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Director of Rooms

The Rittenhouse

Oversee all aspects of the rooms division with an emphasis on engineering and housekeeping operations in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Posted May 26, 2019

Director of Rooms

The Rittenhouse

Opportunity: Director of Rooms

Oversee all aspects of the rooms division with an emphasis on engineering and housekeeping operations in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Assistant General Manager – General Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Be aware of guest satisfaction scores and work toward increasing departmental and overall guest satisfaction.
  • Monitor front office financial operations and ensure compliance with accounting controls and procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor daily, weekly, monthly, and annual department-wide budgets and forecasts. Review, submit for approval, and order capital budget items as required.
  • Supervise all guest services department managers.
  • Review correspondence from guests and incident logs and direct staff according to information obtained.
  • Oversee vendor and personnel contracts throughout the hotel.
  • Monitor occupancy of guest room space to ensure most efficient use and minimize overbooking.
  • Create specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely action plans to remedy guest service deficiencies.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 5 to 7 years related experience.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

Address

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone

(215) 546-9000

Rooms

118 Rooms

Website

The Rittenhouse