to the support and improvements of educational programs. ​ 7/1/2024 2:18:58 PMServes as the content expert for low incidence disabilities, with an emphasis on intellectual disabilities, and medically fragile Provides oversight of the Philip J. Rock Center Education1310
Professional Development and Computer/Media Literacy Specialist (Principal Consultant #469)147122 Reporting to the Director, provides leadership, resources, and advocates for equity for all students, in particular addressing opportunities for students in the areas of computer science, computer literacy, and media literacy; works collaboratively, cross functionally and with school districts to develop and implement innovative educational practices and technologies and college and career ready initiatives; integrates and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education through engaging legislators, school administrators, teachers, students, parents, and other stakeholders in formulating and advocating for policies that enhance education, empower districts, and ensure equitable outcomes for all students. 7/1/2024 2:18:58 PMWorks collaboratively within center and cross-functionally to develop, implement, and facilitate innovative educational programs such as the Competency Pilot & Instruction469
Principal Consultant - Data Analyst (Principal Consultant #1686)147123 ​​​​Reporting to the Supervisor, develops data collection, cleaning, and compilation processes; writes reports; develops presentations; and supports the data analysis needs of assigned program departments. 7/1/2024 2:18:58 PMSupports the data collection and data and/or analysis request needs of assigned program departments by completing the data collection agenda for the assigned departments Strategies & Analytics1686
Special Education Supervisor - Operational/Fiscal (Supervisor #1591)163619 ​Reporting to the Director, supervises staff responsible for the review of Local Education Agency IDEA grant applications and other special education functions; directs, oversees and administers programs and operations of the department, with special focus on special education fiscal matters. Provides leadership and direction to educational bodies throughout the state. Serves as liaison between departments and outside educational and professional entities at the state and national level. 7/11/2024 7:16:21 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Coordinates and oversees the accomplishment of department functions and the State's general supervision of special education Education1591
Senior Software Developer (Senior Systems Administrator #1845)163625 ​Reporting to a Supervisor, this position is for a senior level developer responsible for the maintenance and development of multiple complex ISBE applications; mentors junior staff; ensures development standards and procedures are followed; and leads in efforts to retire system technical debt. 7/11/2024 7:35:44 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Develops and maintains enterprise-wide applications leveraging latest technologies Drives change from within IT through Solutions1845
Special Education Lead - Fiscal #1900163626 ​Reporting to the Director, the Lead will be responsible for assisting department management with procedures related to all special education grants and contracts funded by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and D grants and state appropriations. 7/11/2024 7:43:38 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Initiates procurement processes and procedures for special education contracts in accordance with state and federal regulations Education1900

​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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