AJ Schneider Co.

  • Director of Human Resources

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/22/2018 2:27 PM)
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    The Galt House Hotel - A legendary destination among hotels int the city.  The Galt House Hotel is the largest meeting and convention hotel in the Southeast Region and the only waterfront hotel in Louisville.  We are located adjacent to the KFC YUM! Center and walking distance to many restaurants and attractions in the downtown area. Our hotel features over 130,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, 1300 guest rooms, six restaurants and lounges, and much more.  When you work at the Galt House you are in the center of it all!


    We are currently hiring a seasoned Director of Human Resources who will support all properties and associates of the ALJSCO Management Company as well as the overall business strategy by executing Human Resources initiatives to help ensure compliance and learning and development in all phases of associate life cycle: onboarding, on-going talent training and development. The position is responsible for the planning and development of budgets, policies and procedures related to strategic staffing, labor relations, training, compensation and compliance to accomplish objectives in alignment with broader business objectives. 


    This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to showcase their proven leadership abilities to direct staff and management team in a positive manner to ensure  that all Human Resources needs of the Company are being met.


    • Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing the Company’s brand, culture and core values
    • Develop budgets and works within the approved budgetary guidelines for the department by estimating, forecasting and anticipating requirements, trends and variances
    • Manage employee compensation by administering salaries and wages and preparing annual wage surveys
    • Oversee the management of the recruiting process including position management, advertising and working with community agencies
    • Provide guidance to the Leadership team regarding employee morale, employee relations, coaching, counseling and discipline
    • Ensure all procedures concerning promotions, transfers, terminations and resignations are carried through within Company policy
    • Ensure employee annual appraisals are completed as per Company’s policy and also reviews all appraisal and follows up on development needs if required
    • Maintain up-to-date staffing guidelines and ensure their adherence
    • Provide detailed reporting and HR analysis as requested. Interpret this data and make suitable recommendations
    • Ensure timely response is made to any claim, court issued documentation, or other report requiring Human Resource approval, action, or contribution
    • Responsible for maintaining compliance with all local, state and federal laws and company policies requirements.
    • Develop, maintain, and expand upon employee relations programs to ensure an excellent, consistent and safe working environment
    • Responsible for accurate recording and timely submittal of department payroll information
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • BS/BA college degree in Business, or other related field
    • Must have hotel/hospitality experience
    • Five plus years of experience in Human Resources including onboarding, benefits, performance culture/engagement, compliance and reporting with 5 years in a management role
    • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification preferred
    • Ability to collaborate with leadership teams and present innovative ideas
    • Proven knowledge in employment law
    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a high energy diverse environment
    • Strong communication skills in writing, business presentations and through interpersonal communication
    • Skilled in using HRIS, Microsoft Office products, file management and benefits administration
    • General knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration
    • Knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of personnel management
    • Knowledge of the organizations and operations of administrative programs
    • Ability to develop long-term plans and programs and to evaluate work accomplishments
    • Ability to apply and adapt practices and techniques to the special requirements of senior management
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other management staff, employees and the general public
    • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form
    • Excellent written and verbal communication along with strong organizational skills
    • Skilled in Budget Management, Compensation and Staffing Management
    • Role model of hospitality; contributing to a positive department and company culture
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems quickly and ability to meet deadlines and prioritize tasks 


    This is a full-time exempt position with expectation to work necessary hours to ensure business needs are met during the daily operation of the Human Resources Department.  Flexibility to work some evenings, weekends and holidays as business demands is required.


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Competent at working independently on recurring projects.   


    The Galt House Hotel offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes relocation assistance, medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in the associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discounted monthly TARC bus pass and much more. 


    The Galt House Hotel is a Drug Free Workplace, creating a culture of care where diversity is welcomed.





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