Senior Director of Human Resources

Human Resources for WNPT
Nashville, Tennessee

posted on July 05, 2023

job posting:

Senior Director of Human Resources Nashville Public Television (NPT), Nashville’s PBS station is seeking to hire a Senior Director of Human Resources. This position is responsible for developing and executing Nashville Public Television’s people strategy, as well as partnering with leadership to reinforce NPT’s organizational culture. Reporting to the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this position will serve as a thought partner, ensuring the overall management, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource function, thus ensuring the organization possesses the people, skills, and capabilities to develop and execute the mission of Nashville Public Television. Our ideal team player is a dynamic leader not only in compliance but with experience building a positive & respectful culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Provide the management of human resources functions; including but not limited to recruitment, diversity, compliance, benefits, total compensation, performance, training, discipline, and organizational development. • Develop and enforce fair employment practices. • Regularly review opportunities to improve policies, procedures, and best practices. • Develop and manages human resources, and compensation budgets. • Conduct investigations and manages the conflict-resolution process for personnel matters. • Support managers by recommending the best management practices. • Maintain and increase job satisfaction through new employee onboarding, employee recognition programs and employee exit evaluations. • Create a culture of constructive performance coaching; regular and on-going feedback; development opportunities for staff. • Collaborate with the executive and senior team to develop a corporate strategic plan, long-term station direction and budget. • Consult with counsel as needed. • Perform other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills & Abilities: Must be mission-driven and passionate about the role of public media. Demonstrated management skills with a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and employee development. Have high integrity and accountability with a proven track record of following through on commitments. Effective and proactive communication skills. Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. Collaborative and works effectively with diverse stakeholders as a team. Current knowledge of state and federal requirements, health care benefits, retirement benefits and HR best practices. Current knowledge of FCC/EEO outreach and reporting compliance. Maintains discretion and confidentiality always. Ability to navigate professionally through personnel and time sensitive matters. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, and Excel. Education and Experience: AA/BA/BS degree in related HR or Organizational Development, or equivalent experience. Minimum of five to ten years of human resource management experience. At least one Human Resources Certification preferred: SPHR, PHR and/or SHRM equivalent certifications. Experience using ADP Workforce Now a plus. Work Environment & Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required to perform regular work duties in person and remotely. Some travel domestically may be required. In addition to comprehensive and ongoing training, NPT offers benefits, including health insurance, and dental and vision insurance. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: HR, Nashville Public Television (NPT), 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, or email to Position will be open until filled. NPT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website for more information at

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