1+ months

General Manager 2 - Food

Mt Pleasant, IA 52641

Unit Description

Are you looking for a first time General Manager opportunity? 


Sodexo Campus Dining has an opportunity for a General Manager 2 for our longstanding account at Iowa Wesleyan University located in Mount Pleasant, IA.  Mount Pleasant and Henry County, Iowa are known as the \"Best of the Midwest\".  Food operations include resident dining, small retail and catering operations.




The General Manager is a highly visible role.  You will direct and participate in all of the daily food operations.  Responsibilities include overseeing overall food and service operations, working with unit financials, HR functions, direct customer interaction and management of an Executive chef and 15+ Sodexo hourly associates. This position will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of client satisfaction through exceptional food and service /delivery of the food service operation.



Additional Job Responsibilities include:

  • Integrate fully within our client's organization becoming a trusted advisor and member of the accounts leadership team.
  • Work to achieve company and client financial targets and goals.
  • Work to achieve high quality customer and client satisfaction scores.
  • Responsible for all Sodexo and client required reporting.
  • Responsible for collaborating with the client on achieving annual operational projects and goals.
  • Ensure compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards.
  • Must meet (or exceeding) Sodexo standards of operations.
  • Creates a positive environment and successfully motivates and manages team.


Reporting to the District Manager, the ideal candidate will possess:

  • 5+ years food service leadership experience, preferably within campus dining.
  • Strong working knowledge of food safety/sanitation guidelines.
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and customer service skills.
  • Experience with Sodexo systems (preferred).
  • Exceptional client relations skills.
  • Experience with budget and report management.

WHY Sodexo at Iowa Wesleyan College?

Enjoy Mount Pleasant's bustling downtown, restaurants,  local theater and music. Or simply stroll the tree-lined streets. With a four-year college, an award-winning hospital, charming shops, and a robust manufacturing sector employing thousands, Mount Pleasant and Henry County offer the perfect blend of big-town amenities and small-town charm.


This is a great opportunity as a First Time GM!  Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for?  APPLY TODAY!

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 accountKey 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 - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience Basic Management Experience - 2 years Basic Functional Experience - 2 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-12-28

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