Assistant Director of Human Resources
Nestled in the Woodley Park neighborhood of Washington, DC, the Omni Shoreham Hotel is a true urban oasis within the Capitol City. Associates pride themselves as being a part of a historic landmark serving as host to numerous presidents, dignitaries, political events and inaugural balls. Associates can enjoy and be rewarded by several career development opportunities and the environment to grow one's career into various areas of the hotel including leadership roles. The Omni Shoreham Hotel associates consistently rank their place of employment as one of the Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal and scored the hotel with the highest ever results on the Associate Engagement Survey in 2012. Associates at the Omni Shoreham Hotel are proud of being a true part of an extended family and many have spent their entire careers within the hotel, some with over 4 decades of service! We celebrate these milestones and as well as many other successes on a monthly basis during our all associate rallies, "Hibiscus Huddles, "in honor of our company logo.Assists with the management of all functions of the Human Resources department, including training, benefits management, employee relations, and recruitment, in accordance with Omni standards., * In absence of the Director, assumes role & responsibility for the Human Resources Department. * Participates in planning and execution of associate events planned by the Human Resources Department. * Develop associate communications network within the hotel, via bulletin boards, department communication boards, posters and flyers. * Act as liaison to management for all associates. * Clearly and accurately document all associate issues on a timely basis following counseling and disciplinary procedures. * Maintains associate Personal Time Off Program within the hotel. * Coordinates salary administration and review process. * Has excellent knowledge of Benefits Administration, Benefit and Employment Law, ERISA Law, FMLA, ADA, Workers Compensation Law. * Ensures Leave of Absence Policy is adhered to, tracked and that correct documentation and action is followed by departments and associates. * Develop and/or participate in Staff Training initiatives, including monthly management training in accordance with the Omni Training Matrix, and departmental service training . * Works with departmental management to ensure that Safety Training is alive and well in departmental meetings, stand up meetings, and in the consciousness of each hotel associate. * Collaborates with Risk Management to ensure timely and accurate incident/accident reporting. Responsible for ensuring proper use of forms, medical services and reporting standards to insurance company. * Controls the check book accounting for the Human Resources Department by monitoring expenditures and ensuring that the department stays within budget on a month to month basis. * Champions Omni Six Pillars Culture on property, and enthusiastically promotes opportunities within the hotel and company. * Manages associate benefit file system to Omni Standard and ensures accurate documented enrollment for all eligible associates. * Monitor unemployment insurance claims and actively work to reduce claim liability through detailed documentation and hearing compliance. * Conduct pre-screening of line/management position applicants to include administering the Predictive Index and to explain to management. * Develop networking contacts and coordinate local job fairs with local colleges. * Conducts exit interviews for all terminating associates and ensures final clearance and pay check distribution. * Manage HRIS to ensure compliance with applicant flow log, drug testing, I9's, background & reference check, etc.* Must have at least 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience. * Must have two years of experience in administering employee benefit programs. * Must be flexible with schedule to include some weekends. * Must posses excellent communication skills, both oral and written. * Must be proficient using Microsoft Office Products. * Bachelors degree desired. * Able to multi-task and prioritize appropriately * Ability to maintain excellent relations with associates and confidentiality at all times * Must have a well-rounded Human Resources background with solid experience in employee relations, benefits, training, safety, liability avoidance and compliance * Ability to converse calmly with guests, managers and associates in intense emotional situations * Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to coach, counsel, advise, mentor, and motivate associates and managers at all levels.