CBS Corporation Human Resources Director, CBS News, Wash DC in Washington, District Of Columbia

Human Resources Director, CBS News, Wash DC

REF#: 32145


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Washington, DC


CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


CBS News is seeking a Human Resources Director who will provide HR leadership to employees and management team in our Washington DC Bureau. Responsibilities include providing strategic advice on a wide variety of areas to maximize organizational effectiveness and performance. In this role, the Director develops and maintains strong partnerships with management and ensures HR strategies, processes and practices align with business needs.


  • Provide HR support to CBS News DC Bureau including employee relations, performance management, and compliance with HR policies and procedures.

  • Provide coaching to employees and managers, offering feedback and advice on issues in a proactive and compassionate manner.

  • Manage performance in partnership with Legal and Labor Relations

  • Work with management to develop and implement training strategies to meet employee needs, including supervisory training

  • Assist in the recruitment efforts processes which includes development of job descriptions, creation of diversity recruitment strategies, posting, background verifications and candidate interviews. Liaises with the hiring manager and the Talent Acquisition group for all open positions

  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state laws



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or related field preferred

  • Minimum 10 years relevant HR experience

  • Experience in a union environment preferred



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled