Human Resources Manager

Palo Alto, CA

CZI is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equality. In December 2015, Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative with the mission to invest in personalized learning, curing disease and building strong communities. As our Human Resources Manager, you will be a critical part of this mission because our people are our most important asset. Your impact will be instrumental in the ways we hire, retain, motivate, and develop talent across the organization. We are looking for someone who can be both strategic and hands-on, to partner with internal leaders in building a happy and productive team.


    • Develop and implement HR programs including on-boarding, immigration, compliance, performance management, relocation, and benefits
    • Work closely with business leads in addressing any needs and implementing programs
    • Ensure strict compliance with labor laws, working alongside labor counsel to identify and manage areas of risk
    • Adopt a quantitative and data-driven approach to refining programs and policies
    • Manage and maintain programs that support a diverse workforce
    • Collaborate with a team of HR and Recruiting professionals


    • 5+ years as an HR professional, preferably in high growth contexts
    • Exceptional, detail-oriented project manager
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills as a collaborator, coach and facilitator
    • Excellent working knowledge of benefits, compensation, performance management and compliance
    • Bachelor’s degree

About the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was launched by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician and founder of the Primary School. CZI seeks to advance human potential and promote equality. Initially, focus areas will include personalized learning, curing disease, and building strong communities. We will make long-term investments over 25, 50 or even 100 years because our greatest challenges require time to solve. To learn more, visit our Facebook page.