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Oakland Unified School District

Join Our Community Support Staff

Whether you’re a counselor, custodian, nurse, or accountant, you can use your specialized skills towards building a nurturing and safe environment for Oakland’s youth. 

Many talents are needed to support young people. Counselors ensure students are college and community ready; our Financial Services staff ensure payroll is on time and accurate; and Nurses and Social Workers ensure students' health and well being. Oakland Unified staff keep our buildings and facilities clean and in repair, prepare and serve thousands of meals daily, directly support Special Needs students in the classroom, and perform a variety of essential clerical tasks such as school attendance, school front desk support, and administrative and clerical support in schools and central office departments.

Types of Positions

Select a role below to see a filtered list of available jobs.

Do I need a Services Credential? 

Some positions require a services credential, such as counselors and nurses. Check the role description of your desired job to see if a services credential is required.

Learn More About Services Credentials

Looking for Temporary Work?

Many of the positions in OUSD are outside of the classroom and OUSD needs subs for many of these every day to keep our students' education on track!

To see all open opportunities, search “substitute” in the job portal.

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Tell us what career opportunities you're interested in. We'll follow up with resources, hiring event information, and direct support.

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How To Apply

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Attend our bi-weekly Application Support Space to get help on your application from our team, in-person or online.

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