Senior Manager, Human Resources, CBS News & Stations


San Francisco, CA, US, 94111 West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605

Human Resources
San Francisco


Overview and Responsibilities:
We are looking for a Senior Manager, HR to create an engaging environment where people thrive, partnerships prevail, and performance excels, making CBS Stations the best place to work! By living our values; fostering inclusion; championing transparency, collaboration & communication; focusing on staff development and encourage recognition, the HRBP will be a key resource to all staff at our stations in San Francisco and Sacramento.


•    Serve as the HRBP to the assigned stations leadership teams. Work closely with leadership and staff on all HR needs from hiring and onboarding top talent to thinking critically about their organizational structure and helping employees achieve their highest potential.
•    Handle employee relations issues; coach and counsel employees on career development, skill development and interpersonal relationships. Mediate and resolve conflicts. Support managers’ efforts to provide employees with feedback both oral and written; draft/co-author speaking points, development plans and disciplinary memos. Partner with managers on termination actions. Partner and coordinate with employment law, labor, and our central investigation teams as appropriate; ensuring fair and consistent application of policies and practices.
•    Engage with managers and seek to understand the people implications to business challenges, initiatives and goals and identify solutions that contribute to success.
•    Provide broad recruiting support to Station leaders with securing hiring approvals, crafting job descriptions, and developing compensation ranges.
•    Leverage the broader HR infrastructure/community to solve problems for employees.
•    Manage the FCC EEO obligations and initiatives; prepare and maintain FCC EEO processes and reports.
•    Stay abreast of trends related to the Human Resources discipline; pursue and attend training courses and other learning opportunities to keep skills current.
•    Assist with the ideation, planning, and execution of employee engagement activities.

•    Support team with ad hoc projects. Handles other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
•    Minimum 8+ years of HR experience meeting fast paced employee and client needs; employee relations experience and union environment preferred.


Additional Qualifications:
•    Foundation of Employment Law – FMLA, ADA, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, hostile work environment.  Must also be familiar with CA employment law.
•    Highly responsive, client focused professional who works well in a team environment
•    Exceptional judgement, initiative, follow-through, and attention to detail
•    Exceptional communication skills; able to communicate with all levels of staff (written and oral)
•    Extremely flexible, composed individual who builds trust and instills confidence
•    Possesses a natural, empathetic and professional ease at working with and relating to the needs of employees in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
•    Proven ability to handle extremely confidential information, act with integrity and use discretion
•    Ability to multi-task and balance numerous priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
•    Naturally curious, self-starter; able to work and seek out answers/resources independently
•    Passionate about learning and delivering innovative, transformational HR support.
•    Experience with HR information systems and reporting software

CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


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Hiring Salary Range: $108,240.00 - 135,300.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland