The Human Resources Office recruits, hires and aims to retain the highest quality staff to serve the needs of district students. The office acts as the initial contact for interested job applicants, and is the entry point for all new employees. The office coordinates and administers benefits, employee contracts, calendars and professional development activities to serve district staff.

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Dr. James Woell, Assistant Superintendent

  • Recruitment, selection and hiring
  • Personnel records and contract management
  • Labor relations/collective bargaining/grievances
  • Complaint manager

Debby Marquardt, Human Resources Coordinator

  • Assist with the administration of recruitment, selection and hiring processes
  • Maintain, monitor and oversee the online application system 
  • Support onboarding of all employees
  • Assist with monitoring all certifications
  • Manage all lane change, course approvals and tuition reimbursement
  • Seniority lists (classified)

Monica Contreras-Ramirez, Administrative Assistant

  • Employee records (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • Employee contracts (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • New employee orientation (certified, classified and administrative staff)
  • Mentor/protégé program
  • Certificate renewal and registration
  • Student teachers and interns
  • Verifications of employment
  • Seniority lists (certified)
  • Salary schedule lane changes following coursework approval
  • Reimbursement processing
Pamela Knighton, Receptionist
  • Performs clerical functions (e.g. copying,collating, and data entry) for the purpose of supporting department staff.
  • Receives items within the office (e.g. mail, messages, application packets, packages) for the purpose of ensuring 
  • receipt and delivery to addressee.
  • Greets individuals entering the office (e.g. visitors, staff, parents, applicants, etc.) for the purpose of responding to inquiries and/or directing individuals to the appropriate location
  • Manages the Event Management System (EMS) for facility rental usage for the Elementary and Middle Schools.

Diane Miranda, Substitute Coordinator

  • AESOP (automated substitute program)
  • Employee attendance
  • Substitute processing and training
  • Maintain extra duty stipend information

Audrey Reed, Benefits Coordinator

  • Benefit administration: medical, dental, life insurance
  • FMLA and other leaves (all staff)
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • 403b program
  • Wellness events and benefits fair
  • Workers compensation



Type 75 Salary Chart

The Illinois General Assembly requires school districts to post an itemized salary compensation report for every employee in the district holding an administrative certificate (Type 75) and working in that capacity, including the district superintendent.

2012-2013 Salary Chart

Administrator/Teacher Salary & Benefits Report

Each school board shall report to the State Board of Education the base salary and benefits paid to the District Superintendent, all administrators and teachers employed by the school district.  Benefits include without limitation vacation days, sick days, bonuses, annuities and retirement enhancements.  This information must be presented at a regular school board meeting and then posted on the Internet website of the school district. 

Salary and Benefits Report - 2013 

IMRF Salary Chart

District 205 is required to post the total compensation package for each IMRF employee earning more than $75,000 per year on the employer’s website.

2013-2014 Salary Chart