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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 Cook County based 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; and statewide travel.

Competitive salary and benefits. Request an application and job description by emailing Leah Guffey at: All completed applications, including transcripts, must be received no later than Friday, April 28, 2023. A cover letter and resume are optional but would be considered helpful in describing your training and experience. ​





Web Developer (Principal Consultant #1858)63667 ISBE is looking for experienced talent to add to our software solutions team! This position will work collaboratively with program and software solutions 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 a supervisor. ​ 5/22/2023 1:35:52 PMInvolved throughout the entire project lifecycle including concept and design, prototyping, development, production, quality assurance and testing, deployment and maintenance of 809 Solutions1858
Early Childhood Block Grant (Principal Consultant #412)13023 ​Reporting to the Supervisor, provides oversight of the Early Childhood Block Grant budget; provides technical assistance to agency staff, local education agencies and program administrators; reviews documents and conducts on-site visits of program to evaluate programs; serves as the primary contact for program administrators and assists with problems and questions regarding a particular program; reviews and recommends grant applications and amendments. 1/3/2023 2:41:49 PMReviews, negotiates and recommends disposition of project/grant applications and contractual agreements Provides expertise in program areas which allows for effective program 5276 Childhood412
Director of School/District Leadership #174544558 ​Reporting to the Executive Director of Regional Services, provides collaborative leadership development and support to Illinois school districts, educational organizations, and Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) employees. 2/22/2023 8:55:34 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Directs the overall function of supporting Illinois school districts to support the development and continued excellence for 6263 Leadership1745
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #197)44688 Reporting to the Supervisor, 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.​ 4/11/2023 2:45:08 PMPerforms grant evaluations and reviews and approves original and amended grant applications Assists in implementing one or more federal funded grant programs to ensure their 12469 Grant Administration197
Administrative Support (Program Specialist II #1197)49607 ​Reporting to the director, provides clerical support to the director, supervisor and staff responsible for the administration of career and technical education. Daily work includes gathering information and responding to inquiries, decision making, interpretation and application of agency and department policies and procedures. Serves as support for CTE and innovation staff, timekeeper for the CTE & Innovation department and backup timekeeper for Standards & Instruction for timekeeping and attendance. Orders supplies as needed, answers the main phone line as assigned. Provides phone coverage to other departments as needed. 5/3/2023 1:22:07 PMLane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,750 Serves as timekeeper for the department and answers the main phone line Serves as backup timekeeper for standards and instruction 5046 & Innovation1197
METT Principal Consultant (Principal Consultant #453)75868 ​Reporting to the Director, performs duties associated with career and technical education with a focus on the areas of manufacturing, engineering, technology and trades, the Illinois learning standards, middle and secondary school career and technical education, workbased learning and industry credentials and state and federal grant/contract programming. 5/5/2023 6:21:22 PMWorks collaboratively within department and cross-functionally to develop, implement, manage, and monitor state and federal grant programs Advocates for equity in programming which 1199 & Learning453
Network Administrator (Senior Systems Administrator #1356)87753 Reporting to the Supervisor, performs the role of Network Administrator and provides the day-to-day management of ISBE information technology and infrastructure networking projects. This position also incorporates portions of infrastructure operations into the role. This position may require limited travel and afterhours work. ​ 11/15/2022 7:57:21 PMMaintains agency firewalls configuration and rules Maintains the agency's IPS to detect and prevent malicious attacks on ISBE's network Configures and implements core and edge 5873 Support & Infrastructure1356
Licensure Fee Specialist (Program Specialist II #1692)92339 Reporting to the Director, is responsible for handling fee-related issues within the Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS), including running daily and end-of-month balances, balancing fees collected with fees returned within a specific time period, and correcting any fee issues in the system. this individual will provide exemplary customer service to educators and Regional Offices of Education through timely resolution of fee issues and timely upload of educator application documents into ELIS. ​ 4/7/2023 4:41:06 PMRectifies fee-related issues in the Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS Runs regular reports to check for errors and balance fees collected with fees returned 2458 Effectiveness1692
Nonpublic Special Education Consultant (Principal Consultant #1620)110434 Reporting to the Supervisor, 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 and approves nonpublic special education programs; participates in the review and recommendation for approval of contracts, grants or projects; acts as a communication link between various public and nonpublic entities; provides programmatic consultation and assists in the overall department facilitation of activities for the purpose of improving educational programs. ​ 3/14/2023 8:18:07 PMAssists in the administration of the public and nonpublic special education facility system including evaluation and approval of nonpublic special education facility applications 3246 Education Programmatic Support1620
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #214)115081 Reporting to the Supervisor, 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, Requests for Proposal (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. ​ 3/16/2023 5:52:37 PMAssists in implementing and monitoring state and federally funded grant programs to ensure their effectiveness and compliance with all applicable programmatic and fiscal 2585 Education Operational Support214

​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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