Department of Defense Education Activity

Human Resources

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Human Resources Division

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Human Resources Division Headquarters located in Alexandria, Virginia, is a field operations agency of the Department of Defense. The DoDEA Human Resources Division has responsibility for managing the Human Capital programs and policies affecting the civilian employees of the Department of Defense Education Activity and its field elements, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (Pacific and Europe) and the Department of Defense Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (Americas).

The mission of the DoDEA HR Division is to support the agency in providing a quality education for the children of our military and eligible civilian personnel stationed around the world. With a work force of 140 employees, the DoDEA HR Division’s responsibilities include overseeing recruitment and staffing, educator certification and recertification, classification and compensation, human capital record keeping, labor management relations, and data integrity. A leader in the use of technology, we have developed and implemented automated systems to enhance our educator recruitment process, track the timeliness and accuracy of our personnel action processing, process travel orders and entitlements, and track the timeliness and accuracy of pay related inquiries and grievances.

DoDEA is a family-friendly organization located in Alexandria's West End, between North Beauregard Street, Seminary Road, and Interstate 395. DoDEA offers flexible work schedules, telecommuting opportunities, and other quality of life programs. The DoDEA HR Division believes in providing extraordinary customer service to all employees and applicants. Our goal is to make DoDEA the employer of choice while "Building a Tradition of Excellence."