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Eagle Brook Church

Human Resources Director

Eagle Brook Church
Centerville, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 07/07/2016
Categories: Business/Administration
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and application to the Eagle Brook Church Careers page:


Human Resources Director // EAGLE BROOK CHURCH


Eagle Brook Church is a multi-site church looking for a highly motivated and strategic HR Director to join our team at the Central Office located in Centerville. This person will champion a healthy work environment that attracts, engages, develops and motivates talented individuals. A person who is experienced in HR strategy and execution, is self-aware and relationally oriented will thrive in this role. If you love to develop and deliver organizational wide HR functions, lead through influence, coach managers and collaborate across teams, you may be the perfect candidate.


What You’ll Champion // ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Foster a healthy and productive organization by delivering knowledgeable and consistent HR services and support, that actively attracts, develops, and engages talented individuals who are committed to embracing, advancing, and living out the Eagle Brook Church mission
  • Provide strategic leadership for the Eagle Brook Church Human Resources Team and HR functions. Drive ongoing HR initiatives, programs, and processes while adhering to legal obligations, standards, and procedures
  • Facilitate performance management processes, manager/supervisor training, and provide coaching and mentoring. Talent Development functions reside in a different department, but interface regularly.
  • Provide direction for recruitment, hiring, new employee orientation, onboarding, and college internship program
  • Oversee the HRM system and the administration of benefits programs including health, dental, wellness, 403(b) life, AD&D and payroll
  • Direct and maintain overall compensation philosophy, compensation structure, participate in industry specific annual salary surveys, and provide direction to Executive Team and managers on all compensation matters
  • Selects and supervises HR staff, consultants, attorneys, and specialists, and coordinates use of health insurance brokers and carriers, administrators, and other outside resources
  • Proactively look for opportunities to improve all HR areas, programs, practices, and procedures and keep management informed of new developments. Recommend new initiatives and/or changes to existing policies, programs, practices
  • Develops and manages the annual HR budget



  • Lead Human Resources Team to provide excellent ongoing service, support, and assistance to the Eagle Brook Church staff
  • Provide guidance, feedback, and consulting to the Executive Team, functional leaders, and staff regarding organizational, team, and individual development, challenges, and changes
  • Participates in and supports training and coaching opportunities
  • Establishes and leads the standard recruiting and hiring practices and processes necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce
  • Build trusting relationships with managers and staff in order to guide and support development. Active engagement as a mentor and one-on-one coach for managers and staff
  • Engage in regular discussions and make decisions around benefits, compensation, HR processes, and policies



  • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (typically 8+ years)
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources is preferred
  • PHR or SPHR certifications preferred
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience leading HR professionals
  • Experience partnering and collaborating with leaders, managers, and teams
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Experience with UltiPro (Ultimate Software) or other HRM systems is preferred
  • Experience or understanding of Eagle Brook Church culture or similar large church environment is preferred


Work Schedule: Primarily Monday - Friday at the Central Office located in Centerville, MN

Classification: Exempt; Salary // Status: Full-Time // Team: Human Resources