Are you looking to join a dynamic, fast-paced Philadelphia institution?  Your career here directly impacts the future of our City.  We’re now hiring for roles in academic support, student services, human resources, information technology, finance, facilities, and operations.

Serving a population as richly diverse as ours, creativity, innovation, and acceptance are at the heart of our approach to education. Careers in the Central Office support our schools so that they can live out the School District of Philadelphia’s vision and action plan.  We’re looking for individuals who are:

  • Caring, data-driven professionals who want to change tomorrow for our students
  • Innovative, creative problem-solvers who enjoy challenges
  • Professionals enthusiastic about working in a culturally-diverse city

Review our current vacancies to find and learn more about our current opportunities. Please note that the requirements, timelines, and hiring processes for Central Office employment will vary from position to position. All job applications do require an updated resume to be uploaded. All questions regarding Central Office Employment can be directed to jobs@philasd.orgWhen creating an account in Searchsoft, please select “Central Office” as your applicant type in order to apply any open roles you see on this page.

The School District of Philadelphia is now hiring a Chief Operations Officer

The Chief Operations Officer is charged with overseeing a sizeable workforce of all departments within the Operations division, an operating budget of over $500 million, and a capital program budget of over $250 million.  We’re looking for someone to provide the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the District has an effective and proactive approach to maintaining high-quality operations for a large system with competing demands.  You can review the full job description here.

About the Search

The School District of Philadelphia has retained Helbling & Associates (, an executive search firm specializing in facilities management, to partner on the COO search effort.

Please Submit Applications or Candidate Nominations to:

Wendy Zang, Senior Managing Consultant


O: (724) 935-7500 x116

C: (703) 507-4273