Human resources

Howard Payne University Identity

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Howard Payne University, a church-related institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas, seeks to employ evangelical Christians who are dedicated to teaching and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith and the University’s sincere religious beliefs.

Howard Payne University is committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth. Employees are expected to embrace the Christian Mission Statement and Core Values of the University and must support the University’s affirmation of traditional Christian and Baptist beliefs by leading lives of service through active involvement in Christian activities both on campus and through a local church.

Mission Statement – Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry, personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity.

Core Values of Howard Payne University

We believe and affirm that the University as an institution and each individual called to serve the Lord at Howard Payne should strive to demonstrate a commitment to these five Core Values:

1) Centered on Christ
          cf. Col. 3:17, Matt. 7:24
2) Focused on community
          cf. Eph. 4:4-6, 1 Pet. 3:8
3) Called to service
          cf. Mark 10:45, Phil. 2:3-5
4) Committed to excellence
          cf. Gen. 1:31, 1 Cor. 9:24
5) Dedicated to stewardship
          cf. Gen. 2:15, 1 Pet. 4:10

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