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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!​





Administrative Assistant (Legal) (Administrative Assistant III #832)27100 ​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, exercising judgment in conducting involved searches and applies general knowledge of department and agency operations in responding to inquiries. 1/8/2021 4:23:26 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Coordinates appointments, meetings and travel schedule of the Legal Officer and professional staff At the direction of the Legal 1530https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseLegal832
Child Nutrition Claims and Grants Specialist (Fiscal Specialist III #1402)27255 ​​Reporting to the Director, processes all child nutrition financial claims via the web-based Illinois Nutrition System (WINS) as well as state and federal budget applications, amendments and expenditure reports for payment processing in the Financial Reimbursement Information System (FRIS).​ 1/11/2021 3:32:05 PMProcesses all child nutrition financial claims via the web-based Illinois Nutrition System (WINS) as well as process all payments via the Financial Reimbursement Information 480https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFunding & Disbursements1402
Project Manager (Project Manager #1639)27256 Use your project management expertise to support two million students across the state of Illinois! ISBE is looking for talented, dedicated, and driven project managers to join our project management team. Our project managers are critical in ensuring projects are performed on time, on budget, and within scope. In this role, you will ensure that projects align with ISBE's vision, mission, and goals by managing and monitoring multiple projects' scope, milestones, tasks, timelines, dependencies, communication, budgets, and expenses. You will collaborate in a team environment with executives, project sponsors, and other key internal and external stakeholders. In this role, you will be critical in furthering the development and implementation of project management practices throughout the agency. This position reports to the Director.​ ​ 1/11/2021 3:40:23 PMManages and monitors project scope, time, cost, quality, resources, risks, issues and communications Performs tasks necessary to develop materials and successfully plan, execute 639https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseProject Management1639
Processing of School District Financial Reports and Grant Reviewer (Consultant #1678)61433 Reporting to the Director, assists with the analysis, processing, and review of the annual financial reports; provides school financial assistance by phone and workshops; and participates on special projects and annual financial report teams; provides assistance to the review, systems management, and administration for maintenance, energy efficiency, and school construction grant programs. ​ 10/5/2020 5:59:00 PMAssists with the development, analysis, processing and reconciling of Local Education Agencies' Annual Financial Report (AFR), budgets, and Annual Statement of Affairs (ASA) data 695https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1678
Special Education Data Manager (Principal Consultant #1633)63408 ​​Reporting to the Director, is responsible for the accurate and timely collection and reporting of data regarding special education programs and services; is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of services and programs which impact students with, or suspected of having, a disability; provides technical assistance regarding data analysis within the department and agency; develops communication and data visualization to improve communication of data within the agency, school districts and other stakeholder groups; develops and serves as a representative and technical assistance provider, including presentation and convening stakeholder groups, regarding special education data and reporting. 11/18/2020 8:37:57 PMConducts and supports the necessary data research, collection and analysis for developing and maintaining accountability measures for special education programs including, but not 522https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education1633
Administration of School-based Nutrition Programs (Principal Consultant #1785)73948 ​Reporting to the Director, performs work ranging from moderate to considerable complexity applying practices and technical expertise in areas of financial management, nutrition and child nutrition programs. 2/1/2021 2:19:54 PMCoordinates multiple project/program assignments which assist in the administration of various child nutrition school-based programs, including on-site visitations to monitor 637https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSafe & Healthy Climate1785
E-GMS Team Member (Principal Consultant #1264, 1554)74127 ​Reporting to the Director, assists in the design, development and testing of grants within the Electronic Grants Management System (E-GMS). 1/21/2021 3:51:58 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 382https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseGATA1264, 1554
Specialized Populations (Principal Consultant #926)74130 ​Reporting to the Director, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of specialized populations 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 improvement of educational programs. 1/20/2021 9:57:16 PMCoordinates the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of specialized populations programs related to specific learning disabilities/dyslexia, emotional disabilities 419https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education926
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 315https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTechnology Support & Infrastructure1780
Administrative Support for Educator Effectiveness (Program Specialist II #896)96213 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. 1/26/2021 8:59:52 PMProvides administrative support to the department by developing and preparing correspondence Arranges travel and meeting locations for the Director and professional staff 556https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness896

​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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