Director of Human Resources and Operations


Are you looking for a position where your individual contributions are truly valued, your duties are part of a larger mission, and your work family is like a second home? At Trinity United Methodist Church, we strive to provide that “second home” feeling for our members and our staff team; where being big-hearted, Christ minded, Spirit led, and bound by love are the core values of our community of faith. Our beautiful, sprawling campus in North Gainesville is home to an engaged and active congregation of over 2500 members, numerous community outreach services and missions, vibrant ministries with children and youth, and our award-winning Stepping Stones preschool. We are searching for an experienced Director of Human Resources and Operations with a passion and appreciation for the principles of servant leadership, integrity, and the pursuit of excellence to support the over 100 staff who focus on these church initiatives: promoting and sustaining our faith that combines head and heart and hand.

This unique position will manage all day-to-day HR functions including, but not limited to: recruiting staff (including background checks and driver qualification processes); policy development, implementation, and enforcement; performance management; training and employee development; compensation and benefits management (including FLSA compliance); employee relations; records retention; and regulatory compliance.

The Director of Human Resources and Operations will also oversee the Facilities, Finance, and Communication Departments, managing and leading the general business operations of the church. This pivotal position works closely with and reports directly to the Co-Pastors.

Along with traditional HR skills such as ability to maintain confidentiality, build rapport, excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical ability, and professionalism; knowledge of state and federal employment regulations and HR best practices, we seek a Director of Human Resources and Operations who is “hands-on” and friendly, self-motivated, efficient, solutions-oriented, flexible, trustworthy, and comfortable promoting and demonstrating a servant style of leadership.  He/she must exhibit good judgment and integrity and must have strong organizational, follow-up, and problem-solving skills. The right individual will also have business acumen, a collaborative style, and consensus-building skills.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ prior HR management experience in a position with responsibility for the HR, Finance, and Operations functions noted above. Previous experience with operational and personnel supervision over multiple departments of an organization is required.  A commitment to Christ through church and growing in personal faith, along with a willingness to commit to the vision of Trinity United Methodist Church and its ministries is required.  Prior HR experience at a church, ministry, or other non-profit organization preferred. BA/BS in Business, Human Resources, or a related field required. HR certification preferred. Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required.  Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the home community required.

If you are looking for a place where you can join other persons of vital and inspired faith in making a difference, Trinity United Methodist Church may be the place for you.  A salary commensurate with experience and credentials will be accompanied by a competitive benefit package. For confidential consideration, email your resume, a letter of interest sharing your faith practices, and your compensation history to  No phone calls or recruiters please.  We invite you to visit us at

At Trinity United Methodist Church, equal talent will always get equal opportunity.
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Contact: Shannon Rosselle

Address: 4000 NW 53rd Avenue Gainesville 32653

Phone: 3523766615



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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

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