Menlo Park, CA
Industry: Hospitality & Recreation•
Less than 5 years
Posted 74 days ago
The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the short and long term planning and management of the Human Resources functions. Acts as a strategic advisor to management on all people related matters. Promotes a positive working culture, associate high performance, quality service and empowerment to associates. Leads various functions including; recruitment, on-boarding, associate relations, state and federal compliance, benefits administration, workers compensation and safety.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Superior communication skills. Manage ideas and decision-making with creativity and innovation. Proven ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or guests. Bi-lingual fluency preferred. Must be hospitality oriented. Must possess ability to work under pressure. Strong skill at completing multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work both strategically and tactically in a fast-paced high energy environment. Excellent hearing required to discern/resolve employee complaints, issues and participation in meetings for feedback. Excellent vision required -100% in review preparation of all documentation -applications, write-ups, reviews. Excellent speech communication skills required for communicating benefits policy, provide testimony training. Excellent comprehension and literacy required for review and preparation of all documentation.
Lifting/pushing/pulling/carrying -approximately 5%. Bending/kneeling -to get files -5% annually. Mobility -40% of 10 hour day is spent around the hotel. Continuous standing -during training and lobby lizard duty. No climbing required. Driving -occasionally to attend hearings and recruitment activities.
Four year college degree or equivalent experience/education preferred.
Four to five years of employment in human resources or related field.
Proven successful implementation of people resource process.
Union experiences a plus. Four year college degree or equivalent/education experience.