Human Resources/Personnel

Sarah Erstrom, Human Resource Manager (541) 473-4856

The Malheur ESD Human Resources/Personnel Department administers the policies as adopted by the ESD Board of Directors and provides a large array of support services to ESD administrators and staff as well as to constituent school districts. Services include, but are not limited to:

Resolutions, policy and handbook development, federal and state regulation compliance, recruitment and retention, superintendent searches, purchased services and employee contracts, benefits administration and information, compensation, personnel records maintenance,job description development, SAIF reporting, teacher licensing, and wage surveys. 


Trainings for Staff

Oregon law requires districts to participate in the following annual trainings.  Beginning in 2010, staff training  will be conducted online through PublicSchoolWORKS:

PublicSchoolWORKS Safety Training Online.

  1. Bloodborne Pathogens
  2. Child Abuse Identification and Prevention in Oregon Schools
  3. Sexual Harassment-Employees
  4. Sexual Misconduct-Staff to Student 

Malheur ESD Staff Handbook

Malheur ESD employees are required to review the staff handbook annually.  Please verify your compliance by printing the last page of the handbook, sign and date this page then turn it in to the HR Department, attention Tammy. 

Oregon Educator Benefit Board Insurance Open Enrollment

Following is the link to access the MyOEBB webpage:  OEBB Employee Benefit Management System

Substitute Teachers

Malheur ESD Region 14 also provides a centralized location for substitute teacher registration for all Malheur County school districts and Huntington School District in Baker County.

Employment Applicants

For employment opportunities, please see our "Employment" section. Malheur ESD also posts vacancies through Image: link.


Accessibility Statement - Malheur ESD is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are currently in the process of upgrading our web site to ensure we meet or exceed the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

For more information on how to report an issue related to the accessibility or how to file a formal Section 504 or ADA (Title II) complaint about the accessibility of any content on the Malheur ESD website, please see our full Accessibility Statement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy - It is a policy of Malheur ESD that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. For more information, visit the Anti-Discrimination Policy page.