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Employee Experience Assistant (Contract)

Discovery Communications
Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Job Code
    116899432
Discovery Communications


Employee Experience Assistant (Contract)

US-MD-Silver Spring

Job ID: 25455
Type: Temporary
# of Openings: 1
Category: Human Resources
Discovery Education

Overview

The Employee Experience team encompasses Recruitment, Learning and Development, Lifeworks & Inclusion as well as Operations and fits into the wider People & Culture (human resources) Organization. Our team focuses on the employee lifecycle from the hiring of top talent to cultivating and retaining a high performing, diverse inclusive workforce. We also ensure that the processes in place throughout that lifecycle are best in class.

The Team

Our Employee Experience team is looking for a quick and agile, organized and customer service oriented Employee Experience Assistant to join the team. The assistant will be tasked with providing administrative support to the EVP Employee Experience & Operations, VP Global Talent Acquisition and Group VP - Corp Comms LifeWorks & Inclusion. This includes calendar management and scheduling, booking travel, monthly expense reporting and creative projects as assigned. This position has room to gain a broad range of experiences and skills. Our team is quick to provide mentorship and supports team members’ learning and flexing of their skills. The ideal candidate for this role is a doer, they will ace/master the administrative support portion of the job quickly, leaving time to take on more project based tasks with the wider team. This person will embrace a one team mentality and approach each responsibility with a positive attitude.



Responsibilities

Administrative Support
• Conduct daily administrative tasks - schedule appointments, maintain and update supervisors’ daily calendar, screen calls and respond to internal and external inquiries.
• Schedule, organize and coordinate meetings and facilities; arrange presentations and conferences; prepare documents.
• Arrange travel itineraries including transportation and hotel arrangements, and prepare travel and expense reports.
• Coordinate departmental supplies and initiate order for supplies and materials as needed.
• Provide project support including – research, data compilation, reporting, candidate sourcing and analyses.

Operational Support and Partnership
• Post all open jobs via our applicant tracking system, iCIMS to our careers site daily
• Post jobs to external job boards in consultation with recruiter
• Provide recruitment support and screening of potential DCI entry level employees and interns as needed.
• Prepare and maintain organizational charts for assigned client groups
• Support team across a variety of People & Culture and staffing initiatives including succession planning, leader assimilations, employee survey, metrics, reporting, diversity programs etc
• Partner with People & Culture Management across planning and execution of employee activities to develop and improve morale, team building and performance

• Support People and Culture strategic programs and initiatives and perform other related duties
• Ensure consistent application and compliance with all statutory and Discovery Inc. human resources practices
• Maintain standards of strict confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents



Qualifications

Basic qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• 0-2 years of relevant experience in HR
• Maintain confidentiality and interface with employees at all levels of the organization
• Ability to manage complex office administrative work requiring the use of independent judgment and initiative
• Strong people skills, including the ability to work exceptionally well with executives, staff, external associates at all levels, and as part of a larger departmental team
• Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible
• Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Demonstrated problem solving experience in a process oriented role
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions and change course of action quickly
• Detail oriented and excellent follow-through skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Approaches work with a strong sense of purpose, competence, authority and compassion
• Regularly applies critical thinking to understanding and resolving issue
• Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP

Preferred qualifications
• Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
• Candidate sourcing
• Understanding of US employment law

This is a contract position

silver spring, maryland

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI116899432

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Employee Experience Assistant (Contract)</b><br/><br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25455<br/><b>Type:</b> Temporary<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Human Resources<br/>Discovery Education<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">The Employee Experience team encompasses Recruitment, Learning and Development, Lifeworks & Inclusion as well as Operations and fits into the wider People & Culture (human resources) Organization. Our team focuses on the employee lifecycle from the hiring of top talent to cultivating and retaining a high performing, diverse inclusive workforce. We also ensure that the processes in place throughout that lifecycle are best in class.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>The Team</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;">Our Employee Experience team is looking for a <strong>quick and agile</strong>, organized and customer service oriented Employee Experience Assistant to join the team. The assistant will be tasked with providing administrative support to the EVP Employee Experience & Operations, VP Global Talent Acquisition and Group VP - Corp Comms LifeWorks & Inclusion. This includes calendar management and scheduling, booking travel, monthly expense reporting and creative projects as assigned. This position has room to gain a broad range of experiences and skills. Our team is quick to provide mentorship and supports team members learning and flexing of their skills. <span>The ideal candidate for this role is a </span><strong>doer</strong><span>, they will ace/master the administrative support portion of the job quickly, leaving time to take on more project based tasks with the wider team. This person will embrace a </span><strong>one team</strong><span> mentality and approach each responsibility with a positive attitude. </span></p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Administrative Support<br /></strong> Conduct daily administrative tasks - schedule appointments, maintain and update supervisors daily calendar, screen calls and respond to internal and external inquiries.<br /> Schedule, organize and coordinate meetings and facilities; arrange presentations and conferences; prepare documents. <br /> Arrange travel itineraries including transportation and hotel arrangements, and prepare travel and expense reports.<br /> Coordinate departmental supplies and initiate order for supplies and materials as needed.<br /> Provide project support including research, data compilation, reporting, candidate sourcing and analyses.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Operational Support and Partnership</strong><br /> Post all open jobs via our applicant tracking system, iCIMS to our careers site daily<br /> Post jobs to external job boards in consultation with recruiter<br /> Provide recruitment support and screening of potential DCI entry level employees and interns as needed.<br /> Prepare and maintain organizational charts for assigned client groups<br /> Support team across a variety of People & Culture and staffing initiatives including succession planning, leader assimilations, employee survey, metrics, reporting, diversity programs etc<br /> Partner with People & Culture Management across planning and execution of employee activities to develop and improve morale, team building and performance</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> Support People and Culture strategic programs and initiatives and perform other related duties<br /> Ensure consistent application and compliance with all statutory and Discovery Inc. human resources practices <br /> Maintain standards of strict confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Basic qualifications</strong><br /> Bachelors degree or equivalent experience<br /> 0-2 years of relevant experience in HR<br /> Maintain confidentiality and interface with employees at all levels of the organization<br /> Ability to manage complex office administrative work requiring the use of independent judgment and initiative<br /> Strong people skills, including the ability to work exceptionally well with executives, staff, external associates at all levels, and as part of a larger departmental team <br /> Positive attitude and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible<br /> Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously<br /> Demonstrated problem solving experience in a process oriented role<br /> Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions and change course of action quickly<br /> Detail oriented and excellent follow-through skills<br /> Excellent verbal and written communication skills<br /> Approaches work with a strong sense of purpose, competence, authority and compassion<br /> Regularly applies critical thinking to understanding and resolving issue <br /> Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Preferred qualifications</strong><br /> Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems<br /> Candidate sourcing<br /> Understanding of US employment law</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>This is a contract position</strong></p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">silver spring, maryland</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/8OpXGjToEJl5CEVNh7qVE"> <p>PI116899432</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-07 Expires: 2020-02-07

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