Employee Relations Director | Lyra Health | $150-229k | Remote (US)

Employee Relations Director | Lyra Health | $150-229k | Remote (US)

150,000 - 229,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 22, 2024
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Job Description

About Lyra Health

Lyra is transforming mental health care through technology with a human touch to help people feel emotionally healthy at work and at home. We work with industry leaders, such as Morgan Stanley, Uber, Amgen, and other Fortune 500 companies, to improve access to effective, high-quality mental health care for their employees and their families. With our innovative digital care platform and global provider network, 10 million people can receive the best care and feel better, faster. Founded by David Ebersman, former CFO of Facebook and Genentech, Lyra has raised more than $900 million.

About The Role

We are seeking a visionary Director of Employee Relations to join our dynamic People team. This role isn’t just about managing policies; it’s about shaping the employee experience from the ground up. We need a passionate leader who can drive initiatives that promote engagement, resolve conflicts, and ensure compliance with integrity.


  • Craft and execute innovative employee relations strategies that set the standard for excellence and foster a culture of trust and respect company-wide
  • Serve as a beacon of support and guidance for managers and employees, offering expert advice on complex HR matters and empowering others to navigate challenges confidently
  • Conduct diligent workplace investigations into employee concerns, ensuring fairness, confidentiality, and adherence to legal standards, and transform findings into actionable insights, providing consultation to senior leadership, including executives, when needed
  • Collaborate seamlessly across departments, including with HR Business Partners and our Legal team, to address employee relations issues swiftly and strategically, safeguarding our values and reputation
  • Anticipate regulatory changes and proactively update policies and practices to ensure compliance, mitigating risks before they arise
  • Elevate our team’s capabilities through targeted training programs that equip employees with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a diverse and inclusive workplace
  • Leverage data-driven insights to identify trends, anticipate challenges, and drive continuous improvement in our employee relations initiatives that provide impact across our global enterprise


  • JD is preferred but not required, and HR compliance and employment law experience are a plus
  • 12+ years of progressive experience in employee relations and workplace investigations, employment law, or HR compliance, demonstrating a track record of driving positive change and fostering a culture of respect and accountability
  • Deep expertise in employment law and regulations, coupled with exceptional judgment and integrity
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to build rapport and influence stakeholders at all levels, including senior management
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and leading complex strategy discussions
  • A natural problem solver with a keen eye for detail and a passion for uncovering solutions that drive lasting impact, including the ability to analyze data, understand trends, and develop recommendations for action based on the analysis

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information or any other category protected by law.

By applying for this position, your data will be processed as per Lyra Health Workforce Privacy Notice. Through this application, we will collect personal information from you including your name, email address, gender identity, employment information, and phone number for the purposes of recruiting and assessing suitability, aptitude, skills, qualifications, and interests for employment with Lyra. We may also collect information about your race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, which is considered sensitive personal information under the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Providing this information is optional and completely voluntary. If you are a California resident and would like to limit how we use this information, please use the Limit the Use of My Sensitive Personal Information form. This information will only be retained for as long as needed to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, as described above. Please note that Lyra does not “sell” or “share” personal information as defined by the CPRA. For more information about how we use and retain your information, please see our Workforce Privacy Notice.

The anticipated annual base salary range for this full-time Employee Relations Director is $150,000 – $229,000. The base range is determined by role and level, and placement within the range will depend on a number of job-related factors, including but not limited to your skills, qualifications, experience and location. This role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

Annual salary is only one part of an employee’s total compensation package at Lyra. We also offer generous benefits that include:

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage (including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA, life and disability insurances)
  • Lyra for Lyrians; coaching and therapy services
  • Equity in the company through discretionary restricted stock units
  • Competitive time off with pay policies including vacation, sick days, and company holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401K retirement benefits
  • Monthly tech stipend

We like to spread joy throughout the year with well-being perks and activities, surprise swag, free food and snack deliveries each month, regular community celebration…and more!

We can’t wait to meet you.

Location: United States (Remote)