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    Manager/Director – Talent Acquisition & Development
    Publication or Company: WNYC Radio
    Industry: Non-profit, Radio
    Benefits: 401K/403B, Dental, Health
    Job Duration: Full Time
    Job Location: New York, NY USA
    Job Requirements

    WNYC, New York City’s premier public media content provider, seeks a Manager/Director of Talent Acquisition & Development.

    If you are a vibrant, progressive, creative HR professional who can hang with highly creative and vocal people, thrive in a demanding environment, add value, cultivate solutions, roll with changing priorities (and sometimes the punches) while remaining organized and on top of details, and still love your job at the end of the day, we want to hear from you.

    Reporting to the Executive Director of Organization Development & Human Resources, this position is integral to talent acquisition and development, employee relations, training and compliance. Depending on experience, the successful candidate may also directly supervise other members of the HR staff. Title (manager or director) and compensation will be determined commensurate with experience.

    Summary of Job Responsibilities:
    • Execute the strategic direction of HR, including implementation of high value-added HR consulting and processes that support business goals and objectives.
    • Leverage HR policies, programs and practices to create and maintain a positive, high-performing workplace.
    • Develop and execute recruiting strategies to source and select active and passive candidates using traditional and non-traditional methods.
    • Research, recommend and implement new online recruiting technology to replace current system.
    • Develop, communicate and build engagement of the employment brand within and outside the organization.
    • Actively build outreach efforts, networking and relationships with the goal of elevating WNYC’s profile among job seekers and referral sources and diversifying its pool of qualified candidates. Represent WNYC at job fairs, conferences.
    • Manage full-cycle recruiting within budget.
    • Design, implement and manage an on-boarding process to effectively acclimate new hires to the organization.
    • Design, implement, recruit for and manage an organization-wide intern program.
    • Implement and manage staffing metrics.
    • In partnership with the Executive Director of HR, plan and implement station-wide diversity/inclusion and change initiatives as part of the overall strategic plan.
    • Assess training needs. Develop and present training programs and/or identify cost effective external solutions.
    • Proactively manage employee relations. Provide coaching and facilitation to managers and staff. Effectively and timely research and resolve employee/management issues and/or complaints.
    • Work with HR team members to ensure compliance with employment laws, FCC regulations and EEO reporting.
    • Manage and participate in projects and initiatives as needed.
    • Drive initiatives, develop and implement policies and effective processes.
    • Build productive partnerships with managers and staff and maintain a broad and deep understanding of WNYC content, happenings, operations, structure, roles and people.
    • This position may include supervision of other HR staff.


    • Minimum of 5-7 years HR generalist experience with a concentration in recruiting, diversity/inclusion and employee relations required.
    • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree required. Professional HR certifications a plus.
    • Experience with employment market analysis, on-line recruiting tools, pre-employment assessment, applicant tracking systems, diversity strategies, internship programs and campus recruiting are essential.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with employment law and compliance are necessary.
    • Experience in for profit, non-profit and union environments a plus.
    • Media, entertainment and creative industry experience strongly preferred.
    • Solid business acumen and track record of aligning HR to business objectives/needs.
    • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required. Familiarity with HRIS strongly preferred.
    • Requires a positive, professional demeanor, excellent interpersonal skills and effective interactions at all levels, including adeptness at managing up.
    • Demonstrated ability to navigate conflicting points of view, fluid situations, varying levels of ambiguity, and function effectively under pressure and demonstrate integrity and fair-mindedness.
    • Requires ability to lead and manage change and transition; manage multiple projects simultaneously; apply sound judgment, decision-making and critical thinking; organization; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; comfort with numbers; exceptional written and verbal communication; ability to move easily between strategic and tactical thinking; solution and results orientation; discretion dealing with sensitive and confidential information; at ease leading or being a member of a team; strong process orientation; strong sense of initiative and self-motivation.
    • Affinity for mission-driven organization and public radio essential. WNYC listener a plus.
    • Track record of developing successful client relationships/business partnerships
    • Demonstrated ability to anticipate business needs, think proactively and respond appropriately.
    • Prior experience in a “best practices” organization a plus.
    • Prior experience managing staff a plus.
    About Our Company ABOUT WNYC
    WNYC FM & AM are America’s most listened to public radio stations, heard by more than 1.2 million listeners each week in the New York Region. And we’re heard around the world on our digital platform, From popular local programs such as the award-winning The Brian Lehrer Show, The Leonard Lopate Show, and Soundcheck to the award-winning national series On the Media, Studio 360, and Radio Lab, WNYC offers a unique service in the nation’s most competitive and dynamic media market. WNYC produces significant cultural reporting and classical music, concert and festival programs as rich and diverse as the city itself. In addition to broadcasting news from NPR and the BBC, WNYC also maintains an aggressive and growing news force focused on investigative journalism and community issues.

    WNYC airs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on FM 93.9, AM 820, and WNYC - New York Public Radio, where listeners can also access the stations’ cutting edge pod casting technology and programming. As an employer, WNYC offers a unique professional opportunity to work alongside a tremendously creative staff, a passionate audience and an unparalleled product.

    Special Instructions From the Employer:
    To apply for this opportunity to join a dynamic team, please submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Cindy Prater, Executive Director of Organization Development & Human Resources at WNYC must receive all information requested in order to consider your candidacy. Submissions will not be read if the cover letter and salary information is omitted. No calls, No agencies. Qualified candidates only please. Due to the high volume of responses, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. WNYC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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