Job Location:
Norfolk, VA


Norfolk Sheraton

Job Description

Reports To: General Manager  with dotted line reporting to VP HR

Salary Range: $58,000 to $72,000

One Direct Report

Bonus Eligible

Relocation Assistance Available

Primary Purpose: 

The primary purpose of the Director, Human Resources is to support property leadership and associates by providing consultation and guidance on various human resources matters such as staffing plans, associate relations, compensation, benefits, training and development as well as any strategic business initiatives impacting the business and/or the associates.

Work Performed: 

The Director, Human Resources will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments: 

  • Provide advice and counsel regarding employment decisions to operational leaders in areas including but not limited to the following areas: 

Talent Acquisition/Recruitment 

Compensation Management 

Benefits Administration 

Training and Development 

Performance Management 

Employee Relations 

Compliance Management; 

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws; 

  • Foster and represent Atrium’s Core Values and culture through effective application of policies and procedures as well as via associate events and recognition programs; 

  • Support and lead as appropriate full cycle recruiting including but not limited to partnering with hiring managers, candidate experience, effectively managing applicant tracking system and compliance; 

  • In partnership with Regional and Corporate leadership, responsible for the training, development and performance management of all property associates; 

  • Assume a leadership role regarding Workers Compensation matters as well as, co-chairing the safety team to ensure all Atrium, local, state and OSHA guidelines and procedures are achieved; 

  • Manage associates by ensuring they understand employment practices, recommending employment decisions and corrective action, supporting performance management, and implementing discipline; and 

  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position. 


Required Prior Experience:

5+ years of Human Resources experience as a HR leader with broad HR Generalist skills

Working knowledge and practice of FLSA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, OSHA, COBRA, etc. and an understanding of state and federal law

Preferred Prior Experience:

Hospitality experience

Preferred Education:

Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Hospitality Management, Business Administration or related field of study; or equivalent experience

Preferred Licenses/ Certification:

HR Certification active or in process

Required Technology:

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Technology:

Workday experience 


8+ hours at a desk/computer


Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills

Bi-Lingual Preferred 

Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.



In addition to competitive compensation packages, Atrium Hospitality offers competitive benefits packages; 401k;  tuition reimbursement; commissions for referred and booked hotel business; as well as discounted rates at any of our hotels for associates, their immediate family members and friends.  Our associates and leaders are driven everyday to make Atrium Hospitality a great place to work and grow.   Come grow with us!

EOE, including disability/vets

Empleador con igualdad de oportunidades, incluidos personas con discapacidad y veteranos