Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

People Operations Specialist

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Job ID
# of Openings
Human Resources
FLSA Status
Temporary Employee


How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."


Provide human resources support throughout employee’s life cycle such as onboarding, offboarding, HRIS data maintenance.  Consistently apply human resources policies and practices.  Act as first point of contact to address employee concerns.


***This role is temporary with the possibility of going permanent*** Ideal candidate can work remotely but be geographically located in either the Mountain or Pacific timezones to primarily support our West Territory Operations as well as some National departments.  

Additional Position Information

Reports to: Manager, People Operations
Supervises: Individual Contributor


  • First point of contact for employees in helping to resolve employee concerns regarding frequently asked questions relative to policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc. Answers inquiries in a timely fashion.
  • Provide onboarding support for new hires and will often work alongside other Total Rewards & People Operations team members as well as other HR teams, including Talent Acquisition & Internal Mobility, Talent Development & Learning and Strategic Talent Partners.
  • Responsible for issuing and tracking onboarding and off-boarding documents for the employees, including background checks, I-9 verifications, equipment/IT provisioning, seating requests, order new hire welcome kit & employee records
  • Updates and maintains HR information in HRIS system, including new hire transactions, salary changes, reporting line changes, title changes, etc.
  • Responsible for voluntary termination process and assist with involuntary termination process including severance letter generation, etc.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resources files, records and documentation while maintaining integrity and confidentiality.
  • Responsible for processing department invoices through LLS’s procurement system - Coupa
  • Responds to unemployment compensation information requests/forms.
  • Partner with Payroll to assist employees with timecard issues. Generate various time and attendance and overtime reports.
  • Maintain and update headcount position control file.
  • Assist in HR department compliance audits as necessary.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives.
  • Perform other related Total Reward and People Operations team duties as assigned


Education & Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or equivalent education and experience.
  • 2+ years related experience in the HR field.

Position Requirements: 

  • Requires prior knowledge of principles and practices of human resources.
  • Requires effective verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft office and internet applications
  • Maintain high degree of confidentiality

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US and LLS does not provide immigration sponsorship.LLS provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants, and it complies with all applicable laws which prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Discrimination or harassment based on sex, gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, religion, genetic predisposition or information, physical or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law is prohibited.


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