Talent Management (Human Resources) Department

Eric W. James

Deputy Superintendent of Business Services


Lisa Espinosa

Coordinator of Talent Management (HR)


Terri Ricker

Talent Management (HR) Specialist - Certified Staff


Celia Nielsen

Talent Management (HR) Specialist - Classified Staff and Administrators


Mission Statement
" The mission of the human resources department is to support the goals within Bernalillo Public Schools Strategic Plan.  This will be accomplished by providing optimal customer service that values each and every individual, through professionalism, friendliness, reassurance and accountability."

Bernalillo Schools is the Right Choice


Level 3 Teachers starting pay: $85,000 (We accept all years of verified licensed teaching experience)

Level 2 Teachers starting pay: $68,800

Level 1 Teachers starting pay: $56,000

Salary Schedules are on left banner <=

Benefits (Click here for Payroll/Benefits):

Bernalillo Schools offers $50,000 in base life insurance.

Bernalillo Schools offers up to a 3x multiplier on additional life insurance (based on annual salary).

Bernalillo Schools now has an Employee Assistance Program, The Solutions Group EAP to support you and your family by offering free, confidential counseling services. Our licensed, professional counselors are available to help you address personal problems that might adversely affect your job performance, health and well-being.

What types of issues can you get help with?

  • Alcohol and Drug Addiction

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Dependent Care/Elder Care

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Gambling Addiction

  • Grief and Loss

  • Marital and other relationship issues

  • Parenting and family challenges

  • Stress

  • Workplace Issues

To learn more.

Come join our high-performing educational team!

Click here to see our vacancies