HR Business Partner

Edmond, OK
Staff Operations – Human Resources /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The HR Business Partner is primarily responsible for supporting both leaders and staff members through the events involved in the employee life cycle and business operations at Life.Church. This role will determine and recommend compensation amounts, create offer letters, complete personnel/job changes, and conduct compliance and compensation analyses.

At Life.Church, we exist to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. It’s been our mission since 1996 and has guided us every day. Leading people isn’t just an expectation; it’s a necessity.  It’s a cornerstone of our culture. That's why we’re always seeking leaders—leaders like you—to bring your skills to life. We are one church meeting in multiple locations, and we want to help you become the person God made you to be. 

The Life.Church HR Team supports and partners with our staff and leaders in matters of employment, organizational structure, performance, and compensation, ensuring staff are equipped to do the ministry they are called to do through resources, development, and strategic partnership

What You’ll Do

    • Support both leaders and staff members through promotions or job changes occurring on their team.
    • Review and recommend compensation structure for new hires, internal transfers, or promotions and complete corresponding personnel changes in the system.
    • Partner with key stakeholders to create or update job structures and roles.
    • Create and distribute offer letters to leaders for new hires or internal transfers.
    • Manage the creation of headcount requests and job descriptions.
    • Educate and resource Life.Church staff members as needed on organizational policies and procedures.
    • Manage compensation information and ensure the appropriate budget is allotted for all headcount.
    • Ensure organizational compliance by conducting regular compliance audits and reporting, such as EEO-1 reporting.
    • Conduct compensation analyses and craft proposals for changes as needed.
    • Case manage immigration information and ensure progress on requested petitions.
    • Partner with the HR Director to ensure the employee handbook includes up-to-date policies.
    • Stay up to date on legal changes impacting HR functions and research best practices.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Effective at multi-tasking, time management, and follow-up to meet committed timelines.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication skills to clearly explain complicated processes and foster partnerships.
    • Effective at process and organizational management to coordinate, structure, and provide vision to projects.
    • Strong leadership skills and understanding of developing and guiding others.
    • Ability to self-motivate, take initiative, make independent decisions, and problem-solve.
    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • 1-3 years work-related experience.
    • SHRM CP or HRCI certification preferred.
Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

All data collected in our application process, from resume collection to application questions, is used for recruitment purposes only.