About Human Resources

The HPSD Human Resources Department works to ensure all positions in the district are staffed with the best and most highly-qualified employees. The HR Department is also responsible for recruiting and supporting teachers from local and regional universities and colleges. EEOC regulations and compliance with all state and federal employment laws fall under the auspices of the HR Department.
Hattiesburg Public School District shall not discriminate in its policies and practices with respect to compensation, terms or conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, gender, height, weight, age, marital status, political beliefs, disability, or handicap which does not impair an individual's ability to perform adequately in that individual's particular position or activity. 

Contact Information

Location: Central Office, 301 Mamie Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone: 601-582-5078
Fax: 601-582-6666

2020 Teacher Incentives

The Hattiesburg Public School District is currently offering incentives for prospective teachers certified in the following areas: Special Education, Mathematics, Foreign Language (French, German, and Spanish), and Science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics).
Moving Incentive 
-Reimbursement maximum-$1,000
- Critical Shortage Act (CSA) district approval 
- One time award only
- Contact the local school district
Housing Assistance for Teachers
-A maximum grant of $6,000 pays closing costs for CSA teacher 
-House must be in the same county as the school district
-Each year of service forgives 1/3 of the grant
-MS Home Corporation at 1-800-544-6960 or (601) 718-4642 (Shelly Pollock) or www.mshomecorp.com