Employment Opportunities

We invite you to explore job and career opportunities in the New York State Education Department.  The Department is responsible for educational services from pre-kindergarten through graduate school and oversees 48 licensed professions, certified educators, as well as cultural institutions including libraries, archives and museums, and provides services to individuals with disabilities.  This unparalleled combination of responsibilities creates special employment opportunities.  We seek talented candidates to join our team.

Employees are hired in the State Education Department in accordance with the New York Civil Service Law.  Positions in this and other State agencies generally are filled through competitive examinations.  Visit the New York State Department of Civil ServiceExternal Link Icon for examination announcements and information about how to apply for a Civil Service examination.

It is the policy of the State Education Department to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, marital status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Last Updated: September 9, 2014