Department of Human Resources

Contact Information
Kip Miller, Director of People and Culture - (541) 650-5353

Mercedes King - Bilingual Human Resources & Communications Assistant - (541) 908-6872

Susan Vallie, Executive Assistant - (541) 298-5155

Employee Assistance Program


Employment Opportunities
The Columbia Gorge ESD utilizes Talent Ed-Hire for taking applications.
Current Openings

Welcome to Columbia Gorge ESD's Department of Human Resources

It is our mission to serve the educational community of the Columbia Gorge Education Service District supporting Hood River, North Wasco, Dufur and South Wasco School Districts.

We are committed to developing and supporting a highly qualified workforce, dedicated to ensuring academic success for our membership districts, by focusing on recruitment, hiring, employee excellence, and quality customer service.

Kip Miller, Director of People and Culture

Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Columbia Gorge Education Service District is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees. The Columbia Gorge Education Service District does not discriminate in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability, physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, handicap or any other factor provided for by state and federal laws and regulations.

Compliance Officer & District Title VI, Title IX, Age Discrimination & American Disabilities Act Contact:
Kip Miller, Director of People and Culture

Title IX Policies and Guidelines
Access this "link" to learn about current updates and rights under Federal Title IX Regulations.