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Sage Hospitality Resources Area People & Culture Manager in Denver, Colorado

Why us?

Sage Hotel Management is seeking an Area People & Culture Manager to support two Sage Hotel Management hotels in the Denver Metro area. This position will play a critical role on the opening leadership team of the Catbird and will also support all Human Resources activity for Hotel Indigo Denver Union Station.

Catbird is an independent hotel in RiNo that blurs the line between hotel and home. The hotel creates adaptable spaces that foster a deeper sense of belonging for our guests and community. More than a mash-up of periods and styles, this hotel creates all the feelings that travel should provide. Catbird will be 165-rooms with hybrid furniture providing massive functionality in a small amount of space. The lobby will feature comfortable spaces, grab-and-go food options, and flexibility between work-flow and life-balance that experiential travelers seek out. Guest rooms will feature full kitchens with functional housewares, unique storage, and multi-functional furniture where small spaces realize their larger potential.

Paying homage to the history of the neighborhood around it, Catbird encompasses a 3,600 square foot, four-bedroom historic home, originally built in 1890, which has been preserved as part of the hotel. Amenities include a “playroom” stocked with bikes, skateboards, scooters, cameras and other items, package delivery lockers, a guest storage area where repeat guests can leave often-used items, and a dog run for man’s best friend.

The rooftop at Catbird will feature a stunning indoor bar and an inviting outdoor deck with lounge seating and firepits, perfect for enjoying unobstructed views of the Denver skyline with friends and colleagues. The rooftop will also be home to an additional 3,300 square foot deck that will be dedicated to hosting corporate and social events. Guests will be sure to enjoy the two jacuzzi tubs and a beautiful area of green grass up on the roof, created for outdoor activation in the Denver sunshine.

Job Overview

Create a work environment that allows for personal growth and development for all associates, encourages an empowered and engaged workforce while supporting the Sage values. Ensure prompt and appropriate response to conflict management. Evaluate and support proper staffing levels and positions to ensure the success of the hotel.

Coordinate, administer and report on various human resource programs, system and procedure to aid in the attraction, retention and motivation of employees in accordance with policies, procedures and government laws and regulations while promoting a safe, fair, positive work environment. The position is responsible for recruiting and hiring primarily hourly employees and daily administration of various salary, benefit, government and employee relations programs. Recommends and implements procedural/process changes.

Responsibilities

  • Recruit, screen, interview, perform reference checks and coordinate department interviews for hourly candidates while maintaining the applicant flow logs to ensure quality hires and compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations.

  • Position the hotel as the "preferred employer" in the area by maintaining strong community relations with referral agencies to maintain strong applicant flow.

  • Coordinate and conduct associate orientation to introduce the associate to the hotel/company and ensure the appropriate information is disseminated and the appropriate forms are completed and processed: may include but not limited to, new hire forms, tax forms, benefit enroll forms, I-9 forms and an overview to the company handbook and employee policies.

  • Communicate, educate and administer the associate benefit program in a timely, accurate manner.

  • Assist in the development, coordination, and implementation of various associate relations programs and events to ensure consistent administration and reduction of turnover.

  • Provide open communications and promote a positive and pro-employee work environment.

  • Bring all sensitive associate related information to the attention of the DHR in all instances to limit liability.

  • Prepare/monitor Payroll Action Forms & input/update ADP new hires, terms and daily changes to ensure accurate, up-to-date information is available for payroll and management.

  • Process forms and respond to written and oral inquiries regarding verification of employment, wages, unemployment compensation and worker's compensation claims, in a manner which is consistent and ensure that liability is minimized.

  • Maintain employee records, files and the human resource office systems.

  • Compile various corporate reports and property reports to provide management with accurate information and comply with corporate policies and procedures as well as government laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

Four year college degree or equivalent/education experience.

Experience

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

Knowledge/Skills

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.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.

Environment

95% indoor office environment

ID: 2021-2653

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : Catbird Hotel

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Human Resources

Min: USD $52,000.00/Hr.

Max: USD $65,000.00/Hr.

Address : 3770 Walnut Street

City : Denver

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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