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Manager Human Resources

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33321, United States
October 25, 2018

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Tamarac, FL ***** 954-***-****


Senior-level Director of Hospitality and Human Resources Manager seeks to bring 30+ years of progressive experience to an industry-leading organization. Strong history of success in high-level hospitality oversight, human resources management, and event coordination roles. Other strengths encompass:

Event Planning and Coordination Daily Operations Management Process Analysis/Improvement

Human Resources Oversight Staff Training and Supervision Developing Hospitality Programs

Strategic Project Planning Excellent Communication Skills Supply and Inventory Control

Revenue and Budget Oversight Developing high-performing Teams Performance Improvement Initiatives Proven record of planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring the daily administrative functions of busy organizations. Diligent and goal-oriented, with the communication skills, experience, and industry-specific knowledge needed to make an immediate impact in any fast-paced team.


2018 - PRESENT


International Cruise Consultant.

Promote all group and individual reservations by acting on prospects, identify travel needs. Present Norwegian Cruise Line products.

Establish and maintain quality customer relationship by delivering exceptional customer service to international market

quire in depth industry and quality knowledge in order to articulate product features benefits in order to make recommendations to the international markets.

Build and maintain effective relationships with new and existing international consumers. 2016 -PRESENT

Hospitality Consultant

Perform a wide range of duties to assist customers with their hospitality logistics.

Use communication and hospitality negotiation skills to discuss conditions and create successful events, meetings, conferences, for all customers.

Advise clients about hospitality options and help them navigate the needed logistics.

Consistently meet or exceed all employer production, timeline, and quality standards and expectations. Carnival Cruise Lines Miami, FL 1991 - 1996


Managed all financial and administrative matters on a fast-paced cruise ship. Oversaw documents, monies, passengers, and crew members to ensure the purse of the ship was maintained.

Directed the work of crew pursers to update all passenger and ship accounts at the end of each cruise.

Used communication skills daily to manage, schedule, train, develop and motivate all pursers.

Balanced and administered payroll and prepaid gratuities of 900 crew members on a weekly basis.

Coordinated with Immigration officials to clear ships and direct debarkation/embarkation procedures.

Relied on excellent attention to detail to maintain the legal status and keep passports and visas up to date with U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services for 900+ crew members.

Ensured complex documentation was in full compliance with all applicable employment laws.

Developed employee relations skill as Crew Purser, Purser Paymaster, 2nd Purser, and Acting Chief Purser.

Created spreadsheets, documents, and reports (electronic and hard copy) for management. NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL 2000 - 2016

Director of Hospitality

Oversaw the full range of hospitality efforts for the Fischler Graduate School of Education & Human Services. Directed personnel, facility maintenance, customer service, administration and financial records functions. Managed all fundraising, operations, and hospitality aspects to support the school’s programs.

Used leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills to coordinate complex administrative procedures.

Oversaw the planning, organization, and launch of special meetings and events for the university.

Interviewed, hired, trained, managed, and continually developed a high-performing staff.

Coordinated the school’s conferences, workshops, and special events both on and off campus.

Led all areas of event execution, including planning, venue contract negotiation venue contracts, logistics, catering, purchasing, marketing, coordinating sponsors/vendors, and securing entertainment.

Grew community relations and created accommodating agendas for dignitaries and VIPs on all the events. GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS 1996 - 2000

Human Resources Manager

Managed all human resource functions for twelve locations of a leading nutrition store. Oversaw the full range of hiring, orientation, employee relations, benefits, terminations, and more HR areas.

Directed payroll and compensation, worker’s compensation, and confidential file maintenance duties.

Used expert knowledge to update the employee handbook in compliance with changing laws and management.

Aided professional development/discipline while growing employee relations in coordination with managers.

Planned, directed, coordinated, and monitored the administrative functions of the organization. Prior experience includes: Front Office Manager and General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Hotels.. Front Office Manage Sheraton Bal Harbour, General Manager Residence Inn. Reservations Manager Inter Continental Hotel.

Restaurant Manager at Marriott

Conference Manager

Rooms Division Manager


Master of Science Degree in Human Resources

Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration Minor, International Business

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL


North Dade Y.M.C.A., Board of Directors Member and Chairman for the Youth Campaign ($60,000.00 Goal) City of Hope Walk Against Breast Cancer, NSU Team Captain American Heart Association Annual Walk, NSU Team Captain National Conference for Community and Justice Annual Walk, NSU Team Captain Broward Realtor Association Fort Lauderdale, Better Homes and Gardens Florida First Realtor Member COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, and Outlook) COVER LETTER

J. Camilo Yibirin, CMP


To the hiring manager:

I hope this finds you well. It is with great interest that I am forwarding my resume in response to your recent posting. I feel I would be an excellent fit for the role due to my broad-based experience in hospitality oversight, human resources management, and event coordination.

Please consider the following highlights from my attached resume:

• 30+ years of progressive experience in high-level hospitality oversight, human resources management, and event coordination roles.

• Proven record of planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring the daily administrative functions of busy organizations.

• Strong history of managing payroll, worker’s compensation, and confidential file maintenance, and more human resources duties.

• Skilled in event planning, operations management, human resources oversight, process analysis/improvement, staff training, employee supervision, strategic planning, professional communication, and more.

• Previous related positions include Director of Hospitality for Nova Southeastern University, Human Resources Manager for General Nutrition Centers, and Purser for Carnival Cruise Lines, among other roles.

• Fully trained, with a Master of Science in Human Resources from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration, Minor in International Business, from Florida State University. My resume illustrates specific examples of my experience and achievements. I thrive in innovative environments where I can use my skills in hospitality oversight, human resources management, and event coordination. I am highly motivated, observant, and detail-oriented, with a strong desire to exceed expectations and deliver the effort necessary to work effectively alone or as part of a team.

I would welcome the opportunity to discuss this position, and hope we can arrange a mutually convenient time for us to meet. In the interim, I thank you for reviewing this letter and the accompanying material. Sincerely yours,

J. Camilo Yibirin, CMP

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