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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, I hereby post a part-time professional support staff vacancy in the Northern Region to be initially assigned to the Orland Park Regional Office effective on or after March 1, 2019. More information, job functions, and qualifications can be found here. Questions about the position should be directed to Kathy Shaevel.

Application is made by sending a letter and current resume to the attention of Barb Latta no later than Wednesday, March 6, 2019.


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.



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