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Director of HR Transitions Compliance

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Property Name:
Crescent Hotels Resorts
Job Title: 
Director of HR Transitions Compliance
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Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
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Welcome to Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a premier hotel management and ownership group. Crescent seeks energetic, innovative individuals who have a desire to work in a results-driven environment. Our success is the direct result of everyone working together toward a common goal: To deliver exceptional service to our valued guests and provide a high quality work environment for our associates.

Strong core values related to customer service and associate satisfaction account for the continued success of our company. We are more than just a collection of hotels, we are a progressive company determined to be the employer of choice in the hospitality industry. We are pleased that you have chosen to learn more about our growing organization and are confident that Crescent will provide you with a very rewarding career. print

This role focuses on working with properties and associates which are transitioning into the Crescent Hotels and Resorts Portfolio. Requiring 50-80 percent travel within the United States and Canada, we are seeking a very motivating and polished communicator. This role is remote eligible from anywhere within the United States, though ability to work from the Corporate office in Fairfax, Virginia is a plus.


The Director of Transitions Compliance manages the coordination and the execution of HR and payroll related matters for hotels transitioning inout of the Crescent portfolio. This includes the coordination of communication and task force assistance for all other disciplines.

The position also serves as an HR Generalist providing guidance, direction and expertize to hotels and hotel associates on HR related matters.


Work with senior leadership to coordinate and schedule communication efforts for transitioning hotels.

identify, coordinate, schedule, and oversee deployment of task force members for all disciplines involved in the transition process.

Coordinate or establishdeactivate the necessary vendor accounts related to business units, payroll set up, insurance policies, 401k plan, and criminal background andor drug screening.

Manage the pre-transition process, including conducting benefits and workforce review to identify transition needs, as well as compliance steps needed to address potential issues.

Work with senior leadership to assess existing property leadership teams and manage recruiting for vacancies.

Coordinate or establish the necessary vendor accounts related to business units, payroll set up, insurance policies, 401k plan, and criminal background andor drug screening.

Execute the transition on boarding process, including application, I-9 and Everify, time clock enrollment, data review and entry, assignment of user roles and HRIS access.

Provide post transition support to property GM HRD for up to 30 days post transition.

Maintain up-to-date record of all transitiondisposition activities, as well as updating transitiondisposition materials to reflect current practices.

Facilitate and deliver training programs, including orientation, HRIS, payroll, policies and procedures for all associates, including management staff.

Assist with the coordination and delivery of HR related matters for an assigned number of properties, including internal audit, recruitment, payroll, compliance, on-boarding, benefits, etc., while ensuring alignment with Crescent policies and procedures.

Lead or assist in the execution of compliance related efforts and projects.

Minimum of two years experience leading the transition or pre-opening process for a hotel company of similar size. Alternatively, prior hands on experience for at least 3 years as HR task force directly assisting transitions andor new hotel openings.

Five years experience as a hotel Director of HR in generalist capacity.

Experience in delivering presentations and training programs to diverse audiences, in a highly effective and engaging manner.

Experience in the creation of presentations and trainings, as well as designing instructional and procedural manuals toolkits.

Ability to travel 50 or more within the US and Canada, and flexibility to work weekends and holidays.

Ability to read, write and speak the English language fluently.


Third party management experience preferred.

Experience using UltiPro.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Successful track record of managing and optimizing vendor relations and resources.

Comfortable with ambiguity and change, with an agile ability to adapt to changing priorities.

Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.

Excellent time management and problem resolution skills.

Thorough knowledge of Human Resource practices and procedures.

Extensive knowledge of State and Federal laws and regulations pertaining to Human Resource matters.

Self-starting personality with an even disposition.

Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times.

Must be willing to pitch-in and help co- workers with their job duties and be a team player.

Ability to effectively deal with guest and employee concerns in a friendly and positive manner.

Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.

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