Sodexo Universities is seeking an experienced General Manager 6, Food (Food Service Director) for the University of Idaho. ** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! ** This is one of our premier accounts for Sodexo, with exciting plans for many new innovations coming to campus. If you have experience with successfully presenting to C-Suite Level Leadership, developing teams in excess of 150 and executing new concepts in campus dining, this position will be the perfect high-profile leadership opportunity!
University of Idaho is a Prestigious Land Grant University located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. This is a great opportunity for an experienced leader to lead a talented team of professionals offering a benchmark student dining experience. Providing strategic insight and direction to foster innovation and increase student engagement is mission critical to this position. Click here to learn more about the campus: University of Idaho Dining and for more information about Moscow's great quality of life, click here: Beautiful Moscow, ID
As the General Manager, Food at one of our large education accounts, you will be responsible for the successful coordination and direction of all daily activities related to food service within a multi-unit campus account.
The Ideal Candidate will:
Have 5 years of food operations management experience at a General Manager level in a university setting or other high-volume dining
Have a demonstrated history of successful, diverse team leadership within a food service environment
Be proficient in use of on-line Food Management Systems for menu and recipe planning, ordering and inventory and financial reporting
Demonstrate proven financial acumen and have demonstrated success managing food and labor costs and budgets
Be a people person with a strong focus with maintaining positive client relations and experience successfully mentoring and developing staff and teams
Be a solid leader who is perceptive and applies attention to details that make a difference in quality and presentation of food, while providing exceptional customer service
Be customer and client focused, including providing quality dining options in a welcoming dining environment
Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions – when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.
Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.
We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
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Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to an account, may have multiple clients and/or satellite locations.
Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.
- Directs all contract services.
- Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.
- Customer and client satisfaction
- Drives growth
- Financial management
Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years
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