Walt Disney World Hires Hotel Services Manager for Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser

The Walt Disney Company is recruiting a Director of Hotel Services for the brand new Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel in Walt Disney World. A job posting was posted today on disneycareers.com. The new immersive complex is set to open this year, at least the last time we heard it.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned hotelier with at least 10 years of progressive leadership experience.

Job summary:

Disney is looking for a seasoned hotelier with hospitality management experience on land or at sea to fill the role of Director of Hotel Services for our new Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser. As Director of Hotel Services, you will lead and implement a unique two-night immersive experience aligned with our Star Wars franchise. The passion for bringing ideas to life, creativity, the value of a non-traditional work environment, and the balance between traditional hotel experience and immersive entertainment are all important traits you will need to be successful in this role. If selected, you will report to the Regional Director General – Hotel Operations.

Basic qualities:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in entertainment and hospitality in a resort or cruise environment
  • Business and strategic direction needed to achieve targeted results
  • Experience in operational excellence and driving companies towards high financial performance
  • Ability to recognize, retain and invest in talent development and team satisfaction by inspiring, increasing engagement and fostering collaboration
  • Advanced skills using operational and logistics data to influence business decisions
  • Holistic perspective to understand customer needs and develop creative ideas to achieve business goals
  • Ability to share communication between teams to ensure everyone understands updates, priorities and the appropriate course of action
  • Commitment to diversity and creating an inclusive work environment that supports a diverse workforce and diverse perspectives
  • Creativity to find new solutions and anticipate opportunities
  • Advance skills by prioritizing and managing projects and deadlines in a context of constant change
  • Availability to work any schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays

You can view the entire job list here.

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Peter M. Doran