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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Detroit Lakes Public Schools. We are located in the beautiful lakes region of West-Central Minnesota. Our Pre-K through grade 12 student enrollment is over 2,900 with a staff of over 500 dedicated professionals carrying out our mission of providing educational excellence for all students.

Detroit Lakes Public Schools encourages all applicants to apply for positions via its on-line application system. Applying for available positions is simple, fast and secure. Our online application system allows applicants to start and save an application, submitting it when the applicant is sure it is complete. Applicants may attach supporting documents, including license information, letters of recommendation, transcripts, a resume, and more.  Applicants may apply for more than one position and the application profile can be modified, saved, and used again and again for future openings, saving valuable time.  On-line applications will be saved for two years from the date the application is created.

Applicants without internet access are invited to utilize the computer located at the School Administration Center to apply for positions. Simply stop by the office at 702 Lake Avenue  in Detroit Lakes and ask to use the applicant kiosk. Hours at the district office are: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm..

Though not preferred, applicants may also submit their credentials via paper documents (see the link below for this process). If you previously submitted a paper application packet,  we encourage you to complete a paperless, online application through the links below for any current or future openings.

To learn about what positions are currently open, click on the 'View Open Positions and Apply Online' link below. 

If you have specific questions concerning an opening, contact the Building Principal or Department Head. If you have questions concerning the application process and on-line system, contact the Human Resources Department: Laurel Long, HR Administrative Assistant (llong@detlakes.k12.mn.us) or Nancy Olson, Human Resources Director (nolson@detlakes.k12.mn.us) or call at 218-847-9271.


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