The Council for Christian College and Universities (CCCU) seeks a Human Resources Manager to administer the organization’s Human Resources function. The Human Resources Manage is responsible for the initiation, development, and continuation/implementation of all aspects of human resources, including employment, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations, policies and procedures, and organizational culture. The Human Resources Manager is supported by the Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant. This position will report to the Senior Vice President, CFO.
The CCCU is a global organization currently made up of 40+ employees located in 5 countries (United States, United Kingdom, Jordan, Australia and Costa Rica) and in 6 states (CA, DC, MD, NC, PA, TN). This position is in our Washington, DC headquarters. We have an ambitious mission and are an expanding team. As we grow, we are looking for colleagues who are adaptable, discerning, committed to the mission, and able to take on challenges as they arise. Our next HR Director will have most or all the following characteristics:
Grounded in the Christian faith tradition
Desire to serve others gracefully and selflessly
Highly credentialed and experienced HR management experience
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Effective at the strategic and day-to-day level management of HR functions
Experience/understanding of employment law in two or more of the locations/jurisdictions listed above
Able to translate organizational mission and values into an effective people strategy and organizational culture
Great coach and encourager of people and managers
Quick to laugh and have fun!
Virtual Work & COVID-19: The CCCU D.C. Headquarters is open 5 days a week. Staff can work up to 2 days remotely with approval of their supervisor (Monday and/or Friday). Candidates must be able to work effectively in both an in-person and remote environment. CCCU employees are required to adhere and agree to follow certain guidelines and procedures while working in the office to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Vaccinations are strongly encouraged (but not mandated).
Core Responsibilities: The Human Resources Manager provides pro-active responses dealing with the administration of human resources issues. Responsible for the initiation, planning, development, continuation and implementation of all aspects of human resources, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, employee relations, policies and procedures, and organizational culture. Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop, recommend, and implement HR policies and procedures; prepares and maintains handbook of policies and procedures that bolsters organizational culture and expectations and maintains compliance with all local and federal laws
Administer the benefits program including recommendation of appropriate changes; annual re-evaluation of benefits plan for cost effectiveness, manage relationships with benefits broker, and approval of invoices for payment
Lead efforts to recruit for all open positions including all U.S. and international locations which includes working with hiring manager to create job announcement, plan and manage search process and timeline, advise and coach staff on interviewing best practices and procedures, and planning the orientation program for new employees
Organize and facilitate staff meetings, staff activities, and other retention efforts
Coach and consult with managers on a broad range of HR areas from workforce planning, performance management, employee relations, leadership development, etc.
Manage the CCCU Reception area, including supervision of the Receptionist/Human Resources Assistant
Compile and process semi-monthly payroll and retirement contributions for U.S. staff and Australia as well as review monthly payroll for SCIO-UK processed by UK Director of Finance and Operations
Ensure that organizational charts are up-to-date including confidential salary documents and other HR material
Develop and implement appropriate staff development and training programs and conducts training sessions or works with third-party provider(s) as necessary
Manage employee relations matters with supervisors, to ensure compliance with policies and employment law
Serve as staff liaison to Human Resource professionals from member institutions by facilitating monthly calls and working with conference team, if and as needed, to build out programming for HR professionals at CCCU events
Develop and manage Human Resources budget in consultation with CFO
Review and recommend updates to compensation program, when necessary, to ensures that appropriate compensation is matched to each job in consultation with Supervisor
Administer and monitor annual performance evaluation program and revises as necessary
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Persons applying for the position should:
Appreciate and uphold the Christian mission and purpose of the CCCU and its GlobalEd programs
Hold a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources/Industrial Organizational Psychology/Business or other related field with at least 5 years of experience in Human Resources
5-7 years experience in HR Management
PHR preferred (or SHRM-CP)
Understand and be comfortable with US employment law
Have exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Have excellent organizational skills
Can respond quickly and effectively to multiple priorities and situations
Have sound judgement and work well under pressure
Possess a positive and helpful attitude
Be detail-oriented and highly organized
Can work independently as well as part of a team
Experience in nonprofit management, higher education, or Christian higher education, strongly preferred
Application should include:
Statement of your Christian faith
Application Process: Please submit your materials by clicking "APPLY NOW" below. You must submit the materials listed above. We hope to fill this position as soon as possible, so we will be considering candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
About Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of more than 185 Christian institutions around the world. Since 1976, the CCCU has served as the leading national voice of Christian higher education. With campuses across the globe, including more than 150 in the U.S. and Canada and more than 30 from an additional 19 countries, CCCU institutions are accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities whose missions are Christ-centered and rooted in the historic Christian faith. Most also have curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. The CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. For more information about our organization, visit our website: www.cccu.org. Learn more about our GlobalEd programs at: www.cccuglobaled.com