Sage Hospitality Resources Rooms Division Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Req # 6710BR
Job Title Rooms Division Manager
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name Hotel Commonwealth Boston
Unscripted Honest Hospitality
At Hotel Commonwealth, we begin with a simple premise. We take cues from each guest to help define how we can be distinctly ‘of service’ to them – it’s a guest-changing philosophy that doesn’t live in a manual, but rather within the DNA of our brand. Unscripted hospitality plays out daily in all we do. It empowers our employees to provide incomparable, authentic service. And it has earned Hotel Commonwealth the distinction of being Boston’s most beloved hotel on Trip Advisor for three consecutive years.
We are seeking a Rooms Division Manager to join our team. This position reports directly to the Hotel General Manager and has responsibility for the management and oversight of the Front Office and Housekeeping Teams, with both the Executive Housekeeper and Front Office Manager reporting to them. This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional hotelier who has experience as a Front Office Manager and Executive Housekeeper and is ready to take their career to the next level.
Plan and manage the room and related area's operations of the hotel to achieve customer (guests, employees, corporate and owners) satisfaction and provide quality service while meeting/exceeding financial goals. Position is responsible for short and long-term planning and day-to-day operations of the hotel operations. Recommends the area's budget and manages expenses within approved budget constraints. May have responsibility as a member of the Hotel Executive Committee. Inspire, motivate and create a customer focus and sales oriented environment within every department of the business to drive excellence in market reputation, associate engagement, overall financial excellence and owner satisfaction.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Requires experiential knowledge for management of people and complex problems. Ability to study, analyze and interpret complex activities and/or information in order to improve new practices or develop new approaches. Ability to make decisions with only general policies and procedures available for guidance. Supervisory/management skills. Must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and/or hotel guests. Moderate hearing necessary as guests phone with requests and questions. Excellent vision necessary to assess required reaction to meet standards. Excellent speech communication skills are required to communicate both in person and via telephone with guests, associates and corporate contacts in a professional and extensive manner. Excellent literacy is required. Must be able to both assimilate and generate explicit and concise documents for publication within our corporate environment.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Bending/kneeling -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Mobility -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Continuous standing -must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments. Climbing up to approximately 40 steps 1% of 40 hour week. Climbing ladders up to approximately 5 feet 15% of 40 hour week. Driving required as necessary.
A four year college degree or equivalent education/experience.
Four to five years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Must be able to accomplish any task required of associates within assigned departments.
Inside hotel and office environment 95% of shift.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.