Sodexo Operations LLC General Manager 3 - Food in PAUL SMITHS, New York

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 3 located at Paul Smith's College, located in the idyllic scenery of the Adirondack State Park about an hour from Plattsburgh and 160 miles North of Albany,NY. At Paul Smith's College Sodexo offers residential dining, resident take-out, and conference & events. Sodexo enjoys a long-term partnership with the college and have plans for a major dining room renovation underway. The GM at this location will also be responsible for coverage of the Facilities GM when he is away. This would include supervision of custodial, grounds and maintenance. #LI

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 General Manager we’re seeking?

We are looking for candidates who will:

  • drive sales

  • focus on innovation, resident dining, catering and retail to included retail Brands.

  • have oversight of day-to-day operations;

  • deliver high quality food service;

  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;

  • develop and maintain student and client satisfaction;

  • develop strategic plans;

  • create a positive environment; and

  • ensure Sodexo Standards are met.

The ideal candidate:

  • has a work history demonstrating strong leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;

  • has culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;

  • has the ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;

  • can demonstrate the ability to prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and

  • can demonstrate working knowledge of Sodexo Food Management Systems (FMS) and Market Connections (MSC), and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience.

Careers in Universities: 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.


Position Summary

Directs all contract management service operations at a single account/unit. Plans and supervises special functions. Maintains cash control and payroll records. Hires and trains unit personnel. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations. Manages through managers and is accountable for the contract. Senior-most person assigned to a one client account

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

  • Provides team leadership & training

  • Controls unit financials

  • Directs daily food operations for quality & safety standards

  • Supervises day to day activities

  • Delegates authority

  • Assigns & prioritizes activities

  • Monitors operating standards

  • Establishes a safe work environment

  • Support workplace inclusion activities

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

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

System ID 70367

Category Food Service

Relocation Type Yes - According to Grade

Employment Status Full-Time