Position Summary: LCC International University is seeking an experienced Human Resources professional to fill the role of Vice President of Human Resources.
Reporting to the President and working with a collaborative executive leadership team (President’s Executive Cabinet), the VP of Human Resources is responsible for leading the Human Resources Division in attracting, hiring, and retaining a high-quality, mission-focused team based in Lithuania and remotely throughout Europe and North America. Direct responsibilities include maintaining oversight of all HR-related functions including talent management, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, corporate culture, and HR compliance. We would especially value a candidate with experience in an organization where individual staff fundraise to support the broader mission of the organization.
If you would love to join a Christ-centered, international community that equips staff and students to heal a broken world, we would love to connect with you. If you are looking to apply your professional HR skills and experience to develop top quality, mission driven teams bringing life-changing education to students from war-affected and economically challenged contexts, we would love to connect with you. Duties and Responsibilities: PERSONAL
Be a maturing disciple of Jesus Christ, maintaining spiritual disciplines for personal and ministry growth.
Be a lifelong learner who prizes the discipleship of the mind, particularly staying current on topics such as recruitment, retention, diversity and inclusion, and vocational calling.
Set and implement long-range talent management strategy that aligns with the strategic plan and advances the mission of LCC.
Oversee the recruitment, development and retention of an international community of approximately 200 full-time and part-time employees.
Establish robust, diverse internal and external applicant pipelines.
Increase number of fundraising staff and faculty from North America and develop institutional systems, policies, and communities to expand ministry support teams and nurture fundraising individuals.
Oversee and ensure a positive experience throughout the complete interviewing, onboarding, and orientation process.
Champion employee wellbeing and engagement within a diverse community that includes cross cultural, generational, gender, ethnic, geographical, and economic situations.
Coach LCC leaders with best practices in change management, conflict resolution, communication, wellbeing, and other relevant leadership topics.
COMPENSATION STRATEGY & HR COMPLIANCE
Ensure effective and consistent institutional compensation and benefit strategies.
Oversee institutional payroll budget and all financial contracts with staff.
In partnership with local HR staff, ensure compliance with Lithuanian Labor Law.
CORPORATE CULTURE / ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Demonstrate LCC’s values in all internal and external communication and relationships.
Partner with leadership to infuse institutional values into LCC’s corporate culture.
Oversee institutional professional development programs.
Oversee faculty and staff performance management processes.
Oversee employee recognition programs.
EXPATRIATE FUNDRAISING AND SUPPORT
Provide training and ongoing support to help fundraising expatriate staff/faculty develop and strengthen ministry support teams.
Create financial agreements (contracts, budgets) and manage benefits for all expatriate staff.
Administer expatriate compensation and reimbursement processes with the U.S. and Canadian charities.
Oversee transition and adaptation of expatriate employees to Lithuania.
PRESIDENT'S CABINET & EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP
Serve as a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet and participate in institutional planning and decision-making for LCC.
Attend and participate in institutional Board of Directors' meetings as directed by the President.
Affirmation of the Nicene Creed
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
Demonstrated experience in leading Human Resources teams
Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining a values-based organizational culture
Demonstrated ability to partner and work well cross-culturally and in a diverse environment
Strong English communication skills (oral and written)
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint)
Experience in employee relations, managing conflicts, contract negotiation, staff termination and performance management
Strong self-motivation and initiative
Strong commitment to the institutional mission of LCC and its values
Masters-level degree and/or recognized Human Resources professional designation
Experience in higher education
Experience working with fundraising employees
Experience working with expatriate employees
Familiarity with LCC International University
Ability to develop a ministry support team who will pray, support, and give financially
Exciting work opportunity in an international and multicultural environment
A Christ-centered community that equips staff and students to heal a broken world
Life in a quaint and thriving European city on the Baltic Sea