Lodging Managers:

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that provides lodging and other accommodations.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $44,410.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 834
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 14.13 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Customer Service
Written Communication
Conflict Management
Time Management
Work Ethic
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage individual and organizational contracts
Manage guest services
Manage organizational facilities
Manage food or beverage preparation or service
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Assign work to staff or employees
Supervise restaurant or lodging personnel

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Manage program or project budgets
Manage organizational or operational finances
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Order restaurant, food services, or lodging related supplies, materials, and equipment
Manage material resources
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Receive payments from others

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Implement company or staff policies
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor activities of individuals to ensure safety or compliance with rules
Monitor lodging or dining facility operations
Monitor flow of cash or other resources
Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Monitor facilities or operational systems
Monitor performance of others

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Provide restaurant, food services, or lodging related customer service
Provide basic information to guests, visitors, or clients
Resolve customer or public complaints or problems
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Sell entertainment or tour packages
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Take customer orders

Scheduling Work and Activities

Schedule product or material transportation
Schedule meetings or events
Schedule employee work hours
Schedule facility or property maintenance
Schedule recreational activities
Schedule meeting facilities

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Negotiate business contracts
Negotiate rental or lease contracts
Negotiate sales contracts
Resolve worker or organizational conflicts or grievances

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain restaurant or lodging related records, reports, or files
Maintain personnel records
Document organizational or operational procedures
Maintain customer and account records

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Collaborate with organizational members on business or operational matters
Collaborate with organizational or team members to accomplish work
Conduct meetings with clients and customers
Respond to employee concerns

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Business Administration
Hospitality Industry Knowledge
Performance Appraisals
Profit Targets
Cash Handling
Business Planning
Performance Analysis
Financial Reporting

Related Licensing Requirements

Occupational Riverboat Gambling License (18-0000000026)

In order to obtain a license to work in a riverboat casino, the candidate must: Be at least 18 years of age. Not have been convicted of a felony nor have been subject to disciplinary action that woul interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Demonstrate a level of skill of knowledge that the commission determines is necessary to perform the skills necessary for the occupation. Submit a full set of fingerprints. Pay all application and licensure fees.

- Indiana Gaming Commission (3172330046)
- http://www.in.gov/igc/

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