Position: HR Business Partner
Company: E. W. Scripps Company
Job Type: fulltime
Compensation: / year
The E.W. Scripps Company, an enterprise media company, is seeking an HR Generalist. This individual supports the implementation of local, division and corporate HR initiatives that support the business objectives. This position will be located in Detroit, MI at WXYZ, and will report to the local HR Business Partner in Detroit. Occasional travel to the station in Lansing is required.
Key Activities include:
Business Acumen: Understands local industry; understands how the location makes and spends money. Maintains local HR metrics.
Customer Consulting: Has consultative conversations with key leaders, delivers tough feedback, diagnoses issues and maintains a trusted advisor status.
Workforce Planning: Understands the local workforce planning strategy; partners with management and assist HRBP with the execution of the workforce planning strategy at the local level.
Employee Engagement & Culture: Assists in shaping employee engagement activities.
Employee & Labor Relations: Acts as the first level HR contact for employee relations issues. May conduct investigations under the guidance of the HRBP. If applicable, assists HRBP in overseeing labor relations at the location.
Compliance: Maintains appropriate employee records, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, including EEO, FLSA, ERISA, ADA, FMLA, Workers Comp, and OSHA, as well as legal requirements as they relate to payroll, benefits, and administrative policy compliance.
Talent Acquisition: Responsible for local recruiting.
Talent Management: Executes local talent management processes. Understands and helps cultivate internal pipeline through a variety of processes, including:
Performance Management: Assists with performance management training and process for the location.
Career Planning: As needed, assists with ensuring all employees at the location have the opportunity to participate in the career planning process.
Talent Development: As needed, deliver or ensure delivery of training to the location.
Education & Experience/Certifications
BS/BA in human resources or related discipline or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 3 - 5 years of progressive human resource generalist experience with an emphasis on employee relations and managing change.
Labor relations experience preferred.
PHR or SPHR preferred.
Skills & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (written and verbal); ability to effectively communicate and work with all levels of employees throughout the organization.
Ability to recognize issues before they become serious and assist in determining the best method for resolution.
Ability to effectively present complex information through presentation or reports to employees and managers.
Must be able to work effectively with service providers (e. g. health care providers, ADP).
Ability to implement best practices in various HR disciplines.
The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including podcast industry leader Midroll Media, over-the-top video news service Newsy and weather app developer WeatherSphere. Scripps also produces television shows including The List and The Now, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own!
If you are interested in this position, please apply online at www.scripps.com for requisition #12583.
Medical, Dental, Vision
Date Available: 1/5/17