• Human Resources Coordinator

    Posted: 08/01/2022

    Situated on the Cliff Walk in Newport, RI, The Chanler, a Forbes Five-Star hotel features twenty distinctly crafted guest rooms and villas, designed as a showpiece that celebrates art, hospitality, and history. The boutique hotel boasts two restaurants, The Café at The Chanler and the property's signature Forbes Five Star restaurant, Cara, as well as various seasonal food and beverage outlets.

    We are looking for a dynamic Human Resources Coordinator that will provide assistance with the daily functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including recruiting, onboarding, payroll, and enforcing company policies and practices. Reports to the VP of Finance and Human Resources.


    Employees of The Chanler are provided competitive pay, uniforms, parking, preferred pricing on food and beverage, employee appreciation events, on-the-job mentorship and training, health insurance, vision, and dental for individuals, families, couples, and domestic partners, 401K, and vacation paid time off.

    Job Description


    • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure (TIPS Training), and aptitude exams and certifications.
    • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
    • Implements and conducts new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
    • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
    • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
    • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
    • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
    • Oversight of Employee Housing.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Required Skills/Abilities:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s payroll and talent management systems.
    • Bilingual Preferred (English/Spanish)
    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
    • At least two years of human resource management experience is preferred.
    • International recruiting experience is preferable.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
    This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. Due to the nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel which may include overtime, weekends, and holidays.

    Interested parties may apply here.

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