Employee resources and state workforce

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The State Certified HR Professional (SCHRP) credentialing program is designed to allow HR professionals in Oregon state government to be recognized for mastering state specific human resource areas. The DAS – Chief Human Resources Office (CHRO) is promoting a workforce culture of lifelong learning, professional recognition, and personal growth. SCHRP is a vehicle for professional growth for HR professionals who are spread throughout state service.

SCHRP focuses on the professional development of the HR community within public service. SCHRP recognizes HR professionals' abilities, experience, and commitment to human resources, reduces barriers across human resources functions and departments, and creates a sustainable and agile human resources workforce, thereby advancing Oregon state government in an ever-changing environment. SCHRP represents CHRO’s promise to develop HR professionals in support of Oregon state government.

The program consists of 11 in-class sessions spread over five months.  Each cohort will have 24 students who will work together on a change management project, attend classes, and participate in team activities.  To receive certification, students must attend all 11 sessions, complete all homework assignments, and participate on a change management project.  

The program is broken up into the following sections:

  • Human Resource Management
  • The Role of HR in the Public Sector
  • Legal Considerations in Human Resources
  • Self-Awareness and Relationship Management
  • Human Resources as a Strategic Business Partner

To view the program outline click here.

Applications for cohort #7 ​will start being accepted March 30, 2020.  Applicants for the SCHRP program must be a current full-time state employee, be in human resources or a management service position, and have approval from their manager to participate.  

Application Timeline

March 30, 2020:         Applications Open
April 17, 2020:            Applications Close
May 1, 2020:               Applicants Notified
July 28, 2020:             Program Starts

The Chief Human Resources Office is hosting learning sessions for SCHRP alumni and the state government HR community covering various HR topics to continue to build on the concepts learned in the program.  The topics will vary for each session.

In order to participate you must be a current full-time state employee and be in human resources or a management service position.

To register
click here​.
This guide was designed for HR professionals and is a compilation of basic HR procedures, information and resources right at your fingertips.

To view the guide click here​.
This web site contains forms, tools, toolkits, and other information for HR professionals.

Click here​ to access the resources.
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​Questions?  Contact Brandy Meng