Human Resources Director

Central

This position is responsible for the overall Human Resources functions for the Church. Duties include employee relations, performance reviews, managing and administering employee benefits, new employee orientation, annual benefits open enrollment, maintenance of employee records, facilitating new hires and terminations, periodic review and revision of employee related policies, and compliance with all related local, state and federal laws. Performs duties as established to meet the organizational mission, vision, and values of Forest Hill Church.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

(includes, but not limited to)

  • Collaborate with leadership to develop, implement and oversee training and development needs for individuals, groups, and staff-wide needs.
  • Collaborate with leadership to continually evaluate, develop, and assess macro and micro-cultures, working to help continually develop and embed Forest Hill DNA to meet mission, and values.
  • Provide and foster a working environment in which the employees are able to comfortably engage in the employee relations process.
  • Partner with the leadership to advise on many issues that have an impact on staff, ranging from expansion to succession planning and organizational restructuring.
  • Establish and maintain HR “best practices” in the context of a local church. Ensure alignment of HR strategy to Forest Hill mission, vision, and values.
  • Oversee employee relations issues, ranging from coaching and feedback to terminations. Collaborate with leaders to ensure organizational health and mitigate employee relations issues.
  • Continually review, recommend, draft and update revisions of policies and procedures, including staff guide. Ensure policies are implemented, executed, and adhered to. Ensure corrective action processes and terminations adhere to state and federal laws.
  • Manage all staff recruiting processes, including job descriptions, external and internal recruiting/hires, partnership with leadership in panels and interview processes, attracting new talent, and new hire orientation.
  • Manage performance review / coaching and feedback process, adjusting and offering development opportunities based on individual, group, and staff-wide needs and trends.
  • Continually utilize technology to continually improve HR functions and processes.
  • Responsible for the establishment and maintenance of an effective and efficient employee benefit programs. Serve as a benefits resource to employees, handling issues as they arise. Monitor and review benefits plans, maintain contact with broker on a regular basis to insure prompt resolution to daily issues. Work with Broker to schedule and oversee open enrollment periods for company sponsored benefits
  • Oversee Leave and FMLA processes, including STD and LTD, to ensure compliance with local and state laws. Ensure employees are aware of their rights, receive and complete paperwork and submissions for coverage, where approved.
  • Ensure the church is adhering to all local, state and federal laws as it relates to EEO, FLSA, HIPPA, FMLA, Workers Compensation, OSHA, USERRA, etc. Ensure labor law posters are posted and visible to all employees to access and review.
  • Evaluate employee assessment tools related to interviewing assessments and ongoing staff development.
  • Oversee the HR budget, including but not limited to staff recruitment, relocation, staff care and training, background checks, salary and benefits.
  • Continually evaluate salary and benefits, recommending adjustments as needed to ensure highest and best use of gifts.

 

Skills / Qualities / Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Human Resources. Master’s Degree in Human Resources preferred.
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SCHRM-SCP or related certification strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience in human resources areas: employee relations, benefits, staffing, organizational development.
  • Experience in staff training and development (L&D).
  • Experience working or volunteering for a non-denominational church. Membership to Forest Hill a plus.
  • The duties of this position are often driven by deadlines. The ability to prioritize workflow, juggle multiple projects at once and change directions in mid-project is essential.
  • This position requires a general knowledge of Human Resources policies and practices with emphasis on Compensation and Benefits including State and Federal regulations including FLSA, FMLA, ERISA, IRS, DOL, COBRA, ACA, OSHA, and HIPAA requirements.
  • Experience with the administration of benefits plans and automated payroll systems a plus.
  • Ability to learn new software programs required in the administration of various benefits programs and their respective report writing systems.
  • Ability to create, review and revise Human Resources policies and procedures as necessary
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is essential as is the ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • The ability to communicate benefits changes to employees in an easy to understand manner.
  • Ability to identify areas of need, and facilitate staff training and development workshops and training sessions as needed.

 

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to HR@foresthill.org

Production Manager

Ballantyne

Are you passionate about using your audio, video, and lighting skills to connect people to Jesus and one another? The Production Manager will take lead for production (audio, video, lighting) responsibilities at Forest Hill Ballantyne, while striving to have a Christ-centered attitude. He or She will be responsible for supporting weekend services; managing production staff; gear maintenance; volunteer scheduling/support, and training If you are a team player that can excel within various production roles, have a heart for making disciples, and passion for helping create engaging environments this role could be for you!

