Director of Human Resources
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Donohoe Hospitality Services (DHS) is an independent hotel management company that manages full-service and limited-service hotels under the Marriott, Hilton and Intercontinental Hotels Group brands. Currently, Donohoe Hospitality Services manages and has under development over two thousand hotel rooms representing $500 million in hotel assets and is ranked in the top thirty-five management companies nationally by total revenues. DHS is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Donohoe Companies, Inc.

The Donohoe Companies (TDC) is an organization that has a history of business success and civic achievement in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Founded in 1884, TDC has grown to be one of the largest (ranked in the top fifty) private companies in the metro area. At Donohoe, we've known for over 120 years that it's our employees that have made us one of the oldest and most stable private employers in Washington, D.C.

Here at Donohoe Hospitality Services, we bring our own high standards of quality to the table; we invite you to bring yours!

Full-time employee benefits include: 401K w/ employer match, medical, dental, vision, leave time, guestroom discounts, trade discounts, training and more.

DHS is an equal opportunity employer.

Donohoe Hospitality Services is always looking for the most qualified and experienced professionals in the industry. We invite you to view our current career opportunities and apply.


Job Description:
As Director of Human Resources, of THE Draftsman you will be creating an original voice and vision Exactly like Nothing Else! With this new hotel in Charlottesville, VA you will be entering into the 'Live Experience Business' and connecting the dots between the hotel and the surrounding area for all of your customers through your service team.

This position requires experience in all phases of human resources including but not limited to maintaining and enhancing the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Prior Hotel Experience in a Full Service Hotel, Lifestyle Hotel, Boutique, and/or Resort Hotel is preferred. Prior Marriott experience would help any candidate.

Director of Human Resources Job Duties:

Maintains hotel’s staff by recruiting, interviewing and on boarding potential candidates for new hire.

Prepares employees for guest interaction by conducting new hire orientation and brand specific training.

Maintain the electronic employment files with written records of agreements between the hotel and the employee including: personnel files, offer letters, and other employee related items.

Updated the Human Resource Information Database with the most current employee information to be used in processing payroll.

Prepare and process payroll on a bi-weekly basis.

Manage the performance/probationary review process and annual review process.

Helping resolve employment issues by listening and providing guidance to both supervisor and employee regarding hotel policy and procedures. Conduct investigations when appropriate.

Communicate employee benefit programs in an engaging and helpful manner. Ensure employees are properly enrolled in the programs of their choice.

Ensures compliance with applicable human resource laws and file government reports as required.
Contributes to team effort by participating in daily huddles as well as all associate gatherings and team-building events.

Education and Experience:

Minimum 3 years HR or related experience or a Bachelors and 2 years’ experience.

Hospitality experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

Excellent communication skills

Stellar customer service ability

Strong organizational and follow-up skills

Ability to maintain a calm demeanor in emergency situations