Director of Customer Experience and Support at Checkr

Director of Customer Experience and Support

  • Remote

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving understanding of the past. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $2.2B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include, Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation.

As the Director of Customer Experience and Support, you will own the day to day management of the customer support team, as well as drive the strategy, processes, and structure that will help the team be efficient, stable, and effective as it rapidly scales. You will be responsible for the customer support team’s metrics and development, as well delivering exceptional service to all of Checkr’s customers. Our ideal candidate has strong leadership experience and understands the day-to-day aspects of customer support – managing tickets, promoting self-service, developing specialized or tiered support models, launching new support channels, and serving as a voice of the customer to internal teams.


  • Build and manage Checkr’s rapidly scaling Customer Support function across our San Francisco, Denver, and remote locations.
  • Provide regular oversight of the Customer Support, Customer Compliance, and Technical Support teams and their functions to maximize productivity and outcomes.
  • Develop and launch omnichannel support and specialized support models for Checkr’s various Customer segments.
  • Monitor, track and report on escalation paths for customer support issues and develop processes to ensure follow-up with customer escalations, issue resolution, and customer satisfaction, and internal product prioritization
  • Establish, measure and monitor customer support KPIs and metrics to track team goals and drive operational efficiency
  • Drive strategic initiatives such as Customer compliance audits, self-service functionality, and customer launch success
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, Customer Success, Finance and Engineering teams to improve customer experience.

What you bring:

  • 5-10 years of management experience in an organization with a strong brand of outstanding customer service. 3+ years of directly managing a Customer Support organization. SaaS experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience building and managing multiple teams of employees, including technical support, in a multi-channel environment.
  • Experience managing managers.
  • Ability to build and scale foundational support processes, as well as develop a long term strategy and vision
  • Experience managing a remote team.
  • Experience piloting and implementing new support channels
  • Creative, analytical and results-driven orientation, demonstrated through the ability to draw conclusions, themes, and trends from data analysis, make recommendations on findings and communicate results effectively.
  • Experience with long term business planning at the managerial and executive levels.
  • Experience implementing and operationalizing a Community via a software platform of choice preferred
  • Experience building or collaborating with a Customer Education function preferred

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

*The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors. In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $138,000 – $162,000.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.

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