Director Human Resources

Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento | US-CA-San Diego
Human Resources


The Regional Director of Human Resources is an integral part of our employee relations team.  In conjunction with the corporate HR team, the HR Director ensures the execution and success of HR plans, programs and practices for their specific region of Audacy markets. The ideal candidate has deep experience in employee relations, change management, coaching, mentoring, mediating, policy implementation and more. The ideal candidate is a master of building and maintaining truly authentic relationships with employees and managers. The candidate has coached employees at all levels, and is quick to become a trusted advisor.


This position is based in California and must maintain knowledge of the ever-changing employment law landscape applicant to employees in California. 


What You'll Do:


  • Provides guidance and advice on employee relations matters, ensuring successful partnerships across the organization.
  • Consults & supports managers, while ensuring fair and respectful treatment of team members.
  • Conducts thorough, objective, prompt investigations on employee relations matters.
  • Point of contact for employees and managers on company policies, programs and initiatives.
  • Coaches and advises management on performance management, disciplinary matters.
  • Advises and facilitates employee terminations.
  • Implements various projects and policies in conjunction with the corporate HR team and other key stakeholders.
  • Guides and supports local HR administrative staff with weekly meetings to address and resolve questions and ensure HR initiatives are executed.
  • Partners with legal, finance, HR and management to facilitate various workforce initiatives such as reduction in force, restructures, merger and acquisitions, etc.
  • Ensures understanding, consistent application, and compliance of defined policies, programs and procedures and all state and local employment laws.
  • Partners with management on value added strategic priorities such as employee culture initiatives, employee surveys, diversity, equity and inclusion and more.



About You:



  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in Human Resources and Employee Relations
  • Must possess knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations and requirements related to employment
  • Must possess knowledge of all California state and local ordinances related to employment
  • Skilled in coaching, mentoring and mitigating challenging employee issues, including performance improvement plans and terminations
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, along with the ability to manage multiple and competing demands.
  • Track record of leadership, driving accountability across the HR function, and a hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to build trust and good faith with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Value-oriented behavior – trustworthiness, good listener, high integrity and maintains strict confidence.


  • Union experience desired

Vaccination Requirements

To help promote and ensure the safety of all of our employees and the communities we serve, we require all incoming employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.  If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, which will be kept confidential. If you are not vaccinated, or partially vaccinated currently, but willing to become fully vaccinated, we invite you to still apply.


Audacy is committed to providing a safe and inclusive work environment for all and we recognize that some individuals may have a sincerely held religious belief as it pertains to the practice of immunization or a medical disability which may prevent them from becoming vaccinated.   Individuals who cannot be fully vaccinated due to a sincere religious belief or medical disability may request an accommodation. We request that you refrain from discussing religious beliefs or medical conditions during the interview process.  If you believe you need an accommodation, you will have an opportunity to submit your request during the interview process.  All requests for accommodation will remain confidential and reviewed by selected individuals within the HR department.  We cannot guarantee that all requests for accommodation will be granted. Please refer to our EEO policy and statement below.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.