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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!​​​

Position Vacancy Notice​


ISBE is looking for driven individuals to join our administrative team!  

Search below now for details on open administrative assistant, administrative support, program support, and fiscal specialist positions!






Contract Compliance Monitor (Principal Consultant #1827)15876 Reporting to the Director, this position will support the implementation and compliance of assigned contracts by working collaboratively with contract owners and vendors to monitor performance and the delivery of product, services, or results as outlined by contracts. The monitor will prepare progress reports and collaborate with the contract owner to assure vendor compliance with the contract requirements. The monitor will review and reconcile contract invoices to ensure compliance with the terms of the contract. ​ 4/11/2022 3:00:35 PMCommunicates with the vendor and monitors the status and delivery of product, services, or results as outlined by the contract Maintains records regarding vendor’s performance and 1097https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseProject Management1827
Administrative Assistant III (Administrative Assistant III #832)18022 Reporting to the Legal Officer, provides administrative and specialized office support to the Legal Officer and professional staff in the department; gathers information and responds to inquiries, exercises judgment in conducting involved searches and applies general knowledge of department and agency operations in responding to inquiries. ​ 3/18/2022 2:01:58 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Coordinates appointments, meetings and travel schedule of the Legal Officer and professional staff 1985https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseLegal832
Supervisor (Supervisor #1030)19854 * * * REVISED * * * ​ Reporting to the Director, oversees all state and federal grant distribution to approved local education agencies. Provides supervision to department staff assigned grant programs to process budgets, expenditure reports, claims, application of audit adjustments and vouchers. Oversees account balancing including oversight of all grant receivables and outstanding debt recovery. 4/22/2022 3:16:02 PMManages all state and federal grant program appropriations and awards in accordance with applicable regulations for distribution Collaborates with the budget department to align 783https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFunding & Disbursements1030
Enterprise Software Architect (Systems Analyst, Principal #1798)19870 Reporting to a Supervisor, this position will be in charge of reviewing all applications within ISBE and setting up standards for coding and formatting. Participates in developing long-term strategic plans for software applications and looks at consolidation of older applications along with researching new ones; assists with the onboarding of department resources to ensure development standards and production release procedures are known and followed. ​ 3/25/2022 2:56:02 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Drives change from within IT through communication with teams regarding processes, standards, and culture 825https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSoftware Solutions1798
Classification Specialist (Human Resources Specialist #57)23120 ***REVISED*** ​Reporting to the Director, performs duties in suppor​t of the development and maintenance of classifications and position descriptions in the Human Resources Management System (HRMS); completes various affirmative action reports; assists in the Request to Fill (RTF), screening, and interview processes, and recruitment efforts; handles sensitive and confidential information. 4/18/2022 4:35:40 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Assists in the review, classification, and development of positions to be posted Assists in the maintenance of Position Action 1307https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseHuman Resources57
Program Support (Program Specialist II #1552)24481 Reporting to the Supervisor, is responsible for clerical functions within the department of Special Education Programmatic Support. 4/1/2022 5:37:22 PMServes as receptionist for the department Provides clerical support to staff and management such as answering phones, performing data entry, printing and mailing letters 1183https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education1552
Administrative Assistant III (Administrative Assistant III #393)26468 Reporting to the Financial Officer, will perform highly complex and skilled administrative support duties involving daily decision making and interpretation of office or program standards and policies. ​ 5/13/2022 4:30:12 PMReporting to the Financial Officer, will perform highly complex and skilled administrative support duties involving daily decision making and interpretation of office or program 783https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFinance393
Administrative Support (Program Specialist II #1749)27290 Reporting to the Director, provides clerical support to the director and professional staff of the department. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of agency and department policies and procedures. ​ 5/23/2022 3:26:56 PMProvides clerical support to the department by finalizing a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations Establishes, organizes and maintains department files 588https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseStudent Care1749
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #1463)32719 ​Reporting to the Supervisor, provides technical assistance to agency staff, local education agencies, and program administrators; serves as the primary contact for the program administrators and assists with problems and questions regarding a particular program; reviews and recommends grant applications, amendments, and monitoring reports. Acts as department liaison/representative for Kindergarten through 3rd grade alignment initiatives. Provides technical assistance with the Kindergarten through 3rd grade rules, learning standards, instruction, and resources. 5/6/2022 3:52:12 PMProvides expertise in program areas which allows for effective program leadership, development, and implementation in the area of early childhood, with an emphasis on Kindergarten 1080https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEarly Childhood1463
Floater (Program Specialist I #1028 and #1029)32723 ​Reporting to, and as assigned by the Director of Human Resources, will serve the role as a permanent floater (Program Specialist I), moving from various departments throughout the agency based on program priorities and/or workforce shortages to perform tasks as assigned by the respective program administrator. Duties will vary in nature and relate to clerical, fiscal and/or technical activities, depending on the specific assignment. Performance evaluations will be completed by the Director of Human Resources, based on input from those administrators who temporarily assigned duties during the period being evaluated. (Work hours are 830 a.m. - 500 p.m.) 6/17/2022 4:53:28 PMLane 2/Tier 1 – Minimum salary $2,583 May perform a variety of clerical tasks, ranging from routine to moderately complex May perform typing and filing duties and operate office 720https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseHuman Resources1028, 1029

​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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