Syracuse, NY
Job Description

Are you looking for a role that will showcase your strong skills in employee relations, employee development and performance management, workforce planning, recruiting, and training? Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, is seeking a Senior Manager Human Resources to partner with local leadership to align Human Resources programs with business objectives and local needs and activities.

In this position as Senior Manager Human Resources, you will:

  • implement the company's HR initiatives within one market, partnering with leadership to align initiatives with business objectives and local needs and activities.
  • mediate employee relations issues for resolution, appropriately raising issues for additional guidance.
  • locally implement and oversee the company's performance management program, including communication, performance review process, system and resulting pay actions.
  • be responsible for local compensation administration, recruitment, and training for business unit as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum of 7 years Human Resources experience, with 2 years management experience
  • Professional HR certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience
  • Experience implementing HR strategy and initiatives in alignment with business strategy
  • Ability to understand the business and communicate in terms of business results
  • Experience in recognizing and handling and/or appropriately escalating employee relations issues
  • Ability to develop partnerships with network of stakeholders throughout the market
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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Additional Information
Advance Local Media offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including generous paid time off, flexible holidays and parental leave as well as options for your healthcare.
Advance Local Media, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 20 cities, reaching 58+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Customer-first, Inclusiveness, Collaboration and Forward-looking. For more information about Advance Local, please visit
Advance Local Media includes MLive Media Group, Advance Ohio, Alabama Media Group, NJ Advance Media, Advance Media NY, MassLive Media, Oregonian Media Group, Staten Island Media Group, ZeroSum, The Alpha Group, Headline Studio, PA Media Group, and our Enterprise Digital Innovation team.
Advance Local Media is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.