Human Resources

Eric Weber Associate Superintendent Human Resources

Eric Weber
Associate Superintendent
Human Resources

“People are Lincoln Public Schools’ greatest asset. Thus, Human Resources mission is to facilitate the selection, support and development of employees so that each student receives the maximum opportunity for growth.”

Welcome to the web page of the Human Resources Division of the Lincoln Public Schools! The Human Resources staff is available to assist employees and potential employees in any way we can in order that Lincoln children receive the best possible education. To learn about the staff in the Human Resources division you should ‘click’ on Who We Are. Our pictures and a brief description of our duties will help you know who to call about your particular issue.

As you can expect of an organization with 40,000 student clients, numerous parent and community clients, and almost 8,000 employees at more than 60 locations, we are always seeking new employees for our positions. Current vacancies are updated weekly and are listed in the Lincoln Public Schools Recruitment System. If you do not see a vacancy posted for a position that interests you, we encourage you to create an online profile as we continuously accept applications for nearly every employee group, and we may consider you as openings develop. Follow the process in the Employment Opportunities section if you wish to apply for a position.

Employees will find ready access to the handbook for their group by clicking on Handbooks.The Benefits section includes up-to-date information about the benefits offered employees, as well as a Frequently Asked Questions section where you can find the most often asked questions and our answers to them.

If you are considering employment with LPS you will be interested in the following contractual elements enjoyed by LPS educators. Every educator is guaranteed 250 minutes of duty-free planning each week. All educators can be reimbursed for up to $225 annually for school-related purchases. All of our schools and classrooms are fully wired for Internet access, and staff may access the Internet from work at no cost to them. Educators have five days in their contract to perform professional duties such as team meetings, planning, conferencing, etc. An additional three days are allowed for building and district professional development activities, and two days are designated as compensatory days for evening parent conferencing. Elementary teachers have an additional four days to plan within their contract. The median elementary class size is 20 and secondary size is 24.

Again, welcome to our Web Page. Please contact our Human Resources staff at humanres@lps.org if you have questions. If you have ideas for other information for inclusion on our web site, you may e-mail me at eweber@lps.org.

Eric Weber
Associate Superintendent, Human Resources

Saturday, February 13, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
Ages & Stages – 20-30 Years of Age

This stage in your life presents a tremendous opportunity to get ahead in saving for your retirement.  The key is simply getting started, then letting the power of compounding work for you over time.This is a time of many firsts in your working career and personal life.  Balancing student loans, car payments, credit card bills, mortgage payments and other living expenses can be a real challenge.  Developing skills to manage your money early in your career will really pay off.  Learning and implementing these skills today will have an everlasting impact on your future financial wellness.  Come for an hour and walk out with financial tips for those in their 20's and 30's.

Saturday, February 13, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
LPS Elective 403 (b) Information Meeting

Learn how the elective 403(b) can provide opportunity to set aside additional money to financially secure your retirement.  Come to this one hour meeting and learn more.

Saturday, March 19, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
Ages & Stages – 30-50 Years of Age

Often, many of life’s biggest milestones occur during these years; whether it is having children, buying a home, putting a child through college, or dealing with aging parents.  All of these events must be juggled while trying to gain momentum professionally and excel in your career.  These demands, during what should be peak earning years, can certainly impact your finances and quality of life.  At this stage in life, you need to keep your eye on retirement and pay down debt.  Attend the meeting and walk out with financial tips for those in their 30's to 50's.

Wednesday, March 9, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
LPS Elective 403 (b) Information Meeting

Learn how the elective 403(b) can provide opportunity to set aside additional money to financially secure your retirement.  Come to this one hour meeting and learn more.

Saturday, April 16, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
Ages & Stages – 50-60 Years of Age

This is an empowering time!  It is also a time of transition.  You’re well-established in your career, you have a good handle on your financial responsibilities, and you’ve accomplished many goals.  However, from a financial standpoint, one of your most important goals is still on the horizon: your retirement.  It is all the more important that you manage your money, invest for your future, control your taxes, and plan your legacy as retirement nears.  Come for an hour and walk out knowing more about important aspects of financial planning for those in their 50's and 60's.

Monday, April 11, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
LPS Elective 403 (b) Information Meeting

Learn how the elective 403(b) can provide opportunity to set aside additional money to financially secure your retirement.  Come to this one hour meeting and learn more.

Saturday, May 7, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Union Bank & Trust, 6801 S 27th - lower level
LPS Non-Elective 403(b) Enrollment/Information Meeting

Planning to retire soon from Lincoln Public Schools?  If you have unused “Leave” (sick leave, vacation hours, etc.) LPS will distribute the funds into the LPS Non-Elective 403(b) Plan.  But then what?  You have several options available and some great investments to pick from.  The presentation will cover what you can do with these dollars, your investment choices, and how to request distributions.

Come and ask the questions you would like to have answered!

Register for any of the above sessions by calling or emailing Kellee Krick at Union Bank and Trust, phone 402-323-1467 or e-mail Kellee.krick@ubt.com.

Important Notice for All Applicants

Lincoln Public Schools, upon employment, utilizes E-Verify to validate the ability of new employees to work legally in the United States.

Lincoln Public Schools will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Lincoln Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Accommodation Requests:

If you require special accommodations as an applicant, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Human Resources Contact Information:

phone:        (402) 436-1582
email:          humanres@lps.org
fax:             (402) 436-1620
address:      5905 O Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68510
website:      www.lps.org/hr/

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