Loews Hotels Holding Corporation
The Loews New Orleans Hotel seeking a Director of Human Resources to join our team. The Loews New Orleans Hotel is located at 300 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA and is 4 Diamond, luxury 285 room hotel with over 17,000 square feet of meeting space. For more information about Loews Hotels please visit Loewshotels.com
The Director of Human Resources is a key member of the Executive Committee and will work closely with all department heads to ensure the successful operation of the Hotel.
Responsible for the planning, development, and maintenance of Human Resources functions.
Maintain compliance with all local, state, and federal laws, and company policies and requirements.
Through ongoing team member relations campaigns and team member recruitment and development strategies, ensure staff members of an exemplary, safe, fair, consistent, and fun work environment, thus achieving the goal of valuing team members as assets and resources.
Counsel and advise management staff in handling any team member issues
Develop and maintain a fair and consistent progressive discipline program, participating as required
Provide team member and team leader counseling as needed. Advise of appropriate alternative course of action as necessary.
Monitor discipline, suspension, and termination documentation and procedures
Develop policies and procedures relating to all team member issues. Ensure consistent application of such.
Oversee the investigation of any insurance, benefit, or work-related issues management or staff may have
Ensure local compliance with all Loews Corporate Human Resources policies and practices
Participate in policy making and general operating decisions as a member of the Executive Committee
Develop a recruitment strategy and recruit staff. Utilize various sources to assist in this process, ensuring affirmative action compliance
Respond to any labor charges brought against the Loews New Orleans Hotel and represent the hotel in all such hearings
Prepare offer letters according to policy or upon request by Executive Committee Members
Oversee the development and administration of all employee benefits
Oversee the administration of all workers’ compensation claims and represent at all hearings. Serve as intermediary between employee, physician, and insurance company. Develop modified work whenever possible.
Develop and define training programs with appropriate individuals. Perform the training for pertinent subjects associated with HR policies, laws, etc… Train all team leaders in HR policies and procedures, including the proper usage of all Human Resources forms.
Develop budgets and work within approved budgetary guidelines for the department
Evaluate the performance of Human Resources team, determining improvement and training needs and requirements for advancement
Approve leaves of absences, transfers, and promotions
Administer salaries and wages and prepare annual wage surveys. Make suggestions for wage changes as industry trends shift.
Implement and monitor the performance appraisal system. Recommend improvements as necessary.
Plan and coordinate with appropriate staff all employee social events and general meetings
Develop and implement employee incentive and recognition programs. Improve them as necessary.
Review monthly labor turnover report. Chart trends and develop solutions, changes, or new recruitment strategies as necessary.
Monitor/review exit interviews with terminating employees. Chart trends and develop solutions or changes as necessary.
Maintain records and retain all personnel related records according to prescribed local, state, or federal law and company policy
Oversee the administration of unemployment insurance tax management, including all responses, appeals, and hearings
Ensure timely response is made to any claim, court issued documentation, or other report requiring Human Resource approval, action, or contribution
Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws. Keep abreast of changes in local, state, and federal laws.
Initiate and maintain any required documentation applicable to job specific or related requirements
Responsible for accurate recording and submittal of department payroll information
Serve as advisor to the Good Neighbor Council
«Other duties as assigned
Required Skills & Experience:
B.A. or B.S. in related field or equivalent experience
Minimum five years experience as HR Director
Full knowledge of applicable state and federal labor laws
Excellent communication skills – oral and written
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to interact with all levels of staff effectively
Experience with Workers’ Compensation issues and the development of modified work programs
Experience with Affirmative Action Plan
Able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow employees
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
Recycles whenever possible
Remains current with hotel information and changes
Must the Applicants Supply Their own Work Permit?
Loews Hotels Holding Corporation
Website : http://loewshotels.com
With a rich history spanning over six decades, the Loews luxury hotel brand continues to offer ultimate travel experiences in 15 cities across the US and Canada. With headquarters located in New York, Loews has grown to include destinations that satisfy both the business and leisure traveler: Annapolis, Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Miami Beach, Montreal, Quebec City, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, St. Pete Beach, Tucson, Washington, D.C., as well as three vacation spots in Orlando – Portofino Bay, Royal Pacific Resort and Hard Rock Hotel.