600 Cooper Drive
Lexington , KY

Director of Human Resources

Lexington, KY Full-time
Posted on December 3, 2018

Kentucky Educational Television

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Director of Human Resources 

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for all areas of Human Resource administration including employee relations, management and professional development, training, recruiting, employee benefits, and payroll administration; and directs all aspects of Human Resources in such a manner as to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees and in compliance with all policies and regulations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping to create and maintain a positive work environment and culture that fosters and motivates performance, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Serving as the primary resource to all employees regarding employment related matters.
  • Directing recruitment, orientation, retention and training activities.
  • Managing the administration of employee benefit programs and payroll processes.
  • Maintaining documentation and record-keeping for regulatory compliance.
  • Promoting and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce, environment, and culture.


  • Preferred candidates will possess post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.
  • At least 5 years of experience leading and directing Human Resources for a company, organization, or agency of 100+ employees.
  • Functional expertise and experience in all areas of human resources and management, including recruiting, employee relations, mediation, organizational development, payroll, benefits, and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Ability to anticipate internal or external challenges and/or opportunities to foster positive employee relations and productivity, and to assure compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Ability to mediate and/or direct the resolution of complex or unusual issues.
  • Possess the highest level of ethical behavior, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to provide counseling, coaching, and mediation, as well as making presentations and providing training.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to provide reports and analyze data/trends.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with state government and public broadcasting.

SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.

KET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.