Human Resources Manager/Director

Alachua, Florida
Apr 18, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing novel gene therapies for ophthalmic diseases. AGTC is aggressively expanding and seeks a full-time Human Resources Manager/Director.

Reporting Relationship:

  • The Human Resources Manager/ Director will report to the Company’s General Counsel


Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Acts as a strategic partner to support senior management by providing human resources direction, advice and counsel as well as strengthen leader and team effectiveness
    • Drive performance by creating/implementing human resource initiatives tailored to business requirements
    • Manage the administration of the Company’s compensation and benefit programs
    • Implement performance management processes including performance assessment, calibration and compensation planning
    • Build collaborative and positive working relationships at all levels of the organization
    • Direct activities to attract, develop and retain high quality talent to support the Company’s near and long-term business objectives
  • Work with legal department to develop, communicate and enforce appropriate HR policies and guidelines that ensures Company’s compliance with all applicable state and federal labor laws
    • Develop employee orientation, development, and training programs
  • Responsible for assessing, managing, and problem-solving areas of potential risk to the business, i.e., employee retention, turnover, redundancies, employee relations. Collaborates as necessary with outside counsel on complex matters.
  • Monitor, support and enforce employee health and safety programs
  • Manage HR staff


The successful candidate will meet the following requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree in industrial/organizational psychology, human resource management, business or a related field is required; Eight (8) years (Manager) to 12 plus (Director) of experience in progressively responsible roles in HR, including HR business partner or “generalist” roles
  • Solid experience in biotech or pharma is highly preferred
  • Must be a self-motivated and confident individual who thrives in a collaborative, dynamic environment; Ability to organize, prioritize and execute multiple simultaneous tasks while under strict deadlines
  • Credible and thoughtful professional who will be perceived as a trusted consultant and functional expert to senior management

AGTC offers a competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, including salary, benefits, and company equity.  AGTC is an EOE and maintains a drug free workplace.  Please submit CV or resume.