Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Human Resources
Department: Human Resources

Messenger International is a ministry with a divine calling to develop uncompromising followers of Christ who transform our world and therefore, this position will be filled by a candidate who 1) embodies the core beliefs of our organization with respect to God, The Bible, and God’s function in our everyday life and 2) champions our fundamental commitment as an organization to spread the gospel to the world.


Responsible for advancing Messenger International’s vision by passionately ensuring that the Team is compliant with all applicable state and labor laws, standards and guidelines through the use of administering the HR system and creating/executing team policies. This role also ensures that the Team is following all applicable state and labor laws.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Collaborates with leadership to understand the ministry’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention

·      Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the ministry’s human resource compliance and strategy needs

·      Monitors and ensures the ministry’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance

·      Executes the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development

·      Creates job descriptions, interviews candidates, hires staff, conducts onboarding/offboarding and negotiates employment agreements

·      Manages staff wellness and performance reviews

·      Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management

·      Maintains staff records on various platforms, including our PEO system

·      Other duties, as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

·      Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required or five years of experience in the field; Master’s degree is a plus

·      One to three years of human resource management experience required

·      Experience in a non-profit/ministry organization preferred

·      SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP or similar certification preferred


·      Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·      Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

·      Superior interpersonal and negotiation skills

·      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·      Strong supervisory and leadership skills

·      Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and the Team

·      Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations, as well as laws related to ministry organizations and employees

·      Proficiency or the ability to quickly learn a PEO/HR systems platform

·      Skilled at researching HR standards and how they can be applied to our ministry

Work Location:

Colorado Springs area

Job Type/Schedule:

Full-time, 40-hour work week with the potential for occasional overtime. This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime pay.


This is an experienced position with a salary range of $55,000 – $70,000, depending on qualifications and experience.


·      401(k) with employer contribution

·      Health, Dental, AD&D & Life insurance

·      Paid time off

·      Employee Assistance Program

·      Maternity/Paternity leave benefits after 3-year tenure

·      Messenger will pay for renewal of certifications and required continued education