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Director, HR & Employee Relations, NBC Entertainment

NBC


Location:
Universal City, CA
Date:
03/28/2017
Job Code:
31760BR
Categories:
  • Human Resources
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, HR & Employee Relations, NBC Entertainment

Jobid 23768-358951

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 31760BR

**Job Title** Director, HR & Employee Relations, NBC Entertainment

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent Human Resources

**Posting Category** Human Resources

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

Role Purpose


This role will provide Human Resource support to NBC Entertainment to facilitate growth in a fun and dynamic working environment. This role is primarily responsible for managers and employees on Human Resource and ER issues for television productions based in the western US and Canada. This position reports to Sr. Director, HR and Employee Relations, NBC Entertainment.





Responsibilities


Specific job responsibilities include but are not limited to




+ Provide daily HR support to Studio Productions (e.g. Run-of-Show, episodic, pilots, Late Night programming) including heavy employee relations, compensation, staffing and recruitment, performance management, ad hoc reporting and compliance with HR policies and procedures for represented and non-represented staff.

+ Provide coaching to employees & managers, offering feedback and advice on issues in a proactive and compassionate manner

+ Manage performance in collaboration with Legal and Labor Relations

+ Provide support with managing and delivering key HR initiatives: Compensation, and Performance Feedback.

+ Strong knowledge of state(California/New York) and Federal employment practices, policies, legal & EEOC guidelines, as well as compensation, wage and hour, benefits administration

+ Working with management to develop and implement training strategies to meet employee needs, including supervisory training, and skill development. Works with NBCU Talent Development and/or selects consultants as necessary to provide programs and facilitation.

+ Responsible for employee relations activities such as special events, employee advocacy, monitoring and reporting for Production departments, and conflict resolution

+ Continually monitors and maintains company policies and procedures, and manages the overall company and corporate communication plans; stays abreast of legal issues relating to employment and employees

+ Responsible for implementing training curriculum for new managers and top-performers including on Studio productions

+ Conduct exit interviews; develops retention strategies and monitors attrition for assigned departments

+ Build expert knowledge of SAP, Eureka, and Business Warehouse reporting.

+ Assist in identifying and strategically analyzing organizational development opportunities to ensure departments are set up to operate efficiently and effectively

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Basic Qualifications




+ Bachelors Degree

+ Minimum 10+ years relevant HR experience, preferably as a manager or employee relations specialist.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics




+ Creative problem solver with a passion for Employee Relations

+ Strong interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking skills requiredStrong understanding of applicable State and Federal employment laws and general business practices requiredPrevious experience with labor unions strongly preferred

+ Excellent leadership, problem solving, project management, and presentation skills required

+ Ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees, managers and executives

+ Strong persuasion and conflict resolution skills required

+ Must be detail-oriented and organized, with excellent follow-through and analytical skills

+ Must have ability to execute both strategic and tactical priorities

+ Solid written and verbal communication skills a must, including the ability to interface with others inside and outside of the company in a positive and professional manner

+ Must be able to work independently with the ability to juggle priorities and manage time to effectively meet deadlines

+ Media/Broadcast/Cable/Production experience preferred

+ Experience with Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, SAP HRIS preferred

+ Ability to and be comfortable working in both a corporate environment as well as a production environment

+ Sense of humor appreciated, quick thinking and approachable nature needed

+ Ability to work in a diverse, and fast paced environment



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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