Welcome to NHRA!

The Northland Human Resource Association (NHRA), established in 1988, has over 100 members in the Duluth-Superior and surrounding areas. NHRA is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, the largest professional Human Resource organization in the world.

Vision: A community of resources for Human Resource professionals, organizational leaders, and service providers striving to develop and deliver people management skills and strategies.

Mission: To provide our members and Northland organizations with people management resources, professional development, leadership and networking opportunities.



Posted: September 17, 2014

HR Director Job Opening at Woodland Hills!

Human Resources Director Woodland Hills seeks a Human Resources Director to develop and implement human resource development and management strategies that create and maintain a highly skilled and highly motivated workforce. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and Skills Experience generating reports from HR or payroll applications. Fearlessly innovative problem solver. Knowledgeable in all aspects of employment law. […]

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HR Manager Job Opening MN Dept. of Human Services!

Human Resources Manager Minnesota Department of Human Services $56,668 – $81,996 annually Vadnais Heights, MN Application deadline is September 25, 2014. This position will lead human resources functions and participate, as part of the Direct Care and Treatment (DCT) Community Based Services (CBS) Teams in strategic planning, program evaluation and assessment and operations management. GREAT […]

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Posted: September 3, 2014

NHRA September Educational Meeting!

Summer is almost over, but NHRA is about to begin! Don’t miss this terrific kick-off event. Invite a colleague, co-worker or friend! Topic: “The Best (and Worst) Way to Fire an Employee – a Practical Guide to Avoid Pitfalls” When TUESDAY September 9, 2014 From 11:30 am to 1:00 pm COST: $15.00 Members, $20.00 Non-members Includes […]

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HR Generalist Job Opening at Securitas!

Job Description Are you looking to start your career in HR? Securitas is looking for a proven leader to join our team! We offer full medical/dental/vision benefits, 401K, paid time off and a starting salary from $36,000-$40,000 a year!  Apply online the Securitas website at or click on this link: apply now. This position will […]

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Posted: August 11, 2014

Recruiting Coordinator Job Opening!

Residential Services, Inc. (RSI), a non-profit organization started in 1978, provides a broad range of services designed to empower adults and children with disabilities in living as independently as possible in the communities and homes of their choice. RSI is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated person to serve as our Recruiting Coordinator at our Duluth office. […]

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Posted: August 4, 2014

HR/Accounting Job Opening!

Aerostitch is seeking candidate for and HR/Accounting person to join their team!  Immediate opening. This is a career position at a growing Duluth-based business. We make GREAT Made-in-Duluth Products (since 1983) and are locally owned and managed. We sell World-Wide via our retail store, our website and our mail order catalogs. Please stop by 8 […]

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NHRA Members Tee-off to help the Second Harvest Food Bank!

Northland Human Resource Professionals Tee Off and Raise Funds for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank The Northland Human Resources Association’s TENTH Annual Golf Scramble/Fundraiser was held on July 7, 2014 at the Proctor Golf Club. NHRA is an affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Seventeen players participated in this year’s event. […]

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Posted: July 30, 2014

NHRA Seeking Speaker Proposals for 2015!

NHRA is seeking proposal for speakers for 2015 educational meetings and our spring conference. The proposal form can be found here: NHRA Program Speaker RFP 2015

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Posted: June 19, 2014

Job Opening- City of Duluth Manager of Workforce Development!

Job Classification: Manager, Workforce Development Employment Opportunity: Open opportunity for all qualified candidates FLSA Status: Exempt   Salary Range: $60,720 to $82,032 Annual Equivalent Probation Period: 12 months   Anticipated Number of Openings: 1   Duration of Eligible List: Seven months Own It, Solve It, Take Pride!   Your career here offers the opportunity for […]

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Posted: June 13, 2014

NHRA 10th Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser!

10 thAnnual Golf Scramble/Fundraiser                                           3:00 PM — Monday, July 7, 2014 Rain or Shine Event! Location: Proctor Golf Course               Hwy 2, Proctor MN  55811 Mark your calendars and register for the 10th Annual NORTHLAND HUMAN RESOURCE ASSOCIATION Golf Tournament/Fun day, Monday, July 7, 2014; 3:00 pm (be there by 2:45 at the latest) tee […]

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Benefits of membership:

  • Monthly educational programming on current human resource topics.
  • Opportunity to network and interact with HR colleagues in the community.
  • Membership directory to assist with networking and problem solving.
  • Access to timely, informative content on our website, and a quarterly newsletter.
  • Educational meetings provide recertification credits.
  • Free PHR/SPHR Certification classes for members seeking certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute.

How do I join?

Joining is simple. Dues are $60 per calendar year, or $50 for SHRM members. To join:

  • Apply here
  • Then pay the appropriate dues in one of two ways
    1. Pay online using the Paypal link in the membership application
    2. Send us a check, made payable to Northland Human Resources Association, to:
      • NHRA
        PO Box 16336
        Duluth, MN 55816-0336

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM online at