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General Manager 3 - Food

Lakin, ID
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Careers Center - General Manager 3 - Food

General Manager 3 - Food

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status

Unit Description

Sodexo Campus Services has an opportunity for an experienced General Manager 3 for our food service operations at University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) located in Crookston, MN.  UMC is a 4-year public university with an enrollment of approximately 1800 students (900 on campus and 900 online). Crookston's location provides opportunities for hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor activities.


Food operations on this campus include resident dining, retail dining and catering.  Duties include supervising front of the house operations regarding marketing and customer service as well as the food production, purchasing and receiving food and supplies.  The ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, high knowledge of sustainability initiatives and agricultural ingenuities are strongly preferred.  Food costing, catering experience, excellent client relations and team building skills are a must, along with the skill set to effectively implement all budget controls at the unit level.




Reporting to the District Manager, the ideal GM candidate will have:

  • Prior campus/university food service management experience;
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a team in the day to day food operations to ensure quality production and exceptional delivery of service;
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to interact with customers, clients and all levels of management;
  • Ability to successfully implement Sodexo programs, policies, and procedures while managing a diverse team of union employees;
  • Strong financial acumen to ensure cost effective operations to include labor management, food costs, and inventory control, operating a P&L account;
  • Experience in training and developing staff and coordinating customer service programs;
  • Demonstrated experience with innovative menu planning and superior organizational skills are preferred.


To learn more about University of MN/Crookston, please visit http://www1.crk.umn.edu/.


To learn more about Sodexo Campus Dining, please visit http://www.sodexousa.com/usen/quality-life-services/on-site-services/education/Campus.aspx

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.




  • Customer Service
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  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Retail / Wholesale
  • Sales / Business Development

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