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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 choi​ces!​​

Transforming Education in Illinois - PowerPoint Presentation 

Transforming Education in Illinois

Mark your calendars for our virtual event and become part of the transformation in education in Illinois! 

We are seeking professionals grounded in the values of leadership, accountability, collaboration, equity, and service to join our team. 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2-3 p.m. CT 

What to expect: 

  • Hear from our State Superintendent Carmen I. Ayala regarding the direction of ISBE 
  • Learn about our employee benefits, workplace culture, and growth opportunities 
  • Receive an overview of the application process 
  • Discuss current career opportunities — Education, Information Technology, Legal, Project Management, Finance, Communications, Management and Administration 
  • Participate in Q & A 

Register today via Zoom (link will be sent after registration)​

View Virtual Career Fair Flyer​PDF Document





Supervisor for School District Finance and Health, Life and Safety for Facilities staff (Supervisor #1257)30729 ​Reporting to the Director, functions as a Supervisor for multiple department school finance projects; oversees the coordination, development, and implementation of department finance staff, school finance reports, and uploading of school finance data and updating of current systems and new systems utilized for district school finance reporting; oversees the school finance technical assistance given to school district administrators, school board members, community members, etc.; chairs and/or represents the department at meetings or on task force committees. 9/25/2020 6:11:00 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of department finance staff to ensure the application and direction of agency 1045https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1257
Nutrition Data and Systems Administrator (Principal Consultant #1076)44727 ​Reporting to the Director, performs work ranging from moderate to considerable complexity applying practices and technical expertise in the areas of data management, technology, and child nutrition program management; coordinates the technology systems and data reporting for the administration of the Child Nutrition programs. 3/30/2021 1:28:00 PMCoordinates the department technology systems and data reporting requirements for the Child Nutrition programs This includes the development of procedures and technology systems 379https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseNutrition1076
Web Developer (Prinicipal Consultant #888)49654 ​ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our IT team! This position will work collaboratively with program and IT staff to build sophisticated web applications and maintain those systems. This is an opportunity for an experienced web developer to design, develop and implement software solutions and bring innovation to an education data systems environment and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies. This position functions under general supervision and reports to an IT Department Supervisor. 3/30/2021 1:32:03 PMInvolved throughout the entire project lifecycle including concept and design, prototyping, development, production, quality assurance and testing, deployment and maintenance 409https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSoftware Solutions888
Financial Consultant (Consultant #1680)56539 Reporting to the Director, provides specialized consultative services in the primary areas of finance and business services. This position will be headquartered in the Springfield office with travel required to school districts throughout the state as needed. 5/10/2021 1:38:02 PMProvides assistance to the Principal Consultants with technical assistance to Regional Offices of Education (ROES), district personnel, other administrative entities, and agency 204https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1680
E-GMS Team Member (Principal Consultant #1264)74127 ​Reporting to the Director, assists in the design, development and testing of grants within the Electronic Grants Management System (E-GMS). 4/22/2021 5:17:57 PMResponsible for updating and testing existing grants within the E-GMS by reviewing and revising system details incorporating legislative, rule and regulatory changes as necessary 856https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseGATA1264
IT Security Administrator (Senior Systems Administrator #1780)74293 *** REVISED 1/22/2021​***​ The Illinois State Board of Education is looking for an IT Security Specialist to plan, analyze, design, configure, test, implement, maintain, and support the agency’s network and application security. While reporting to infrastructure management on network security issues (patch management, cyber-security, evaluation of internal controls, etc.), this position would also assist the software solutions department with security activities surrounding application access (web-based, LAN, and mainframe) and vulnerability testing. The position requires a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with strong technical, organizational, and communications skills. Chicago applicants must be willing to occasionally travel to the Springfield Office. 1/22/2021 10:21:14 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Identifies and communicates current and emerging security threats Evaluates existing internal controls, makes decisions based on 725https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTechnology Support & Infrastructure1780
Program Support (Program Specialist I #1047)114384 Reporting to the Director, provides support functions for the department professional staff and performs a variety of clerical tasks. 4/30/2021 6:04:02 PMPerforms a variety of clerical functions including preparing correspondence and reports using Microsoft Office applications Prepares logs for and organizes and maintains all 365https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1047
Early Childhood Birth - 5 (Principal Consultant #1459)114865 ​​​Reporting to the Director, provides technical assistance to Early Childhood program staff and administrators, including those in early childhood block grant programs and early childhood special education; reviews documents and conducts onsite visits of programs for evaluation purposes; serves as primary contact for program administrators and assists with problems and questions regarding early childhood programs; reviews and recommends grant applications and amendments. serves as a liaison to community based organizations and programs serving language minority students. 6/8/2021 1:57:32 PMProvides expertise and leadership in the development and implementation of early childhood initiatives for children ages birth - 5 years and their families 2145https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEarly Childhood1459
Administrative Support for Title Grant Administration (Program Specialist II #1628)118190 ​Reporting to the Director, provides administrative support to the Director and staff responsible for the administration of the department. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of agency and departmental policies and procedures. 4/16/2021 2:49:13 PMLane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438 Provides administrative support to the department by finalizing a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations 436https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTitle Grant Administration1628
Senior Data Analyst (Principal Consultant #901, 1453)120950 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 to which assigned. ​ 2/19/2021 7:43:36 PMSupports the data collection and request needs of assigned program departments by completing the data collection agenda for the assigned departments Serves as a data steward for 702https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseData Strategies & Analytics901, 1453

​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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