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Full Time


Position Title: Human Resources Associate - Church
Department Name: Human Resources
Organizational Level: Professional
Reports to: Human Resources Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Full/Part time: Full-time
Salary Range: $23 - $27 per hour
Date: July 2023


This position works with the Human Resources team to ensure that Southeast Christian is promoting a positive culture and work experience for all involved, as well as ensuring personnel policies and legal compliance is maintained.

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepare new hire orientation packets, including payroll paperwork and benefits for new staff.
  2. Meet with and run through all new hire benefits and payroll specific orientation paperwork for new employees.
  3. Be available to staff for questions about benefits.
  4. Prepare for open enrollment by scheduling meetings with brokers and staff, including needed documents.
  5. Enter all new hire information into elected benefits.
  6. Audit benefit invoices and ensure payroll deductions are correct.
  7. Enter new employees into the payroll system.
  8. Process payroll for church and school on a semi-monthly basis.
  9. Communicate with Accounting department and School regarding invoices and payroll amounts, ensuring invoices are paid.
  10. Ensure payroll information and benefit deductions are up to date and correct.
  11. Team up with church and school Human Resources staff, ensuring that the church and school are compliant with laws and policies.
  12. Maintain personnel files, both electronic and paper.
  13. Assist with writing job descriptions and recruitment of new hires, including but not limited to posting jobs on various sites and conducting interviews.
  14. Work with other ministries to maintain and review up-to-date background checks and trainings for staff and volunteers.
  15. Assist with HR audits and reports.
  16. Perform other duties, as needed.

Time Requirements:

This position will be completed 40+ hours per week, Monday through Friday. Evening, weekend and holiday hours possible.

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment and uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, desktop computers and telephones.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and frequently required to sit and/or stand for sustained periods of time; lift, push, pull items in excess of 30 lbs; walk and reach with hands and arms.




  1. Ability to manage confidentiality in all aspects of job.
  2. 2+ years in Human Resources position preferred.
  3. Experience in a church setting preferred.
  4. Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills.
  5. Flexibility and willingness to grow.
  6. Teachable.
  7. Excellent with details.


  1. A faithful, growing Christ-follower who is deepening their personal relationship with Christ and models this to others.
  2. A passionate desire to see people come to know, love and follow Christ in the context of real community.
  3. In agreement with Southeast’s Statement of Beliefs, Values, Mission and Vision.
  4. Desires to know and love God and wants to be used by God.


  1. Dedicated to the development of God’s people in their roles of discipleship, servanthood and outreach.
  2. Humble, credible, trustworthy, teachable and a self-starter.
  3. Heart for ministry and relationship.
  4. A team player.
  5. Strong social and verbal skills that enable him/her to be an effective and creative communicator.
  6. Demonstrates wise judgment in decision-making.
  7. Ability to live in and cultivate biblical community.
  8. Champions the pillars of Southeast and core values of the staff. Values the culture of Southeast Christian Church.
  9. Adhere to Southeast’s Staff Expectations: (1) work hard; (2) deal with conflict biblically (Matthew 18); (3) have a "solutions-focused mindset" (propose solutions, not just identify problems); (4) engage in community, worship and growth by being in a life group and attending one Southeast church service each weekend; (5) biblically tithing to Southeast Christian Church; (6) no gossip; (7) lives a life of integrity; (8) has a positive attitude.

Desired Competencies:

Plans and aligns, Optimizes work processes, Resourcefulness, Communicates effectively, Values differences, Interpersonal savvy, Cultivates innovation, Manages complexity, Collaborates, Being resilient, Self-development, Demonstrates self-awareness, Instills trust

This description indicates the general level and nature of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.