Director of Human Resources – Oregon Health Authority
Monthly Salary Range: $7,814 - $12,087
The Oregon Health Authority has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR to join an excellent team working to ensure all people and communities can achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being through partnerships, prevention, and access to quality, affordable health care. What you will do!
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is one of the state’s largest and most dynamic agencies. As the OHA Human Resources (HR) Director, you will lead a team of 55 human resources professionals who serve OHA’s more than 4400 employees and with an annual departmental budget of approximately $8 million. You will partner with agency leaders and external partners and stakeholders to fulfill the OHA vision of a healthy Oregon and strategic goal of eliminating health inequity by 2030. You will lead initiatives for critical agency-wide organizational advancement efforts which include employee engagement, employee relations, labor relations, classification and compensation, recruitment and hiring, OFLA/FMLA, and training and development.
This position is integral to improving workforce equity and inclusion outcomes connected to the OHA strategic plan, the agency’s affirmative action plan, performance system and health equity definition that ultimately support the health and access to services of and by the people of Oregon, many of whom originate from racially, ethnically, culturally, linguistically, gender- and ability- diverse communities. It is critical that the incumbent hold experience in and can demonstrate understanding of the HR Director role in leading and partnering to operationalize these strategic efforts that address systemic inequities that persist both within the agency and throughout Oregon.
What's in it for you?
Lead a dynamic team of HR professionals
Rewarding work in a fast-paced creative environment
Colleagues who are passionate about public service and operationalizing the agency’s core value and definition of health equity
Partner with internal and external stakeholders on initiatives that advance workforce equity and inclusion goals and outcomes
Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays
Six years of progressive management experience in a public or private organization related to which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation
Demonstrated experience working across a large organization’s various divisions/departments in partnership and collaboration to advance agency goals along with division/department priorities
Demonstrated experience inspiring and developing diverse teams to foster high quality performance, staff engagement and inclusion efforts and equitable professional development
Experience representing a large organization at an enterprise level, with demonstrated successes in achieving results, stewarding trust and relationships with internal and external partners
Proven facilitation skills with diverse groups and the ability to translate complex issues and ideas into language that is easily understood
Experience developing and collaborating on workforce equity and inclusion initiatives, eliminating health inequities and collaborating with teams and external partners from racially, ethnically, culturally, linguistically, gender- and ability- diverse communities
Possess cultural responsiveness skills and hold an ongoing commitment to professional development on topics of anti-racism, social determinants of health and equity, universal accessibility, community engagement and diversity and inclusion
Hold experience developing, implementing policies and programs that advance workforce equity and inclusion and eliminate health inequities
Ability to shape, lead and partner on strategic agendas, inclusive of strategic visioning, data synthesis, and high-profile communications
The strongest candidates will have the following attributes:
Innovative approach to problem solving and stewarding internal and external partnerships
Ability to communicate across a variety of forms including strong written and oral communications. Oral and written cross-cultural communications skills and experience
Experience advancing state-level policies and strategic initiatives that advance workforce equity and eliminate disparate outcomes
Demonstrated ability to build and steward positive relationships with diverse teams and groups internal to the organization and external partners representing communities of color, immigrant groups, the disability community, and other communities most impacted by hiring/recruitment/advancement/retention inequities
Demonstration of understanding and applying principles related to equity, addressing systemic health inequities and collaborating with diverse population groups that are most impacted by inequities
Demonstration of effective delivery of culturally responsive and inclusive policies, practices and services, including evidence of ongoing personal development around equity, anti-racism, unconscious bias, the ADA and universal access, diversity and inclusion
How to apply:
Complete the application at oregonjobs.org using requisition number REQ-52416
Upload a resume that specifies how your knowledge, skills, and experience (lived, learned and professional) qualify you for this position
Upload a cover letter that specifies how your knowledge, skills, and experience (lived, learned and professional) qualify you for this position. (2 pages maximum, please)
Internal Number: REQ-52416
About Oregon Health Authority
The Oregon Health Authority is at the forefront of lowering and containing costs, improving quality and increasing access to health care in order to improve the lifelong health of Oregonians. OHA is overseen by the nine-member citizen Oregon Health Policy Board working towards comprehensive health reform in our state.
Vision: A healthy Oregon
Mission: Ensuring all people and communities can achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being through partnerships, prevention, and access to quality, affordable health care.
Health Equity: We address the clinical and social conditions, as well as the historical and contemporary injustices, which undermine health, so everyone can reach their full health potential. We respect diverse cultures, populations, histories, and health practices. We consider the diversity of Oregon’s communities as we make decisions about how policy and practice are developed, and how resources are distributed. We ensure our workforce is diverse and inclusive because a workforce and leadership reflecting all Oregonians is best able to achieve these outcomes.
Service Excellence: We exceed the expectations of the people we serve by de...livering responsive, efficient, and effective solutions. Integrity We are each accountable for maintaining the highest standards and outcomes in all aspects of our work. We are good stewards of the public trust and the public dollar. Our decisions are informed, fiscally responsible, open, and easily understood.
Leadership: Each one of us in OHA is responsible for helping to realize a healthy Oregon. We bring our talent, creativity, compassion, competence, generosity, and stewardship to the work we do every day. We break down barriers to ensure every employee has the ability and opportunity to help make changes that improve health and transform health care. We lead improvement in health through innovative strategies and creative solutions.
Partnership: In our service to the public, we seek out, listen to, and collaborate with our partners and stakeholders across diverse communities. Our common goal is to protect and promote the health of all people in Oregon. Innovation We are not satisfied with the status quo if there are new and better ways to meet the needs of the people we serve. We bring creativity, experience, and openness to our search for solutions to problems. We pursue opportunities to develop new evidence to evolve our practices.
Transparency: We communicate honestly and openly, and our actions are upfront and visible. We provide open access to information and meaningful opportunities to provide input and participate in our decision-making.