 

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Specific Duties:

  • Oversee the weekend service environment (planning/review, logistics, creative support and service flow).

  • Work with Central Technical director maintenance and upkeep of production equipment.

  • Serve as Producer in weekend services

  • Communicate ALL broken gear and items to be repaired.

  • Work with Central Technical Director on scheduling of contract audio staff as needed.

  • Responsible for weekend service lighting programming.

  • Responsible for family ministry and aux venue programming (i.e. ProPresenter, Lighting, Audio

    Prep work)

  • Oversee the production aspects of campus events, rehearsals, etc.

  • Manage the campus volunteer production teams (recruiting, development, & scheduling).

  • Work collaboratively with Central Tech Director and other production staff to accomplish

    projects and special events across Forest Hill campuses.

  • Maintain healthy relationships with Campus Production staff and other ministry leads to help

    align production needs to the Mission and Vision of Forest Hill

  • Work with the central technical director to assist in maintenance projects and gear upgrades.

  • Attend weekly global and campus specific staff meetings.

    Essential Competencies:

  • Be a proven leader with natural communications skills

  • Have a strong working knowledge of audio, video, lighting, staging, and rigging

  • Organized and able to manage multiple projects at once, yet still stay focused

  • Detail Oriented

  • Strong ability to mix audio on a digital consoles (Allen Heath, Yamaha, Avid)

  • Knowledgeable with conventional and intelligent lighting and lighting control. (Jands, GrandMA, Vari-Lite, Elation, Martin, Chroma-Q)

  • Skills at developing process and project management

  • Ensure processes and procedures are in place to appropriately monitor the best use of time

    and resources.

  • Previous management experience preferred.

  • Must be a Team Player... Humble, Passionate and Self-Aware

  • Hard-working, but know how to have a good time; must have a sense of humor

    Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years of equivalent experience, and strong working knowledge of audio, video, lighting in a live environment.

  • Strong relational and organizational skills; ability to lead a volunteer team in a ministry environment

  • Ability to oversee and produce a live weekend environment.

  • Ability to trouble-shoot problems which may occur during a service and efficiently solve the

    issue.

  • Align with the Mission / Vision / and DNA of Forest Hill Church

  • Be a member, or willing to become a member, of Forest Hill Church

    Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to occasionally lift and move over 50lbs (moving lights, road cases, cameras, etc.) Must be able to occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, and climb to install production equipment.

 

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org 

Preschool Lead Teacher

Fort Mill

Forest Hill Academy is a faith-based, full-day, year-round preschool which focuses on building a solid foundation where every child will learn how to grow into dynamic life in Christ by caring for the whole child (spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and academically) in a loving, nurturing setting.

 

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Forest Hill Academy is currently hiring full-time lead teachers for ages 6 months to pre-K. Teachers must have undergraduate college or university degree in early childhood, child development, or a related field; or must have at least a high school diploma or GED and at least six months experience as a teacher/caregiver in a licensed, approved or registered child care facility.

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Providing a Christ centered, safe, engaging environment for children.
  • Working with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter.
  • Planning and carrying out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills.
  • Keeping records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.

 

COVID-19 considerations:
Staff and children are required to complete daily COVID questionnaires as well as temperature checks, wash and/or sanitize hands frequently throughout the day as well as maintain social distance (when possible).

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org 

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Fort Mill

Forest Hill Academy is a faith-based, full-day, year-round preschool which focuses on building a solid foundation where every child will learn how to grow into dynamic life in Christ by caring for the whole child (spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and academically) in a loving, nurturing setting.

 

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Forest Hill Academy is currently hiring part-time assistant teachers for ages 6 months to pre-K.

Teachers must have undergraduate college or university degree in early childhood, child development, or a related field; or must have at least a high school diploma or GED and at least six months experience as a teacher/caregiver in a licensed, approved or registered child care facility.

 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assist lead teacher in
    • Providing a Christ centered, safe, engaging environment for children.
    • Working with children in groups or one-on-one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter.
    • Planning and carrying out a curriculum that targets different areas of child development, such as language, motor, and social skills.
    • Keeping records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keeping parents informed about their child’s development.
    • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with fellow staff, parents, and administration.

 

COVID-19 considerations:
Staff and children are required to complete daily COVID questionnaires as well as temperature checks, wash and/or sanitize hands frequently throughout the day as well as maintain social distance (when possible).

Interested candidates should email, HR@foresthill.org 

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