Sodexo Operations LLC Retail Manager 2 in MANKATO, Minnesota

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Unit Description

Sodexo Universities Dining has an opportunity for a Retail Manager 2 for Minnesota State University-Mankato located in Mankato, MN . With a student enrollment of over 15,000, this 350-acre campus overlooks the Minnesota River Valley and the busy streets of Mankato. Located in south central Minnesota, Mankato is a fast-growing community of 50,000 just 80 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Mankato consistently ranks as one of the most livable communities in the country, ranking #3 in the nation in Forbes 2014 “Best Small Places for Businesses & Careers” and as one of the top 100 communities for young people by America’s Promise for four consecutive years. Relocation Assistance is available!

Reporting to the General Manager, the Retail Manager 2 will partner with another Retail Manager to oversee our retail food operations within Centennial Union. Concepts include national brands (Taco Bell. Chick-fil-A, Star Ginger, and Einstein's) as well as Sodexo brands (Tossed, Noodles, Grill 155, The Market, Simply-To-Go and Jazzman's). This position will share responsibility to manage 25 union employees as well as 75-100 student employees. Typical schedule is Mon-Fri with occasional late evenings and weekends when needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following preferred qualifications/experience:

  • 2+ years in a food management position, preferably within a retail dining/fast-casual setting.

  • Previous cash handling experience.

  • Ability to uphold food safety, sanitation and overall workplace standards.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability and willingness to lead and train an hourly staff and student workers.

Sodexo Universities - committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus through world-class food and facilities services. We welcome you to join our team with this career opportunity!

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Position Summary

Maintains food quality and customer service in a cash handling retail food operation that includes branded concepts, in-house formats and signature designs. 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 - 1 year of work experience in concessions, retail sales, or store operations.

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

System ID 58170

Location US - MN - MANKATO

Relocation Yes - According to Grade

Category Food Service

Type Full-Time