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Human Resources Manager

Based in Portland, OR


Fight for more fair and equitable workplaces.

Oregon AFSCME Council 75 is now accepting résumés from people with a passion for helping workers fight for more fair and equitable workplaces.

Oregon AFSCME is a fast growing union, representing over 39,000 public employees and non-profit employees. We believe in economic and social justice for all Oregon workers and their families. Our mission is to empower and unite workers to create change in their workplaces and communities. Our members work for OHSU and the State of Oregon in addition to counties, municipalities and behavioral health nonprofits across Oregon. For more information visit: www.OregonAFSCME.org.

The Human Resources Manager at Oregon AFSCME manages, oversees and implements all human resources-related systems, processes, and policies for the organization. Specific responsibilities include: hiring, onboarding, performance management, and offboarding of staff; benefits administration; investigations, discipline, grievances, FMLA/OFLA, and annual COLAs calculations and processing; maintaining employee handbook, benefits manual, and policies and procedures; co-leading with Executive Director the staff collective bargaining process; actively engaging as a leader of the organization; intersection with the board of directors as needed.

Qualified candidates should possess the following skills:

  • Experience in Human Resources, Project Management, and Labor Relations at a management level
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to handle multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work independently, without supervision, and to take initiative
  • Excellent outreach, communication and conflict management skills
  • Experience facilitating worker trainings and meetings
  • Experience with labor movement, worker organizing, and/or coalitions
  • Internal union experience: contract enforcement, bargaining, and experience with grievance procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations
  • Experience developing and delivering training curricula
  • Ability to identify and address personal biases and approach with work through a trauma-informed lens
  • Can demonstrate working knowledge, through personal and/or work-related experience, in advancing racial justice, understanding how systems of oppression intersect, and applying an equity analysis in policy and programming processes, and working knowledge, through personal and/or work-related experience, in the needs of and barriers faced by people of color
  • Occasional nights and weekends may be required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile for work use

$98,058-$118,056 DOE, $500 per month car allowance, $150 per month phone stipend, healthcare, employer 401k contributions, long term disability, and life insurance.

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and résumé to Hiring@oregonafscme.org. Priority to applications received by May 15th.

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