Sodexo Inc. General Manager 6 - Food in LYNCHBURG, Virginia

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a talented experienced High Volume General Manager 6 to oversee and manage the operations at Liberty University located in the beautiful background of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Lynchburg VA.


Liberty University is the largest Christian University in the US and currently has an on-campus enrollment of 15,000 students. The position will manage a Management staff of 20 Managers and Chefs, along with an hourly staff of 900 employees. Managed volume of $30 Million in Revenues, 1 Resident Dining Hall which serves 10,000 students daily, 23 Retail locations, Concessions Venues, and Catering. High profile position with daily interaction with Senior Executive Clients.

Is this opportunity right for you?

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

Are you the experienced food service manager we’re seeking?

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;

  • deliver high quality food service;

  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;

  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships;

  • develop strategic plans;

  • create a positive environment; and

  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • College/University high-volume Resident Dining & Retail food service management experience.

  • Experience training and directing a talented and diverse staff

  • Experience managing a large management team both Front of the House and Back of the House

  • Strong financial acumen, P & L experience and managing budgets.

  • Experience managing multiple food retail outlets and national brand concepts.

  • Innovation and ability to grow revenue and manage cost.

  • Customer driven and strong track record in organizational development.

  • Superior client relations skills and executive presence.

Careers in Universities:

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 and every 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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Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. See .

Position Summary

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.

Key Duties

  • 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

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement -Bachelor’sDegree

Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

System ID 75853

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time