Welcome to the Talent Division
Tara Gard
Interim Deputy Chief 
The Talent Division is the keeper of the OUSD employee experience.  We are responsible for recruiting, hiring and impeccably supporting OUSD's more than 4,500 active employees to ensure a healthy and stable workforce that can effectively serve Oakland's children and families to ensure every student and every family thrives!  
We provide services ranging from one-on-one employee consultation and assistance to strategic support for schools and departments, provided by cross-functional network teams.   
Our website contains resources for the following groups:
We are here to support you!

  Talent Offices
510-879-0202 - ph
510-879-0228 - fax 
1000 Broadway, Suite 295 
Oakland CA 94607