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Sanford Health Human Resources Strategic Business Partner in Fargo, North Dakota

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: 45th St Business Center - PFS
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 300 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Responsible for overall coordination and administration of Human Resources programs, policies and procedures, providing strategic services and guidance to multiple business partners. Leverages a thorough knowledge and understanding of Sanford Health's mission and strategy to align Human Resources initiatives and objectives with enterprise policies and programs. Serves as a partner to management within the full scope of Human Resources functions and advising managers, supervisors, and staff regarding human resources policies, processes, and practices. Anticipates and addresses human resources related trends and issues impacting the organization, providing insights and tailored interventions. Support development and execution of talent management strategy and plans specific to business partner. Articulate the capabilities, resources, and actions needed to close talent gaps and optimize the workforce. Partner with Talent Management to conduct workforce planning, conduct strategic succession planning, and maintain consistency in talent review process. Work with Human Resources Strategic Partner 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. Escalate complex issues to HR Strategic Partner as needed. Collaborate with the Centers of Excellence to address business partner human resources needs, providing input into the methodologies and plans to adapt to the specific business partner (e.g. change management, organization structures). Deliver standard and ad-hoc reporting to business leaders on key human capital trends, metrics, and initiative progress. May provide expertise and consultation regarding labor relations in order to assist with union negotiations and grievances. May require travel.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, or related discipline.

  • Previous experience in supporting managers in a consultative way.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication; critical thinking and independent decision making skills.

  • Strong persuasion, influencing, and negotiation skills to guide the leaders to make the best decisions while factoring all levels of risk.

  • Technical proficiency using a variety of software programs, Excel (intermediate level), Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.

  • Must love people! Demonstrated interest in people and relationships are critical.

Experience in healthcare and/or insurance industry preferred. Minimum three years progressive human resources experience with working knowledge of multiple human resources disciplines.

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: Human Resources
Req Number: R-56872
Featured: No