Welcome to the Saint Paul Public Schools Human Resources Department

  • The Human Resources Department serves more than 6,000 Saint Paul Public Schools employees, substitute teachers, prospective employees and dedicated individuals working on behalf of Saint Paul students. It is our mission to provide strategic Human Resource services for organizational excellence in Saint Paul Public Schools toward the creation of a premiere education for all. To do this, we:

    • Recruit, hire, retain and promote a diverse workforce;
    • Partner with organizational leaders to make informed decisions that benefit the organization;
    • Promote collaborative relationships with key stakeholders; and
    • Foster a safe, welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace.
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    Search Jobs and Apply

    Saint Paul Public Schools utilizes an online application system. Saint Paul Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity and an inclusive workplace.

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    Substitute Teaching in SPPS

    Saint Paul Public Schools has a variety of positions depending on the specific needs of our schools, including day to day, weeklong, and long-term assignments.

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    Employee Benefits

    More information about employee benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and more.

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    Information about ADA and Reasonable Accomodations.

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    Employee Forms and Resources

    This section provides employees with a variety of information related to changes in employment, forms, benefits, labor agreements and much more.


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    Employee Payroll

    Saint Paul Public Schools payroll and data management staff are dedicated to providing reliable and comprehensive payroll services to all SPPS employees.

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    Language Interpreters

    View the database of on-call language interpreters that are available for schools to contact when needs arise. Interpreters on this list have gone through the hiring process with HR and have been approved to interpret for the district. (Login required).

Human Resources Announcements


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    Employee & Labor Relations
    Jim Vollmer, Assistant Director
    email: Jim.Vollmer@spps.org


    Workforce Planning & Organizational Design
    Aubrey Kelly, Interim Staffing Manager
    Team Lead:  Kha Vang
    email: kha.vang@spps.org


    Total Rewards (Benefits, Payroll, HRIS, Data Mgmt)
    Patty Norwig, Assistant Director
    email: Patty.Norwig@spps.org 

    Gina Carlson, Benefits Manager
    email: Regina.Carlson@spps.org 

    Kim Motz, Payroll Manager
    email: Kimberly.Motz@spps.org