New Hampshire Public Radio
  • 15-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Concord, NH, USA
  • Expected range: $100,000-$120,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Competitive benefits package


New Hampshire Public Radio is the state's foremost news organization, focused on producing accountability journalism and engaging deeply with the diverse communities and people of the Granite State. Based in Concord, the state's capital, and political hub, NHPR's award winning newsroom, digital team, and nationally prominent podcasts consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production. We also have a fast-growing footprint in digital and social media.


We live in a moment of immense change in workplaces everywhere - including ours - and in people's relationship with their jobs and careers. At this transformational time, our Director of People Operations will lead our workforce strategy with the passion, patience, technical expertise, and people skills to inspire and guide NHPR's talented team toward a collaborative culture based on trust, transparency, equity, inclusion, and accountability.


With support from our staff and external resources, our Director will ensure that NHPR's human resources programs and initiatives are effective, compliant, transparent, and aligned to our overall business objectives.


An effective communicator skilled in change management, our Director is accountable for supporting manager and employee development, enhancing job satisfaction and employee engagement, designing lifecycle processes, mitigating risk, and promoting health and safety, structuring compensation strategies, overseeing our current and future employment needs, and designing accountability mechanisms.


Successful candidates will be approachable, collaborative, empathetic, optimistic, proactive and solution minded. They will have a track record of working successfully with creative talent and familiarity with the needs of a unionized work environment.


As a key member of our senior leadership, our Director will help us create a vision that celebrates the joy of bringing talented people together in an organization dedicated to using journalism to build stronger communities.


Please note this role is mostly in-person but does allow remote work two days per week.
This is a direct report to the President/CEO.


Key Responsibilities:
● Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention (including DEI objectives) and develops annual strategic plans and budgets to align with those objectives.
● Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization's human resource needs.
● Guides the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; collective bargaining; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
● Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management, including key performance indicators to measure and monitor the effectiveness of those practices.
● Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends, including reports and metrics from the organization's human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system, and provides those data to the board, leadership team, and staff for visibility and transparency regarding key performance indicators.
● Monitors and ensures the organization's compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; including corporation for public broadcasting and FCC requirements; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
● Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in organizational development, employee engagement, human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to the leadership team and staff.

New Hampshire Public Radio believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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