Director, Human Resources | KCET
Director, Human Resources
DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCES
HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
KCETLink's Human Resources function
is a one person department, requiring the Director to possess a breadth of
capabilities and responsibilities, ranging from strategic people management,
program development and administration, to all administrative activities
associated with payroll, benefits, and report compilation - both internal to
KCETLink and external to the various agencies that monitor its employment
practices. The Director reports to the Sr. Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate
and Legal Affairs, and, working with the Sr. Vice President and General
Counsel, Corporate and legal Affairs, develops and implements programs,
policies and procedures that impact all aspects of the workforce from
pre-employment to termination.
Must have a minimum of 7 -
10 years of human resources experience in a broad range of functions
(personnel, employee relations, EEOC/diversity, compensation, benefits [plan
development and administration], payroll, and training and development) with
increasing levels of responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
- Works closely
with KCETLink's senior management to align and provide Human Resources
service, expertise, and solutions to advance KCETLink's mission, core
values, and business objectives.
- Manages the
day-to-day delivery of Human Resources services to KCETLink, as follows:
develops all job postings and job descriptions; recruits for positions,
ensuring adherence to all applicable legal requirements and developing and
retaining mandatory documentation; drafts offer letters; attends quarterly job
fairs; conducts new employee orientations; enrolls employees in all benefit
plans; ensures that new employees are fully informed on corporate benefits,
policies and procedures, safety training, and all areas that will impact their
employment; inputs, updates and maintains all employee data into the online
human resources/payroll system; and, develops and maintains all employee
provides advice, counsel and direction on all personnel and disciplinary
actions; ensures all applicable laws are followed (wage & hour,
EEO-related, common law and other specialized statutes); monitors to ensure
consistent application throughout KCETLink; develops, updates and maintains all
personnel policies and procedures, including the Employee Handbook, keeping
abreast of legislative updates and other changes; resolves employee complaints
through mediation and individual coaching; and, conducts employee exit
EEOC/Diversity: ensures that the
KCETLink workforce reflects the communities it serves; prepares all required reports
to all local, state and federal agencies, such as the Affirmative Action Plan
(AAP), the EEO-1, the FCC and Corporation for Public Broadcasting annual
Compensation: provides salary
surveys and compensation best practices advice and counsel to KCETLink's Sr.
Vice President and General Counsel, Corporate and Legal Affairs; and, ensures
employees similarly situated are treated similarly.
Administration (health, welfare & retirement): recommends plan
design changes, where applicable; conducts open enrollment; enrolls employees
in benefits, answers questions or directs employees and their covered dependents
to information sources, and maintains all employee data bases and reporting.
Payroll: working closely
with the Finance Department, ensures all employee data are input and updated in
the payroll system to guarantee a timely payroll; serves as the key contact in
responding to all wage and hour issues, staying abreast of all applicable
changes in the law; and, ensures final paychecks are timely and accurate.
provides for all legally required training (including sexual harassment and
diversity training), and develops and facilitates other sessions as needed or desired.
Employee Morale: plans and implements employee
events, e.g., Holiday Party, Health Fair, receptions, etc.
Administrative Duties: responsible for the accurate and timely completion of
all required internal/external reports; administers departmental budget and
KCETLink's internship programs.
A minimum of 7 - 10 years of
progressive Human Resources experience with a focus on all essential human
resources functions listed above. Demonstrated ability to develop effective consultative
relationships with management and ease in interacting with all levels of staff
from individual contributors through senior executives. Tact, diplomacy,
objectivity, and confidentiality are absolutely required.
Strong business acumen, teamwork
and interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to work well under
pressure, handle many projects simultaneously, and resolve problems quickly and
effectively. Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally
and in writing, in both formal and informal settings
A Bachelor degree in
business, Human Resources or a related field and/or equivalent combination of education
and experience. Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Outlook) required, as well as, specific experience in an online human resources
and/or payroll product, preferably Ultipro.
with non-profit organizations strongly preferred
- Experience in
a media / production environment preferred
ability to supervise employees
with merging two corporate cultures a plus, as is working with employees
in multiple locations
The candidate must be able
to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
This position reports to the
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate and Business Affairs.
To apply, please submit a completed Job Posting Application to Human Resources
by September 15, 2013.
minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to
apply." EEO Employer.