At the foot of majestic Aspen Mountain and steps from the heart of town, the Hotel Jerome offers guests an incomparable setting for an ideal getaway whatever the season. A model example of thoughtful historic preservation, our hotel in Aspen elegantly blends the comfort, convenience and understated luxury of today’s finest Aspen boutique hotels with an authentic mountain aesthetic and spirit. World-class dining and spa offerings contribute to a truly elevated and unique experience.

Hotel Jerome is the iconic hotel of the American West and social hub of Aspen: warm, friendly and busting with life and laughter. Charming and full of personality, this is the place where great stories are born and told. Hotel Jerome is rich in history, yet relevant and current with its amenities and furnishings. Charismatic, with a bit of whimsy, friendly and genuine. Hotel Jerome is the sought-out atmosphere for “explorers” of body, mind and spirit.

Aspen’s crown jewel offers the perfect retreat from which to explore the region’s abundant outdoor attractions and world-class dining and shopping. This landmark hotel is renowned among luxury hotels in Aspen for its relaxed elegance, gracious service and authentic mountain spirit. Discover luxurious accommodations, a variety of dining options and the modern amenities of a world-class, luxury boutique hotel in Aspen.

Company Description
Whether traveling on a ski trip to Aspen or taking a romantic escape in Santorini for a special anniversary, it is the simple things that are most important to the guests of Auberge Resorts Collection.  At Auberge, we offer the opportunity to create personal memories and stories; tasting freshly picked fruit in Cabo San Lucas, horseback riding with a local cowboy in Costa Rica, or planting coral gardens in the South Pacific. People who know us, choose to return for shared experiences that connect them to local cultures and which will be forever embedded in their soul.

Role Summary
Join our Auberge family as the Area Director of Talent & Culture who maintains equal oversight of our three locations in Colorado, a combination of hotel and residential assets.  This position is the business partner to the General Managers of these locations, driving talent and culture initiatives. The primary functions include the attraction and placement of top talent in the marketplace, through strong employment branding, enlivening our ENRICH values, and ensuring all locations are a great place to work. 

Our ENRICH values embody our team member experience: Excellence, Nurturing, Respect, Individual, Curious, and Heartfelt.

As a member of each Executive Committee, the Area Director of Talent & Culture develops, implements and champions the annual talent and culture strategy, in conjunction with corporate goals, to deliver a high-quality team member experience.  This position creates and executes the annual plan in all areas of talent & culture aligned with each hotel’s business strategy.   

Primary responsibilities:
  • Talent Acquisition:
    • “knowing our talent” both internally and maintaining an external talent pipeline
    • Workforce planning: forecasting talent needs and developing creative go to market initiatives to attract talent to all locations, in a seasonal staffing model
  • Learning & Development:
    • Deliver high energy new hire orientation, and the Auberge Resorts leadership training series
    • Launch corporate L&D initiatives, with a focus on driving high guest engagement through luxury service standards
    • Encourages attention to detail and eye for luxury at all levels
  • Total Rewards:
    • Awareness of local market competitiveness, participation in total rewards surveys
    • Partner with finance and GMs on offer composition, and ensuring a total rewards package that is locally competitive and attractive
    • Enliven on-going team member recognition
  • Culture & Engagement:
    • Culture steward in all locations, as an Executive Committee member partnering with the leadership team to ensure we are ENRICHing lives and livings our values every day
    • Focus on engagement through action planning following the annual survey and on-going pulse surveys
    • Develop and maintain a team member engagement event calendar
    • Enliven culture and engagement of remote team members
  • Compliance:
    • Compliance with federal and state labor law, including EEO, wage & hour, engagement with exchange visitors and agencies
    • Accurate maintenance of team member files
  • HR Systems:
    • Accurate and timely maintenance of data in our HR systems
  • Business partner:
    • Maintain strong relationships with all Executive Committee and Department Heads/Supervisors to ensure team member engagement, timely and thoughtful follow-up on employee relations matters, planning and execution against seasonal staffing plans
    • All other activities as assigned by GMs
  • Luxury hotel HR generalist experience, minimum 3 years
  • Oversight of more than one location preferred
  • HR background with demonstrated leadership experience and capability
  • Bachelor degree required
  • PHR/other HR certification preferred
Travel Requirements:  
  • Ability to travel amongst three locations in Telluride and Aspen, CO
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.
About Auberge Resorts Collection:
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts, and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. Property accolades include Michelin Star, Forbes 5 Star and Relais & Chateaux. With 19 distinctive properties in pristine locations including Napa Valley, New England, Colorado, Fiji, Greece, Mexico, Anguilla, and Costa Rica, Auberge Resorts offers handcrafted careers to exceptional professionals with a heart for hospitality and a passion for joy and happiness.

Department: Finance & Human Resources
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