Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Human Resources in Menlo Park, California
Amid the hubbub of the Silicon Valley, the new Hotel Nia is more than conveniently located; it is a vital resource to local professionals and global guests alike. This true luxury hotel is brilliant, dynamic, social and cultured. Hotel Nia is like no other property in the area; we like to say “the best cut diamond.” The goal is clarity for all experiences and this is reflected in all areas!
Featuring 250 guest rooms, a restaurant and bar with a unique and communal experience with shared Mediterranean plates and inspired cocktails, an independent coffee shop, a pool bar and luscious courtyard, a spacious fitness center and 11,000 square foot flexible meeting space that opens up to 9,000 square feet of outdoor event space. See more at www.hotelnia.com .
The amazing Hotel Nia is looking for their next great hire to join the leadership team. We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Director to lead our associate engagement to the highest levels ever. Reporting directly to the GM, this role will manage a team of two and focus on associate recruiting, engagement and performance management for our 180 outstanding team members. If you enjoy creating and implementing people strategies, this could be the job for you!
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.
Director of Human Resources
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.
The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the short and long term planning and management of the Human Resources functions. Acts as a strategic advisor to management on all people related matters. Promotes a positive working culture, associate high performance, quality service and empowerment to associates. Leads various functions including; recruitment, on-boarding, associate relations, state and federal compliance, benefits administration, workers compensation and safety.
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.
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.
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.
Superior communication skills. Manage ideas and decision-making with creativity and innovation. Proven ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or guests. Bi-lingual fluency preferred. Must be hospitality oriented. Must possess ability to work under pressure. Strong skill at completing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work both strategically and tactically in a fast-paced high energy environment. Excellent hearing required to discern/resolve employee complaints, issues and participation in meetings for feedback. Excellent vision required -100% in review preparation of all documentation -applications, write-ups, reviews. Excellent speech communication skills required for communicating benefits policy, provide testimony training. Excellent comprehension and literacy required for review and preparation of all documentation.
Lifting/pushing/pulling/carrying -approximately 5%. Bending/kneeling -to get files -5% annually. Mobility -40% of 10 hour day is spent around the hotel. Continuous standing -during training and lobby lizard duty. No climbing required. Driving -occasionally to attend hearings and recruitment activities.
Four year college degree or equivalent experience/education preferred.
Four to five years of employment in human resources or related field.
Proven successful implementation of people resource process.
Union experiences a plus. Four year college degree or equivalent/education experience.
Continuous use of all business and office equipment
95% indoor office
Full Time - Regular
200 Independence Dr