Full Time Job

Director, Fair Employment Practices


Universal City, CA 11-04-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Role Purpose:

NBCUniversal is dedicated to fostering a culture grounded in principles of mutual respect. The Fair Employment Practices group serves as a key, central point of contact to address concerns raised by employees, including complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. This role will be responsible for conducting, coordinating, and handling internal investigations of employment-related complaints. This role will also focus on enterprise-wide efforts to support positive employee relations, which will include the development and implementation of training programs, focus groups and other initiatives. This position will report to the VP of Fair Employment Practices & Policies.

• Investigate or oversee highly-sensitive and/or complex claims relating to allegations of harassment, discrimination, complaints about manager(s), and/or work environment in partnership with the internal Employment Law team and HR
• Prepare investigative documents and record cases in case management tool
• Communicate and report out findings to key stakeholders
• Partner with internal team to identify trends and make recommendations for training or other proactive measures
• Lead and collaborate with broader team on positive employee relations initiatives
• Create and implement new policies, procedures, and trainings as relating to respect in the workplace
• Assist with administration of the Company's integrity helpline
• Advise on and mitigate risk to the organization by addressing a variety of employment-related maters

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree; law degree preferred
• Minimum of 7 years of Employee Relations or Human Resources experience or 5 years of Employment Law experience, including significant experience conducting investigations

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA or New York, NY. Role will initially be remote, but ultimately will be based in our Universal City, CA or New York, NY offices.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills
• Strong analytic and organizational skills
• Collaborative, team-oriented approach
• Ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and effectively
• Experience conducting investigations in a corporate environment and ability to conduct investigations with empathy, tact, and discretion
• Ability to interface and communicate effectively with all levels of employees, managers, and executives
• Strong conflict resolution skills
• Bilingual in Spanish (written and oral) preferred
• Excellent leadership, problem solving, project management, and presentation skills
• Ability to manage risk while ensuring optimal outcomes are achieved