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The Orange Unified School District Human Resources Division provides support for the District’s Educational Services and Business Services Divisions, with a focused view toward enhancing the instructional program of the District, particularly as detailed in the District Local Control and Accountability Plan, including the areas of Conditions of Learning, Pupil Outcomes, and Engagement.

The goals of the Human Resources Division are as follows:

Goal #1 – To recruit, select and retain the most highly qualified candidates for all open positions in the District in a manner which makes the greatest contribution to the instructional program.

Goal #2 - To promote employee/employer relations for a climate in which optimum staff performance and satisfaction are produced to maximize staff impact to the instructional program.

Goal #3 – To promote and support effective personnel practices which contribute to the effective application of staff capabilities for the benefit of the instructional program.

Goal #4 – To provide for a genuine team approach to education including the accomplishment of related assignments in order to support the instructional program.

Ernie Gonzalez
Acting Superintendent

Tracy Knibb
Acting Assistant Superintendent
Human Resources 

Susanna Solis
Human Resources

2023 OUSD Employees of the Year Video

Congratulations to our 2023 OUSD Employees of the Year!

Leadership Personnel

TItle Name Phone Number Email
Acting Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources Tracy Knibb (714) 628-5515
Director, Human Resources (classified) Susanna Solis (714) 628-5515
Human Resources Supervisor (certificated) Kimberly Lay (714) 628-5537

Executive Secretary II

Rose Mary Gallardo (714) 628-5515   
Executive Secretary I Vacant (714) 628-5515