We are getting closer and closer to to the opening day of Walt Disney World’s most immersive experience yet: the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel. Now it appears, that Starcruiser–named The Halcyon–is looking for its crew. Their first priority: an Admiral, a.k.a. a general manager.
Posted on Disney’s careers website, the position is summarized as such:
Are you ready to command a Galactic Starcruiser, the Halcyon, where you will take passengers on an adventure to a galaxy far, far, away? Be the first Admiral (GM) to manage this fully immersive, luxury resort, where guests and crew are part of a Star Wars story, including encounters between Resistance forces and the First Order.
We are seeking a seasoned hotelier with extensive senior leadership hospitality experience on land or at sea to serve as Resort Manager / Hotel Director. He/she will drive and execute a unique immersive “cruise-like experience” aligned with our Star Wars franchise. This experience will operate as a two-night journey and be the world’s first multi-day immersive adventure. The ideal candidate will have a passion for bringing ideas to life, creativity, value a non-traditional work environment, and balance a traditional hotel experience with immersive entertainment.
If you are chosen as one of The Halcyon‘s first Admirals, your responsibilities will include providing end-to-end leadership and personally driving the immersive experience for both guests and your fellow cast members. And Disney is only looking to build the most experienced crew possible. An Admiral (GM) aboard The Halcyon is required to have a “Minimum of 10 years combined progressive hospitality and entertainment leadership experience in a resort or cruise environment” as well as proven profound communication abilities, a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, and proven decision-making capabilities.
Click here to read all of the requirements and responsibilities that Disney is asking of Galactic Starcruiser Admirals (GMs) as well as submit your application. Since Disney is already looking to hire a general manager, it looks like the new Star Wars-themed hotel could be opening a lot sooner than we anticipated.
Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is scheduled to open in 2021 for two-night “voyages” across the galaxy. It promises to be the most technologically advanced and immersive experience ever imagined at any Disney theme park. Click the link below to learn more about this brand new hotel experience: