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General Manager 3 - Food

Aurora, IL 60505
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Unit Description

You ask instead of command. You see opportunities rather than problems. Share your vision and inspire others.


Sodexo is seeking an experienced General Manager 3 to oversee all food service operations for Aurora University, in Aurora, IL in the greater Chicago area as well as indirect oversite and support for George Williams College located in Williams Bay, WI.  Our General Manager will be the leader of $2.6M volume which includes food retail concepts, resident dining, concessions and Catering.  Aurora University is a private, nonprofit, co-educational liberal arts college located in Aurora, Illinois, 40 miles west of Chicago. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the successful candidate will over see salaried managers at Aurora University and up to 70 hourly associates at this premiere account.


Is this opportunity right for you?

With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, continuing education opportunities, you enjoy an improved quality of life thats unique in the hospitality industry.


The ideal candidate has:

  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards and implements company policies;
  • well established client relationship skills, ability to read situation, listen to ideas and options and then find ways to make requests happen;
  • previous experience working in a high volume food service environment, preferrably in a university setting; and
  • strong mentoring and management skills.


We are looking for candidates who will:

  • ensure Sodexo's high Standards including recipe compliance and food quality;
  • strong understanding of unit financial management;
  • have high expectations for customer service and quality of food;
  • have the ability and willingness to develop and train employees;
  • have a passion for food and innovation;
  • have well developed communication and relationship skills interacting with client, faculty, students and employee.
  • be actively engaged in the campus community, on the floor in the dining halls, interacting/greeting Client and Catering guests.


Why Sodexo at Aurora University & GWC? At Aurora University, we are an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.  We combine the wide range of programs expected at a university with the personal attention of a small college.

To learn more about Aurora University visit:  https://aurora.edu/ 

To learn more about George Williams College  visit:  https://gwc.aurora.edu/



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Are you ready to start your Sodexo career with the Aurora University Team? Apply now!


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 accountProvides 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 or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 3 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-21
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