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Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at Heartland AEA. We are an agency that guides our employees on a journey of personal and professional growth and gives them the tools and support they need to make a difference in the lives of children, youth, families and communities. We're excited you'd like to join our team!

Why is Heartland AEA a special place to work?

  • Make a difference in the lives of children, youth, families and communities.
  • Be a valued member of an organization with a caring, team atmosphere.
  • Receive encouragement and support to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Receive great benefits such as medical, prescription drug and dental insurance; a flexible benefit program; a competitive salary package and paid leaves.
  • Enjoy additional benefits such as our wellness program, paid time off for community volunteering, diversity and engagement focus, professional development opportunities, a new employee mentor program and more! See our Compensation and Benefits page for details.
Watch "Faces of Heartland AEA" to see some of the faces that make Heartland AEA a special place to work!


Meet the Human Resources Team

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Tony Chiaramonte
Human Resources Manager
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14534

Application questions, employee relations, equity coordination

Whitney Anderson
Whitney Anderson

Human Resources Generalist
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14432

Human resources data requests, new hire processing, application questions, verbal employment verifications

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Juliette Houseman

Benefits Specialist
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14315

Benefits, FMLA, workers' compensation, ADA needs, wellness

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Steve Jordan
Senior Payroll Specialist
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14908

Payroll verifications

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Heather Rinderknecht
Accounting Clerk/HR Support
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14315

Support to Human Resources Dept. 
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Katie Streff
Human Resources Coordinator
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14614

Application questions, current openings, internships, wellness

 

Access for the hearing or speech impaired:
TDD/TTY: (800) 735-2942
Voice: (800) 735-2943

 

Heartland Area Education Agency 11 does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetics, pregnancy, disability, military or veteran status, parental, family or marital status. Direct inquiries to the Human Resources Director, 6500 Corporate Dr., Johnston, IA 50131-1603, the Director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-1004 or Director, Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City, MO 64106.

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