HR Manager (full time)
WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE
You are passionate about people. You are mission driven and want to help make a difference. You are empathetic and want to make sure your colleagues feel supported and can be their best selves at work.
As the HR Manager here at Addgene, you will help to define and manage the Addgenie experience. As the HR Manager you will take on a wide variety of responsibilities such as organizational design, employee experience, on/offboarding, benefits, compensation, recruiting, professional development, and compliance. You will manage our People Operations team (Specialist & Coordinator). You will also work collaboratively with our Sr. Director of HR to develop and implement programs that will create an environment of trust, inclusion, and engagement across Addgene.
POSITION REPORTS TO
Senior Director of HR
APPROXIMATE START DATE
LOCATION & POLICY ON REMOTE WORK
This position will work out of our Watertown, Massachusetts Headquarters with an opportunity to work hybrid. Our beautiful office space has ample parking with a free shuttle from Harvard Square and is on multiple bus lines, with the cost of public transit covered by Addgene.
Addgene's Covid-19 Safety Measures
At this time, all employees of Addgene are required to have been fully vaccinated (two weeks out from second dose) in order to enter our office space.
Addgene is a thriving non-profit life sciences organization that supports and accelerates important research and discovery for scientists all over the world. Since its founding in 2004, Addgene has grown and innovated in order to assist the research community by archiving and sharing useful research materials and resources (such as plasmid DNA samples, viral vectors, and recombinant antibodies) with scientists worldwide. Broad availability of these unique research materials promotes the advancement of research in a wide variety of disciplines, including cancer, heart disease, and neurodegenerative disorders, while increasing collaboration within the scientific community. Learn more here from one of our founders, Melina Fan.
In joining our team as an “Addgenie”, you will work with multidisciplinary internal teams to help fulfill this mission, including scientists, software engineers and product developers, renowned customer support teams, marketing gurus, and business development professionals. Together, Addgenies create and enhance opportunities for research scientists to deposit their materials, find products and resources easily on our website, and receive unparalleled support in receiving and expertly using our materials in their own experiments.
Addgene is a small non-profit of just over 100 employees with multiple team leads and people managers, and is now poised to grow and enhance its centralized HR function to remain a true “best place to work”.The HR Manager will report directly to the Senior Director of HR, manage a small team, and collaborate closely with Talent Acquisition to provide the best possible employee experience to all Addgenies.
To Succeed in this Role, You Will:
Skills and Competencies
Life at Addgene:
Addgene prides itself on being a truly special place to work. We are an inclusive and welcoming group of people from many backgrounds and perspectives, and we believe in flexibility and strong work/life balance. Our staff are engaged in multiple professional development opportunities, and give the company their ideas and feedback regularly. We also never pass up an opportunity to have a little fun, whether it be popping popcorn for our outdoor movie night, dressing up as Schitt’s Creek characters for our Halloween costume contest, or sharing hilarious pictures of our fur babies on our Slack #pets channel. Whether you’re a bookworm, an athlete, or an interior design connoisseur, there’s a place for you to step away from your daily work and connect with your colleagues.
Addgene also provides very competitive benefits and continuously works to maintain an inclusive culture:
Addgene is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, active military or veteran status, age, handicap, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or Local law.
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