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Job Opening: Human Resources Manager

by | May 6, 2021 | Employment Opportunities

The Human Resources Manager contributes to the creation of a flourishing culture by embracing and embodying the vision and strategy for staff developed by the CHC Leadership. The Human Resources Manager designs and executes systems, processes, logistics, reports and resources that further that vision and direction by operationally resourcing the hiring and transition of CHC staff. He / She supports meaningful staff events; internal communication.

Supervisor: Director of Business Operations & Finance

Position Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt

Hours Per week: 32

Salary range: $30,000 – $46,500

Benefits: Eligible Medical, Dental, Vision, 403(b), Paid Vacation and Sick Leave

Start Date: July 6, 2021


Model a Growing and Vibrant Relationship with Christ

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live the life we are inviting others to live
  • Manifest the fruit of the Spirit in work habits and relationships
  • Pursue spiritual growth through community and daily devotions
  • Embody other-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions
  • Accept and uphold CHC’s Statement of Faith

Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Christian School

  • Be an active, engaged member of the school community
  • Attend and serve at school-wide, all-hands-on-deck events (Examples: Meet & Greet, Back to School Night, Open Houses, etc.)

Oversee an Effective, Efficient Hiring Process

  • Partner with Head of School to streamline the overall process of hiring
  • Partner with the Directors to design candidate interview schedules for maximum impact
  • Ensure candidates complete all relevant hiring documents for CHC
  • Confirm distribution of interview packets and candidate information prior to interviews
  • Review interview folders and assist Head of School in preparation of candidate’s final interview
  • Obtain and file hiring documents and debriefs for candidates upon completion of interview process

Manage Excellent Pre-Employment Processes That Are Thorough, Timely and Honoring  

  • Ensure hiring Director submits a minimum of two reference forms (one direct supervisor, one peer, and/or one personal) for each candidate
  • Review references for each candidate; flag concerns, review concerns with the Head of School
  • Prepare employee offer letters for the Head of School to review
  • Ensure verification forms and background checks completed prior to start
  • Flag any background check concerns for review with Head of School
  • Ensure new hires receive an offer letter and role description
  • Confirm formal acceptance is received in writing or e-signature
  • Work with help desk and technology department to confirm account setup, phone and email list requirements. Coordinate creation of mailbox tag and addition to the phone list with Receptionist.

Coordinate a New Employee Onboarding Experience (NEO) for Each New Staff Member  

  • Partner with the Head of School and Directors to plan and execute a positive onboarding experience
  • Team with Directors to communicate each new hire’s NEO schedule prior to start
  • Lead the execution of all NEO logistics responsibilities

Ensure Thorough, Timely Off-Boarding and Exiting Practices for All Staff  

  • Obtain, process and file a resignation letter for each exiting staff member
  • Complete exit interviews for all exiting staff
  • Provide termination information to payroll and other departments in a timely manner
  • Ensure staff resources are returned and security measures enforced for each exiting staff

Promote Staff Development Support

  • Ensure all staff have a current (and refreshed) role description on an annual basis
  • Work with Directors to complete and submit evaluations in a timely, thorough manner
  • Partner with the Curriculum Coordinator to support Staff Induction Program
  • Coordinate CPR recertification with outside vendor and Directors
  • Support teaching staff through the ACSI Certification/Recertification process
  • Remind staff when Colorado Teaching Licenses are due to renew

Provide Human Resources/Benefits Support

  • Manage Workers’ Comp claims and reporting
  • Manage short-term and long-term disability claims
  • Manage FMLA processes
  • Coordinate and provide support for the Open Enrollment process
  • Process benefits invoices in AvidXchange ensuring accurate coding and billing (coverages and participants)
  • Manage COBRA processes in timely, thorough, accurate manner
  • Manage the annual policies renewal with staff
  • Advise on Employee Handbook policy issues and compliance

Assist in the Budget Process

  • Support the Head of School and the Director of Business Operations & Finance in yearly budget creation
  • Support the Head of School and the Director of Business Operations & Finance in staffing design and execution
  • Forecast budget variances in areas of oversight and advise Director of Business Operations & Finance in a timely manner with regard to potential issues or areas of concern

Execute the Logistics of the Annual Compensation Adjustment Process

  • Coordinate compensation adjustment process with the Head of School, Director of Business Operations & Finance and Payroll
  • Prepare all tools and resources for the compensation adjustment process
  • Prepare salary letters for each employee
  • Ensure accuracy of benefit changes during the year and through the open enrollment process
  • Partner with Payroll to ensure staff changes and salary adjustments are processed with 100% accuracy

Execute Logistics of Annual Staff Surveys

  • Coordinate logistics of the annual staff surveys and report results to the Head of School
  • Schedule annual survey Executive Debrief with Academic Leadership Team

