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Compensation and Benefits Division

Compensation and Benefits Overview

The Compensation and Benefits Division is responsible for:

  • The payroll and benefit administration for all current and former employees of the school district.
  • The collection, verification, calculation and record keeping of employee and retirement payroll.

Compensation and Benefits Major Functions

  • Employee Time Collection
  • Benefits Administration
  • Payroll Administration
  • Retiree Payroll Administration
  • Benefits / Payroll Systems Management
  • Record Keeping



Underlined items 1 through 3 must be completed and returned to the Compensation & Benefits Department within 30 days of hire.

This page contains all of the information you need to become familiar with your fringe benefits as an employee of the Omaha Public Schools.
Review the materials carefully!

Online enrollment must be completed within 30 days of your hire.  Please login to OPS Anywhere Self Service.

Navigate to Benefits Detail>Benefits Enrollment

Follow the online instructions.  Please have Beneficiary and Dependent information available for ease of enrollment

1. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Enrollment:  

Omaha Public Schools offers Single, Spouse, Dependent and Family Health Insurance.  Health insurance coverage is a condition of employment.  You will receive your I.D. card and booklets directly from Blue Cross/Blue Shield once your enrollment form has been processed and your coverage goes into effect.

2. Omaha School Employees’ Retirement System Beneficiary card:
Complete this card to designate your beneficiary for the Omaha School Employee’s Retirement System.

3. Group Term Basic Life Insurance Beneficiary :
The District provides all full-time employees with a $25,000 of basic term insurance effective on the first of the month after 30 days of employment. Please complete beneficiary information online

5 (Optional) Plan 125 Enrollment (Payflex Flexible Spending Account)

6. (Optional) Supplemental Employee, Spouse or Dependent Life Insurance enrollment

7. (Optional) Tax Deferred Savings Plan (403B) Contact Linda O'keefe at 531-299-9770

8.  VSP Vision Enrollment

Contact the Compensation & Benefits Department at (531) 299-9806 with any questions about the benefit enrollment process.