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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

As per the Illinois Federation of Teachers By-Laws Article VI, the IFT hereby posts two part-time professional support staff vacancies, one in Peoria and one in Fairview Heights. Job qualifications and duties are listed in the job descriptions below. Application is made by sending a letter and current resume to the attention of Barb Latta no later than March 17, 2020. Any questions regarding the vacant positions may be directed to Kathy Shaevel, Director of Collective Bargaining, via email or by calling 630-468-4055.

Applications can be sent via email or regular mail to:
Barb Latta
Illinois Federation of Teachers
P.O. Box 390
Westmont, IL 60559


Check back next spring for opportunities.

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