Human Resources Coordinator
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Job Description

The HR Coordinator will be responsible for direct support and guidance in various functional areas of human resources, supporting 200+ employees. The ideal candidate has a minimum of two years of experience in human resources working in a fast-paced environment. Positive attitude, effective communication, follow-through, and attention to detail are must-have attributes for this position. The HR Coordinator supports processes associated with the employee lifecycle: recruitment, onboarding/exiting, benefits administration, training and development, and performance management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Administer and facilitate the Human Resources function under the general direction of Corporate Human Resources:

  • Collaborate in a team-based environment; providing excellent, friendly and responsive customer service to employees.

  • Interpret and apply company policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate onboarding/exiting process, present information and materials, and ensure all onboarding/exiting tasks are complete.

  • Support the Open-Door Policy, assisting in investigations pertaining to policy violations.

  • Ensure compliance with employment regulations, including FMLA, FLSA, ADA, and EEO.

  • Respond to unemployment claims, workers compensation claims, short term disability claims, and employment verifications.

  • Support the recruitment process as needed, i.e., post jobs, schedule interviews, conduct reference checks, etc.

  • Coordinate pre-employment processes, handle timely and professional communications with candidates, maintain tracking records, and follow through on all pre-employment requirements.

  • Support the Benefits Administration process by maintaining working knowledge of company's benefit plans, assist in the Open Enrollment process including employee education and communication, and participate in audits as needed.

  • Administer leaves of absence according to company policy, and state and local laws.

  • Support the performance management process and review process including compliance tracking and audits.

  • Support the employment separation process.

  • Maintain confidential, personnel, medical, and other HR records for all employees.

  • Perform other related duties and projects as required and assigned. 

Support the Business Manager by assisting with the Stations’ Accounting Functions:

  • Assisting in other daily projects as assigned by the Business Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management, human resources or equivalent

  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in Accounting and Human Resources

  • Working knowledge of internal control procedures, general ledger, payroll, and human resources

  • Must be results oriented with strong accounting and financial skills

  • Proficient in Excel and an Oracle background preferred

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment with various levels of staff

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience in the broadcast industry a plus!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…