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Senior Employee Experience Manager


At Paycor, ambition meets opportunity

Paycor's HR software is purpose-built for leaders and modernizes people management. We help our customers build winning teams and great places to work. Paycor’s culture is the key driver of our success. Every day, our associates find new ways to add value and progress toward audacious goals. We celebrate wins and share the wealth with a high performance-centric culture that empowers talented people to try new roles, innovate and experiment, and follow their passions.

How you'll add value

The Senior Employee Experience Manager is responsible for designing and building a world-class Associate Experience model for Paycor. This role will design and champion programs to bring Paycor’s mission, vision, and guiding principles to life in a virtual environment. This role will work with organizational leaders to create an engaging employment brand, a continuous Associate feedback approach, and a recognition program that supports and advances Paycor’s culture.

The Senior Employee Experience Manager is a team player, creative thinker, and proactive practitioner who can effectively deliver on desired business outcomes. This critical role will focus on alignment, feedback and engagement across Paycor. This role must be passionate about Paycor's product, culture, and its Associates.


Duties and Core Responsibilities

  • Serve as owner and facilitator of key Associate Experience milestones such as new hire onboarding.
  • Produce scalable programming to reinforce the mission, vision, strategy and Guiding Principles of Paycor.
  • Partner with Marketing and internal stakeholders on leading the development and execution of Paycor’s EVP / employment brand strategy – including Glassdoor.
  • Partner with business leaders and members of the People team to plan and execute company-wide employee engagement initiatives to stimulate recognition and engagement in a virtual environment, such as Paycor’s annual, all-employee culture event
  • Build and maintain Associate recognition programs and events to drive company performance and sense of community.
  • Build and execute an ongoing Associate feedback & listening strategy including surveys and periodic focus groups; coordinate results dissemination and facilitate action efforts.
  • Drive connection in virtual first model by developing and maintaining initiatives that facilitate networking inside Paycor, inclusive of coffee talks and a network of culture ambassadors
  • Support People team leadership as a thought leader and executor on programming related to the Associate experience, including planning of the bi-annual People team meeting
  • Support the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leader in building an inclusive culture and employee experience which motivates and inspires Associates.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Human Resources, Business Administration or relevant field preferred.
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in employee experience, engagement and communications.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to independently prioritize as needed to the shifting demands of the organization.
  • Exceptional ability to collaborate and influence across functions and levels
  • Self-starter, creative with a passion for Associate experience.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Paycor Total Rewards 

Take Care of Each Other is one of our Guiding Principles and it’s something we actively pursue through the benefits we offer. We are dedicated to delivering a great personal and professional experience with exceptional benefits to support your wellbeing and the wellbeing of your family.


Highlights include:

  • A flexible virtual-first work philosophy
  • An initial equity award in Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) for all new Associates and on-going award opportunities to participate in the value created through Paycor's growth
  • 401(k) with $.65 match for every dollar contributed up to 6% of eligible pay
  • Generous paid time off in addition to 10 paid holidays (including YOUR Holiday to celebrate a day or holiday you hold special)
  • Three medical plan options – including a $0 cost option and travel & lodging support to ensure access to medical care
  • Paid leave for birth parents, non-birth parents, elder caregivers, and military support
  • Sabbatical opportunities for tenured Associates
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan, which enables you to buy PYCR stock at a 15% discount
  • Inclusive and accessible Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to help with everyday challenges

We also offer competitive compensation determined by each individual's relevant experience, skills, and education. In addition to base pay, $74,380 - $126,984 Paycor Associates are eligible for either a performance-based annual bonus or commission, depending on the position. If your desired salary falls outside of these rates, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.

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