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Director of Human Resources

The Whitehall Houston

1700 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002

259 Room Hotel
Managed By OTH Hotels & Resorts

Great Working Environment, Excellent Benefits, Generous Paid Time Off, Travel Discounts, Annual Bonus, Daily Meals and Free Parking

The Whitehall is seeking a talented HR Professional to deliver great culture to our team members. If you are a highly motivated team player & seeking an enriching career with an insatiable desire to make a difference - we want to hear from you. Apply and join the OTH Hotels Resorts Family today!


As Director of Human Resources, you will direct and coordinate all duties related to the position of Human Resources Director; recruiting, employee benefits, wage and salary, job evaluations, personnel counseling, employee relations and the creation and implementation of formalized training programs for all personnel.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Four-year college degree in a related field preferred.
  • A minimum of Four (4) years Human Resources Management experience required - in a comparable hotel/resort preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with sensitive information related to salary, benefits, insurance, HIPAA, etc.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong Employee Relations Skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data entry required.
  • Willing to be entrepreneurial and take risks.
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing projects in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to work independently on projects and also collaborate as a strong team member.
  • Excellent attention to detail, flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management and analytical skills.
  • Positive, outgoing and self-motivating individual with pleasant personality.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance in all situations.


  • Assists top management in the formulation of personnel policies.
  • Direct employment activities, ensuring that qualified candidates are recruited for the property. Ensure the selection and interviewing process is within guidelines set by the EEOC. Coordinate all employment activities for management candidates.
  • Direct promotion, transfer and separation of staff.
  • Develop programs, policies, procedures and controls and other personnel statistics.
  • Develop the wage and salary program; ensuring wages are competitive to other hotels in the area.
  • Monitor and evaluate employee orientation program.
  • Develop and implement formalized training programs for all personnel.
  • Conduct research into other hotels’ Human Resource programs and activities and recommend changes and/or innovations where desirable.
  • Maintain and update necessary personnel records and employees.
  • Conduct management training and advise management of labor law issues. Ensure management is in compliance with all current state and federal labor laws.
  • Oversee preparation of reports required by government agencies, such as EEOC, Department of Labor, OSHA and similar compliance agencies.
  • Monitor Workers Compensation programs, ensuring claims and reports are submitted in a timely basis.
  • Supervise employee communication program(s); including publication of employee newsletter and job postings.
  • Responsible for employee incentive related events and awards, planning of social functions, end of season parties and holiday events.
  • Establish “Open Door Policy” with employees to ensure the atmosphere is one of management involvement.
  • Direct recruiting efforts by advertising in newspapers and other media, contracting local organizations, other community sources and academic and professional schools; establishing contact with key personnel throughout the industry; and utilizing other personal contracts.
  • Aids Supervisors in evaluating existing personnel as a basis for rewarding, analyzing promotion possibilities, helping to correct errors in performance, and discovering talent and unused abilities.
  • Administers the Company’s social benefit program, including but not limited to the Employee of the Month program, Leader of the Quarter program, the bulletin boards and recreational and other social programs.
  • Continually assesses employee morale by analyzing absenteeism and turnover records, lateness and resignations; by conducting exit interviews; and by interviewing employees periodically I order to ascertain possible trouble areas.
Posted April 25, 2024

The Whitehall Houston

Our Hotel

A hub of gracious hospitality in the heart of downtown Houston, The Whitehall has, for nearly a half-century, reigned as the city’s premier hotel - a perfect address for business travelers, a sophisticated backdrop for Houston brides, a gem for families exploring the Space City. A total transformation of our guest rooms, public areas, and restaurants ensures that our iconic hotel remains an unmatched Houston original, a place where Southern style and Texas traditions shine in every experience.

One of Houston’s most highly rated wedding venues, The Whitehall layers every dream day with elegance and warmth.

We'll add Southern sophistication to any meeting. Our flexible, high-tech event venues accommodate up to 400 guests.


Are you looking for a career within a dynamic team? At The Whitehall Houston, we know that our associates are the key to delivering a great guest experience. We are committed to every employee’s success and job satisfaction and are proud to have developed a team that consistently exceeds the expectations of our guests.

Our unique and genuine interest in our associates includes investing in training and development opportunities for all team members so they may grow and develop as individuals. We are seeking enthusiastic people who are passionate about hospitality and easily engage with guests and fellow associates.

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