Sr. Director, Human Resources in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 4/4/2020

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Sr. Director, Human Resources – Nashville

We are Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music. BMI represents the public performance rights in nearly 15 million musical works created and owned by more than 1 million songwriters, composers and publishers. The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public.

Headquartered in New York, BMI has a rich history in the music industry. It was founded with a then-groundbreaking open door policy welcoming all genres of music, and today, BMI’s repertoire features a wide range of compositions from chart toppers to perennial favorites that are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. BMI is proud to have many long-term loyal team members who uphold core values of integrity, dedication, inclusion & respect, accountability & team work, adaptability & courage and effective communication.

We are seeking a Sr. Director, Human Resources for our Nashville location. Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, this position is responsible for providing leadership and day to day execution in the areas of diversity and inclusion, talent management, team member relations, learning and development, compensation, HRIS, policy development and oversight. Partners with the management team by serving as a thinking partner and aligns HR priorities and resources with business strategy and needs. The following are examples of the essential functions for this role:

  • Supports the Company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives; recommends resources and programs to strengthen and support diversity and inclusion efforts; identifies and evaluates resources to attract a diverse slate of candidates; and identifies opportunities for and participates in community outreach.
  • Identifies team member learning and developmental needs, recommends programs to enhance team member knowledge and effectiveness and prepare team members for increased responsibilities.
  • Actively participates in recruiting and talent selection.
  • Manages compensation administration, including the assignment of pay grades. Directs and performs job and compensation analysis. Oversees periodic compensation studies.
  • Oversees the HRIS system.
  • Conducts team member surveys and roundtable discussions to nurture team member engagement.
  • Ensures compliance with government regulations and guidelines.
  • Creates, updates, maintains and distributes HR policies and the Team Member Handbook.
  • Upholds BMI’s core values; supports and cultivates a culture of diversity and inclusion.
  • Oversees the Company’s social responsibility initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Has direct and indirect responsibility for supervising departmental team members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training team members; planning, assigning, directing and ensuring reliability of work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Position Qualification Requirements
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field. Qualified candidates should have a minimum 10 years’ related experience; seven years’ experience in Human Resources management.

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands: Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sitting, talking, hearing and walking.
  • Concentrated mental and visual attention with normal hand-eye coordination.
  • Clarity of vision at 20 inches B corrected or uncorrected.
  • Generally negligible physical effort, but occasional moving of 1 to 25 lb. items.
  • Frequent keyboarding.
  • Extended hours beyond 40 as needed.
  • Flexibility for occasional overnight travel.
  • Regular attendance.

Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the functions of this job.

Normal office conditions.

Skills and Abilities: This may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to establish effective relationships with team members at all levels of the organization, as well as with external touchpoints.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highest level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong working knowledge of HR policies and procedures, legal compliance and employment law.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Experience working with HR software required, preferably Ceridian.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
Personal computer and associated software.

License(s)/Certifications Required: Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certification preferred.

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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