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Property Name
Norfolk Sheraton
Job Title
Director, Human Resources II
Virginia-Norfolk/Hampton Roads
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Director, Human Resources II

Apply Now Atrium Hospitality is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered at Deerfield Point in Alpharetta, GA, overseeing a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental brand families. We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

Job Description

To manage the Human Resources department at the Norfolk Sheraton Waterfront hotel and assist in administration of human resources policies, procedures, and practices. This role will function as the central contact for information specific to human resources and facilitating implementation of the necessary systems to ensure associates are treated with dignity, fairly, and consistently.

1. Demonstrate an understanding of legal guidelines that guide an employer to ensure all persons are treated ethically, morally, and within the requirements of the law. Knowledge and practice of FLSA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, OSHA, COBRA, etc., and an understanding of how state laws differ from federal laws.
2. Act as key recruitment contact. Review resumes/applications, coordinate interview process with hiring manager, manage pre-employment drug screening, and correlate job offer process.
3. Develop community relationships.
4. Responsible for all aspects of payroll processing. Process payroll information such as employment data, hours worked and rates of pay.
5. Maintain training records and facilitate, develop and/or conduct training sessions that provide initial and ongoing training by working with the management team to ensure department and individual training is provided.
6. Maintain personnel files with current compensation, benefit, performance, and mandated information, etc.
7. Orient associates and maintain records for use in employee benefits administration and conducts meetings with associates as necessary to ensure all eligible associates are familiar with their benefit package.
8. Act as the contact for any associates who need to report a Workers Compensation Injury. Coordinate facility efforts to ensure injured associates receive prompt medical attention. As necessary, maintain OSHA log in accordance with the act, correlate and communicate incident trends, and participate in safety team meetings.
9. Create and maintain open door policies to ensure strong communication with the team.
10. Promote the Company culture and increase employee morale through associate recognition programs such as employee of the month and manager of the quarter, birthday and anniversary celebrations, rallies and other spirited events.

11. Manage and assign duties to the Human Resources Coordinator.

12. Provide hands-on assistance to associates on tasks including, but not limited to, accessing ADP (paystubs, W2’s, tax withholdings, personal information), completing benefits enrollment, and other associate-related matters as may be necessary.
11. Other duties as assigned.

1. Computer skills to include Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, applicant tracking systems (ATS) and payroll database applications.
2. ADP/WFN/ETime experience preferred.
3. Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills.

Job Requirements

1. Minimum 7 years of Human Resources generalist and/or HR leadership experience.
2. HR certification completed OR in process is required.
3. 10 years of work experience.
4. Hospitality experience strongly preferred.

5. Demonstrated experience with and full understanding of HR compliance issues.
6. Demonstrated ability to implement the HR plans and strategies and contribute to their refinement.


The Norfolk Sheraton Waterside hotel offers an uninterrupted view of the Elizabeth River and is the only Norfolk hotel located directly on the water. Located in the heart of downtown, Norfolk Sheraton Waterside is just steps from diverse shopping, dining and entertainment on Granby Street and year-round concerts and festivals at the Town Point Park waterfront esplanade. A short drive brings you to the Naval Station Norfolk or the sunny shores of Virginia Beach. With 468 rooms and 46,000 square feet of modern meeting and special event space that overlooks the harbor through floor-to-ceiling windows, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel is equally suited for business or leisure stays. The ideal candidate for the Director of Human Resources role must successfully demonstrate a broad level of HR knowledge and possess the skill and presence necessary to identify with a diverse workplace. We are seeking a candidate for this role who is determined in their path to generate and maintain a positive culture with an active, hands-on presence and magnetic personality.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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