Director of Human Resources

April 26, 2022
2001 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3000, Plano, TX
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The Director of Human Resources attends to East-West’s greatest and most strategic asset: its people. East-West is seeking an experienced and collaborative HR leader who will champion a high-performance, service-oriented, collaborative culture so East-West can advance its vision and mission around the world.

Our ideal Director of Human Resources will:

  • Be a leader that champions culture.
  • Pursue excellence.
  • Believe in and own the vision, mission, and values of East-West.
  • Have a strong desire to see East-West staff grow and flourish.
  • Pursue relationships throughout the organization.
  • Have a mindset of getting to “yes.”
  • Have the ability and desire to enhance the function and operation of the Human Resource team.


A Day in the Life of the Director of Human Resources

  • Lead in a way that disciples employees and direct reports by emulating Jesus.
  • Steward East-West staff, donations, and assets as well as ensure operational support is of the highest level.
  • Provide leadership and management to employee development and relations, including annual performance planning reviews, employee development plans, employment law compliance, and employee onboarding.
  • Provide support to the Executive Leadership Team by meeting on a regular and as-needed basis to provide counsel, promote areas of importance, and provide viewpoints from staff.
  • Provide oversight to employment policies, procedures, and the Employee Handbook.
  • Oversee employee compensation and provide leadership and oversight to the entire staff benefits process.
  • Create and deliver leadership development and training, and provide counsel and training for ministry leaders/management staff.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders—including Recruiting, Member Care, Field Leadership, and Executive Leadership—to accomplish organizational goals.


The Qualifications of the DHR

  • Uphold a close and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, demonstrating a healthy, growing spiritual life
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of seven years in a senior HR role required
  • Talent management, succession planning, benefits, terminations, corrective action, and personnel issue experience
  • Cultural competency and awareness, working with a diverse and global workforce
  • SPHR highly preferred but not required (PHR required or equivalent experience required)
  • Experience within a nonprofit organization and/or mission-sending organization highly preferred
  • Experience in collaborating with senior leaders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with solid organization, process, and planning skills
  • Knowledge of standard employment law is a must
  • Two years minimum of management experience
  • Global HR experience is a plus


Key Job Logistics

  • Reports to: Executive Vice President of Operations
  • Direct reports: HR Generalist, Compensation and Benefits Administrator, Provisional Staff Care Specialist, and Women’s Connection Coordinator
  • Location: East-West Offices in Plano, Texas


The Benefits

This full-time position is eligible for employer-paid benefits, which include medical, dental, health savings account, and life insurance packages. East-West also offers a 401(k) match as well as paid vacation, paid sick time, paid time off for a mission trip, and an all-inclusive, organization-wide conference every four years.

Application Instructions

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