Position:  Task Force General Manager - Arbor Lodging Management
Location:  566 W. Lake Street
Suite 320
Chicago, IL
Job Id:  1639
# of Openings:  2

Arbor Lodging is searching for Task Force General Managers to assist at properties with management transitions, acquisitions of new hotels and to provide essential General Manager leadership. This is newly created mobile role and will require over 50% travel availability. With 22 properties across the United States, We have seen an amazing amount of growth over 2019, and 2020 is looking to be the next "banner year" for our team, and if you're looking for a role that will take you to all corners of the US, deliver experiences that will hone your skills as a GM, apply below! We're looking forward to meeting you!
The day-to-day responsibilities of General Manager will include:
  • Be the model and example for maintaining a friendly, attentive, and service-oriented demeanor in all interactions with guests and hotel staff.
  • Keeping open communication between leaders within the hotel staff and work to develop a high-quality staff that is aligned with the high level of guest service that is expected.
  • Accurately manage financials, P&L, and payroll to maintain profitability.
  • Ensure compliance with local and state requirements for licensing and permits.
  • Maintain security and safety systems within the property and ensure that proper inspections and maintenance is attended to.
  • Drive property-wide improvements within staff training and development, to ensure top quality guest services and drive consistent guest returns
  • Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with managers, employees and other departments.
  • Communicating ideas, development goals, and tasks to team members effectively and maintain timely follow up to delegated tasks.
  • Able to keep a proactive view of issues within the property, and be attentive in arriving at a solution before the disruption of the hotel functions occurs.
  • Analysis and assessment of data and information from multiple sources to arrive at solutions that will be beneficial to the business.
  • Receiving concerns and issues from hotel guests and staff in an attentive professionally focused manner.
  • Other duties and tasks as needed.
The right candidate for the General Manager position will have:
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in progressive hotel roles.
  • Able to travel on short notice, and be in the field for extended periods of time. 
  • Multiple brand knowledge
  • The skill to be able to identify high priority areas of needed development
  • Strong management skills of large teams.
  • Developed time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks to the most qualified staff members.
  • Ability to produce financial results in line with budgeted objectives.
Arbor Lodging Management is a Chicago based hotel investment and management company. We focus our acquisitions, progress, and culture on the Arbor Lodging Guiding Principles,
  • Do the Right Thing - Operate and act with integrity in all you do even when it is not convenient.
  • Lead with Heart - Be kind, passionate and hospitable.
  • Be Accountable - Take ownership and deliver results.
  • Aim Higher - Go above and beyond to exceed expectations and pursue thoughtful change.
  • Celebrate Differences - Embrace diversity; respect individual opinions and ideas.
Focusing on these principles allows us to maintain a culture that allows growth, development, and progression within the properties
Arbor Lodging Management provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arbor Lodging Management complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination 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. Arbor Lodging Management expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Arbor Lodging Management  employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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