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Director of Human Resources


Listed 7.22.2014  
Employer McCormick Theological Seminary, 5460 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL 60615. Phone: 773-947-6300. Web site:
Location Chicago, IL
Start Date 9.1.2014
Type Full Time

McCormick Theological Seminary, a Seminary of the Presbyterian Church, (U.S.A.) has an immediate opening for a Director of Human Resources. This person will serve as the primary contact for all Human Resources matters including managing and directing the day-to-day functions regarding employment, personnel records, benefits administration, performance management, employee relations, recruitment, compensation, training, and special projects. The person will work closely with the administrative cabinet to ensure all HR processes and practices are aligned with the mission and business strategy of the Institution. This person must have the ability to work with limited supervision and effectively relate to a diverse group of people, including faculty, administrators, students and Board members. Other qualifications include: previous benefits administration experience, being familiar with insurance terminology and the ability to interpret insurance policies, a working knowledge of current employment and benefit laws, PC skills with experience in Windows, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software; previous experience working on a large integrated database is helpful, organizational, communication and administrative skills, demonstrating the ability to manage complex and multiple projects. A Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field is required. Graduate degree in HR helpful. PHR or SPHR certification preferred; proven experience performing a human resources generalist function very helpful.

McCormick is an E.O.E. Competitive salary offered based upon experience. For a job description and qualifications see the post at Email résumé to

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