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Food Operations Manager 3

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Careers Center - Food Operations Manager 3

Food Operations Manager 3

System ID
Food Service

Unit Description

Sodexo on the campus of Ithaca College is seeking a Food Operations Manager 3 to manage culinary operations through managers to support multiple dining locations and provide Catering support as needed. There are three Residential Dining Halls on this campus with approximately 7,000 students enrolled.  Reporting to the campus General Manager, this manager will oversee a team of managers (5-6) overseeing 50 Sodexo staff with 200 student workers to manage the daily food production operations.


This manager will typically work Monday - Friday, but must be flexible to work weekends based on changes in business needs.


The best qualified candidate will have the following:


  • High-volume, College/University or contract management food service culinary experience
  • Experience training and leading a management team
  • Catering food production/culinary program experience
  • Experience with labor relations, training, development of staff
  • Experience with managing budgets and financials


Consider joining the Ithaca team!


Full salaried management benefits available with this position.


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Position Summary

Provides leadership and supervision for the on-site food service exempt and non-exempt level staff in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Provides supervision for food services at account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the company. Implements business practices in order to uphold company mission, values and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.
Key Duties
- Establishes a safe work environment

- Assumes General Manager’s (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence

- Utilizes Sodexo tools and programs to develop client, customer, and staff relationships,  to ensure account retention

- Implements and fully utilizes all Sodexo tools and programs to ensure financial outcomes

- Directs daily operations of food service to ensure employees have appropriate equipment, inventory and resources, ensures operating standards and regulatory requirements are met

- Develops and implements plans, projects, with defined objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo strategic plan

- Ensures adherence to all HR standards for Sodexo, client, and  regulatory agencies



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree 

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 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.




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