Human Resources Generalist - Union Square Area

Hotels Clubs and Spas
Human Resources (HR)
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Salary Description:
Wyndham Worldwide
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Human Resources Generalist - Union Square Area
27 Oct 2016

Wyndham Vacation Ownership is currently seeking a hands-on Human Resources Generalist who will be supporting Resort Operations for multiple properties in Havasu Dunes, Marina Dunes, San Luis Bay, Solvang, and Heidelburg. This role will drive strategy and support organizational initiatives. This individual is responsible for ensuring that hiring, employment, and termination practices are compliant with company policy as well as state and federal statutes. She/He will also be held accountable for partnering with hiring managers to promote communication and employment practices that have a positive impact on the reduction of turnover, employee morale, and overall business results.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

- Maintain current knowledge and understanding of business principles, regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources.
- Educate and counsel management regarding employee relations issues including, but not limited to investigation, discipline, communication, termination, hiring, training, etc.
- Assist in the continuous development, implementation and improvement of programs and processes that provide associates (staff and management) opportunities to regularly perform to the best of their abilities, to consistently achieve mutually agreed upon goals, and to continually improve performance results.
- Advise and coach managers and supervisors on ways to consistently and effectively role-model behaviors and communications that create a collaborative environment in which there prevails respectful behavior, trusting relationships, cooperative interactions, fair treatment, quality performance and positive morale.
- Provide information and coordinate activity related to established HR policies, procedures, or regulations (i.e., benefits, performance, EEO, safety, etc.)
- Coordinate and facilitate HR initiatives to include new hire orientation program
- Partner with Recruiting to ensure we attract top talent in a timely and cost effective manner
- Assist with key management development and project initiatives that respond to current and projected organizational needs. Assist the HR Manager in the implementation of organization-wide projects and programs as needed. (e.g., Employee Opinion Survey, Employer of Choice - award applications; etc.)


- 3-5 years of Human Resource experience
- Sound competency in coaching others to obtain optimal business results, empowerment of others, leading/managing change, relationship building/coaching and problem solving
- Exhibits a positive attitude and is focused on creating a positive image about the company among employees
- Demonstrated ability to contribute to business decision making and strategic thinking within the leadership team
- Demonstrated balanced perspective between employee concerns and the needs of management, business, and the Company
- Demonstrated balance between the "big" picture and details with appropriate consideration for risks
- Knowledge of laws and regulations related to HR, including EEO, FMLA and FLSA
- Ability to conduct counseling in routine disciplinary matters
- Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures. Strong presence - projected confidence coupled with credibility to make the right decisions, not the comfortable ones
- Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with emotional or confrontational circumstances
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
- Detail oriented and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Ability to travel 25% including overnight travel

Preferred Qualifications:

- SPHR or PHR certified designation
- Bachelor's degree

Envision your career with one of the world's largest hospitality companies. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its seven primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, CLUB WYNDHAM ASIA®, WorldMark South Pacific Club by Wyndham, Shell Vacations Club, Margaritaville Vacation Club® and WYNDHAM CLUB BRASILSM. As of December 31, 2014, we have developed or acquired more than 200 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 24,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 17,000 associates globally.

As one of FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Companies, Wyndham Worldwide is one family, one team of professionals who actively strive to provide our customers and each other with our signature Count On Me! Service promise. A promise to be responsive to needs, to be respectful in every way and deliver a great experience. It's more than a promise, at Wyndham it's been recognized as a commitment, visible in our awards including Newsweek's 100 Greenest Companies, Diversity Inc's 25 Noteworthy Companies and Ethisphere Institute Lists of the World's Most Ethical Companies amongst others. Come and join our Wyndham Family and discover the rewards for your career.

Benefits :

A career at Wyndham offers you great benefit opportunities with a competitive package of salary, benefits and recognition. In addition to great employee discounts on such travel related areas as hotel & lodging, car rentals & other goods & services, you will receive:

- Medical/dental and vision care plans
- A 401(k) program that matches dollar for dollar up to 6% of salary (to government max)
- Programs that include Flexible Spending Accounts, short & long term disability, life insurance & educational assistance amongst others

Along the way, you will have an opportunity to contribute to improving the world around us through our volunteer efforts and global sustainability program, Wyndham Green.

Come and be part of One Family, One Team, One Company . . . Wyndham

People Make the Difference

Contact Details:
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Contact: HR Department

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