CBS Corporation Director, Human Resources (Generalist) in New York, New York

Director, Human Resources (Generalist)

REF#: 28510

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets HR policies, practices and company philosophy and ensures effective implementation and administration within assigned client group (Network, NYC). Maintain current knowledge of applicable federal and local legislation and regulations ensuring compliance.

  • Works with managers to help define and clarify roles and responsibilities. Partners with management regarding department organization and staff responsibilities to ensure effective utilization of resources.

  • Handles employee relations issues in a timely and effective fashion. Counsels employees and/or managers regarding a variety of issues. Serves as advocate to both employee and company regarding policies, employee performance, work environment and conflict issues. Serves as primary contact for receiving and investigating employee concerns. Conducts thorough and impartial investigations and determines solutions and/or necessary action. Works closely with Law, Compliance and Labor departments.

  • Maintain Diversity initiatives and outreach for client groups.

  • Understands key business drivers and opportunities.

  • Leads change initiatives in partnership with the leadership team.

  • Assists managers with performance management issues, compensation, retention strategies and employee development as needed.

  • Participates in Annual Compensation events including merit process, STIP/LTMIP administration and Share the Vision (STV).

RECRUITMENT:

  • Assists in the recruitment efforts and new hire processes which includes development of job descriptions, creation of diversity recruitment strategies, posting, background verifications and candidate interviews. Liaises with the hiring manager and the Talent Acquisition group for all open positions.

  • Provides support to the organization on development programs i.e. mentoring programs and career development. Coordinates Training and Development needs of staff and Management with T & D group.

COMPLIANCE AND INVESTIGATIONS:

  • Monitors all EEO compliance and Affirmative Action programs

  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to Human Resources matters

  • Manages employee relations, including full cycle investigations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: 10-15 years related experience. Significant experience in employee relations, documentation, and executive coaching.

College degree preferred but not required.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled