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Human Resources

  • HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IS WORKING REMOTELY AND SUPPORTING EMPLOYEES, MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  OUR OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME.

    During the extended school closure, Human Resources is working remotely, responding to emails and voicemails. The team is available weekly, Monday through Thursday. We are closed every Friday through July 24 due to a partial furlough.  Our offices are closed to the public at this time. Anyone may send questions to hronline@pps.net and we will respond. Thank you for your patience during this time.


     

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  • PAT MODIFIED INTERNAL ROUND

    The PAT Modified Internal Round is open to eligible employees beginning Monday, July 6 through Tuesday, July 7. Eligible employees have received an email to their PPS account. Please check your email for details on how to apply through the Modified Internal Round. For additional information please visit the PAT Modified Internal Round website

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  • Human Resources Mission Statement

    Human Resources partners with District leadership to recruit, develop, and support a culturally diverse workforce dedicated to the highest standards of equity and achievement that creates an environment of empowerment and success for our students, employees, and the communities we serve.

  • About Human Resources

    The Human Resources department provides HR services to more than 7,000 employees of Portland Public Schools as well as applicants aspiring to join the PPS team. Our goal is to provide excellent support to our customers to allow them to spend more time on the core mission of the District: providing quality education to our students.

    Portland Public Schools is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer. 

    Portland Public Schools is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all its educational and employment activities. The District prohibits discrimination based on race; national or ethnic origin; color; sex; religion; age; sexual orientation; gender expression or identity; pregnancy; marital status; familial status; economic status or source of income; mental or physical disability or perceived disability; or military service.

    Under Oregon law, veterans who meet minimum qualifications for a position may be eligible for employment preference. If you are a Veteran and you would like to apply for Veteran's preference, please fill out the Veterans Preference page on our online application and submit with all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment. Veteran’s preference does not guarantee veterans the position with which they are applying for.

    For further information about veterans’ preference please contact Human Resources or refer to the Bureau of Labor and Industries website

    Effective January 1, 2012.

Human Resources Department

  • 501 N. Dixon Street Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97227

    Regular Business Hours:
    Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

    General HR Questions & Support
    Phone: 503-916-3544
    Fax: 503-916-3107
    Email Us!

HR Quick Contacts

Benefits
503-916-3544
benefits@pps.net
Employment Verification
503-916-3544
hronline@pps.net
Leaves of Absence
503-916-3544
leave@pps.net
Professional Growth & Tuition Reimbursement
503-916-3544
hrprofessionalgrowth@pps.net
Student Loan Forgiveness
503-916-3544
hronline@pps.net

HR Leadership Contacts

Sharon Reese
Chief Human Resources Officer
(503) 916-3428
Lisa Meurs
Confidential Exec Assistant
(503) 916-3181
Loretta Benjamin-Samuels
Sr. Director - Talent Management
(503) 916-3038
Ligena Hein
Director - Benefits
503-916-3046
Aisha Hollands
Director - Diversity & Workforce Development
503-916-3124
Stacey Jung
Director - HR Operations
503-916-3294
Genevieve Rough
Interim Director - Employee & Labor Relations
503-916-3042