Vice President - Human ResourcesMeyer Jabara Hotels Poughkeepsie, NY
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Job Description

This position is based in Danbury, CT.

Meyer Jabara Hotels has distinguished itself as an employer of choice, attracting innovative and talented industry professionals who deliver exceptional results. Our Associates are encouraged to reach their fullest potential by delivering a differentiated experience to our guests and an exceptional bottom-line.

Meyer Jabara Hotels, an award winning hotel Management Company is seeking an experienced Human Resource Director to support the Executive Team in a multi-state environment.

The Human Resource Director will provide guidance to lead the company Culture and People function. The Human Resource function will guide the development of initiatives that align with the company strategic plans. The Director must be"hands on” with the hotel operations team.

The candidate will be a culture champion that embraces the principles that guide our company culture"The Journey”. A culture that creates an environment where our associates accept responsibility and accountability for their success and the success of the team. The candidate must be a respected and trusted leader that is willing to make decision and take risks. This candidate must be a professional who is a strategic business partner who will develop the human resource function at the hotels

Essential Job Functions:

Knowledge of federal laws: EEOC, FMLA, OSHA, ADA, FLSA, and COBRA. Legal guidelines and application of state laws: Family Medical Leave and Paid Family Medical and Safe Leave.

Excellent communication skills and will respond to complaints regarding federal and state laws.

Written policy and procedures to ensure application of new laws. Work with attorneys as required.

Experience working with owners, insurance brokers and third party vendors to establish benefit plans to meet the needs of the associates and owners. Administering medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), and voluntary benefit plans.

Work with auditors regarding benefit plans.

Develop initiatives, and procedures for the successful recruitment, onboarding and retention of successful associates.,

Responsibilities include oversight of the Worker's Compensation program

Other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or similar field of study.  HRCI, SPHR or SHRM-SCP designation  Experience with a Human Resource Information System. Ceridian Dayforce system.  Minimum of 5 years as a Director of Human Resources in a multi-state environment in the hospitality industry.  This is a full time position located in Danbury, CT. with competitive compensation and benefits.  Meyer Jabara Hotels is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Background screen required.203  The difference between being a good business and an amazing business can be found in the company's footprints made by giving back and serving others. Community relationships matter to the team at Meyer Jabara. Other details 

  • Job Family New Jobs
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree
  • 7 Kenosia Ave, Danbury, CT 06810, USA

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Senior level

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William A. MeyerChairmanFollowing his graduation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, The London School of Economics and Georgetown University Law School, Bill Meyer became a member of the New York and Florida Bars and a specialist in real property law with a New York City law firm. He later became a graduate of Harvard Business School. In 1976, he accepted the position of Vice President, Real Estate and Law, for Servico, Inc., then a small publicly traded hotel company. Over the next 12 years Servico grew to become one of the largest independent hotel companies in the United States with 58 hotels in its portfolio. Before selling his interest and resigning in mid-1988, Mr. Meyer served as Servico's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Meyer is presently Chairman of Meyer Jabara Hotels with offices in Danbury, Connecticut and West Palm Beach, Florida. Its hotel portfolio includes 30 hotels with nearly 5,000 rooms in 12 states. The hotels range in size from 38 rooms to 500 rooms and are operated under licenses from Marriott, Hilton, Sheraton, Intercontinental, Hyatt and Choice.
Richard JabaraCEORichard Jabara is a second generation hotelier and has been active for 40 years in the development and management of hotels. A graduate of the University of Denver Hotel School, he is experienced in the turnaround of distressed properties and all facets of hotel development, including site location, construction and major renovations. Based in Danbury, CT, Richard is President and CEO of Meyer Jabara Hotels which operates 24 hotels under licenses from Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Sheraton and Holiday Inns. His involvement in the daily management of these hotels includes annual planning, development of senior and on-site management and enhancing operational excellence. Under his leadership Meyer Jabara Hotels has won awards for excellence from five different franchisors. He believes in the principles of non-directive management, leadership and learning. He has embraced and brought to Meyer Jabara Hotels the Journey Management System developed by well known management consultant and author Dr. James Belasco. Richard has been active in industry committees for many years. He has been involved with the Hotel-Motel Association of New York City and was a member of the Ad Hoc Committee which negotiated the union contracts for 250 New York City hotels. He is past Chairman of the Owners' Association of Six Continents Hotels and Resorts, franchisor of Inter-Continental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Staybridge Suites hotels. Richard brings his extensive business experience to various other organizations. He is currently the President of the Parish Council at his church and a member of the Board of Directors of Danbury Hospital. He is also one of the founders and supporters of Dream Come True, a regional charity that directs their efforts in helping terminally ill children and their families.
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