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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!






Supervisor for School District Finance and Health, Life and Safety for Facilities staff (Supervisor #1257)41690 ***REVISED*** ​Reporting to the Director, functions as a Supervisor for multiple department school finance projects; oversees the coordination, development, and implementation of department finance staff, school finance reports, and uploading of school finance data and updating of current systems and new systems utilized for district school finance reporting; oversees the school finance technical assistance given to school district administrators, school board members, community members, etc.; chairs and/or represents the department at meetings or on task force committees. 4/8/2022 8:56:53 PMSalary commensurate with education and experience Directs, monitors and evaluates the activities of department finance staff to ensure the application and direction of agency https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1257
School Building Code Compliance (Consultant #1675)41779 Reporting to the Director, analyzes and reviews specialized services primarily in the area of fire prevention and safety. ​ 2/8/2022 3:32:29 PMAssists with the analyzing and processing of documents for the Health/Life and Safety Program 10 year Safety Survey and Amendments and School Construction Program applications https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSchool Business Services1675
Grant Reviewer (Principal Consultant #197, 285, 1835)44688 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. ​ 7/15/2022 4:34:28 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 https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseTitle Grant Administration197, 285, 1835
Program Monitor (Principal Consultant #664)44697 Reporting to the Supervisor, will perform moderately complex work, applying practices and technical expertise in areas of accounting, audit, financial management and continuous improvement. As a member of a team, regularly coordinates monitoring programs with LEAs, ROEs, ISCS and other clients for the purpose of determining fiscal and programmatic compliance with applicable federal and state rules and regulations, agency guidelines and the enhancement of the quality of the programs. (This position will work primarily in northwest Illinois. Residency for this position is required within one of the following counties - Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Carroll, Ogle, Whiteside, Lee, Rock Island, Henry, or Bureau - to commence no later than 30 days following date of hire.) ​ 2/28/2022 3:50:32 PMAs a member of a team and regularly as the team coordinator (a) initiates development of monitoring objectives and scope; (b) initiates development of the monitoring program or https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFederal & State Monitoring664
Enterprise Software Architect (Systems Analyst, Principal #1798)48130 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 https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseSoftware Solutions1798
Supervisor (Supervisor #1030)48135 * * * 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 https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFunding & Disbursements1030
Administrative Assistant III (Administrative Assistant III #393)48138 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 https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFinance393
Educator Preparation and Licensure (Principal Consultant #1360)48139 The Educator Effectiveness department is seeking new talent to add to its team! This position will work closely with Educator Preparation Providers (EPPs--mostly colleges and universities) across the state to prepare individuals to become teachers and other educators. Duties range from supporting EPPs as they develop new preparation programs and incorporate new standards into their programs, representing the department and ISBE at stakeholder meetings, assisting stakeholders such as EPPs and prospective or current teachers with educator licensure questions, and leading or participating in ISBE efforts to combat teacher shortages and increase teacher diversity. Additionally, this individual will oversee yearly development and enhancement of the Illinois Educator Preparation Profile (IEPP). This individual will work as part of a small team on some initiatives, but will also work autonomously on various projects and tasks. ​ 5/26/2022 3:04:22 PMLeads and serves as a team member for various department projects and initiatives related to educator preparation and licensure Provides quality project management, plans and leads https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness1360
Educator Licensure and Renewal (Principal Consultant #1829)57332 ​The Educator Effectiveness department is seeking new talent to add to its team! This position will lead and participate in a variety of initiatives and department functions related to educator preparation, licensure, and renewal, including work aimed at combatting teacher shortages, increasing teacher diversity, ensuring educator quality, and improving the department's public facing electronic licensure and preparation systems. This individual will also lead work focused on teacher evaluations, professional development for license renewal, and Illinois Administrator Academies. 6/1/2022 1:40:14 PMLeads and participates in projects and initiatives related to educator preparation, licensure, and renewal Coordinates and leads meetings, presentations, and trainings with https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseEducator Effectiveness1829
Director of Family & Community Engagement (Director #1698)59248 ​​​Reporting to the Executive Director, provides statewide leadership in effective family engagement practices; interprets and executes policies and expectations of the State Board of Education as directed; serves as a liaison between agency departments to maintain synchronous messaging and to empower parents to be involved in their children's schools; partners with outside educational and professional institutions to share information and collaborate on efforts that benefit Illinois families. 7/6/2022 7:36:45 PMAdministers all aspects of parent engagement grant programs assigned to the department Collaborates with agency departments, including Multilingual, Special Education, Early https://www.isbe.net/Lists/ISBECareers/AllItems.aspxFalseFamily and Community Engagement1698

​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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