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Career and Staffing Opportunities 

The Human Resources Staffing Department is dedicated to advancing student achievement by recruiting and retaining the highest quality staff for Kansas City Public Schools. Please use the links below to assist you in obtaining information about both the services provided by the Staffing Department and the procedures for attaining employment within our district.

Contact Information

1211 McGee
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-7700
Office Hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F

Department Directory

Dr. Mary Laffey Interim Director Staffing, Human Resources  816-418-7415
Ofelia Saddler Interim Zone Supervisor 816-418-7844
Carmen Landayan Core Data Specialist 816-418-7976
Emma Gray Employee Services Generalist 816-418-7706     
Janie Holmes Customer Support Specialist 816-418-7700
Deborah Ray Employee Services Generalist 816-418-7716
Luanne Shrout Compensation Specialist 816-418-7744
Brenda Syrus Interim Zone Supervisor 816-418-7713
Andrea Newton Employee Services Generalist 816-418-7714   
Pamela Tilford       Employee Services Generalist 816-418-7845   
Marilyn Overton          Employee & Labor Relations Specialist    816-418-7732