Sage Hospitality Resources Operations Manager in Austin, Texas

7138BR

Req #:

7138BR

Why Us:

Great team to work with. Will be managing the Front Desk Team and Security team. Will be working with and reporting to the Assistant General Manager on best practice, policies and scheduling.

Job Title:

Operations Manager

Location Name:

Courtyard Austin University Area

City:

Austin

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

Plan and manage the room and related area's operations of the hotel to achieve customer (guests, employees, corporate and owners) satisfaction and provide quality service while meeting/exceeding financial goals. Position is responsible for short and long-term planning and day-to-day operations of the hotel operations. Recommends the area's budget and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. May have responsibility as a member of the Hotel Executive Committee. Inspire, motivate and create a customer focus and sales oriented environment within every department of the business to drive excellence in market reputation, associate engagement, overall financial excellence and owner satisfaction.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires experiential knowledge for management of people and complex problems. Ability to study, analyze and interpret complex activities and/or information in order to improve new practices or develop new approaches. Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures available for guidance. Supervisory/management skills. Must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or hotel guests. Moderate hearing necessary as guests phone with requests and questions. Excellent vision necessary to assess required reaction to meet standards. Excellent speech communication skills are required to communicate both in person and via telephone with guests, associates and corporate contacts in a professional and extensive manner. Excellent literacy is required. Must be able to both assimilate and generate explicit and concise documents for publication within our corporate environment.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Bending/kneeling -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Mobility -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Continuous standing -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Climbing up to approximately 40 steps 1% of 40 hour week. Climbing ladders up to approximately 5 feet 15% of 40 hour week. Driving required as necessary.

Education/Formal Training

A four year college degree or equivalent education/experience.

Experience

Four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.

Environment

Inside hotel and office environment 95% of shift.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

TX