Reports to: Vice President, Finance & Operations
Status: Part-time
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Why CureSearch?

For over 30 years, CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has been a driving force in pediatric cancer research. Our unique and innovative funding strategy is changing the pediatric cancer landscape from within and accelerating the development of new and better treatments for the more than 17,000 children diagnosed each year. Our purpose-driven team collaborates in a remote, supportive and connected environment. If you’re looking to feel good about the work you do and the people you work with, consider joining us!

Job Summary

We’re currently seeking a part-time HR Director to join our team. Reporting to the VP, Finance & Operations, this role will serve as partner and advisor to the organization, consulting on critical business issues and organizational readiness for growth as well as managing organizational change. The goal of Human Resources is to ensure the human capital and operations strategy is aligned with the organization's mission and reflected in the outcome of decisions applied in the respective areas of discipline.

Please submit a COVER LETTER with your resume.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • HR Programs and Processes - develop and implement new or revised human resources programs, systems, procedures, and methods of operation to support the efficient operation of the Human Resources department with an emphasis on ease of use by virtual employees.
  • Employment and Labor Compliance - assure compliance with federal, state, and local employment and labor requirements for a multi-state organization.
  • Employee Engagement – plan and manage policies, practices and activities designed to increase employee engagement and retention within a virtual environment.
  • Human Capital Management – oversee performance management procedures and system.  Train and coach staff in its effective use. Investigate and act upon reports of misconduct.  Continually look for ways to improve performance across the organization.
  • Talent Acquisition - Recruit candidates to fill open positions within the organization including senior level positions. Propose compensation packages, prepare new hire offer letters, identify new hire IT needs and coordinate fulfillment.
  • Training & Development – collaborate with senior leadership in leadership development and succession planning. Oversee employee orientation and on-boarding; coordinate or provide legally required training such as sexual harassment; promote employee professional development.
  • Compensation – develop, analyze, and continually audit compensation for all positions in the organization to ensure competitive salaries within industry and marketplace and parity within the organization.
  • Benefits – analyze and administer employee benefits.  Manage annual renewals through a third party broker. 401K Plan – act as administrator for the plan. Work with third parties to ensure compliance with federal regulations.  Educate staff and encourage participation in plan/saving for retirement.
  • Employee Policy – develop, implement, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Agreements - Develop and audit all employment related agreements including offer letters, contractor/consultant agreements, and annual non-disclosure, confidentiality, and conflict of interest agreements.

Position Requirements and Preferences

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with a wide variety of HR functions.
  • Deep understanding of HR principles, laws and practices.
  • Exceptional customer service/interpersonal skills.
  • Able to fully understand job requirements, identify competencies desired and select the best fit for open positions; ability to put candidates at ease.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills for internal and external communication.
  • Strong work ethic, confidentiality, evidence of good judgment, and integrity.
  • Great ability to forge relationships across the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to focus on continuous improvement and future needs of the organization.
  • Ability to manage and lead others through change and challenging situations.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • DEI experience is a plus.

Work Hours, Travel & Other Requirements

  • 25 hours per week.
  • Travel required for the annual staff and board retreat.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit for an extended period of time, use technology throughout the day and collaborate using devices with reliable internet service.

Team, Culture, Salary & Benefits

We offer an autonomous and flexible remote work environment with a team that is welcoming, supportive and connected. We’re scattered across the US but feel like we’re sitting next to each other (when we need to be). We do our best work laughing and learning from each other. CureSearch offers fair and competitive compensation, paid time off and retirement benefit with match once eligible. As this is a part-time role, health benefits are not included. As we are a remote team, we also offer equipment and phone stipends.


If you'd like to learn more about us and this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter briefly describing your suitability for this role to Due to limited bandwidth, we will only consider submissions with both a cover letter and resume.

CureSearch is committed to providing fair and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Please apply if this is a role that will get you excited to come to work each day. Our team is made up of purpose-driven and caring individuals with different professional and personal backgrounds. We support and learn from each other and hope to do that with you!


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