Human Resources Generalist
Job Details
Headquarters - ARDEN, NC
Full Time
Not Specified
Human Resources

Evangelism Explosion International (EEI) is actively seeking a full-time Human Resources Generalist in our Arden, NC headquarters.


Note: due to the current social distancing requirements in Buncombe County, North Carolina, interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Onboarding and training will be planned according to federal, state, and local restrictions, as well as industry best practices at that time. 


EEI is an international ministry that partners with churches across the world to train people how to share their faith in Christ and how to bring people from unbelief to belief. We have a vision of "every nation equipping every people group and every age group to witness to every person" the Gospel of Jesus Christ. All employees must join in this vision, our mission, and agree to our Statement of Faith.


The Human Resources Generalist coordinates the human resources (HR) activities including but not limited to employment, benefits administration, and employee relations.



  • Assists with the administration of company-wide HR policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with corporate objectives and federal, state, and local legal requirements
  • Maintains an HR information system and employment records
  • Assists and supports the Payroll team through communication with employees; insures procedures and policies are being followed and required documentation is on file
  • Coordinates the hiring process, including but not limited to conducting reference checks, negotiating salary offers, issuing job offers, managing job postings, and other communication
  • Coordinates efforts to attract qualified candidates through the design and placement of job postings and advertisements
  • Recruits and interviews candidates; provides management with hiring recommendations
  • Coordinates and conducts employee-relations activities and programs such as employee counseling, interpretation of policies, and orientations
  • Conducts exit interviews and communicates the findings to management
  • Responds to inquiries regarding EEI’s processes, policies, procedures, and programs
  • Identifies potential employee-relations issues and makes recommendations to management
  • Conducts investigations into claims of harassment or other EEI policy violations
  • Assists in the administration of company compensation and benefits programs
  • Initiates training programs, personal and career development, performance appraisal process, and compensation systems
  • Assists with the negotiation of contracts with benefit plan providers, vendors, auditors, and consultants
  • Pursues continuing education on employment law and maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government regulations affecting HR functions
  • Promotes communication within EEI by sending announcements and information to the staff including office closures, staffing changes, contact information, and policy updates
  • Assists in the planning and execution of headquarters’ events
  • Coordinates administration of workers’ compensation and unemployment claims
  • Assists with OSHA compliance
  • Performs office cleaning tasks according to the cleaning schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent and two to four years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations
  • Experience in benefits, recruiting and staffing, and employee development preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prepare reports and company-wide business correspondence
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to champion new ideas, manage change, and execute on action plans
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English; multilingual skills a plus
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Applications, and Mac operating systems; Paycom experience preferred

Key Competencies:

  • Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions. 
  • Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Diversity and Ethics: Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce. Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Oral and Written Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
  • Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Quality Management: Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


  • Maintains a healthy relationship with God and an exemplary Christian testimony.
  • Maintains a healthy relationship with family members (i.e., spouse and children as applicable)
  • Functions as a responsible member in good standing of a local church
  • Participates in the EE ministry in a local church
  • Reports to the Director of Operations
  • Willing and able to cooperate with the leadership and policies of EEI
  • Relates well and communicates clearly with all EEI staff and ministry contacts

Physical Demands and Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Occasionally required to stand
  • Occasionally required to walk
  • Continually required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to lift/push light weights less that 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral, depth, and ability to adjust or focus
  • Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • The noise level in the work environment usually is quiet

FLSA: This position works at the Arden, NC headquarters; is full-time, exempt, salaried, Monday – Friday with flexible office hours.


Equal Opportunity: Evangelism Explosion International (EEI) is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants shall be provided an equal opportunity to be considered for hire regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability if they satisfy the education (or equivalent) requirements, work experience requirements, and religious requirements of EEI. Section 702 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 exempts religious organizations from Title VII's prohibition against discrimination in employment on the basis of religion.