Sanford Health

Executive Director, Human Resources Strategic Partner

Fargo, North Dakota
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Sep 08, 2020
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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA

Shift: Day

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Facilitates the strategic planning processes for performance improvement and the development of organizational human resources strategies, ensuring the appropriate talent structure, engagement models, performance management and recognition systems are in place to support the key objectives of the organization. Accountable for organization development and driving effectiveness, engaging business partners as appropriate for constructive feedback to provide to Executive Leadership while driving and aligning operational values. Monitors the execution of organizational human resources policies and guidelines within a specific business partner unit. Partner with Human Resources Advisors within the designated business unit to evaluate and proactively address the Human Resources needs of the organization by providing solutions aligned with market function needs. Collaborates with managers of bargaining unit employees regarding contract interpretation, policy interpretation and compliance. Collaborates with management to analyze, plan and implement human resources programs with designated business partners. Supervise daily operations of designated partners to ensure compliance with organizational guidelines and policies from a human resources perspective, providing tactical support and counseling on human resources issues and problems, identifying key recommendations and guidance. Manages and coordinates the effective and consistent delivery of Human Resources Centers of Excellence services to ensure needs of designated business partners are met. Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships at all levels of the organization.


Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related discipline. Master's degree preferred. Experience in healthcare and/or insurance industry preferred.
Minimum seven years progressive human resources experience with minimum two years leadership experience preferred.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resource Management - Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), and/or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification preferred


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Leadership

Req Number: R-29144

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