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Associate Consultant — Remote

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About Us

Cura HR is a consulting firm who brings diverse perspectives to HR operations across a broad range of organizations, industries, and geographies. We build and implement targeted strategies and solutions for our clients and support building and maintaining a thriving and inclusive workplace. We partner with our clients in a variety of ways as an outsourced HR team, or executing a particular project or initiative. Our team has expertise across multiple HR disciplines, and we value collaborating as a team to continually provide best in class HR practices for our clients.
If you are looking to broaden your influence, while utilizing and expanding your HR knowledge, you are the addition we are looking for.

About the Job

As an Associate Consultant, you will support clients and partner with other Cura Consultants to meet the needs of the client engagement. Engagements are focused on programs and projects within varying disciplines and may include all aspects of HR operations. In this role you will carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: total rewards administration, employee relations, performance management, on-boarding and off-boarding, payroll, policy development and implementation, employment law compliance and HR program and project execution.


Remote (work from anywhere)

Position Status

Full-time flexible.

Flsa Status


What you will do

  • Support HR operations plans for multiple clients.
  • Participate in the design and development of people programs and practices.
  • Facilitate state and federally compliant HR operations, practices, and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate employee records such as new hires, promotions, performance reviews, terminations, and employee statistics for government and business reporting.
  • Facilitate the new hire on-boarding process, including conducting orientation and induction processes as applicable.
  • Facilitate off-boarding process including participating in termination conversations, conducting exit interviews, preparing separation communications, etc.
  • Field and resolve general HR-related questions.
  • Process payroll and HR administrative duties such as unemployment and worker’s compensation claims.
  • Administer total rewards programs (benefits, leave, compensation, etc.) and respond to employee inquiries regarding these programs.
  • Partner with leadership to support employee relations issues, perform investigations, make recommendations, and track outcomes.
  • Provide guidance to clients regarding performance improvement and corrective action situations.
  • Track and manage progress against client priorities, in-line with Cura’s Client Management Practices, tools, and technology.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to take existing knowledge and experiences to recommend effective client solutions.
  • Proactive problem solver; resourceful, collaborative, and forward thinking.
  • Results oriented with the ability to meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to track and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to develop and present quality client deliverables.
  • Relationship builder who can establish trust with clients, partners and vendors.
  • Ability to manage conflict and facilitate successful outcomes.
  • Thoughtfulness in judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and work in an environment with changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, HRIS and payroll processing platforms.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technology, tools, and processes in a timely fashion.
  • High level of professionalism and confidence.

What you will need

  • A bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of experience preferably within human resources focused on HR operations.
  • Proven ability to prioritize needs and provide a high-level of customer service to team members and clients.
  • Desire for continuous learning and development; engagement and participation in Cura Knowledge Share professional development meetings/events.
  • Ability to travel to client sites as needed and to Denver/Boulder metro area for occasional in-person Cura team meetings.
  • Ability to travel for periods of time.
  • Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

What sets you apart

  • HRCI and/or SHRM HR certification credentials.
  • Strong bias for action, self-motivated, and deadline driven.
  • Skilled in interpersonal communication
  • Focus on customer service and experience
  • Comfortable in an environment that requires self-organization and project management.


We are excited to add new team members that are aligned with our values and cultural attributes. We seek new members who are a culture add, not simply a culture fit.
Our values include:
  • Relevant – We create custom solutions for each client by continually testing, benchmarking and optimizing our efforts to ensure we’re providing the greatest value and relevance to our clients.
  • Inclusive – We celebrate what makes us unique and are mindful about creating space for every voice in the room.
  • Resourceful – We are success enablers who proactively invest the time to build business acumen for our clients.
  • Knowledge Sharing  We are a team of HR experts. We’re also a team of teachers and learners. We value knowledge and the empowerment that comes with sharing it.
The full description of Cura HR’s values can be found on our website.

Total Rewards Package

  • Compensation – $25.00 to $28.00/hour base pay ($52,000 – $58,240 based on a 40-hour work week) with on-target commission of an additional $6,000 annually.
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) – An employer–funded, tax advantaged health benefit used to reimburse employees for out-of-pocket medical expenses and personal health insurance premiums. New hires are eligible the 1st of the month following date of hire, assuming their planned work schedule is at least 28 hours per week. Eligibility is reevaluated quarterly using a six-month look-back period. Individuals are funded $488/month, whereas families are funded $900/month.
  • 401(k) retirement plan – Employee contributions are matched 100% on the first 3% of eligible pay.
  • Time Off Programs – Cura employees receive nine (9) paid holidays annually and Paid Time Off (PTO).
    • PTO – accruals based on hours worked. The full-time accrual rates are equivalent to 15 days (120 hours). Accrual increases at 2 years of service to 20 days (160 hours) for full-time employees.
  • Professional Development Budget – this position may be reimbursed for approved continuing education and development up to $2,000 annually.
  • Knowledge Sharing – participate virtually, and in person for team events, cross- training, case studies, train-the-trainers, and problem-solving sessions. 
  • Working remotely – collaborative team environment, mostly virtual, and flexible!

Cura HR believes in developing and supporting a diverse workforce.

Cura HR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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