Senior Human Resources Generalist

Cox Communications
Job Description

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Support. Partnership. Guidance. Are these things that come naturally to you?  At Cox Communications, we’re looking for someone who embodies these traits to be our next Senior Human Resources Generalist.

This talented person will work with a number of teams at Cox, providing HR support in recruiting, compensation, talent planning, benefits, training, employee relations and more. Not only will they support our tactical and strategic HR activities, but they will also build a partnership with leaders to provide consultation, guidance, metrics and development to help increase effectiveness.

Sound like an adventure you’d like to explore?  Keep reading and we’ll tell you more about what’s expected, as well as what’s in it for you!

What You’ll Do

As a Senior HR Generalist, you’ll play an integral role in our collaborative HR team, partnering and providing support to our business partners to deploy solutions directly to the business. But that’s just the beginning. Here’s what else you’ll get to do:

  • Lead projects/influence/obtain buy-in to drive execution and achievement of desired results
  • Develop and recommend solutions to a variety of human resources issues
  • Participate and lead special projects and best in class initiatives
  • Advise leaders and employees on employee relations policies and practices
  • Coach and consult with leaders to advise and help resolve employee relations issues, including performance issues, disciplinary actions and terminations, employee conflicts, policy violations, etc.
  • Investigate employee issues and complaints and makes recommendations to management to resolve and respond
  • Interpret and apply programs, policies, and procedures and ensures compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations, if applicable, to include Fair Labor Standards Act, Labor Management Relations Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, etc.
  • Help prepare and guide hiring managers through the hiring process
  • Prepares reports and analyzes data for information reporting and leadership decision-making

What’s In It For You?

Really good question, and we have some good answers that we hope you like.

  • We want you to feel cared for and respected (like you do with our customers), and that starts with Cox’s highly competitive and other compensation perks (401k + company matching, comprehensive medical benefits, etc.).  We also offer Cox discounted services in specific Cox markets, tuition reimbursement for academic pursuits, adoption assistance, paid time off to volunteer, childcare and eldercare resources, pet insurance and much more.
  • Good work should be rewarded, and not just with a healthy paycheck.  The Cox culture is one that values people more than technology, so it’s our goal to make sure you feel recognized for your contributions.  It’s also important to work alongside colleagues who get you.”  At Cox, you’ll find a workplace where relationships are crafted with care and successes are celebrated with high fives. We strive to create an environment where you can do you, and everyone from leadership to new hires can support and feel supported. 
  • Growth is a good thing, and you’ll have opportunities to learn and train so you can sharpen your skills and explore opportunities across the Cox family of businesses that will continue to challenge and empower you. In the future, you may have the opportunity to cultivate customer relationships in other sectors where we operate like cleantech, health care and new forms of transportation mobility.  

Who You Are

As an HR professional, you’re used to acting with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality, while being an effective communicator. We’ll also need you to be comfortable in engaging in multiple HR activities in a fast-paced, team environment, as well as have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. And as a Senior HR Generalist, we’re also counting on you to have the qualities listed below.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job.  (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
  • 5+ years of experience required in Human Resources or related field; 3 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree
  • Demonstrated experience supporting a client group providing day to day human resources consultation
  • Prior experience using Oracle PeopleSoft, managing data
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated client service and/or support orientation
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred:

  • BS/BA in related discipline strongly preferred (i.e. Human Resources, Business, Management, and Organizational Development).
  • PHR/SPHR certification
  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired

Join the Cox family of businesses and make your mark today! 

Who We Are

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox 

We are the Cox family of businesses. We’ve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us.  Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators.  We’re also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation.  We’re looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you’ll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com. 

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO).  For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.  

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer – All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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