Sage Hospitality Resources Human Resources Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

10869BR

Req #:

10869BR

Why Us:

Come discover The Blackstone, a downtown Chicago luxury hotel near Grant Park. This downtown Chicago hotel has been a favorite of movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910. Thoughtfully restored to its original grandeur, this Michigan Avenue hotel features French Beaux-Arts architecture and over 1,400 contemporary works by local artists. The Blackstone boasts stunning guest rooms and suites, while Mercat a la Planxa serves modern Catalan cuisine in a unique Mediterranean setting. Host unforgettable affairs inside the magnificent Crystal Ballroom and marvel at 11,396 square feet of lavish meeting space. Located just steps from Chicago's major attractions including McCormick Place, Grant Park, Soldier Field, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium.

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Job Title:

Human Resources Coordinator

Location Name:

The Blackstone

City:

Chicago

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:

Assist in the overall operation of the Human Resources function by maintaining accurate associate records. Provide support in the areas of employment, benefit administration, associate relations and training. Coordinate, administer and report on various human resource programs, system and procedures to aid in the attraction, retention and motivation of associates in accordance with policies, procedures and government laws and regulations. Daily administration of various benefit, government and associate relations programs. Recommends procedural/process changes.

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.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

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.

Knowledge/Skills

Must have basic PC knowledge, minimum typing speed of 45 wpm.

Ability to write and communicate professionally, bi-lingual fluency a plus.

Must be hospitality oriented and possess the ability to work under pressure.

Should possess the ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must excel in attention to detail and the ability to stay focused on task while prioritizing time and deadlines.

Excellent hearing required to conduct interviews, hear associate concerns, conduct reference checks, answer phones.

Excellent vision required to review all incoming documentation, read applications, filing, etc.

Excellent speech communication skills required to conduct interviews, reference checks, handle phone and associate inquiries.

Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read all documentation, applications and write documentation; i.e., screening forms, etc.

Abilities

Transporting supplies up to 35 lbs., carrying training materials. Lift binders of documentation.

Bending/kneeling to lower filing cabinets, bottom desk drawers for materials.

Mobility – need to be able to move about the hotel to maintain associate relations. Possess the ability to move around office to access files.

Continuous standing – to assist in training sessions.

No climbing or driver required.

Education/Formal Training

Associates or Bachelors degree in HRM or related field or equivalent education. Experience preferred.

Experience

Minimum of one year hotel or human resource related work experience preferred

Material/Equipment Used

PC Computer 60% of the day for logging, typing correspondence, and preparing reports

Environment

Work inside 95% of day.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

IL