Vision Statement

We are committed to:

The nurture, support and development of a quality workforce for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific - both as individuals and as members of a clearly focused and well co-ordinated spiritual team.


Meet the Team

Korey is the Manager for Human Resources. He has a B.Bus in Human Resource Management from Queensland University of Technology, and previous experience in Competency-Based Recruitment (London) and Training & Development (Brisbane). Before coming to his current position Korey worked as the Employment Promotions Officer for Adventist Employment.

Christine is the Human Resources Co-ordinator. She has a B.A. in Human Resource Management and Social Psychology from the University of Western Sydney and is a member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI). If you have specific queries about vacancies that are currently advertised at the head office or general HR, please contact Chris.

Danielle is the Departmental Assistant for Human Resources. She is currently studying towards a Human Resources and Business degree and her previous work experience involved recruitment and other employment related services. Dani looks after the administrative side of the department and is the first point of contact for all HR related inquiries.

 

Our Work

Ever wonder what the South Pacific Division's Human Resources do? Well, amongst other things, we:

» Develop employment resources for use throughout the South Pacific Division (SPD).
» Write and review Job Descriptions.
» Develop and administer an appraisal program for church administrators.
» Facilitate the recruitment of new staff to the SPD head office.
» Provide support systems to church employees.
» Interview Avondale College Business, Communications and Arts graduates.
» Conduct human resources workshops as requested for Unions, Conferences and Missions.
» Promote Church employment.
» Liaise with the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in actively promoting EEO within the SPD head office.
» Liaise with the General Conference Human Resources Service.
» Facilitate the induction of new employees to the SPD head office.
» Administer career assessments as requested.
» Oversee the management of the Personnel Service Records of Church staff in the South Pacific.
» Provide support to Unions and Conferences in employment related matters as requested.
» Monitor employment related legislative changes and their implications for the church.
» Offer support to restructuring institutions and organisations.
» Write, review and edit employment related policies.
» Carry out staff surveys to help assess morale and perceptions within the head office and wider church employment.
» Conduct "Exit Surveys" within the head office.
» Maintain the Church's Employment Database and tertiary scholarship fund.
» Develop, maintain and distribute the South Pacific Division Office Manual.
» Prepare and review contracts.
» Mediate in employment related disagreements.
» Review remuneration packages.