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Director of Human Resources

Posted March 15, 2021

South Lake Union Hotel
Seattle, WA
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About This Job

The brand new South Lake Union Hotel in Seattle, featuring 265 guest rooms, 4,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, lobby level restaurant and bar, Coffee Bar, and a rooftop bar/lounge with indoor and outdoor space will open late summer 2021. This hotel is centrally located within Southlake Union, steps away from the Amazon Campus and within walking distance from the Seattle Center, Space Needle, Museum of Pop as well as the Climate Pledge Arena (future home of the Seattle Kraken). This brand new hotel with excellent street access will bring a comfortable space for guests and a new energy of Seattle’s future to the neighborhood at the corner of Terry and Thomas Ave in the Southlake Union area of Seattle.

South Lake Union Hotel is seeking an energetic and experienced Director of Human Resources to join the pre-opening team! The ideal candidate will have prior experience opening a hotel.

Job Duties:

  • Direct and ensure the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function
  • Communicate employment, education, professional development, benefits, compensation and team member and labor relations practices for the hotel
  • Ensure hotel compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Recruit, interview, train, supervise, counsel, schedule and evaluate team members
  • Manage the financial aspects of the department's budget
  • Foster a positive culture within the hotel to include leading by example and providing guidance and support to all management and hourly team members
  • Administer leave of absence paperwork and communication
  • Conduct investigations and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Contribute to the needs of the hotel as an Executive Committee member

 Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of Human Resources Management experience required
  • Degree in HR or SPHR/ PHR Certification with experience preferred
  • Experience in a hotel environment preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in a hotel environment preferred
  • Previous experience with UltiPro preferred

South Lake Union Hotel LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please  call 415-398-3333 to let us know the nature of your request. 

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About this Employer

South Lake Union Hotel

300 Terry Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109

265 Room Hotel

The brand new South Lake Union Hotel in Seattle, featuring 265 guest rooms, 4,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, a rooftop bar/lounge with indoor and outdoor space is set to open late summer 2021. This hotel will be centrally located within Southlake Union, steps away from the Amazon Campus and within walking distance from the Seattle Center, Space Needle, Museum of Pop as well as the Climate Pledge Arena (future home of the Seattle Kraken). This brand new hotel with ground floor dining, local coffee bar, and excellent street access will bring a comfortable space for guests and a new energy of Seattle’s future to the neighborhood at the corner of Terry and Thomas Ave in the Southlake Union area of Seattle.