Human Resources

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Mission Statement:

The Human Resources Department is committed to offering exemplary support to students, staff and the community of the Olympia School District.

Dedicated, respectful, honest team that leads by example.
Recruit, hire and retain the most qualified employees.
Ensure staff concerns are handled with respect, dignity, and integrity.
Advocate for hiring and retaining a diverse workforce who in turn prepare students for a world yet to be imagined.
Maintain a positive communication style by responding in a timely and courteous fashion.

Human Resources Staff:

Scott Niemann
Executive Director of Human Resources
Phone: (360) 596-6185
Ask Me About: contract bargaining, grievances, personnel policies and procedures, employee recruitment and hiring procedures

Starla Hoff
Labor Relations Specialist
Phone: (360) 596-6194
Ask Me About: employee labor relations, contract bargaining, employee recruitment and hiring procedures,  department compliance

Maureen Baker
Certificated Contract Coordinator
Phone: (360) 596-6199


Ask Me About: secondary and itinerant certificated staff, certificated administrators, certificate endorsements, certificated clock hours, certificated salary placement

Stephanie Brownell
Contracts Coordinator

Phone: (360) 596-6192
Ask Me About: elementary certificated staff, OEA supplemental contracts, certificated clock hours, certificated salary placement, all Teamster contracts

Laura Emmil

Classified Contracts Specialist
Phone: (360) 596-6196


Ask Me About: paraeducators, school and district office administrative professionals, classified non-represented staff, classified administrators

Aja Dale

Human Resources Generalist
Phone: (360) 596-6160


Ask Me About: athletic and activity contracts, compliance tracking, in-district job postings, out-of-district job postings, shared leave, student teacher placement, teacher overload slips, general inquiries


​Danielle Enger
Human Resources Assistant

Phone: (360) 596-6185


Ask Me About: *employment verification, substitute employee paperwork, work study and OSD student worker paperwork, OSD name badges, address/phone/name change, general inquiries


*Please Note:  If you need income verification, please contact our payroll department at (360) 596-6190 or fax your request to (360) 596-6191.


EdJobsNW Contact Information:


6005 Tyee Drive SW 
Tumwater, WA 98512 
Phone: (360) 464-6700 
Fax: (360) 464-6900
Educational Service District 113

EdJobsNW Job Postings


The Olympia School District is a member of EdJobsNW.

OSD Human Resources Contact Information:


111 Bethel Street NE
Olympia, WA 98506
(360) 596-6185
Fax: (360) 596-6181


Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Summer Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

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Equal Opportunity Employer:


Read our Notice of Nondiscrimination.