Human Resources/Personnel (Sarah Erstrom), Human Resource Manager, (541)473-4856 or

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 

Frequently Used Forms:

  • W-4 (2020): Please complete when submitting a change of address or adjustment to tax withholdings.
  • Oregon W-4 (2020):  Please complete when submitting a change of address or adjustment to tax withholdings.
  • I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification Form (valid identification is required to complete this form).
  • Direct Deposit: Please include a physical copy of a "VOID" check in order to sign-up for Direct Deposit.

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 Sarah.

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.