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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 pr​ovision 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. ​

Personal Services Contracts

All Personal Service Contracts posted in this location are for TEMPORARY positions.





Web Developer (Principal Consultant #1858)196708 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. ​ 9/1/2023 5:48:53 PMInvolved throughout the entire project lifecycle including concept and design, prototyping, development, production, quality assurance and testing, deployment and maintenance of 4545 Solutions1858
Compliance Monitor - Principal Consultant #1708196902 ​Reporting to the Director, oversees the implementation of support and compliance monitoring protocols for state and federal legal guidance, rules, and law requirements as applicable to English learners and immigrant students; provides services for the fiscal and programmatic grant review, implementation and monitoring of one or more state or federal funded education programs; provides technical assistance and supports to the field, consistent with best practices and in alignment with all rules, regulations, and laws as applicable to English learners and immigrant students, including those English learners with special education needs, in early learning programs, charter schools, or other contexts; conducts onsite monitoring visits of school districts to assure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, and regulatory provisions; produces complete monitoring reports; drafts business correspondence, papers, research, and data collection documents. 9/7/2023 2:42:25 PMPrimarily responsible for managing and conducting the implementation of support and compliance monitoring protocols for state and federal legal guidance, rules, and law 587 Development1708
Accountant (Principal Consultant #187)196903 ​Reporting to the Director, performs complex accounting functions including, but not limited to, system design and review, accounts receivables, complex reconciliations, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) reporting, and financial statement preparation; provides guidance and advice on matters of fund reconciliations, auditor liaison activities, Management Information Data Accounting System (MIDAS) report design and maintenance, and acts as senior accountant in regards to the Agency's financial processes. 9/7/2023 2:47:00 PMOversees GAAP reporting and the preparation of agency financial statements and related supplementary information Examines, analyzes, and researches complex fiscal related issues 464 Support Services187
Program Support (Program Specialist I #1047)197006 ​Reporting to the Supervisor, provides support functions for the department professional staff and performs a variety of clerical tasks including answering phones and directing calls, opening and routing mail, and maintaining department records. Work hours are 830 a.m. - 500 p.m., Monday - Friday. 9/8/2023 3:22:03 PMLane 2/Tier 1 – Minimum salary $2,583 Performs general office duties including answering the main phone line for the department, providing callers with information about department 810 Business Services1047
Early Childhood Block Grant (Principal Consultant #1869)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. 8/29/2023 1:16:37 PMReviews, negotiates and recommends disposition of project/grant applications and contractual agreements Provides expertise in program areas which allows for effective program 9240 Childhood1869
Program Monitor (Principal Consultant #1638)39469 Reporting to the Director, reviews audit reports and audits corrective action plans for appropriateness, implementation status and effectiveness. Provides assistance as needed with other Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) department related activities. ​ 7/5/2023 4:49:25 PMReviews audit reports form Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) grantees in accordance with the uniform guidance and GATA Compares findings with fiscal and administrative risk 2859
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #197, 242, 505)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.​ 7/7/2023 2:41:57 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 16518 Grant Administration197, 242, 505
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 9107 Support & Infrastructure1356
Learning Renewal - Finance Center Lead #180988737 ​(This position is grant funded.) The learning renewal position in the finance center will serve as the lead in developing, implementing, monitoring, and adjusting financial, budget, and grant plans for items funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021. This position will report to the Director of Funding & Disbursements and also assist the Finance Officer and department Director in Budget & Financial Management. 6/28/2023 9:04:31 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Monitors grants and assists Funding & Disbursements with the efficient processing of these grants Master's degree in one of the 2837 & Disbursements1809
Monitor General Supervision (Principal Consultant #1656)110974 Reporting to the Director, provides a point of contact for school districts regarding special education services and programming by developing a partnering relationship; serves as a team lead for monitoring and support services for assigned school districts; serves as a team member for monitoring and support services for school districts across the state; serves as a liaison for assigned districts with other departments and agencies. ​ 8/14/2023 1:46:34 PMServes as a liaison between school districts and cooperatives and the department regarding special education services and the support of students having or suspected of having a 1323 Education Programmatic Support1656

​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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