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Director of Human Resources

Denver Seminary
Posted: 04/13/2023
Salary/Range: $61,675 - $82,185 per year


The Director of Human Resources position is a blend of hands-on and strategic level work in an environment that requires trusted relationships and knowledge of current employment laws. Perform operational HR activities to drive an excellent employee experience. Identify opportunities for process improvement and leading continuous improvement activities related to people initiatives. Develop and interpret policies that set the organization up for future success.



  1. Align the HR department to respond to the needs of the employee during the full employment cycle including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, benefits, performance management, transfers and termination.
  2. Employee relations: Represent and communicate between employees and leadership to resolve escalated work-related concerns.
  3. Complete responsibility over personnel records and HRIS system in compliance with labor laws.
  4. Direct and administer all hiring and memos of understanding for employees.
  5. Resource and support managers in hiring, training, reorganizations, and identifying ways to improve effectiveness. Proactively train on potential employment issues that might apply.
  6. Develop and maintain human resources policies, processes and procedures that alignment with the Strategic Framework, initiatives and goals set forth by the Vice-President of Finance and the President.
  7. Oversee a compensation system that allows the Seminary to create equity and transparency, allow for clear metrics, and support dynamic performance.
  8. Produce appropriate data for surveys including: ATS, IPEDS, Salary, Worker’s Comp., HLC, and any audits.
  9. In coordination with the Benefits Task Force, design benefits programs that meet the needs of the employees.



  • Recommend and/or lead professional development opportunities for staff.
  • Direct supervision over Information Desk and Mail Room.
  • Direct supervision over the Assistant Director, Grants Administration.
  • Serve as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator receiving Title IX complaints and conducting investigations.
  • All Employees will cooperate with internal investigations (such as Title IX or workplace issues) and with any legal proceedings (administrative, licensing, or court). Employees with administrative responsibilities may have additional responsibilities for leadership and active participation with any legal proceedings involving the Seminary.







Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of Human Resources experience required.  Experience with employment law and practices, benefits administration, compensation practices, recruiting and human resources planning and development required. Title IX training and certification a plus.



  • Committed personal relationship with Jesus Christ required and a lifestyle consistent with the Seminary’s Community Values and Behavioral Commitments.
  • Agreement with Denver Seminary’s statement of faith.
  • Deep knowledge of human resources legal and regulatory requirements.
  • High quality of internal and external customer service in all areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to create standardization across all areas of HR to maximize efficiencies and eliminate risk.


Denver Seminary prepares men and women to engage the needs of the world with the redemptive power of the Gospel and the life-changing truth of Scripture. Through our educational programs and mentoring process, the Seminary challenges students to grow spiritually, intellectually, and professional in order to lead God’s people in the accomplishment of His mission in the world. The position of Director of Human Resources supports this mission by creating:



  • An appropriately staffed organization that complies with all employment laws.
  • An employee base who understands and is dedicated to moving forward the missions statement.
  • A highly efficient HR department that considers the administrative burden to both the employee and the Seminary when addressing employee needs.
  • A trustworthy culture that looks to HR for being a Subject Matter Expert


Normal office working conditions including computer usage may require occasional standing, walking, long periods of sitting, climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Denver Seminary is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence in all areas of ministry and operations.

To Apply: See above website