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Human Resources Coordinator, Leave Administration

Posted: 19 Jun 2021 Closes: 21 Jul 2021
New York, US Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1176189190

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

We are looking for a Human Resources Coordinator, Leave Administration to join our team! This position is part of a centralized leave administration team that services domestic ViacomCBS divisions. You must be highly organized, demonstrate initiative, have a strong desire to learn more and be involved in broader team projects. This role will offer you exposure to a wide range of Company HR leave policies, Federal and State regulations.

  • Schedule calls and meetings with employees and HR personnel.
  • Respond to leave of absence inquiries by email or phone to ensure employees are aware of their responsibilities.
  • Accurately process leave actions in Company payroll, timekeeping and HR systems.
  • Interact with HR Generalists and employees regarding their need for leave of absences and ADA regulations.
  • Partner closely with third party administrator, Unum.
  • Organize and maintain leave of absence spreadsheets for employees on active and future leaves.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of leave laws and ADA regulations.
  • Attend online meetings and/or onsite meetings.
  • Process State Claims as necessary.

Basic Requirements:
  • Minimum 1+ years Human Resources experience

Additional Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of FMLA and other State Leave Laws - emphasis on NY, NJ and California are preferred
  • Must have strong organizational skills and follow-up.
  • Strong computer skills required, including knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of platforms like Microsoft Teams and Slack
  • Experience with personnel and payroll data systems is desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess accuracy, logic, analysis and reasoning skills.
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints.
  • Must handle and maintain confidential information.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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