Support Effective Internal Communications

  • Manage and organize OneDrive for efficiency and proper document storage
  • Support school-wide communications as required

Support Mission Volunteer Team

  • Background check Mission Volunteers as required
  • Support CHC Mission Teams as needed

Assist in Document Creation for Human Resource Initiatives including but Not Limited to the Following:

  • Assist as required with performance evaluation templates and resources
  • Assist with role description template creation
  • Partner with payroll to produce overtime reports
  • Partner with payroll to produce vacation reports
  • Assist in managing data and generating other reports as requested

Ensure Accurate, Timely Response to Communication Requests (Phone or Email)

  • Manage email, voicemail and communication requests in a timely, thorough manner
  • Build trust by maintaining confidence of information
  • Respond to all communication with professionalism, discretion and service orientation

Support the Annual Audit Process

  • Submit requested audit work papers as required
  • Field questions from audit staff (iff applicable)

Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude 

Complete Other Responsibilities as Assigned

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth

  • Receive and apply training and development from Paycom and other sources
  • Attend All-Staff meetings


Growth of a Thriving, Staff Culture (Evidenced by Steady Growth Toward and Achievement of a Flourishing Staff Culture Score on the BCW Employee Survey)

Hiring Files Prepared in an Efficient and Effective Manner with all Assessments and Documents

Honoring and Timely Interview Schedule Established with Managers

Effective, Efficient Sourcing Strategies That Produce Timely Results

References, Background Checks and Education Verification Completed Prior to All New Hires

Timely, Accurate Generation and Delivery of Offers Letters and Employment Letters

Hospitable Onboarding Experience and thorough, Timely Off-Boarding for All Existing Staff Members

Role Descriptions for All Staff That Are Clear, Aligned to Strategy and Refreshed Each Year

Annual Performance Evaluation Process Executed with Excellence

Annual Compensation Adjustment Process Completed Timely and with 100% Accuracy

Annual Staff Surveys Executed and Reported with Excellence

Timely, Accurate, Thorough Documents and Reporting

Hiring, Onboarding and Records Managed According to Federal and State Law

Communication Requests Responded to in Timely, Accurate Manner

Trust Built Among Staff Through Culture-Building Practices and Service-Orientation

Excellent Resourcing of and Collaboration with Staff


Director of Business Operations & Finance: The Human Resources Manager reports directly to the Director of Business Operations & Finance. The Director of Business Operations & Finance oversees Accounting, Finance, and Human Resources. The Human Resources Manager is expected to be coachable, available, and responsive to his/her supervisor while striving for a healthy Christ-like relationship characterized by love, truth and unity.

Head of School: The Head of School is responsible for ensuring all human resources across CHC are in alignment with the culture expected of staff. The Human Resources Manager should comply in a Godly and humble manner with all efforts from the Head of School to evaluate, train, equip and develop him/her as a staff member.

Director of School Operations: The Human Resources Manager should partner with the Director of School Operations to ensure that all Payroll inputs are received in a timely and 100% accurate manner and common objectives are achieved, striving for excellence.

Hiring Managers: The Human Resources Manager embodies and exhibits servant leadership in all interactions with school Directors, supporting them in the development and execution of hiring that are in alignment with CHC’s vision, approach, messaging, and branding, ensuring they receive prompt, excellent service.

CHC Leadership: The CHC Leadership consists of the Head of School, Director of Lower School, Director of Upper School, Director of the Preschool and the Academic and Business Leadership Teams. These individuals oversee the school, therefore the Human Resources Manager should comply in a Godly and humble manner striving for a Christ–like relationship in all interactions.


Managing Through Systems: A person who is skilled at managing through systems can design practices, processes, and procedures which allow managing from a distance; is comfortable letting things manage themselves without intervening; can make things work through others without being there; and can impact people and results remotely.

Process Management: A strong process manager knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into an efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy, integration, and simplification; and gets more out of fewer resources.

Builds Effective Teams: An effective team-builder blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team. 

Hires and Staffs Effectively:  An individual who hires and staffs effectively has a nose for talent; hires the best people available internally and externally; is not afraid of selecting strong people; and assembles talented staff teams.

Managerial Courage: A person who demonstrates managerial courage doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; and is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Spiritual Gifts

The following spiritual gifts are recommended for this role:

  • Administration
  • Wisdom


  • A growing and evident commitment to Jesus Christ and a Biblical lifestyle that exhibits conduct consistent with CHC’s Essentials of the Faith
  • College Graduate
  • Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in Human Resources Management
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • CPR/AED/First Aid certifications required (including Epi Pen, and Blood Borne Pathogens)

Join the CHC Team

To be considered for this position, please provide a resume, a cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and details any experience you have with technology and/or payroll systems. Please scan all documents and email to applychcs@chclions.org.

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