• Director of Rooms

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/2/2018 1:36 PM)
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    Category (Portal Searching)
    Rooms Operations
  • Overview

    New Haven Hotel


    New Haven


    Located in downtown New Haven and just steps away from the prestigious Yale University, the Omni New Haven @ Yale University surrounds you with luxurious comfort and unparalleled service. The Omni Hotel stands out within New Haven’s skyline. Enjoy breathtaking views from our guest rooms or John Davenports Restaurant located in the 19th floor overlooking the Yale Campus.


    Come join our award winning team at the only 4-diamond hotel in New Haven where you’ll experience a rewarding and fostering work environment!

    Job Description

    The Director of Rooms is responsible for the performance of the Rooms Division, including Front Desk, Housekeeping, Laundry, Loss Prevention, Valet and Ideal Services / Telephone department. This is an executive level position reporting to the General Manager. The successful candidate demonstrates their ability to produce balanced financial, guest experience and associate satisfaction outcomes.


    • Oversight of all front office operations including front desk, concierge, bell/door, telephone room associates and valet parking operations (outsourced) along 4/5 star guidelines
    • Insuring the quality and productivity of housekeeping/laundry (in-house) functions that guarantee the cleanliness of all guest areas, high levels of personal service delivered by housekeeping associates and a stable work force.
    • Insuring compliance with all CBA clauses and agreements
    • Excellence in appearance of all areas throughout the hotel
    • Management of outside labor contracts for Valet & Security
    • Staffing, development & leader in creating leaders & succession plan for rooms division
    • Producing constant improvement in guest experience satisfaction metrics
    • Showing year-over-year improvement in associate satisfaction scores throughout the division including maintaining low turnover and high promotion-from-within ratings
    • Controlling payroll and direct expenses in line with the budget and varying levels of business using corporate-wide technology and other systems
    • Participation in weekly forecasting and scheduling activities
    • Providing assistance in developing the annual hotel budget
    • Preparation of action plans as directed by management
    • Daily reviews of operating outcomes (including corrective action if required)
    • Maintaining high visibility with associates and guests


    • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalency required. Current / graduated EID candidate will be considered.
    • Bilingual SP/ENG preferred
    • Experienced as a EC member in union / labor setting
    • Must have previous experience in all aspects of the Rooms Division in a property of similar size and quality for a period of five or more years.
    • Experience in forecasting & scheduling, daily reviews and analysis of operating results preferred.
    • Proficiency in the use of a computer is necessary (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to nurture managers-in-training.
    • Must be detail-oriented and organized.
    • Must be able to work closely and communicate with all associates, departments, guests, and clients in a professional manner.
    • Must be highly service-oriented.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement when applying for a position online at www.omnihotels.com
    • If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to applicationassistance@omnihotels.com.

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