Career fairs set for Feb. 11

Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools is looking for talented people who can make a positive impact on the district’s 20,000+ students.

The district will hold its first of several career fairs on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the KCKPS Central Office.

The district is looking to hire certified staff members, which includes principals, teachers, nurses, librarians, counselors, social workers, occupational therapists, school psychologists, SPED teachers, substitute teachers and more.

Classified positions are also available, including custodians, nutritional service workers, paraprofessionals, and administrative support.

The human resources team will be able to assist with the online application process and will interview applicants on-site. Appointments and walk-ins are welcome.

This career fair will allow applicants to learn more about available positions, interview for positions, and gain information on DEI, KCKPS Benefits and Kansas Licensure.

“This is a great opportunity to learn more about available positions and make a positive first impression with hiring managers,” said Assistant Director of Recruitment and Substitute Staffing Cynthia Faulks.

Central Office is located at 2010 N. 59th St. in Kansas City, Kansas.

Interested job seekers who cannot make it to the Feb. 11th career fair, can attend the next one, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 4. It will also be held at Central Office.

KCKPS is the largest school district in Wyandotte County and the fifth-largest school district in Kansas. The district serves over 20,000 students at more than 50 school sites.

If you have a passion for teaching, public service, or helping others, this is a great opportunity to join a successful team, a spokesman said.

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UG committees to meet tonight

On the agenda for the Unified Government Economic Development and Finance Committee at 5 p.m. Feb. 6 are a presentation on a biosolids assessment; and a resolution authorizing funding for Legends Field turfs field, Monarchs baseball.

On the agenda for the Neighborhood and Community Development meeting, following the Economic Development meeting are Land Bank applications.

The meetings are on the fifth floor of City Hall. For more information, see

Finalists for county administrator to meet with public Tuesday

The community may meet with three candidates Tuesday for county administrator.

The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, Commission Chambers.

Those interested in attending may sign up by Feb. 4 at or contact the office of the Mayor at 913-573-5010.

The candidates are scheduled to meet with Mayor Tyrone Garner on Wednesday.

The three finalists are John P. Curp, most recently interim city manager of Cincinnati, with a background of chief legal officer and chief prosecutor; Elke Doom, municipal manager, budget and finance expertise, community relations, downtown redevelopment and capital improvement; and David W. Johnston, who has 25 years experience in intergovernmental relations, economic development, strategic planning, financial management and budgeting, and staff development mentoring.

There were 32 applicants, and the task force narrowed them to 14 and then six.