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Director, Talent Acquisition - Operations & Technology


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Director, Talent Acquisition - Operations & Technology

Jobid 23768-357546

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 31519BR

**Job Title** Director, Talent Acquisition - Operations & Technology

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Human Resources

**Posting Category** Human Resources

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Do you want to work for the world’s leading Media and Technology company? Are you passionate about finding the best talent? Are you a people leader, influencer and innovator? If so, you should read on…

Role Summary:

The Talent Acquisition Director in support of the NBCUniversal Operations & Technology team is responsible for providing strategic direction on enterprise wide talent initiatives, building strategic relationships with HR partners and business clients, and personally delivering on operational recruitment activities. This leader manages a team of highly functioning recruiters that support sourcing and recruitment strategies in Information Technology, Global Media Operations, Engineering, Studio Operations, Global Security Operations, Facilities and other groups.


+ Serve as the recruiting leader and thought partner to senior business leaders and HR Business Partners; inform business leaders on key talent issues, and propose creative ideas for identifying and attracting top tech talent in a competitive market

+ Consultant to the senior and executive team to thoroughly understand the talent needed to successfully deliver against the organization’s vision and long term goals

+ Development, planning, and execution of talent acquisition strategies for O&TS inclusive of diversity recruitment, talent forecasting and pipelining, resource and relationship management

+ Effectively manage, coach and train a team of recruiters to deliver excellent results; instill a standard of excellence in all aspects of the full life cycle hiring process

+ Provide valuable contribution to overall management of TA team through seat on TA Leadership team

+ Ensure recruiting resources are appropriately allocated to support the most critical business initiatives, and recruitment and sourcing capabilities are designed and built to meet the evolving talent needs

+ Effectively build relationships with industry organizations to monitor market trends, leverage key internal stakeholders to maximize effective outreach of talent within our employee’s network

+ Successfully run point on large scale projects from inception to completion

+ Utilize recruiting data and metrics to identify trends in the market and inform key decisions and provide solutions


Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience

+ Minimum 8 years full-cycle recruiting experience with a strong focus on high-level/skilled and/or Entertainment/Media / Technology recruiting

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience leading a team

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Big picture thinker who anticipates future trends and creates competitive and creative talent strategies and plans

+ Ability to develop and implement successful talent strategies in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment

+ Clear leadership skills, ability to delegate and provide good management and support to those on team

+ Extensive experience and knowledge in technology and digital and understanding of the competitive landscape

+ Proven leadership track record managing senior executive relationships and ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders across functional and organizational lines

+ Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients

+ Propose and implement ongoing improvements to NBCUniversal’s recruitment efforts

+ Clear desire to make work fun and enjoyable within a team work environment

+ Strong knowledge of basic employment law and HR practices

+ Experienced in behavioral based interviewing, pre-employment testing, and other innovative selection methods

+ Aptitude in assessing intangible aspects of candidates accurately (candidate’s fit with the position and with the company culture)

+ Able to in work in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of management

+ Proficient with ATS system and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet savvy

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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