Careers arrow


As the IFT grows, the need for qualified professionals to join our ranks as staff also grows. Positions at IFT include executive, managerial, professional, technical and administrative/clerical. Vacancies may involve skills in communications/media relations, information technology, policy analysis, research, lobbying/political advocacy, or secretarial/office administration. Successful applicants must demonstrate professional accountability, be willing to travel, and work long and irregular hours.

IFT complies with all federal, state and local employment laws and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Openings

Field Service Director in the Northern Region
As per the Illinois Federation of Teachers By-Laws Article V, the IFT is seeking to fill one (1) full-time professional staff vacancy for a Field Service Director in the Northern Region to be initially assigned to the Crest Hill office. The start date will be on or after August 1, 2018.  

To apply for the position, send a letter and current resume to Barb Latta by FRIDAY, APRIL 6. For information about job qualifications and duties, click here.

Questions about the vacancy should be directed to Kathy Shaevel, IFT Director of Collective Bargaining, via email or by phone at 630-468-4080.


The Field Service and Organizing Internship for 2017 is no longer available. Check back next spring for the next opportunity.

External Career Resources

Visit Union Jobs Clearinghouse for more open positions in unions and socially allied organizations.



    Copyright © 2018 Illinois Federation of Teachers