Human Resources Manager
Job Posted: 10 October, 2021
Company: Spokane Regional Health District
Closing Date: 8 November, 2021
Location: Spokane, WA


The Position

The Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) seeks a dynamic and progressive Human Resources Manager to provide strategic leadership and plan, organize, and direct human resources programs and activities. The Manager oversees personnel processes and employee actions agency-wide and ensures they are appropriate, equitable, and consistent. Reporting to the Deputy Administrative Officer, the Human Resources Manager is an active member of the Executive Leadership Team and Joint Management Team and participates in establishing public health goals for the agency.

The Human Resources Manager provides direct oversight for recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, benefits administration, workforce development, and leave administration. This position also oversees job audits and analysis, data and systems management (HRIS), safety, workers compensation, employee recognition, and other human resources processes and programs. The ability to manage investigations, grievances, and EEO complaints with a successful track record of resolving issues is essential. An effective leader, the Human Resources Manager promotes respect for SRHD, including its management, employees, and clients, and reflects the agency’s mission, vision, and values in daily behaviors, interactions, and activities.

The successful candidate recognizes that people are the single most important asset to any organization and is committed to pursuing equitable, creative, and thoughtful solutions for all employees. The Human Resources Manager treats employees with dignity and respect and maintains an open mind to diverse voices, thereby setting the tone for an equitable and inclusive culture built on trust and collaboration. Furthermore, the successful candidate recognizes the importance of relationships and partnerships at all levels and is seen as an active listener who values honesty and integrity and ensures effective communication.


Eight or more years of related professional experience in Human Resources, including five years of management experience. Proven and extensive experience in labor relations, including contract negotiations, interpretation, and administration, is essential. Thorough knowledge of Human Resources practices, procedures, and employment laws and regulations are required. Prior experience leading change and transformation in Human Resources is highly desired.

A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field is required, with a master’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of experience and education that enable success as the Human Resources Manager will be considered.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for the position is $78,150 – $121,236 and will depend on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Spokane Regional Health District offers a wide range of benefits as part of its total compensation package. Choose from seven medical insurance plans and two dental plans; multiple retirement options for your future; generous vacation and sick leave policies; 13 holidays; life insurance and long-term disability; and smart health wellness and commute trip reduction programs.

How to Apply

Spokane Regional Health District is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliations, or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations may be made for people with disabilities.

Applications will be accepted electronically at Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on November 8, 2021.