Job Opening

People Operations & Development Leader

Who we are:

Cross International, founded in 2001, is a Christian international non-profit working to mobilize the global Church to transform the poor and their communities materially and spiritually for the glory of Jesus Christ. Cross International works in many of the world’s impoverished countries and cultures and is poised to take a leap into becoming a significant global agent in this ministry-work.

Do you have a passion, capacity, and experience to:

  • Serve the world’s poor and have a calling to a mission aligned with Cross International
  • Lead the people development and its related operations for global expansion?
  • Bring a background of global development with Christian organizations?
  • Expand development and training which encompasses career paths, leadership development, and employee engagement with our team?
  • Coach our partners who are small to mid-sized local Christian organizations in cross-cultural environments in understanding how to manage HR in their organization?
  • Build strategic plans collaboratively with executive leaders?
  • Foster cross-cultural understanding of the global mission and values?
  • Be a role model of an organization’s beliefs and values?
  • Provide leadership for general HR functions?

If these align with what you are looking to do in your next ministry opportunity, then we want to connect with you to start a conversation about filling the role of our People Operations & Development Leader encompassing our core principles of Faith, Joyful Service, Mutual Respect, Partnership, Empowerment, Leadership, Integrity.

Here is a summary of some of the key areas this role will lead:

  • Human Resources/Employment
  • Training and Development, for both Cross domestic staff and coaching the leadership of our international partners
  • Spiritual Formation/Integration

What basic requirements are we looking for?

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Leadership, Communication, or a related field
  • 8+ years of senior level HR leadership experience with at least 5 years a NPOs
  • A deep Christian faith and a passion for serving

Other preferred requirements

  • PHR or SHRM-SCP certification
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Leadership, Communications, or related field
  • Leadership experience through either a church, Christian ministry, or Christian nonprofit
  • Training and experience in conflict resolution
  • Familiarity with project management software, such as Asana

This position:

  • Reports to the President & CEO
  • Leads our Human Resources
  • The role is a salaried, exempt leadership role

Please apply using the form below.  Include your resume, cover letter, and any other documentation you feel appropriate. We will send you a full job profile to set up an initial interview should your qualifications align with our goals.

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