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Regional Human Resources Director

Posted July 27, 2022

Evolution Hospitality
San Clemente, CA
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The Regional HR Director acts as a strategic partner to operations the Regional HRD aligns business objectives with employees and management in designated markets. Serves as a consultant to Operations on HR related issues. Acts as an associate champion change agent and culture ambassador. Executes organizational initiatives in alignment with HR goals and business objectives. Assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and employee issues. Exempt associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities.



  • At least 5 years of progressive Human Resources experience in a hotel or a related industry; or a 4- year college degree and at least 2 years of related experience; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience.
  • Previous supervisory responsibility required.
  • College course work in related field helpful
  • Experience in multiple-state, city, and county, ordinances and employment laws required
  • Must be proficient in Windows Operating Systems
  • Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly.
  • Must be able. to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must routinely meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to multi task.
  • Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace including anticipating preventing identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information data etc. from disparate sources and consider adjust or modify to meet the constraints of the particular need ..
  • Must be effective at listening to understanding clarifying and resolving the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must be able to work with and understand financial information and data and basic arithmetic functions.


  • Consults with Operations providing HR guidance as appropriate
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Serves as a policy expert to assist Operations management in adherence of company policies processes and practices.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issue: Conducts effective thorough and objective investigations.
  • Coordinates onboarding activities for new managers as well as facilitation consultation and guidance.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with HR function to develop solutions programs and policy.
  • Partners closely with Operations to improve work relationships build morale increase productivity and employee retention.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructures workforce planning performance management and succession planning.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of HR program's and follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Actively participates in HR meetings to ensure deployment and process consistency in the field.
  • Provides onboarding and ongoing support to HRD's and GM's.
  • Provides training and guidance to the on-property HR contact on their responsibilities and duties.
  • Develops processes to help properties maintain a high level of HR effectiveness in the areas of policies and procedures audit controls and employee relations.
  • Promotes learning and self-sufficiency by ensuring HRD's and GM's can sustain HR best practices.
  • Provides policy interpretation and ensure accurate and consistent application of all company policies and procedures and related local state and federal laws.
  • Stays informed of local legislative/compliance changes and work with Corporate HR to implement solutions as needed.
  • Acts as trusted advisor and sought after resource for leadership and staff.
  • Coaches management team on employee relations associate engagement and retention and compliance issues. Escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Supports talent management efforts including talent development succession planning associate engagement coaching and team building.
  • Collaborates with Corporate HR and fellow RHRD's on projects challenges and needs.
  • Contributes positively to an HR culture of professionalism and distinction.
  • Engages in networking and professional development opportunities.
  • Formulates partnerships across HR and Operations to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives and values of the organization.
  • Participates in Hotel Acquisition activities as directed by the company. It is anticipated that no more than 40% of their time will be devoted to time away.
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Evolution Hospitality

1211 Puerta Del Sol, Suite 170
San Clemente, CA 92673

(949) 325-1350

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Reach Your Full Potential at Evolution Hospitality
Evolution Hospitality manages hotel and resort properties in major metropolitan markets across the United States. We are a growing company and look forward to you growing along with us by providing plenty of on-the-job development opportunities to learn new things. Ultimately, your career is in your hands at Evolution Hospitality. It's our brilliant combination of talented, caring individuals that makes Evolution Hospitality the world-class operation it is today.

Opportunities to Grow
One of the best things about working with Evolution Hospitality is that we care about our people and are committed to helping them realize their full potential. We strongly believe if we take good care of our associates, they will in turn take good care of our guests. We do this by providing:

  • Assignments and goals that are challenging but always within your reach.
  • Managers who are at the ready to mentor and support you based on your personal career goals.
  • Task force assignments where you will have the opportunity to apply your experience while helping us integrate a new hotel in our portfolio. These are also great opportunities for you to find new Evolutionaries to mentor and develop.
  • A culture that holds every associate accountable for treating each other with respect and dignity.

Results + Culture = Performance (and Success)
It's Evolution Hospitality's focus on equal parts culture and results that defines who makes the cut as part of this talented group, either at the corporate office or in the field. Honesty and humility are just as important as intellect and ability, and each member of the team embraces the challenge of becoming a better human being, both personally and professionally, as part of the package.

Our superstars are those individuals that not only create value for the company but also genuinely live Evolution Hospitality's unique culture.