posted September 25, 2017The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
The General Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of The Hotel at Kirkwood. The position requires management of the hotel operations and employees, and has commercial accountability for planning, organizing and directing all hotel services, including the front-of-house, food and beverage, housekeeping, accounting, sales, and other essential duties. As a “teaching hotel," the General Manager will also serve as a mentor/coach to program students which includes supervising learning experiences, assessing student learning, and collaborating on curriculum revision in cooperation with the hospitality academic programs.
Bachelor’s degree required, however ten or more years of prior experience in hotel/restaurant management may substitute for Bachelor’s degree.
Minimum of three years full-time operations experience at a full-service hotel is required
Welcome to The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, just minutes from the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Interstates 80 and 380, and downtown Cedar Rapids, eastern Iowa’s newest boutique hotel offers everything a traveler desires. Plus, a little bit more.
Stylish, Euro-chic features, an extensive, completely original art collection of hand-blown glass, student, faculty and local art — every detail, floor to ceiling, was hand-chosen to create an amazing atmosphere for you to enjoy.
However, it’s the service you'll really notice. We boast a one-to-one service employee to guest ratio. Every guest experience will exceed your expectations. And because The Hotel is also a teaching facility, our exceptional professional staff is required to bring service to its highest level. The Hotel’s vision is to prepare the finest professionals to lead the global hospitality industry. This lofty goal cannot be compromised.
The Hotel's high service standards have once again earned the American Automobile Association (AAA) prestigious Four Diamond Award for lodging. The Hotel is the only Four Diamond award winner in Cedar Rapids and one of only four Four Diamond rated hotels in all of Iowa.