HR Manager, Employee Relations & Compliance | TEAM, A Global Alliance of Churches and Missionaries Full Time

@ Rukes Search Group
  • Carol Stream, Illinois View on Map
  • Denomination: Staffing Agency
  • Job Category: Church Planting, Missions / Outreach / Evangelism, Nonprofit Jobs
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2021
  • Application closes: 31 July 2021
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    Job Description

    TEAM is a thriving global mission agency that partners with local churches to send missionaries and plant reproducing churches. This newly created role will serve as a critical bridge between the international and domestic teams, ensuring quality HR practices for all staff.

    Job Description

    The HR Manager, Employee Relations & Compliance will administer human resources policies, programs, and practices in the areas of recruiting and onboarding, staff development, benefits, culture development, and compliance.  This role exists in the context of TEAM’s Personnel Group, which provides HR services, staff development and training, and other employment services to both U.S. staff and global workers.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Foster a culture in TEAM that reflects TEAM’s core values

    • Interface between staff and management with feedback on staff morale, concerns and
    • expressed needs
    • Identify opportunities to increase interaction between U.S. based staff and global workers
    • Work with the Communications Department on culture-enhancing communications
    • Generate ideas to promote TEAM culture internally
    • Initiate monthly staff bulletin in coordination with Communications Department and assist in coordinating monthly all-staff meetings

    2. Recruitment and orientation of new staff

    • Ensure that appropriate publicity of TEAM’s hiring opportunities is done in local churches, schools and on Christian internet job networks
    • Work with supervisors to define the most important skills and abilities needed to thrive in the job to be filled
    • Coordinate recruitment efforts with hiring managers, coordinate interviews, accept resumes and applications, interview and assist with the final hiring decision process
    • Facilitate effective new employee orientation into TEAM
    • Work with Mobilization and Learning & Development in employment onboarding of global workers

    3. Development and retention of existing staff

    • Assist supervisors with writing and maintaining accurate and current job descriptions for North American based staff positions
    • Manage existing TEAM staff annual performance evaluation process (includes preparing both supervisors and evaluated employees)
    • Assist in developing and managing evaluation process for global workers, including creation and implementation of job descriptions
    • Develop and implement personal development plans to assist with goal setting and performance measurement
    • Participate in the process of staff development by assessing needs, evaluating in-house training resources and tracking staff development efforts in consultation with TEAM’s Director of Learning & Development

    4. Disciplinary process and exiting staff

    • Oversee the out-processing of all employees who leave TEAM. Conduct exit interviews with terminating employees, sharing appropriate feedback with supervisors and/or management. Collaborate with Transitions Manager in out-processing of global workers
    • May be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations
    • Receive and act on employee complaints or grievances; Oversee employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations

    5. HR Compliance

    • Maintain accurate HR data in tracking systems related to HR and payroll
    • Work with TEAM’s Executive Director of Global Services, Personnel Director, and contracted legal counsel to maintain an up-to-date employee handbook
    • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
    • Manage unemployment claim requests, worker compensation claims, employment verification requests, and other legal HR topics
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Work Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field of study
    • 3-5 years of experience in an advanced human resources position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) designation desirable (SHRM or HRCI)
    • Experience managing employee benefits preferred
    • Background and experience with a nonprofit organization, ideally a religious ministry preferred

    Required skills

    Application closes: July 31, 2021

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