Oak View Group

Oak View Group

Director of Human Resources - Oak View Group (Elmont · NY)

Oak View Group
Jobs in Elmont · NY
Human Resources: Human Resources/Recruiting
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The Director of Human Resources, in partnership with OVG Corporate Human Resources, is responsible for the overall talent strategy and development for UBS Arena.  This position provides the full scope of human resources services to all departments of the venue including recruitment, training, payroll oversight, benefits, job evaluations, leave administration, salary analysis, organizational structure and position allocation, and organizational development activities.  

As a member of the leadership team, this individual will play a crucial role in helping to define and develop the culture for this venue and to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are not just valued but celebrated.

The Director of Human Resources is expected to be a champion for our employees with the goal of developing UBS Arena’s reputation as the place that everyone feels valued and part of a team.


This role will pay a salary of $120,000 to $140,000.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).




  • Develop strategic partnerships with the Arena and across Oak View Group.
  • Provide sound professional advice to the Executive Leadership Team, managers and employees throughout the organization. Ensure that the General Manager is kept up to date on all human resource matters.
  • Develops and implements an annual HR business plan with specific goals and objectives that are aligned with the Company’s strategic plan.
  • Assists with and advises on organizational structure and position allocation as well as salary comparisons across the industry.
  • Maintains organizational charts; develops detailed job descriptions.
  • Oversees payroll and benefits.
  • Collaborates with OVG corporate and implements onboarding, training and development programs that directly support the strategic goals and initiatives of the departments.
  • Serves as subject matter expert for department-wide recruitment with the intent of achieving consistency, equity, and diversity in hiring processes.
  • In collaboration with OVG Corporate Human Resources, directs, administers, and leads the development of human resource policies, programs, and initiatives in all areas of human resources including recruitment, HRIS, employee retention and recognition, compensation, benefits administration, training and development, performance management and organizational development. 
  • Cultivating and monitoring company culture via multiple avenues, to support the attainment of the company's goals and promote employee satisfaction and retention.
  • Planning company events and meetings (both remote and in person) that encourage team bonding, culture diffusion and ongoing organizational learning and development.
  • Manages employee offboarding.
  • Develops and implements companywide communication plan that includes but is not limited to; organizational announcements, new hires, promotions, and exits, and company or departmental achievements.
  • Plans and executes semi-annual job fair(s) part-time, hourly, and event staff.
  • Directs the day-to-day operations of the HR Department, fostering an environment that is conducive to a high-performance team, quality initiatives and continuous improvement.
  • Develops and manages an annual budget for Human Resources operating expenditures.
  • Manages the development of and monitors consistent contractual provisions for contracted employees.
  • Keeps informed of trends and developments in the human resources field through participation in various organizations and committees and ongoing learning.
  • Participates in other duties and special projects as required.


  • A degree in Human Resource Management or a directly related field
  • A proven and progressive Human Resources professional with a minimum 10 years related experience
  • Human Resources certification (via HRCI or SHRM) desired
  • Expertise in all aspects of HR including compensation, benefits, training & development, job evaluation, HR Information Systems, and recruitment.
  • Knowledge of employment and leave law, policies, and principles
  • A team player with a strong client service focus
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to interact effectively with diverse client groups
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity, objectivity, confidentiality, good judgment, and professionalism when handling all HR related issues
  • A self-starter who is proactive in putting thought, creativity, and ingenuity into work assignments
  • Approaches problem solving in a practical, client-centered manner
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Computer-literate, with a strong working knowledge of Windows-based software applications Must be able to work a flexible schedule and attend numerous arena events to interact with full-time and part-time employees- this includes some weekends, nights, and holidays.
  • Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building