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 to employees.

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

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Information

Employees of Lincoln Public Schools may be eligible for loan forgiveness depending on what location they are at, what content they teach, and what type of loans they have. Loan forgiveness programs are available through both state and federal programs. This link will take you to a Nebraska Department of Education site that will provide more information regarding programs that may apply to you.

Announcing:  Financial Seminar Dates

2016-2017 School Year

Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to become more financially knowledgeable on a variety of topics by attending any or all of the following special financial seminars.  The presentations, sponsored by Union Bank & Trust, are exclusively for Lincoln Public Schools employees and spouses.  Financial wellness begins with knowledge!  Enjoy some coffee and bagels while learning how to manage your financial future.

Register by calling or emailing Kellee Krick  at 402-323-1467 or kellee.krick@ubt.com

Thursday, November 10, 2016 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th -Lower Level; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 5, 2016 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 -- Fixing Your Scores & Using Credit”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th -Lower Level; 10:00 – 11:00a.m.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th -Lower Level; 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 -- Market History & Volatility"

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, March 11, 2017-- 15 Tips for Healthy and Wealthy Living"

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th -Lower Level; 4:30 – 5:30p.m.

Thursday, April 6,  2017 -- Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan Informational Meeting”

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th -Lower Level; 4:30 – 5:30p.m.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -- Home Buying and Securing a Loan"

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -- Upcoming Retirees: LPS Nonelective 403 (b) Plan Orientation"

Where/When:  Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th- Lower Level; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

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/

Receive Weekly Job Alerts!

To receive Weekly Job Alerts, please go to the LPS Recruitment Center page. On the right hand side of the top blue banner, click on the "Sign Up" to receive job alerts sent to your email once a week notifying you of the current postings and postings that will be closing soon. Note: Job Alerts will not include positions that are posted internally.

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