Our Company & Our Property
Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences, and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, and spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 19 hotels and resorts across three continents, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations. Please visit aubergeresorts.com to learn more about our Collection.  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @AubergeResorts and #AlwaysAuberge.

About Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection
A treasured historic landmark reborn, Commodore Perry Estate, Auberge Resorts Collection will introduce something entirely new to Austin – a hotel set on a 10 acre estate in the heart of the city, offering an ultra-luxury experience brimming with style and charm, a sophisticated complement to the city’s traditional chain luxury hotels. The Commodore Perry Estate will be significant news for destination Austin. The first-of-its-kind luxury hotel with intimacy and character, heritage and independent spirit, it will occupy a unique niche in the Austin hospitality market. Commodore Perry Estate offers an authentic Austin provenance that will attract both sophisticated leisure and business travelers from major markets, alongside affluent Texans who will be able to gather, dine and celebrate in contemporary style at a true Austin landmark. Construction is already underway, and the resort is expected to open in Spring 2020. For more information, please visit: https://aubergeresorts.com/commodoreperry/.

Role Summary
Join our team as Director, Talent & Culture and become one of the authors of our story.  As an Executive Committee member, you will lead the talent & culture function of Commodore Perry Estate, as chief culture steward, encouraging attention to detail and an eye for luxury at all levels.  This role will serve as the HR business partner to the General Manger with a focus on driving service excellence.  As part of the Auberge family, you will support the team members of Commodore Perry Estate to provide exceptional service for our guests who will want to return to experience the deeply personalized service that Auberge Resorts is known for.

Core Responsibilities
The key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Development of the annual Talent & Culture property strategy including all areas of the employee lifecycle:
    • Recruiting: manage selection processes and onboarding
    • Benefits (local annual enrollment, benefits fairs, billing/reconciliations, on-going Q&A, FMLA/LOA processing and compliance)
    • Internal communication (Beekeeper management)
    • Performance Management: manage 90 day and annual review processes
    • Learning & Development: coordinate and deliver new hire orientation, facilitate the Management Development Program, deliver Leadership Training Series content, ensure compliance with national and state/local training requirements, monitor Personal Development Plans for all managers, participate in annual Talent Review processes
    • Total Rewards: 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
  • Encourages attention to detail and eye for luxury at all levels
  • Partner with the GM and Executive Committee members as the culture steward – focus on Daily Rallies in all departments, develop and maintain engagement calendar (recognition, events)
  • Maintain a positive work environment with on-going “listening strategy” to include stay interviews, GM roundtables, department meetings, daily rallies
  • Member of Executive Committee, with a focus on driving service excellence
  • Champion our Social Purpose
  • Develop and manage annual T&C property budget; partner with Director of Finance to measure and monitor productivity
  • Triage employee issues (performance, employee relations)
  • Ensure on-going COVID response (compliance to internal health & safety SOPs, daily temperature screenings, contact tracing maintenance)
  • Engagement surveys: administer survey, facilitate action plan development
  • Deploy Auberge-wide T&C initiatives
  • On-site administration (Compliance with federal and state labor law, including EEO, wage & hour, engagement with exchange visitors and agencies
  • HRIS maintenance, payroll oversight, team member file maintenance)

Required Qualifications
  • Luxury hotel HR generalist experience, 3+ years
  • HR background with demonstrated leadership experience and capability
  • Bachelor degree required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with HRIS/payroll system, Ceridian Dayforce preferred
  • Spanish language competency
  • PHR/other HR certification preferred

What Else?
At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating unforgettable memories.  Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives. 

If you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

The Commodore Perry Estate is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. The Commodore Perry Estate provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Commodore Perry Estate complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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