15 days old

Resident District Manager

Chicago, IL 60602

Unit Description

Managing a large team is your superpower.  Sodexo Universities is seeking a dynamic Resident District Manager to oversee food operations in the Chicago area!  This position will report to the Vice President and will be responsible for managing day to day food service operations. Our successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of 7 years of experience as DM or RDM in a university setting, strategic leadership, exceptional financial acumen, effective talent management, strong communication with C-Suite clients and innovative project management skills. * RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE! *


 Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have at least ten years of consecutive employment in food-service operations, including at least five years of complete management and financial responsibility  
  • Have previous success in managing a higher education University Campus account, 7 years of experience as DM or RDM in a university setting strongly preferred
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop exceptional client relationships, ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments, as well as lead and motivate the management team
  • Have successful experience managing union employees
  • Are technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, and menu development
  • Are well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation
  • Possess strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge, and food and beverage cost controls
  • Are successful in effectively training and developing front-line hourly employees and managers for promotion
  • Possess superior interpersonal skills, able to articulate ideas, thoughts and opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations
  • Bachelor Degree strongly preferred

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Sodexo jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry. 


Position Summary

Functions as the central point of contact for one complex account with multiple locations, and possibly multiple contracts. Oversees performance of unit management including budget development, client relations, sales and profitability performance, conformance with company policies and procedures and staff training and development. Liaison between company resources and unit operating managers.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 5 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 5 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


Posted: 2020-11-19 Expires: 2021-01-02

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