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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

Administrative Staff Position
 
As per the Illinois Federation of Teachers By-Laws Article V, IFT hereby posts one (1) full-time administrative staff vacancy for a Director of Communications in the Northern Region to be assigned to the Westmont Office. The start date is to be determined. Job qualifications and duties for this position are listed here.  

Application is made by sending a letter and current resume to the attention of Barb Latta by email no later than Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Any questions regarding this vacancy should be directed to the attention of Dan Montgomery, President, at the Westmont Office by mail, by telephone at 630/468-4080, by fax at 630/468-4089 or by email.
 

Legislative Director Position
 
As per the Illinois Federation of Teachers By-Laws Article V, IFT hereby posts one (1) full-time professional staff vacancy for a Legislative Director in the Central Region to be initially assigned to the Springfield Legislative office. The start date is to be determined. Job qualifications and duties can be found here.

Application is made by sending a letter and current resume to the attention of Barb Latta by email no later than Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Any questions regarding this vacancy should be directed to the attention of Michelle Paul, Director of Political Activities, at the Springfield Legislative office by mail, by telephone at 217-544-8562, by fax at 217/544-1729 or by email.

Internships

Check back next spring for opportunities.


External Career Resources

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

 

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