Director of People & Culture
Company: Schulte Hospitality Group, Inc.
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Job DescriptionGraduate Hotels -, is seeking a Director of
People & Culture to lead and coordinate culture and people
programs, training, and initiatives for Graduate Minneapolis. They
will provide partnership and administrative support to property
leadership including, but not limited to recruitment, new hire
orientation, employment record keeping, employee rewards and
recognition program, employee events, and community
engagement.Graduate Hotels creates authentic, spirited spaces that
connect travelers, students and locals alike. Through thoughtfully
curated design, creative F&B and community-focused events, we
create hotels worthy of their communities. We are a diverse team of
experience makers and storytellers. As a Graduate Hotels team
member, you are the local insider shaping guest experiences. Our
goal is to make every guest feel like a local even if it's their
first time in town. In order to help you deliver on that goal, we
encourage our team members to embody the same mindset as our guests
through Graduate experiences and encouraged community
exploration.Graduate Hotels is proud to be Great Place to
Work-Certified---, proving that our associates feel our commitment
to cultivate a culture of inspirational and supportive
leadership.Job Duties And Responsibilities
Provide overall leadership and guidance by overseeing talent
acquisition, employee development, succession planning, rewards and
retention programs, training and champion brand initiatives.
Function as a strategic business partner to senior management
Lead and/or participate in the development of initiatives, policies
and programs to complement existing practices and create
consistency across the organization.
Lead and analyze overall compensation and wage strategy for the
property; complete wage surveys, audits and proposing adjustments
to GM and support team leadership where needed
Coordinates recruiting efforts for property by building awareness
of the talent within the community and university, posting
positions, and screening applicants for brand and position fit.
Process applications, hires, and pre-employment screening in HRIS
and ATS systems
Facilitates new hire orientation, onboarding, and training
Maintains employment information in HR information system,
including scanning of employment documents into electronic
personnel files within the HRIS
Answers HR line and routes calls accordingly
Processes employee separations and answers employment inquiries
including state unemployment claims for the property
Supports leaders in navigating employee relations and corrective
Communicates delicate human resources concerns and incidents
involving leadership to regional people and culture leadership
Maintain knowledge and expertise of legal requirements related to
day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and
ensuring regulatory compliance.
Serve as a policy expert to assist Operations management in
adherence of company policies, processes and practices.
Is in the know of culture concerns and brings them to the attention
of the appropriate party and/or support team leadership
Coordinates recognition programs including reminders, award
ordering, and celebratory announcements
Administers company recognition and engagement programs to include
Extra Credit, Referral Program, Quarterly Service Awards Program,
and/or any other company implemented program
Assists with ensuring compliance posters are in employee areas,
timeclock is assessible, and breakroom/employee areas exude
Graduate brand and culture
Assists and is the liaison to company benefit and perk programs
Leads, communicates, and process leaves of absence, requests for
accommodations, and workers compensation claims.
Consistently tracks brand and compliance training through the LMS
and other company established training programs, communicates
training gaps and accomplishments
Assists and supports associates in navigating and locating
appropriate employment resource and/or contact
Provides assistance to all people and culture projects as needed by
GM and/or support leadership team.
Takes on special brand assignments and mentorship of new and
existing people and culture associates.
Other duties as assigned.
Education And Experience
Degree in hospitality, human resources or business administration
Over 3 years' experience leading People and Culture/Human resources
in hospitality or related field
Proven experience navigating community and employee relations
High proficiency with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel,
PowerPoint and Word
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Knowledge, understanding, and comfort training others, facilitating
programs/presentations, and public speaking internally and
Strong customer service and interpersonal communication skills
"Hands-on" approach to projects and initiatives
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and has proven trust by
others at all levels of the organization
Positive presence and command skills
Managerial courage and proven ability to partner and support
About Graduate Hotels -Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection
of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across
the country. Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique
town through cultural nods to the local community. Launched in
2014, there are 35 hotels across the U.S. and U.K. Graduate Hotels
is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a
vertically integrated real estate developer, owner and operator.
For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit .
- Graduate Hotels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Source:
Schulte Hospitality Group
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