Department of Education

Department of Education

Kyle Stone | GovCentral Contributing Writer

The U S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress.

The Department’s primary mission is to serve America’s students, to ensure that all have equal access to education and to promote excellence in our nation’s schools.

Number of Employees: 3,803

Career Fields:

Administration and Program Management
Accounting and Budget
Information Technology

Future Hiring Projections (FY 2007-09): 482

Top Five Occupations:

Management/Program Analyst (108)
Attorney (67)
Education Program Specialist (51)
Auditor (44)
Information Technology Specialist (49)

Current Vacancies

Click here for a current list of Department of Education vacancies.

Agency Website: Department of Education

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