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Division of Labor Relations & Employment Services

We are proud to hire the best, most qualified staff members who have a drive and desire to impart the best education possible to East Orange students.
The goal of the Division of Labor Relations & Employment Services is to recruit, hire, develop, and retain a highly qualified and highly effective workforce of men and women committed to “Overcome Odds & Achieve Success" here in the East Orange community. Our staff of dedicated human resource professionals recognizes the importance of a competitive compensation and benefits program, a client-oriented and supportive network of employment-related services, and fairness and equity in policies that govern both hiring and advancement practices. We recognize the role and responsibility that we play in the educational process and see ourselves as full partners in ensuring high student achievement. Finally, we pride ourselves in maintaining a high level of integrity and building strong partnerships, as we constantly seek ways to maximize the potential of every district employee.


If you are interested in becoming part of our team of exceptional education professionals, please submit a cover letter, resume, and any other attachments via Applitrack (preferred) or via mail to: Division of Labor Relations & Employment Services, 199 4th Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07017.


The U.S. Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) late last year and signed it into law on December 10, 2015. This latest reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) shifts authority over many state and local public education systems and processes back to the states.
One shift made by the ESSA was the elimination of the Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) provision. Although HQT is eliminated, all educators in New Jersey must still hold the appropriate state license for the position in which they are working. This means that for the vast majority of positions, nothing should change about a school's ability to place teachers in certain roles, with the exception of small changes to the placement of teachers who were certified under rules existing prior to 2004 in special education and/or middle school setting.


D Lorenzo J Parrish A Hare
LRES Director
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Manager, Employment Compliance
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Administrative Confidential Secretary
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HRIS Administrator
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Benefits Coordinator
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LRES Specialist
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  • Tuition Reimbursement Processing
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LRES Generalist
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LRES Generalist
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Benefits Generalist
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  • Bereavement Notices
  • Employment Verifications
  • Proxy Card/ID Troubleshooting and Replacement
  • RTW Clearance
  • Employee Service Portal Troubleshooting
  • Name/Address Change Processing
  • RTW Clearance
  • Substitute Coordinator
  • FMLA/LOA Processing
  • RTW Clearance
  • Workers' Compensation
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If you are interested in being a substitute teacher, please view our Substitute Teacher Information page.
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