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  • Human Resources Business Partner

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Spectra Corporate
    Location Name
    Spectra Corporate
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible for planning, directing and implementing the Human Resources function for Spectra venues. The HR Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management, consistent with Spectra’s policies.  The position serves as a consultant to the venues’ management teams on human resource-related issues. The HR Business Partner acts as an employee champion and change agent. The HR Business Partner’s role is to assess and anticipate HR-related needs, as well as communicating needs proactively with the venues’ management teams. The position formulates partnerships across the Spectra HR function to deliver value-added service to the venues’ management teams and employees that reflect the business objectives of both Spectra and the local venues’ management teams.


    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at


    • Responsible for supporting multiple locations along the East Coast.
    • Acts as the principal liaison between Spectra’s Corporate HR and the venues’ management teams, in order to facilitate a consistent and unified human resources department.
    • Follows Spectra’s human resources policies to assure compliance with legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the human resources function.
    • Identifies/ maintains legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance. Keeps abreast of changes in laws that affect the employment relationship. Partners with Spectra’s Corporate HR’s legal department as needed/required.
    • Provides HR policy guidance, support and interpretation to the venues’ management teams, line supervisors/managers and employees.
    • Consults with the venues’ management teams regarding implementing / improving procedures and / or manpower scheduling to ensure employee needs are consistently met and that is responsive to the needs of the venue.
    • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues. 
    • Advises supervisors and managers of their options and responsibilities in taking disciplinary action.
    • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. 
    • Works with Spectra Corporate HR on EEOC complaints and other employee relations problems that need to be escalated; investigates and responds to complaints, as needed.
    • Works with Spectra Corporate HR on any new and/or ongoing legal matters relating to personnel issues.
    • Represents and/or directs the HR representation of the organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). 
    • Prepares or directs the preparation of employee separation notices and related documentation, and when possible conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity while developing and deploying employee career development, retention and engagement programs. 
    • Works jointly with management and employees in establishing and monitoring annual goals and objectives.
    • Leads initiatives to develop the venue’s employees and plan for succession.
    • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures, reorganization, workforce planning and succession planning. 
    • Reviews or directs the review of positions within the organization and the creation of updated job descriptions.
    • Responsible for maintaining and safeguarding all confidential employee related records, such as personnel files and all personnel transactions, such as new hire forms, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, salary information, benefit plan information and termination records.
    • Handle all workers’ compensation matters and properly reports them to the insurance carrier. Acts as principal liaison between the venue, the insurance carrier and Spectra Corporate Risk Management, in all workers’ compensation issues and facility liability incidents.
    • Works closely with the venue’s Director of Finance and the Payroll Manager in ensuring that employees are paid correctly and that any pay related issues are resolved promptly.
    • Administers and interprets the local union agreements and provides guidance to the venue’s management team.
    • Handles all union represented employee issues, to include managing the grievance process.
    • Advise management of changes in local, county, state and federal regulations relating to personnel issues.
    • Identifies training needs for the venue’s business units and individual coaching needs.
    • Coordinates the evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
    • Coordinate and conduct the new employee orientation.
    • All other duties as assigned.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university.
    • A Minimum of 5 years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues. 
    • Solid knowledge of the principals and practices of human resources administration.
    • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws. 
    • Experience with automated human resources and payroll software desired; ADP Time and Attendance and ADP EV5 desired.
    • Familiarity with a union environment, desired but not required.
    • Ability and willingness to travel to multiple venues as required
    • 30% travel required


    Skills and Abilities:

    • Proven work experience as an HR business partner.
    • Full understanding of all HR functions and best practices.
    • Excellent people management skills.
    • Analytical and goal oriented.
    • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics.
    • Thorough knowledge of labor legislation.





    This job description is subject to change.



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