1+ months

Food Operations Manager 3

Sodexo
State University, AR 72467
**Unit Description**


**Relocation Assistance Available!**


Sodexo's universities segment is seeking a **Food Operations Manager** 3 for our premiere account in **Jonesboro, AR** . **Arkansas State University** is a large public university with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 and a resident population of approximately 2400. This position will report to the General Manager and be responsible for **resident dining and catering with a manager in each format reporting to this position** . Knowledge of DRIVE, Labor Management & Market Connection as well as all other Sodexo systems would be beneficial. Employee recruitment and training, coaching/counseling & motivating hourly associates as well as managers is preferred. Experience in maintaining high standards in food and service quality as well as customer and client satisfaction is extremely important. Will help to oversee a large hourly staff up to 100 associates in a mixed workforce of part time, full time and students. Will also manager 4 salaried managers. This high level position will assume GM responsibilities in the case of the GM absence.


**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, youll enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


Are you the experienced food service manager were 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:**


+ 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


Where is your new career opportunity located? **In Jonesboro, Arkansas!** We are located in northeast Arkansas and are one of the fastest growing areas in the state of Arkansas. This is a town of 75,000 people offering everything the big cities do but without all the traffic and high cost of living! (Memphis is 1 hour, St. Louis 4 hours, and Little Rock 2 hours and you are only 6 hours from New Orleans!).


**10 great reasons to live in Jonesboro: Education** - Enjoy a top notch school system, Friends & Neighbors, Safety, Healthcare, Cost of Living, Arts & Entertainment, Shopping & Dining & Diverse Geography and Rich Heritage.


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Check out Arkansas State University: https://www.astate.edu/


**What We Offer**


Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


**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 Managers (GM) responsibilities and authority in their 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 - Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience


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.


**Location** _US-AR-STATE UNIVERSITY_


**System ID** _879574_


**Category** _Food Service_


**Relocation Type** _Yes - According to Grade_


**Employment Status** _Full-Time_


**Posted Range** _$59300 to $89760_

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Posted: 2022-12-06 Expires: 2023-04-08

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