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Director, Human Resources - Los Angeles Lakers (El Segundo, CA)

Job Title: Director, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources (HR)

Reports to: Senior Director, Human Resources

Manages: None

Position Summary: The Director, Human Resources will be responsible for managing day-to-day human resources activities and for designing and executing the people strategy for the organization. This is a dynamic role that will combine a strong generalist background with strategic vision creation for the Lakers organization and its people. It will manage a breadth of responsibilities including setting personnel policies, driving employee engagement, developing performance standards, and supporting corporate culture. The Director, Human Resources is a strategic business partner to senior management and works closely with the executive team on all human resources related matters.

Essential Functions (Duties & Responsibilities):

  • Develop programs to ensure a cohesive employee experience

    • Develop recruiting strategy and administer an effective recruitment program

      • Write and place job openings

      • Partner with hiring managers to provide qualified candidates in a timely manner for all open positions

      • Manage and coordinate the new hire process from sourcing, interviewing, offers, new employee orientation, and on-boarding programs, including a comprehensive internship program

    • Partner with executive team to develop appropriate training programs for new and existing employees

    • Monitor career paths, employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing

    • Oversee employee activities, anniversary award/recognition programs, and all other programs designed to improve morale, teamwork and employee retention

  • Develop and manage performance management, along with pay-for-performance bonuses

    • Monitor performance evaluations, annual reviews

    • Partner with executive team to develop and facilitate professional development and succession planning programs

    • Implement, analyze, and annually update compensation program

    • Rewrite job descriptions, as necessary

  • Guide management on employee relations issues, coaching, and investigations to ensure disciplinary actions are appropriate, timely, consistent, and compliant

  • Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures

  • Oversee the maintenance of permanent personnel records

  • Manage HR budget and operate in a fiscally responsible manner

  • Monitor unemployment and worker’s compensation claims


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration (required), MBA (preferred)

  • PHR/SPHR certification a plus

Previous experience:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of Human Resources experience; corporate HR experience is a plus

  • Minimum of five (5) years in a management capacity with human resource information systems experience

  • Previous HR experience within a sports franchise a plus

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of local, state, and federal employment laws, including but not limited to: FLSA, FMLA, ERISA, ADA, EEO, COBRA, HIPPA, and ACA regulations

  • Experienced in the following areas: compensation, recruiting/staffing, benefits, employee relations, compliance, career development, performance management, and/or training

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven history of effective relationship building across all levels of an organization; strong customer-service orientation and business partnering skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate diverse teams, collaborate and achieve results

  • Proven communication skills, verbal and written

  • Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to make sound, quick decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to leverage networks to implement HR best practices

  • Strong organizational skills

Physical Demands: N/A

Location: El Segundo (offices M-F), and other occasional off-site events, as needed

Travel: N/A

Hours: Regular office hours (9am - 5:30pm M-F), plus overtime is mandatory; must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays

Deadline to apply: Friday, February 24, 2017.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have at least seven (7) years of HR experience?
2. Do you have at least five (5) years in a management capacity with human resource information systems experience?
3. Describe an employee program that you helped to design or implement. What was the purpose of the program and how were the objectives achieved?

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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Event Services Coordinator - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

As a member of the Event Services Department, you will help provide assistance and information to our staff members and guests in an effort to create an efficient and orderly flow of information while delivering a high level of customer service.   

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Manage the monthly event staff schedules and staff event assignments utilizing the ABI scheduling system and excel spreadsheets
  • Manage schedule requirements and enforce disciplinary action as needed
  • Create Event Staff Forms including sign-in sheets and deployment sheets
  • Coordinate the interview process for new hires in Event Services
  • Coordinate training with the Assistant Director and conduct training sessions for new hires
  • Track ABI employee messages and work with managers to respond appropriately
  • Contact Event Staff regarding scheduling needs/changes
  • Monitor the GSR Call-Off and Question Lines
  • Assist the Guest Services department during various events as a back-up to the Assistant Director
  • Verify and monitor all part-time payroll hours including processing and approving payroll
  • Input and maintain the Event Services database in ABI including employee notes and infractions
  • Assist with uniform distribution and maintain a uniform inventory
  • Assist with budget tracking, process and maintain filing of all invoices 
  • Assist the Event Services Department with day to day operations as well as any necessary event duties as assigned
  • Attend hiring sessions and assist in the hiring of new event staff members   
  • Accept and/or return phone call(s) from guest(s) and if possible, try to resolve the issue with guest
  • Perform any additional special projects as needed

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience/Education Requirements

  • A minimum of two years administrative experience

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Traditional business hours are to be expected however evenings, weekends, and some overtime may be required to meet business needs.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a minimum of two years administrative experience?

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