Human Resources Specialist

Washington D.C.
Mar 01, 2023
Mar 21, 2023
Full Time

Position Announcement #123009 – Human Resources Specialist

Who We Are:

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a private, nonprofit corporation created to ensure universal access to non-commercial high-quality content and telecommunications services. We invest in programs and services that are educational, innovative, locally relevant, and reflect America’s common values and cultural diversity. Through grants, we encourage the development of content that addresses the needs of unserved and underserved audiences, especially children and minorities.

Position Opportunity:

Reporting to the VP, Human Resources, ensures that the administrative needs of the HR department are met in an efficient, effective and timely manner. Supports or assists in the implementation of programs that enhance the recruitment and retention of a high-quality/high-achieving workforce. Assists in administration of the employment process and with the utilization and maintenance of the Human Resource Information System (HRIS). Handles special projects, including developing and implementing programs; conducting research; and assisting with professional development programs.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience.

Required Qualifications:

• Three years related work experience, preferably in a position requiring skills in human resources, data, or project management, and/or administration.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong organizational and time management skills.

• Experience utilizing MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams).

• Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and foster relationships through a professional presence.

Position Responsibilities:

• Assists with the coordination of the recruitment process, including posting position notices and classified ads, screening resumes, and coordination of temporary agency employees.

• Responsible for maintaining position description database and recruiting files.

• Coordinates and schedules new hire onboarding process and orientation.

• Assists with maintaining and utilizing the HRIS - inputs data, designs reports, and performs data analysis.

• Drafts project overview/background materials and talking points/correspondence for internal and external use.

• Schedules HR training sessions and maintains database for staff training.

• Responsible for Family Medical Leave tracking.

• Produces special reports and analyses, maintains project planning calendars, and coordinates cross-departmental team meetings.

• Assists with the coordination of 90-day, 6-month, and annual performance review process.

• Research industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding Human Resources.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


The salary for this position will be no less than $55,000 within a salary hiring range up to $70,000. Exact salary based upon experience, education related to the role, CPB compensation structure and internal equity. Annual salary increases and bonus award based on performance against annual objectives and position responsibilities.


We invest in our staff providing excellent benefits that include paid leave, paid holidays, a variety of insurance programs, commuting assistance, retirement, maternity/paternity leave benefit, and an employee tuition assistance program.


CPB is conveniently located amidst multiple metro stops at 401 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC. We are a largely local workforce and value employee flexibility, when possible. Currently, most positions are offsite or hybrid, depending on role, as approved by the position’s Department Head.

For more information about CPB, our programs, and our mission, please visit our website at All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to –

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has a commitment to the principle of diversity, as it creates a healthier work environment. In that spirit, we welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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