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Discover an A+ Career in Education  

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.

Check out our career opportunities below!

Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development career opportunities

The Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) is hiring for several new positions to support the work under the Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five (PDG B-5) Renewal grant.

Cover Letters and Resumes should be sent to GOV.OECD@illinois.gov​.​​​


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! ​




Data Analyst (Principal Consultant #1551)19725 The Illinois State Board of Education is looking for a data analyst/developer to add to our Information Systems team. Reporting to Information Systems management, the position will provide day-to-day data analyst and database developer activities in support of the Agency's Student Information System. The position duties will include working with Agency department managers and staff to recommend, build, and support student data collections and reporting solutions. Duties will comprise of developing data solutions using Microsoft SQL Server. 2/12/2020 2:23:35 PMCreates and maintains database queries and stored procedures to gather report data from Agency SQL databases Gathers business requirements from Agency program areas and external 419https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseInformation Systems1551
Nonpublic Special Education (Principal Consultant #423)37074 ​​​Reporting to the Director and Supervisor, is responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of programs which impact on 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. 2/12/2020 2:23:34 PMAssists in the administration of the public and nonpublic special education facility system including evaluation and approval of nonpublic special education facility applications 992https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education423
Statistician (Principal Consultant #1714)37307 ​Reporting to the Director, supports the Director by reviewing and analyzing data for the purposes of making policy decisions. 2/12/2020 2:23:35 PMConducts psychometric and complex statistical analysis using multiple methodologies on multiple data sets and files to meet Agency needs Advises on the design of data collection 406https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseResearch1714
Education Law Generalist with Charter Focus (Assistant Legal Counsel #1650)42389 ​​​Reporting to the Legal officer, will review matters concerning the interpretation of the Illinois School Code, Illinois Procurement Code, the Grant Accountability an​d Transparency Act, and general law. The Assistant Legal Counsel will be a primary legal contact for charter schools, including charter issues relating to certification, authorization, general charter issues and best practice. 12/9/2019 7:20:33 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Performs legal analysis, and drafts communication and memoranda on matters impacting school districts, Regional Offices of 306https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseLegal1650
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #505)51386 ​Reporting to the Director, 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. 2/12/2020 2:23:34 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 521https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTitle Grant Administration505
Compliance Monitor - Chicago Public Schools (Principal Consultant #1683)78903 Reporting to the Director, provides a point of contact for the Chicago Public Schools regarding special education services and programming by developing a partnering relationship; serves as a team lead for monitoring and support services for the Chicago Public Schools; serves as a team member for monitoring and support services for the Chicago Public Schools; serves as a liaison for the Chicago Public Schools with other divisions and agencies. 2/12/2020 2:23:31 PMServes as a liaison between the Chicago Public Schools and the division regarding special education services and the support of students having or suspected of having a disability 1373https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalsePrograms1683
Supervisor (#1669)110340 Reporting to the Director, interprets and executes the policies and expectations of the State Board of Education as related to special education. Directs, oversees and administers programs, operations and personnel within the department. Provides leadership and direction to educational bodies throughout the state. Serves as liaison between departments and outside educational and professional entities. 10/25/2019 6:06:10 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Coordinates the development, revision and implementation of the differentiated monitoring system and its supports, including 502https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSpecial Education1669
Supervisor (#1030)117629 ​Reporting to the Director, oversees all state and federal grant distribution to approved Local Education Agencies. Provides direction to division staff assigned grant programs to process budgets, expenditure reports, claims, application of audit adjustments and vouchers. Oversees the design and development of grants in the electronic grant system, account balancing including oversight of all grant receivables and outstanding debt recovery. 10/15/2019 7:46:41 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Manages all state and federal grant program appropriations and awards in accordance with applicable regulations for distribution 1192https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFunding & Disbursements1030
Administrative Support (Program Specialist II #1722)131812 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. 11/8/2019 8:19:40 PMLane 2/Tier 2 – Minimum salary $2,438 Provides clerical support to the department by finalizing a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations 1187https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseResearch1722
Program Monitor, School Finance Analysis (Principal Consultant #1332)133129 ​Reporting to the Supervisor, provides specialized services related to review of charter school applications, school maintenance grants, energy efficiency grants, school construction grants, temporary relocation grants/loans, and emergency financial assistance grants/loans. provides assistance to school reorganization, limitation of administrative costs, school treasurer bonds, and school finance. 2/12/2020 2:23:33 PMReviews all charter school applications and renewals for charter school and resident school district financial stability Ensures that charter school annual audits and statutorily 337https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1332

​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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