Support Staff / Classified Jobs

Working for a school district isn’t exclusive to being a teacher.  Salem-Keizer Public Schools employees over 2,100 staff members working in a wide variety of jobs including bus drivers, instructional assistants, custodians, AVID Tutors, Child Care Assistants and so many other opportunities.

School Office Specialist Melody Ogami standing in front of USA flagMelody Ogami is a School Office Specialist at Richmond Elementary School. She is often the first person parents and students interact with when they come to school.

Richmond Elementary Principal Bonney Dietrich and Office Manager Nancy Dickerman both describe Melody as a “ray of sunshine” who makes everyone who visits the school feel good.

The feeling is mutual. Melody says, “It always gives me a good feeling to work with them, it’s such a blessing to be here. I love it.”

Melody has worked as a support professional for 7 years. She started as an Instructional Assistant in the Bridge Program at South Salem High School, and also worked as a substitute Instructional Assistant filling in where needed at schools across the district. She’s been at Richmond for 4 years.

Classified Job Descriptions



Central Stores, Purchasing

Child Care

Clerical, Secretarial

Custodial Services

Facilities and Construction

Instructional Support


Media Support

Professional, Other

Pupil Transportation


Risk Management



We are always seeking committed, passionate, diverse colleagues to join our team. If you do not see a current open position that matches your skill sets, please submit your information to our Talent Bank to be considered for future opportunities.

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Salem-Keizer Public Schools

John Beight
Executive Director of Human Resources

2450 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97305


We are excited to talk with you and guide you through our hiring process. Click on the link below to get connected with our knowledgeable staff and we’ll answer any questions you have.

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Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday
Phone: 503-399-3061 or 1-800-285-5484
Location: 2450 Lancaster Drive NE, Salem, OR

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