Sodexo Operations LLC Food Service Manager 2 in CLEVELAND, Tennessee

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Food Service Manager 2 at Lee University located in Cleveland, TN! Lee University is a private liberal arts university. This Food Service Management position will oversee the resident dining operations for Deacon Jones Dining Hall, which has been completely remodeled this summer and provides a state of the art dining experience. In addition to Resident Dining, Sodexo also manages the catering and retail operations on campus. This position will also provide management support to the campus food service operations and will work collaboratively with the Sodexo management team on campus to provide culinary innovation and set high standards to be implemented and maintained in order to ensure great customer experiences!

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience managing a resident dining facility in a University/College environment;

  • Experience increasing sales, managing labor and food costs, and maintaining employee engagement;

  • Excellent fiscal management experience to write budgets, control expenditures and meet financial targets;

  • Strong supervisory/leadership experience to provide direction and vision for a diverse team of managers, supervisors and hourly employees;

  • Experience establishing operational standards, and working with staff to adhere to standards;

  • Experience analyzing the business, determining new products and services, and working through design and successful implementation.

* There is RELOCATION assistance available for this position *

Position Summary

Responsible for managing multi-functional food service areas in a single unit. May assume General Manager's (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence. Assists in maintenance of cash control and payroll records. Assists in supporting the financial/Human Resources (HR) functions. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - High School Diploma or GED

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years work experience in food or culinary services including restaurants, fast food, vending, catering services, institutional services, mall food courts, etc.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 64580

Location US-TN-CLEVELAND

Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category Food Service

Type Full-Time