Recruiting and People Services Partner

Location: NY - New York - Interactive One

Description

“Notice to California Residents of Collection of Personal Information. When you submit an application, we collect the personal information you provide and that you authorize us to collect on your behalf for the purpose of processing and evaluating your application, verifying the accuracy of information you provide, and communicating with you about your application.

The  information we may collect includes:

  • personal identifiers like your name, address, and contact information;

  • information about your professional abilities, skills, aptitudes and background (e.g., educational and professional experience, resumes, curricula vitae, writing samples, and information about your skills, training, and applicable licenses, permits, and certifications);

  • information about your character, references, and credentials;

  • information about your authorization to work for us;

  • information obtained from references, educational institutions, and others you have authorized us to contact (including results of background checks you authorize us to perform if you are offered a position); and

  • any other information you elect to provide or authorized us to obtain.

We may collect additional information for the purposes of complying with legal obligations, including criminal background and licensure information that may affect your legal ability to work for us and status information required for the monitoring of equal employment opportunity compliance (e.g., race/ethnicity, disability status, and gender).”


Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:
Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their coworkers, families, and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.


The Interactive One Human Resources Department is seeking a Recruiting & Employee Services Partner to join the team. This is a great opportunity for an up and coming HR professional to learn the ins and outs of Human Resources and gain hands-on experience in recruiting, employee engagement, HR Administration and employee lifecycle.

The qualified candidate for this role is a self-starter who can effectively complete a project from start to finish; extremely detail-oriented and enjoys interacting with people. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude and a desire to learn and grow with the company.

You will be an essential member of the HR team and mainly responsible for recruiting activities; posting, sourcing, creating and maintaining a pipeline of talent. You will also be responsible for guiding candidates through the hiring process and serve as a resource for hiring managers. In addition, you will be responsible for Cultural activities and support the Associate Director in the payroll function.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruiting:

  • Leads the recruiting strategies applying effective recruiting methods at identifying qualified candidates in partnership with the hiring manager’s needs.

    • Identify a variety of sourcing platforms and building a talent pipeline

    • Manage interview logistics for digital positions, providing prescribed support to include pre-screening, scheduling, making salary recommendations, etc.

    • Source and manage a candidate pool through various recruitment channels including, but not limited to: employee referrals, , social networking (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter), career website, niche ad sites, cold-calling, and universities

  • Thoroughly review every job description to determine the correct FLSA designation by applying secured knowledge of the wage and hour law
  • Organize interview schedule and logistics to include phone, in-person, video interviews for hiring managers
  • Ensure applicants complete appropriate onboarding to undergo reference/background checks to maintain compliance
  • Provide candidates with information regarding compensation, benefits, and the company culture to ensure the candidate is well informed
  • Provide rejection letters to all interviewed candidates
  • Assist managers with temporary employee needs and identify and develop build in partnership with staffing vendors

Onboarding:

  • Drafts and administer accurate offer letters
  • Review new hire onboarding documents for completion
  • Conducts new hire orientation with established best practices
  • Ensures employees complete required state training  (e.g., sexual harassment) per state requirements
  • Conducts or assist with reference checks
  • Conduct employment verifications
  • Ensures applicants undergo the appropriate background checks and reviews background reports in adherence with protocols
  • Answers inquiries regarding compensation, benefits, payroll, and general polices/practices
  • Manage new hire announcements for publishing
  • Maintain and regularly update the division’s organization chart

Payroll:

  • Assist with payroll by completing PAFs and New Hire Worksheets, timesheet notifications and collection, adding changes to HRIS system and serve as a backup for register review
  • Responsible for enrollment, updates and terminations in commuter benefits participation.

General:

  • Develop creative and engaging employee morale initiatives, leads company event planning and logistics, communications and manage budget
    • Manage employee recognition programs
  • Serve as back-up to assist with severance agreements and terminations
  • Serve as backup for exit meetings
  • Keep personnel files updated in accordance with law and department’s established requirements
  • Participates in special projects and assists all functional areas of the human resources as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of legislation affecting human resources and monitors company policies to ensure compliance.
  • Proactively engages in professional learning/training. Attend department trainings, webinars, seminars as required and deploy skills to enhance effectiveness in job performance
  • Complies with Network and Urban One’s mandatory trainings and adheres to related course deadlines
  • Lead and/or assist with department and global projects and approach with enthusiasm
  • Embraces additional duties as assigned by leadership.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability to independently draft clear and concise business letters, memos, notes, emails, etc. using proper business format, grammar and punctuation is required
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgement and deploy critical thinking skills across all work assignments
  • Ability to think creatively and execute concepts independently required
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to ensure deadlines are met
  • Must have strong attention to detail and thrive in a deadline driven environment
  • Proficiency with various computer software packages including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook is required
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations that pertain to human resource management; understands best practice concepts and uses good judgment in decision making as it relates to areas of responsibility 
  • Possess strong research skills and ability to interpret and translate relevant insights
  • Ability to learn through actively engaging in problem solving, researching and finding resolution options
  • Ability to proactively create procedures using industry best practice and within scope of authority
  • Ability to take direction and constructive feedback as it relates to projects, performance and accepts full accountability for work product
  • Customer service driven; proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Must be professional, organized, efficient and demonstrate the ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work
  • Motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Passion for HR required
  • Ability to work and be contacted and/or work outside of standard workday
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must be able to provide proof of vaccination upon request
  • The legal right to work in the United States

EDUCATION:

BS/BA degree with a concentration in HR or related field is strongly preferred.  Minimum 3 years HR experience.  At least 2 years of broad experience in recruiting. Experience with an applicant tracking system and HRIS exposure. Media/entertainment experience preferred.

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer





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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.