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Join a winning team of professionals serving the educational needs of families and children in northeast Nebraska.

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Current Openings

Migrant Education Program Service Provider/Liaison

Full-time position to be filled as soon as possible. Must be bilingual. Will work in Norfolk and surrounding area.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Director of Business Services

Educational Service Unit #1 located in Wakefield, NE, is seeking a qualified candidate to provide leadership in finance management and personnel administration.

Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience in business management and accounting preferred. Professional communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment is essential.

Full time 12-month position. Competitive salary and benefits package. Position open due to retirement. Extensive training and support will be provided. Click for extensive job description.

Applications accepted until position filled. Help us fulfill our mission of Leadership, Service, and Innovation to 23 school districts and students in northeast Nebraska.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Migrant Education Recruiter

Full-time position to be filled as soon as possible. Must be bilingual.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Early Development Network Services Coordinator

Seeking applicants for this position starting May/June. This position is subject to a veterans preference.

Work with families of children birth to the age 3 with special needs residing in Knox and Cedar counties. Background in education or health and human services recommended. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Migrant Education Data Entry / Secretary

Full-time position to be filled as soon as possible. Must be bilingual.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Full-time position to be filled for the 2021-22 school year. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Paraprofessional — Tower School

Full-time position to be filled as soon as possible. This position is subject to a veterans preference. EOE.

Send letter of interest, application, and résumé to:
[email protected]
OR
Personnel Office
Educational Service Unit #1
211 Tenth Street
Wakefield, NE 68784-5014


Equal Opportunity Employment

It is the policy of ESU #1 to employ the best qualified applicant for each position without regard to sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status, and to not fail or refuse to hire or to discharge any individual, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, because of such individual’s sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status.

There shall be no discrimination by ESU #1 officials against any employee because of membership or activity in an employee organization or because of protected free speech activities.


Notice of Nondiscrimination

ESU #1 does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, religion, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, or other protected status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Students: Stuart Clark, Special Education Director, (402) 369-0850 ([email protected]).

Employees and Others: Dr. Bill Heimann, Administrator, (402) 287-2061 ([email protected]).

Complaints or concerns involving discrimination or needs for accommodation or access should be addressed to the appropriate Coordinator. For further information about anti-discrimination laws and regulations, or to file a complaint of discrimination with the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education (OCR), please contact the OCR at 601 East 12th Street, Room 353, Kansas City, MO 64106, (800) 368-1019 (voice), fax (816) 426-3686, (800) 537-7697 (telecommunications device for the deaf), or [email protected].

Title IX Nondiscrimination

The Educational Service Unit #1 does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity that it operates. The E.S.U. is required by Title IX (20 U.S.C. § 1681) and 34 CFR Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. This requirement not to discriminate also applies to admission and employment. Any inquiries about the application of Title IX may be referred to the ESU #1 Title IX Coordinator, to the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Civil Rights, or both. 

Sarah Hansen, Title IX Coordinator, 211 10th Street, Wakefield, NE, 68784. Phone number (402) 287-2061, email at [email protected]

For information regarding the Educational Service Unit #1 procedure for complaints of sexual harassment including the complaint process, how to file a report or a complaint of sexual harassment, how to file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the ESU will respond to such complaints see ESU #1 Board Policy located at https://www.esu1.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/5-EquityLegal-Compliance.pdf