HR Specialist- Employee Relations & Engagement

| Chicago

Passionate about making a difference in the world of cancer genomics?

With the advent of genomic sequencing, we can finally decode and process our genetic makeup. We now have more data than ever before but providers don't have the infrastructure or expertise to make sense of this data. We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We are looking for an HR Specialist who will support our People Operations team with a variety of HR tasks.

What You'll Do:

  • Plans, directs and administers various human resource programs that build employee morale, productivity, retention, and policy compliance.
  • Implements, conducts, facilitates, and/or analyzes results of employee morale and retention initiatives such as incentive programs, stay interviews, career development meetings, employee surveys, and exit interviews.
  • Takes the lead in the research, development, drafting, and distribution of the employee handbook; conducts informational meetings, training sessions, and other communication forums to explain and discuss human resource policies.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Plans, develops, implements, and organizes events and volunteers to advance the mission and goals of the company.
  • Organizes community outreach programs and coordinates special events for employee population
  • Identify and recommend new opportunities where HR can add value to the business and organizational culture
  • Maintain a knowledge of progressive HR practices and key trends
  • Assess employee engagement on an ongoing basis

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, or a related field preferred
  • 3-5 years’ Human Resources experience, or related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to handle highly confidential data with integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to work with diverse, creative, professional people in a fast-paced and high growth environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills to simultaneously manage projects with proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Exhibits a customer service focused attitude and approach
  • Highly adaptable and flexible; able to navigate competing priorities
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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

Ash

Lead Data Scientist

What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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