Interius BioTherapeutics Is Seeking a Manager, Human Resources to join us on our incredible journey

Can you see yourself as part of a growing team engineering cells inside the human body for the treatment of devastating diseases? That’s what Interians are doing, right now. We are developing new methods for in-vivo cell engineering at the forefront of advanced genetic therapies and medical innovation. We are a rapidly evolving organization, where those who enjoy the challenges and rewards of company-building will thrive.

As a highly motivated and collaborative HR professional, you will bring your enthusiasm and can-do attitude to Interius as we develop novel lentiviral products. Alongside the Director of Human Resources, you help run the day-to-day activities of the HR department including recruiting, onboarding/offboarding employees, administering payroll, benefits and leave, enforcing company policies and practices and supporting the cross-functional teams. As the successful candidate, you will embrace the ”roll-up your sleeves” biotech start-up culture where you are not only a consummate HR professional but also eager and excited to jump in and experience new things.

“We not only hire great talent, we hire good people” is how our CEO, Phil Johnson, addressed the company at a recent meeting. “People who others like to work with.” If you like what you read and can see yourself as an Interian, please apply.


Provides support to the Director, Human Resources on all personnel matters including but not limited to:

Recruitment/Onboarding Process:

  • Maintain job description library.
  • Schedule interviews and coordinate day-of onsite interview activities.
  • Coordinate onboarding activities with cross-functional team: send new hire email, ensure background, and reference checks are completed, send new hire onboarding email.
  • Prepare new employee files: collect new hire onboarding documentation. Ensure new hires are entered in payroll, benefits, 401K and other HR portals in a timely manner.
  • Welcome employees on day 1: administer and monitor new hire orientation program, complete I9 verification, update company directory, ensure new hire training is completed.
  • Serve as a point person for all new employee questions.

Employee Changes/Offboarding Process:

  • Execute organizational changes, maintain employee directory on Interius Insider and company organization charts.
  • Coordinate offboarding activities with cross-functional team: send offboarding email, file resignation email, deliver exit package, ensure all HR/IT systems are closed out, collect equipment and badges.
  • Serve as a point person for all terminated employee questions.

Payroll and Benefits Administration:

  • Process semi-monthly payroll (Paychex): inputting all payroll changes, answering payroll questions, facilitating resolutions to any payroll errors.
  • Lead benefits administration (medical, dental, FSA, Commuter, COBRA): coordinate open enrollment and ensure all benefits changes are complete, upload monthly FSA deductions, process claim resolutions, reconcile benefits statements, and approve invoices for payment.
  • 401k Administration: input 401K change requests in payroll, upload monthly 401K contributions.
  • Oversee/coordinate leave program: leave tracking, management reports, workers compensation claims, and return to work discussions.
  • Complete initial worker’s comp reporting, communicate work restrictions, claim adjuster correspondence, tracking and claim review analysis for settlements.

Record Maintenance:

  • Maintain current HR files and databases.
  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training and health certifications (example, Hep B titer).
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommend best practices; review policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Update and maintain employee payroll/benefits, employment status, and similar records.
  • Maintain records related to performance reviews and disciplinary actions.
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained.
  • Perform payroll and benefits audits and recommend any correction action.


  • Assist Director Human Resources in organizing employee engagement events.
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and managers, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to Director, Human Resources.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and required.


The Manager, Human Resources will have the following mix of personal and professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, SPHR or PHR a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Human Resources management including benefits administration and payroll.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations (Federal, State (PA), Local (Philadelphia))
  • Proficiency in HRIS systems and data analysis.
  • Team player who recognizes the importance of relationship management and builds credibility through action and results.
  • Ability to work in changing environments, work through complex situations and strategically promote an inclusive/diverse workforce.
  • Capable of handling multiple issues and/or projects simultaneously and executing to completion while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Understanding of the dynamic nature of a small, rapidly growing organization
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Interius BioTherapeutics is a community of individuals, building together an organization celebrating an inclusive culture, guided by excellence, dignity and respect. Interius is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other basis, protected by law.