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Guest Service Representative - Graduate Storrs

Posted October 16, 2020

Graduate Storrs
Storrs Mansfield, CT
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About This Job

Graduate Hotels®, is seeking a Guest Service Representative to join Graduate Storrs and its wonderful team of hospitality enthusiasts.

Graduate Hotels creates authentic, playful spaces that connect a community's travelers, students, and locals. Through thoughtfully curated design, creative F&B and community-focused events, we create hotels worthy of their hometown.

We are a diverse team of experience makers and storytellers. As a Graduate Hotels team member, you are the local insider shaping guest experiences. Our goal is to make every guest feel like a local even if it's their first time in town. In order to help you deliver on that goal, we encourage our team members to embody the same mindset as our guests through Graduate experiences and encouraged community exploration.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets guests as they arrive, focusing on personal recognition
  • Reviews arrival list daily and assists in preparing and assembling welcome amenities
  • Escort VIPs to room and check them in prior to arrival
  • Answer the telephone within three rings with a smile and answer questions accordingly or transfer as needed
  • Responsible for issued bank. Count bank at beginning and end of shift. Ensure that all cash drops are done in accordance with proper cash handling procedures and report all cash over/ shorts to management
  • Keep front desk area clean and organized
  • Assisting with lobby activation as needed
  • Utilize proper procedures when handling guest PPI data
  • Follow checklist when going through check in or check out with guest. Always retrieve necessary identification documents and form of payment upon arrival
  • Attends promptly to guest needs and inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of High School education

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to exceed expectations of guests and team members
  • Excellent time management skills

ABOUT US:

Graduate Hotels is a hand-crafted collection of hotels that reside in dynamic university-anchored towns across the country. Each hotel pays homage to the heritage of its unique town through cultural nods to the local community. Launched in 2014, there are currently 19 open and operating hotels across the U.S. and an additional 15 hotels under development slated to open by the end of 2020. Graduate Hotels is owned by Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, a Chicago-based vertically-integrated real estate developer, owner and operator. For more information on Graduate Hotels, please visit graduatehotels.com.

*Graduate Hotels Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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About this Employer

Graduate Storrs

855 Bolton Road
Storrs Mansfield, CT 06268

(860) 427-7888

100 Room Hotel

www.graduatehotels.com

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Our Hotel

Prepare to be inspired. In our hotel, little moments of surprise and discovery meet guests around each corner and down every corridor. Malin + Goetz amenities, complimentary wi-fi and other little luxuries enhance every stay.

Set right on the University of Connecticut campus and an easy walk to the best spots in Storrs, our hotel is the perfect home base for Husky gamedays, campus visits and more. Guest rooms are dressed in classic plaids and Connecticut motifs, celebrating local traditions and the region’s history. In the lobby, our 30-foot communal table invites friendly conversation. Guests can settle in with a coffee or cocktail.

Located in the heart of UConn’s campus, our hotel is the ideal venue for any celebration. With nearly 6,000 square feet of flexible event space, we offer a variety of distinct settings to host groups of up to 275 guests.