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Sage Hospitality Resources Human Resources Manager in Chicago, Illinois


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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.


  • Lead and conduct hotel trainings

  • Employee relations

  • Reporting

  • Continue to build a strong and collaborative culture

  • Payroll oversight


  • Must have a strong Human Resources generalist background

  • Hotel experience preferred

  • Union experience highly preferred

  • Marriott experience preferred

Job Title:

Human Resources Manager

Location Name:

The Blackstone



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:

The Human Resources Manager promotes an environment of empowerment, personal growth, development and engagement for all associates. Immediately resolves associate conflicts and conducts varying investigations in a timely manner. Manages the organizations Human Resources programs including recruitment, benefits, training, employee relations, workers compensation and safety. Ensure compliance of all applicable state, federal and local laws.



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; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.


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.

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.

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; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


Must have moderate PC knowledge, Microsoft Office, 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 complete multiple tasks simultaneously. May require supervision/management skills.


Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying -5% annually requires moving of supplies, files, transporting training materials, lifting binders on a regular basis. Bending/kneeling -5% daily would require entering lower drawers of filing cabinets that require bending, as needed to remove debris from floor to maintain a safe work area. Mobility -30% of day spent around the hotel maintaining employee relations, accessing copier, fax, maneuvering around the busy HR office. Continuous standing -only when conducting training usually 4 hour maximum -average once a month. Excellent hearing required to hear employee concerns, conduct interviews, phone work. Excellent vision required to review documentation, judge appearance, read applications, file records. Excellent speech communication skills required to conduct interviews, counseling sessions, phone work. Excellent comprehension and literacy required to review and prepare documentation.

Education/Formal Training

Four year college degree or equivalent/education experience.


Experience is required with this company or other organization(s) for one to two years in hotel, human resources or related position.

Material/Equipment Used

Continuous use of all business and office equipment


95% indoor office environment

Area of Interest:

Human Resources

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular



Address 1:

636 S Michigan Ave