​​​​​Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

Buffalo & Southern Ontario 

Position Title: Director, Human Resources
Reports to: Sr. VP/COO Finance & Administration 
Status: Part-Time, Exempt
Date: September 8, 2017

The Director of Human Resources, in consultation with WNED|WBFO leadership, directs all activities pertaining to recruitment, staffing, termination, employee recognition, performance management/leadership development, employment policies, employee relations and compensation.

Essential Functions of Position:
  1. Oversees recruitment activities for all categories of employees in consultation with the department managers and vice-presidents. Ensures EEO/FCC rules are followed and requirements are met.
  2. Identifies, evaluates, recommends and implements training initiatives, wellness programs, annual award recognition programs, performance reviews, employee social events, and recruitment strategies.
  3. Evaluates and recommends modifications to existing benefits, compensation practices and employment policies and procedures development.
  4. Provides value-added professional human resource guidance to staff. Presents recommendations and suggestions to management for resolving employee issues.
    1. Oversees and directs the development and administration of the Human Resources Department annual budget
    2. Coordinates and hosts quarterly staff advisory committee meetings
    3. Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of Human Resource management
    4. Maintains personnel files; is responsible for records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, payroll notices and job changes
    5. Coordinates, in conjunction with Payroll & Benefits Administrator, open enrollment period
  5. Maintain the utmost confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business information

Non-Essential Functions:
  1. Performs special assignments as directed by WNED|WBFO’s Leadership.

Required Qualifications and Experience:   
  1.  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field with a minimum of five years experience in Human Resources both in a generalist role and in a management level position.
  2. Public broadcasting and/or non-profit experience, a plus
  3. Strong knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  5. Good motivational, conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  6. Strong relationship management skills to work effectively with senior executives
  7. Tactful, diplomatic, collaborative demeanor

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and current resume.

****Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.