HR Manager- Operations/Leave Management at Advance Local (Birmingham, AL)

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Job Description

Are you ready to lead an HR Generalist team as you support critical HR functions such as Leaves Management, Time Keeping, Onboarding/Offboarding and Data Entry/Integrity? Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, is seeking a Human Resources Manager to be part of our client-centric Generalist team. Remotely or in person, you will handle a variety of HR responsibilities focusing on consistency and continuous improvement.

In this position, as a Human Resources Manager- Generalist Team, you will:

  • Proactively manage and develop the generalist team, identifying opportunities and implementing appropriate solutions.
  • Administer Company leaves and disability for employees in multiple states, maintaining accurate records while ensuring compliance with all Federal and State laws, as well as Company-specific leave programs.
  • Manage the generalist team to ensure accurate, detailed, and timely HR data entry.
  • Ensure proper and timely timekeeping by employees and managers.
  • Ensure and participate in new hire tasks, post-offer, orientation and onboarding.
  • Develop and implement HR projects and process improvement in support of business objectives, needs and activities.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Human Resources experience
  • Experience leading and developing a team
  • Experience administering multi-state employee leaves
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR initiatives in alignment with business strategy under tight timelines
  • Able to deliver well-organized messaging, training and presentations
  • Establishes self as a credible source and upholds confidentiality
  • Professional HR certification preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Additional Information

Advance Local Media offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package with affordable options for your healthcare including medical, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, fertility assistance, a substantial 401k plan to help plan for your future, generous paid time off, paid parental and caregiver leave and an employee assistance program to support your work/life balance, optional legal assistance, life insurance options, as well as flexible holidays to honor cultural diversity.

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 www.advancelocal.com.

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.
More Information on Advance Local
Advance Local operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Advance Local was founded in 1992. It has 372 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K). To see all 29 open jobs at Advance Local, click here.
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