Director of People & Culture
Company: Minneapolis Marriott Southwest
Posted on: September 23, 2022
Sage Hospitality Group is set to hire a Director of People &
Culture to join the leadership team at the Minneapolis Marriott
Southwest in serving our guests and associates with creativity and
Minneapolis Marriott Southwest underwent a fabulous evolution,
earning recognition from Marriott International in 2016. The hotel
still celebrates the natural beauty that draws visitors to
Minnetonka, MN. Nestled among walking paths, and overlooking a
peaceful pond, this Marriott in Minnetonka balances the beauty of
nature with the cool calm of modern minimalism. Our comfy
Minnetonka hotel rooms are adorned with beautiful art and finishes
that are inspired by the area's alluring outdoors. Savor splendid
Minnetonka dining At Blue Birch, serving regional comfort foods in
a sophisticated setting. With over 14,000 sq. ft. of event space,
outdoor patio, and a 1,140 person ballroom, we're the best choice
for Minneapolis wedding venues and meeting spaces.
As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the
best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in
enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we
empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities
in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build
relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and
we create unforgettable experiences.
We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their
entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions.
We're not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it's what
industry leaders do. That's why we welcome risk takers and creative
spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your
success is about more than the work you do-it's really about who
you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional
growth. Join our team!
The purpose of this role is to identify, ensure alignment and
implement a talent management plan that addresses both the
strategic and operational needs of the business. The People
Resource Director (PRD) leads and manages all aspects of People
Resource (PR) supporting activities for the property while
balancing, supporting and addressing challenges and opportunities.
The PRD acts as the strategic advisor to the Executive Committee on
all people related matters and reports directly to the General
Manager with direction from the Divisional Director of People
-Plan, develop, coordinate and direct the People Resource function
at the property to retain, develop and motivate associates in an
effective manner in accordance with policies and procedures and
federal, state, and local laws and regulations while limiting
liabilities and promoting a safe, fair, positive work
-Plan and manage the recruitment, interviewing, hiring and
orientation processes to maintain staffing levels with qualified
individuals while complying with SOPs, federal, state and local
laws and regulations.
-Oversee adherence to performance management including monitoring
performance evaluations to make certain they are completed and
submitted on a timely basis. Facilitate development and monitoring
of associate performance improvement plans.
-Assess needs, plan, implement and coordinate management, hourly
and supervisory training programs including company core training
and brand required training programs to develop quality managers
and associate and limit hotel liability.
-Counsel and train managers on associate relations issues, resolve
associate grievances, conduct management exit interviews and
examine all exit interviews for trends.
-Implement various associate relations programs to maintain a
pro-associate environment that ultimately limits turnover and
facilitates high associate engagement and limits turnover.
-Formulate budgets for associate relations, associate training and
recruitment advertising as well as wages and benefits for human
resource staff for the budgeted time frame.
-Manage expenses for people resource related areas and execute
financial management when required.
-Supervise People Resource operations in the hotel to develop,
empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews,
resolve problems, provide open communication, discipline and
terminate as appropriate.
-Ensure all associate relations activities are administered
consistently and in a timely manner.
-Responsible for the short and long term planning and the daily
operations of the People Resources department.
-Develops and recommends the hotel's People Resource
-Participates in total management as a member of the Hotel
-Positions the property as the "preferred employer" in the
-Notifies the General Manager and/or Divisional Director of People
Resources of any potential liability and proposes proper course of
action to prevent the hotel from incurring any such liability.
-Survey, recommend, implement and manage an hourly wage program and
administer the management salary program within the corporate
policies and procedures and maintain compliance with federal, state
and local laws and regulations.
-Survey, implement, communicate and administer the benefit program
in compliance with corporate procedures to aid and retain
associates. Propose enhancements to the proper authority for
approval before implementation.
-Ensure accident/loss prevention and security policies are
-Align safety standards with corporate SOPs and set appropriate
property specific standards.
-Ensure compliance with corporate SOPs and procedures along with
state, federal and local laws and regulations as they pertain to
every facet of people Resources/Associate related functions.
-Ensure compliance with brand standards.
-Ensure proper maintenance of associate records, files and human
resources office systems. Manage the compilation and analyze
various corporate reports and property reports to provide
management with accurate information and comply with corporate
policies and procedures as well as government laws and
-If applicable ensure complete compliance with all negotiated union
contract terms and reporting requirements.
Keywords: Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, Minnetonka , Director of People & Culture, Executive , Minnetonka, Minnesota
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