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ALSDE: Office of Human Resources



The State Department of Education, Office of Human Resources coordinates all personnel actions for all divisions of the department to include the Office of Disability Determination Service. This includes all matters related to employee pay, hiring, promotions, terminations, separations, transfers, and retirements. This section also provides services related to performance appraisals and pay increases. All services are provided in accordance with the Rules of the State Personnel Board and departmental policies and procedures.

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State jobs in the classified service are under the merit system. The merit system is based on competition and positions are filled on an equal opportunity basis. To be considered for a state merit job, your name must be reachable on an employment register. Hiring is done by the State Department of Education from names certified by the State Personnel Department.

The State Department of Education is an equal employment opportunity employer. The State Department of Education will recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetics, or disability.

Contacts within the Office of Human Resources:

BeLinda Cooley, Personnel Director - bcooley@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-9900

Shelly Purter, Personnel Assistant - spurter@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-9900

Celisa McAfee, Administrative Support Assistant - cmcafee@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-9900