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HR Director

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 07/14/2014
Categories: Other
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

TITLE: Human Resources Director


DEPARTMENT:  Operations


REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer


CLASSIFICATION:  Full-time, exempt



SUMMARY: Frontiers is a Christian, faith-based non-profit working with churches to send their workers overseas.  The HR Director is a missions-focused professional who provides oversight and supervision for personnel policies, hiring of US Sending Base staff, benefit and payroll administration, maintaining compliance with employment laws, employee evaluation process and orientation of new employees. 




Personnel Policies – oversee and create personnel policies, and communicate and update policies through the Employee Handbook.  Monitor, interpret and adhere to employment and labor legislation and federal and state guidelines and determine how they affect the organization.


Recruitment and Hiring – Assess departments’ staffing needs and work with directors to hire new staff through advertising, screening and interviewing candidates for non-exempt and exempt positions.  Coordinate worker transitions to and from the US Sending Base.


Maintaining Compliance with Employment Laws – Ensure that Frontiers is continually in compliance with employment law through research, implementation and monitoring for conformity.


Payroll and Benefit Administration – Monitor compensation and benefit levels and structures in the Christian non-profit industry and advise directors about compensation trends.  Research and coordinate benefits with vendors, work with the COO and the CFO about change of benefits and communicate changes to the staff.


Evaluation and Employee Relations – Coordinate and oversee the annual and 90-day evaluation process of all employees.  When called upon, assist directors with employee grievances and peacemaking circumstances that arise between employees.


Orientation – Ensure IT, Operations and Finance staff are prepared for the new employee before the employment start date.  As part of the successful orientation process, include the following components: employment paperwork, introduction of the new employee to staff, review of departments’ functions, and overview of the Frontiers ethos and mission.


Perform other duties as assigned, as well as attend a two week candidate school.




Education – Bachelor’s degree is required


Human Resources Experience – Strong leadership and management experience are required.  Seven years of experience in Human Resources is preferred, as is a PHR certification.


Compensation – Competitive salary with benefits.


Location – Tempe, AZ (no relocation package offered)


References – Positive church reference is required. 


Qualified candidates should forward resume to No phone calls please.