Occupational Therapist

Detroit Lakes Public Schools (ISD#22) is seeking an Occupational Therapist to join our progressive and growing school district starting 2022-23 school year.

Detroit Lakes, MN is located in the heart of lakes country in West-Central Minnesota.  Amid sparkling lakes, a mile-long sandy beach, inviting neighboring forests, wetland sanctuaries, numerous golf courses, snowmobile and bike trails and the newly reopened downhill ski/bicycling recreational area, it doesn’t take much of an imagination to come up with 4-seasons of recreational activities. Log on to www.visitdetroitlakes.com for more information about our growing and progressive community — with a population of 8,000+, our community swells to over 20,000+ in population during the summer months when we welcome our summer residents back. Located just 50 miles east of Fargo, North Dakota, we are close to the tri-college university system, ample shopping, an international airport and more.

The 2021-22 (K-12) student enrollment in Detroit Lakes has approximately 2,700+ students with 500 employees dedicated to educating and supporting our youth; preparing them for their lifetime of learning and success. Log on to www.dlschools.net to learn more about our progressive school district.

Job Summary:   The Occupational Therapist evaluates to meet the needs of referred/assigned students; provides appropriate occupational therapy services; monitors, documents and reports students, and in some cases, families’ progress; and provides parent support services.

Job Requirements:

  •   Master Degree in Occupational Therapy
  •   Licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health in Occupational Therapy.        

Schedule/Contract:  1.0 FTE with benefits

Buildings:  District-Wide 

Salary and Benefits:  As per contract

Application Deadline: open until filled

Application Process:  Our preferred method of application is on-line at http://www.dlschools.net. Upload letter of interest, resume, college transcripts/credentials, copy of Minnesota licensure, letters of recommendation.  When finalizing your application, be sure to click on the ‘finish and submit’ button’ to ensure your application is submitted. If you have applied on-line with our school district previously, be sure to apply directly to the current vacancy (#1888).





Human Resources

Detroit Lakes Public Schools

702 Lake Avenue

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Attn: Human Resources