- Recruiting and People Services Specialist

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Recruiting and People Services Specialist


Recruiting and People Services Specialist

• Intermediate Level


The Interactive One Human Resources Department is seeking a Recruiting and People Services Specialist 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.

Category HR/Recruiting/Staffing 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 06, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

**SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $75,000**

The Interactive One Human Resources Department is seeking a Recruiting and People Services Specialist  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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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