Welcome to Human Resources

Dr. Vann Price
Associate Superintendent for HR

“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 receive a $250 annual stipend 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 hr@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 vprice@lps.org.

Dr. Vann Price
Associate Superintendent, Human Resources 

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.

Contact Information

Phone: 402-436-1582
Email: hr@lps.org
Fax: 402-436-1620

5905 O Street
Lincoln, Nebraska, 68510

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.

Employee Appraisal Information

Financial Wellness Sessions

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 their spouses.  Financial wellness begins with knowledge.  Learn some tips about managing your financial future.

Register by contacting Geoff Langenberg @ 402-323-1402 or Geoff.langenberg@ubt.com

Investing 101—How To Pick Mutual Funds

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Would like to understand how investing works and find out how it can put you on a more stable financial footing?  Come to this presentation on investing in mutual funds and gain an understanding of how they operate.

Union Bank and Trust, 6801 S 27th
Lower Level
9:00–10:00 a.m.

Lincoln Public Schools Elective 403(b) Retirement Plan

  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 — 10:00–11:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 — 4:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 4:30–5:30 p.m.

If you are interested in saving additional money for retirement, plan to come to the informational session on the Elective 403(b).

Union Bank and Trust, 6801 So. 27th
Lower Level

Retirement 101

Saturday, October 27, 2018
What do you need to know about retirement?    Your two largest sources of income will, most probably, be Social Security and your NPERS benefit. The choices you make leading up to retirement will have a large impact on your retirement income.  There will be a speaker from Nebraska Public Employees Retirement System, a speaker on Social Security, an Estate Attorney, and a Certified Financial Planner. Come with questions and leave with answers!

Lincoln Public Schools District Office
5905 O Street
Room 100 – Board Room
9:00–11:00 a.m.

School Loans & What To Do Now

Monday, November 12, 2018
At the end of the month do you wonder where your money went?  Are your school loans payments eating up all your discretionary income?  Come to this meeting and hear from an expert in the field.  Learn about what kinds of school loans are available for graduate school and how to manage repayment options for current school loans.

Lincoln Public Schools District Office
5905 O Street
Room 100 – Board Room
4:30–5:30 p.m.

Non-Elective 403 (b)

If you are retiring this school year and age 55 and you have questions regarding the non-elective 403 (b),  Geoff Langenberg is the UBT contact.


Contact Information:  Geoff Langenberg at 402-323-1402 or (geoff.langenberg@ubt.com) 

Union Bank and Trust
6801 So. 27th
Lincoln, Nebraska