Human Resources

Staff Support Team Leader - Kingsford, Sydney
Applications close Wednesday 27 November 2019

  • Want to support a growing evangelical student organisation?
  • Kingsford based
  • Human Resources experience?

As a result of the ongoing growth of AFES, we have developed a newly created role to build the staff support capability – Staff Support Team Leader - based in Kingsford. This role is integral in building people systems, processes and policies that enable organisational growth while working collaboratively with the national office team and campus team leaders and staff.

About AFES

The vision of AFES is to prayerfully proclaim Jesus Christ at university to present everyone mature in him, reaching students at 55+ campuses in every state and territory of Australia. AFES employs staff and trains apprentices to serve Christ and support students in their Christian growth and witness.

Working in partnership with campus ministry staff to serve the campus staff and students, it is essential that applicants have a personal commitment to and alignment with the mission, vision, values and doctrinal basis of AFES.

Role Summary

The role has oversight of all aspects of the employee life cycle, oversees the payroll function, coach leaders in staff discipline matters and develops staff policies (including safe ministry practices). In addition to these responsibilities, this role will lead and collaborate on various projects designed to build organisational capability, such as the implementation of a new HRIS.

The successful candidate would have experience leading a small team of human resources professionals, HR policy implementation, HRIS systems, managing change, disciplining staff and would be a trusted advisor to managers. A can-do attitude, a strong service orientation and problem solving approach are a must.

Candidates need to be permanent residents and able to obtain a Working with Vulnerable People Check, or relevant State equivalent.

The role is full-time however, part time or flexible work options may be considered for suitable candidates.

We anticipate the successful candidate would commence the role on 20th January 2020.

Full Position Description

Available to download here.


For further information about this position please call (02) 9697 0313 or email Yvette McDonald [email protected]


To apply for the role, send your resume and short cover letter outlining how your experience matches the role criteria to Yvette McDonald [email protected] no later than Wednesday 27th November 2019.

All applications will be reviewed and applicants will be offered an interview, or notified that they were unsuccessful by 20 December 2019.

Those who are invited to attend an interview will be asked to fill out an additional application form for working with AFES.


All staff are required to subscribe to the AFES Vision, Mission, Values & Doctrinal Basis.