Full Time Job

Director HR, News

CBS News

New York, NY 11-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Human Resources Director will support CBS News' Hard News & News Magazine operations, a 24/7 business with 700+ employees across several shows and departments! This position serves as a business partner providing HR guidance and demonstrating deep understanding of HR practices and business operations.

• Drive key HR initiatives related to culture, leadership, diversity & inclusion, change management, organizational design, employee engagement, talent management, compensation planning, training and development, rewards & recognition, and employee communication
• Understand dynamics and key business priorities of client groups in order to coach business leaders on effectively running and leading their organizations
• Assume leadership role in resolving employee relations issues partnering closely with our law department and central employee investigations team
• Interpret and implement HR policies, practices, and procedures when questions arise (D&I, time off, carryover, leaves of absence, health and safety, etc.)
• Manage staffing process, working with hiring managers and talent acquisitions to identify & implement recruitment strategies as well as ensure diverse candidate slates and top-quality candidate selection
• Work with ViacomCBS Learning & Development and/or broader CBS News HR team as necessary to provide program recommendations and facilitation to ensure that appropriate learning opportunities exist and are accessible
• Support a population of union and non-union employees; work with labor relations and employment law to ensure company policy and collective bargaining agreements are adhered to
• Manage/mentor more junior members of the CBS News HR team

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree
• Minimum 8 years of relevant HR experience
• Experience managing and/or mentoring more junior members of HR staff

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• HR business partner who believes in being visible and accessible to employees. One who encourages and welcomes employee's ideas and suggestions
• Passion for news and a respect for journalism
• Demonstrated knowledge of applicable State & Federal employment law and general business practice
• Highly responsive professional with strong business acumen and customer-service mindset
• Collaborative self-starter who works well in a team environment
• Proven ability to ideate and execute both strategic and tactical priorities
• Excellent leadership, judgement, project management, presentation, and analytical skills
• Exceptional and effective verbal and written communication skills
• Extremely flexible, composed individual who builds trust and instills confidence
• Strong influence and conflict resolution skills
• Naturally curious leader with exceptional initiative, follow-through, and attention to detail
• Able to work independently, juggle multiple priorities and manage time to effectively meet deadlines
• Proven ability to handle extremely confidential information, act with integrity and use discretion
• Master's degree in HR and/or related field a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d81326-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.