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EIEFES 340 System Director - Job Vacancy


The Education for Employment (EFE) System Director represents secondary students in 25 area school districts throughout East Central Illinois who are participating in career and technical education.  The System Director secures federal and state grants to provide professional development and the materials needed to teach career and technical education courses, develop pathways to postsecondary success, administers regional programs, and supports other initiatives and programming related to career and technical education.

The Director is the primary CTE liaison to teachers, principals, CTE staff, and central office departments with issues related to CTE policies and procedures (e.g., teacher certification requirements, course code usage procedures, program approval processes, etc.) This position will also liaise regularly with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to ensure CTE activities are aligned with ISBE guidelines.


Must hold or be willing to obtain an ELS-CTE and a PEL Administrative License in the State of Illinois.  Must be well organized and able to develop relationships with educators, post-secondary partners, area businesses, and others.  Familiarity with school budgets and grant writing is preferred.


Regionally competitive based on qualifications and experience.

Additional Notes

The EFE #340 Board is seeking applications for a Full-Time Director or a Part-Time Interim Director.  The office for this position is located in the newly renovated LIFT building in Mattoon.  Start date will be flexible depending on the successful candidate's availability.  Interviews will be conducted on a continual basis.  This position will be posted until filled.

How to Apply

Please direct a letter of interest, resume, and list of references to Dr. Kyle Thompson, Board Chair, at 730 7th Street, Charleston, IL 61920, or preferably by email at