Human Resources Director (HR Manager) Crookston Campus

Minnesota, United States
$75,000.00 - $90,000.00
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The position is a 12-month, full-time, annual renewable position based on funding and performance starting April 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, dental, disability and life insurance. 

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMN Crookston) Director of Human Resources reports to the Chancellor, the Director of HR works closely with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor, academic administrators and program directors, supervisors, faculty, and other university employees. The Director of HR additionally works with consultants and administrators on the Twin Cities campus, union and civil service representatives, and multiple campus vendors. The Director is responsible for managing the work of the University of Minnesota Crookston’s human resource functions including arranging for the provision of services relating to diversity and inclusion, recruitment, orientation, reassignment, promotion, termination, layoff, compensation administration, processing of grievances, employee/union relations, employee benefits, compliance with human resource policies, and supervision of human resource support staff. The director additionally provides consultation using analytical and technical skills, and oversees the professional development of faculty and staff.


  • Earned bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field plus six years of professional human resource work experience.


  • Master’s Degree in Management, Human Resource Management, Business Management or related field.
  • SHRM Certification or SCP or CP/HRCI Certification
  • Demonstrated leadership that inspires, uplifts, and challenges, always in service to others and with a goal of creating a learning community that is more equitable and welcoming.

Review of applications will begin March 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials must include a current resume or curriculum vita and a cover letter.   In addition to addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications, the cover letter must address indicators of the candidate’s ability to promote equity and inclusion at a small campus in a rural context.   Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Committee Chair Mark Huglen, Phone: 218-281-8275 or email

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click​8284​ follow the instructions.  You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.