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Welcome to the Orono Public Schools Human Resources Department. Orono Schools employs approximately 400 staff, including teachers, secretaries, paraeducators, custodians, nutrition services workers, principals and administrators.

Human Resources oversees employee recruitment, interviews and selections, substitutes, employment and benefit orientations. We provide human resources services in a professional and customer-friendly manner.  Please contact us if we can be of further assistance.

We invite you to explore working within Orono Public Schools. We are a district of more than 2,800 students and 400 employees in a southwestern suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Use our online application system to submit your application for employment. 

Licensed Teachers/Administrators

It is possible within the application process to pre-select those positions in which you are most interested. HR will need transcripts from all colleges/universities, three letters of reference, and a copy of Minnesota teaching/administrative license.

Non-licensed Opportunities

This applies for all non-teaching positions in the following areas:  Secretarial/Clerical, Administrative, Custodial/Maintenance, Food Service, Technology, Health Service, and Paraeducators. If you are interested in joining our team in any of these areas, please review the open positions and create your application.

Equal Opportunity

Orono Public Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State, and Local governing bodies or agencies. Orono Public Schools does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status. The school district makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.

Contact Us

Job Postings &
Dr. Scott Alger, Director of Human Resources
952-449-8370 (note new phone number)
Applications & Substitutes Kellina Samuelson, HR Generalist
Benefits Lynette Ische, Payroll Manager