HR Manager (Recruiting & Training)
Property Name:
Q Center
Job Title 
HR Manager (Recruiting & Training)
Illinois-Chicago West
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
Saint Charles
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.
As the world’s largest hotel company, and a leading player in the global hospitality industry, Wyndham Hotel Group boasts 7,500 hotels and 15 brands in 70 countries—all supported by more than 7,000 associates on six continents. And we know our success is attributable to our associates, a bright, talented and diverse group of individuals who embrace our signature Count On Me! service culture and have a passion for excellence.  To learn more visit us at

Job Description
Wyndham Hotel Group is searching for a HR Manager (Recruiting &Training Manager) to work at our beautiful Dolce Q Center in St. Charles, IL.  We are looking for an an energetic HR Manager to enhance the HR department by assisting with the day-to-day activities including recruiting, orientation, employee relations. This position will also assist with various HR programs and a strong focus Recruiting & Training.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Work with all levels of management at the property to determine core competencies required for key positions and identify specific resources to ensure acquisition and maintenance of those competencies.
  • Is responsible for opening and closing employment requisitions in a timely manner within the ATS.
  • Reviews applications and interviews applicants to match experience with specific job-related requirements prior to recommending to hiring managers/supervisors.
  • Monitors and assists managers/supervisors with hiring processes and issues.
  • Conducts applicant drug screens, reference checks, background checks and verifies work authorization utilizing eVerify.
  • Ensures all new hires are onboard promptly by all department heads by ensuring all new hire training packets are returned to HR for proper record keeping.
  • Ensures internal job postings are updated on a biweekly basis.
  • Coordinates and conducts monthly new hire orientation explaining benefits, company programs, and conducting tours of property.
  • Assists employees with internal and external transfer requests and procedures.
  • Oversees mandatory compliance training on a monthly basis for new hires and existing associates.
  • Assists in responding to employee relation issues as needed.
  • Assists with coaching, counseling and guiding management before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  • Assists with maintaining new hire and personnel files ensuring accurate maintenance of all employee records and files (e.g., interview documents, I-9's).
  • Maintains and updates HRIS database records and processes paperwork for new hires, terminations and other status changes as documented on payroll action forms (PAF’s.)
  • Compiles HRIS related reports as needed.
  • Assists with Workman's Compensation claims, complete First Report of Injury and Employers Report of Industrial Injury.
  • Assists associates in navigating FMLA and other types of leaves of absences through the third party vendor for both union and non-union associates. 
  • Assists with Leave of Absence log to ensure recoupment of health insurance premiums.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Must be familiar with company handbook.
  • Assists HR Department with various research projects and/or special projects.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Identify and implement standardized timelines, orientation, on-the-job and other learning and developmental activities required for acquisition of core competencies and maintenance of required knowledge and skills.
  • Deliver training as required to meet the needs of the property.
  • Assist managers in the development of job descriptions and recruiting requisitions on an as-needed basis.
  • Partner with local universities, culinary schools, and professional associations to establish pipeline of talent.
  • Monitor local/national labor/employment legislation and implements required changes to keep the process compliant.
  • Set the social media communication strategy for different job profiles and functions in the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Three years of prior experience in Human Resources, with specific experience training and/ or high volume recruiting.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Progressive experience in full life-cycle recruitment.
  • Knowledge of ATS systems (Taleo preferred).
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems (Oracle preferred).
  • Strong organizational skills, strategic thinking and ability to be a self-starter.
  • Must be able to work independently and use sound business judgment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Social media savvy; ability to leverage social media to connect with top talent.
  • Knowledge of adult learning processes, instructional design techniques, evaluation methodologies, training delivery and needs assessment abilities.
  • Strong planning and project management skills and ability to apply these skills in effective working partnerships across organizational lines
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills, including group facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Must have employment eligibility in the U.S.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 5 hours per day. Walking and standing are required the rest of the working day. This includes traveling to and from meetings and may include air travel. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. occasionally.
  • Some portions of the assignments may require travel to other hotels, career fairs, universities, and client events via car, plane, rail, subway or other mode.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with internal and external customers.

* No Phone calls or Recruiters Please:

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.  We require consent to pre-employment background screening & drug testing for all positions.