Hoboken Grace Human Resources Director

Full Time
409 14th Street, 720 Monroe Street
Posted 4 weeks ago

Hoboken Grace is a growing, contemporary, Christian church seeking to discover what it means to follow Jesus Christ in our city!  As we have grown, so have our opportunities. Every employee is an important part of the team. 

JOB POSITION Human Resources Director

SUPERVISOR Operations Managing Director



  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and have strong planning skills
  • Must have an understanding of Church related employment practices
  • Must be able to recruit, hire, place, develop, and train employees and those serving
  • Must live up to the Leadership Commitment

The Human Resources Director is responsible for helping employees and volunteers throughout the entire cycle of employment and service. This responsibility includes developing and maintaining human resources systems of recruiting, hiring, placing, developing, and training employees and volunteers to serve in their God-gifted abilities. Additionally, there is the responsibility to develop, oversee, coordinate, and enhance human resources policies and procedures; provide appropriate payroll and benefits support; and ensure that Hoboken Grace is in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations. This position will require someone who has experience in, and is familiar with, human resources best practices and can apply that experience and understanding to the unique needs of a church context. 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive human resources plan with policies, structures, and processes that support Hoboken Grace in areas of compensation, payroll, performance, people development and movement, recruitment, training, staff and volunteer relations, and benefits
  • Provide strategic advice to Hoboken Grace staff and leaders on leadership and employee best practices
  • Lead efforts to recruit potential Hoboken Grace employees and volunteers to fill strategic hiring and serving needs
  • Recruit, develop and maintain volunteers with human resources and other relevant expertise who can serve as advisors for Hoboken Grace on human resources topics
  • Help identify, develop, and execute activities that build relationships and maintain a healthy culture between various teams within the Hoboken Grace staff and volunteers
  • Keep an accurate record of employee files for Hoboken Grace in a way that ensures compliance with all federal and state employment laws
  • Manage the open enrollment process for benefits
  • Participate in all staff meetings and planning sessions
  • Manage the Hoboken Grace facilities
  • Support and assist in Hoboken Grace Bridge events
  • All other human resources related items as assigned
  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice



  • A commitment to the Hoboken Grace mission as well as an understanding of and willingness to serve within the values of Hoboken Grace
  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources (or a related field) with at least two years of combined human resources and staff management experience
  • Drive, a humble heart, and emotional intelligence are key attributes to success in this position

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