NBC Universal Scheduler, On-Air Operations in Centennial, Colorado

Job Number 34356BR

Job Title Scheduler, On-Air Operations

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Global Media Operations

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Colorado

City Centennial


About the Opportunity:

NBCUniversal has an opening for a Scheduler position supporting Dry Creek On Air Operations. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced organization that supports live 24/7 television operations for NBCUniversal’s Owned NBC and Telemundo Stations.

Role Purpose:

The Scheduler provides day-to-day scheduling support for a team of Tech Managers and Master Control Operators within the 24/7 Dry Creek On Air Operation.

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  • Works with Dry Creek On Air Managers to understand the 24/7 operational needs and to schedule personnel and facilities accordingly.

  • Works collaboratively with the On Air Operations team to share administrative responsibilities using internal scheduling & timekeeping systems.

  • Implements creative approaches to scheduling personnel and facilities to optimize workforce management efficiency guidelines.

  • Demonstrates understanding of workplace policies, business practices, and operations and applies these accordingly.

  • Partners with Managers to resolve urgent needs and training schedule conflicts.

  • Creates, reviews, and manages the schedule through the master spreadsheet and scheduling system.

  • Manages one-time-only event needs and schedules against them.

  • Schedules employees based on training matrix and competency model.

  • Works with employees to determine availability.

  • Schedules time off by entering/reviewing time off in scheduling system, managing vacation profile communications, and updating employee-specific time off accruals.

  • Books hotels as needed by the operation.

  • Reviews schedules for potential conflicts and escalates as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in administrative/scheduling functions preferred.

  • Working knowledge of broadcast operations.

  • Understanding of workplace policies and business practices and applies this to scheduling procedures.

  • Understanding of technology tools and resource scheduling systems.

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Must apply via nbcunicareers.com in order to be considered (note job #34356BR)

  • Willingness and open availability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, to meet the 24/7 operational needs.

  • Must be willing to work in Centennial, CO.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills required, especially Microsoft Excel

  • Proven administrative and organizational skills

  • Ability to think quickly, communicate well and keep pace with fast moving shows

  • Strong client service and interpersonal skills and the ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to adapt in a constantly changing environment

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