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Assistant Human Resources Director

posted February 19, 2019

Hyatt Centric Arlington
Arlington, VA
Hyatt Centric Arlington is looking for a brilliant Assistant HR Director to bring their knowledge and passion to team. Incredible brand, location and team!
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About This Job

The Assistant Director of Human Resources is responsible for assisting the Complex Director of Human Resources with all Human Resources functions.  He/she is also responsible for filling all hourly and salary positions in a timely manner, accurate and timely completion of paperwork, and the understanding and enforcement of company policies. 

  • Administer insurance benefits, calculate billing totals, explain benefits, assist with completion of enrollment forms, and answer questions.
  • Mentor and develop Managers.
  • Work closely with the Executive Committee and department heads on all associate manners, including but not limited to coaching and counseling, associate concerns, recruitment needs, and various HR functions.
  • Compile review list and distribute to departments.
  • Compile Turnover Report, copy and distribute.
  • Enter payroll information on computer (wage information, changes).
  • Conduct all prescreening interviews.
  • Respond to unemployment claims, maintain unemployment logbook.
  • Maintain new hire, termination, transfer and promotion logbook.
  • Audit hours worked in payroll reports for eligibility of benefits.
  • Compile wage surveys.
  • Monitor and maintain Leave of Absence log.
  • Monitor Workman’s Compensation claims, complete First Report of Injury and Employers Report of Industrial Injury.
  • Answer questions regarding 401K Plan, vacation and benefits (insured and noninsured).
  • Maintain complimentary room night log, process employee requests.
  • Prepare and place recruitment advertising.
  • Process paperwork for terminating employees.
  • Schedule and facilitate Orientation – explain company, benefits, conduct tour of property, etc.
  • Write articles and take pictures for property newsletter.
  • Assist with special projects; plan employee events (meetings, picnics, parties).


  • A 4-year college degree
  • At least 3 years of progressive Human Resources Management experience in a hotel or a related industry;
  • Recruitment experience in the hospitality field required.
  • Experience in union environment required.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility required.
  • College course work in related field helpful
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of employment laws are helpful.
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Sedentary work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

About This Employer

Hyatt Centric Arlington

1325 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

(703) 525-1234

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Our Hotel

Start your East Coast adventure in style at Hyatt Centric Arlington. Just minutes from Washington D.C., our hotel is the ideal destination for business travelers and vacationers alike. With vibrant features inside and historical attractions outside, Hyatt Centric Arlington provides an invigorating home base from which to experience one of America’s most coveted destinations.

What Guests Love:

  • Stretch out in spacious guestrooms: 318 well-appointed rooms, including five roomy suites
  • Prime Rosslyn district location: Explore Arlington or travel to the heart of Washington D.C. from the Rosslyn Metro stop
  • The stunning design: Our hotel’s striking interior merges modern décor with traditional craftsmanship
  • Fine dining and drinks: Indulge in elevated cuisine or craft cocktails at our signature restaurant and lobby bar with a terrace
  • Stick to your routine: Work out when it best fits your schedule at our 24-hour fitness center