Assistant Manager Housekeeping

  • Full Time
  • Ithaca

Website Statler Hotel

An Iconic Ithaca, NY Hotel in the Heart of the Cornell Campus

The Statler Hotel at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration is delighted to announce a career opportunity for an Assistant Manager for our Housekeeping Department.

The Statler Hotel is the showcase for Cornell University’s world-renowned School of Hotel Administration, and, for many visitors, the gateway to the university. Located at the center of Cornell’s beautiful campus overlooking Cayuga Lake and the city of Ithaca –in the heart of the scenic Finger Lakes region of New York State—the hotel has earned the dual distinction as the area’s only AAA Four Diamond Award-winning property and the Ivy League’s only “teaching hotel.” The hotel, with 153 rooms, is a full service property with a conference center, three restaurants and over 16,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities.

Rewards & Benefits:

You will work with an impressive team of hospitality professionals, passionately engaged in our mission delivering world class service to our guests while helping to develop the future leaders of the hospitality industry!

Cornell University provides a wide array of great benefits, including: health care options to choose from, a 403b retirement plan using multiple investment options, a range of impressive educational benefits, generous leave provisions, 3 weeks’ vacation, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year’s Day), Health and Personal leave.
Working in a university setting gives you access to our athletic facilities and a plethora of wellness programs, NCAA sporting events, music, art and theater, lectures and other presentations and events.

Cornell University has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, well-being, sustainability and diversity initiatives.

What You Will Do:

As a member of the Statler Hotel’s Management Team, you will help us with the overall management of the Housekeeping Department. You will be responsible for daily operation of the department, ensuring quality and service standards are met, providing direction to staff, anticipating and responding to operational needs. You will participate in the recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of all staff.

You will also participate in the teaching mission by providing coaching and mentoring to student employees of the department and by cooperating with faculty and students as a part of classes or research that may be integrated into the operation.
You will also participate in the management of the facility, ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of guest rooms and public areas, the proper functioning of furnishings, fixtures, and systems, alerting Maintenance staff of issues that need attention.

You will assist with the administrative management duties, including: scheduling and weekly payroll duties, planning, budgeting, forecasting and meeting financial goals, conducting inventories, complete projects, participate in management meetings and committees.

What We Are Looking For In A Management Team Member:

Our ideal candidate will have the right combination of education, housekeeping supervisory service experience, job skills, and personal attributes to be an effective manager and leader in a busy, upscale hotel.

A Statler Management Team Member should be a highly motivated, dynamic individual with a professional demeanor and superior customer service skills, indicative of a AAA rated Four Diamond hotel.

The candidate must have the potential to develop effective leadership and supervisory skills and style and must have the ability to assist with the training, coaching and mentoring of college students in an experiential learning environment.

With a business volume that frequently changes throughout the year, the candidate must be able to meet a flexible work schedule, that may include evenings, weekends and holidays.

To Apply:

Visit to apply on-line to position number WDR-00019535

Please include cover letter, resume and list of references along with application.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information contact:

Rick Kuhar, Director of Human Resources

Statler Hotel

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

G23 Statler Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607.255.9289

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