1+ months

General Manager 5 Food -

Albany, NY 12207
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Unit Description

We are the communities we serve!


Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary together this year!  SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities. This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.


Sodexo's University Dining is seeking an experienced General Manager 5 Resident Dining for the University at Albany located in Albany, NY.  The University at Albany enrolls more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges, which offer 50 undergraduate majors and 125 graduate degree programs.  The account has over 20 retail units located in a state-of the-art Campus Center facility, two full service resident dining locations, and extensive catered events. The retail business segment is made up of Sodexo Brands, National Brands, in-house brands and sub-contractors. This position manages over $15 million in revenue. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience managing high volume resident dining and retail food service business;
  • experience training and leading managers and an hourly staff;
  • be proficient in use of online food management systems for menu/recipe planning, ordering and inventory;
  • experience writing budgets and managing to those budgets;
  • experience working with a diverse client and customer base;
  • have previous food operations management in a large College / University high volume General Manager setting or large volume sectors of Sodexo Healthcare, Sports and Leisure, or large corporate settings;
  • demonstrate proven financial acumen/success managing food cost/ labor costs, budgets;
  • be a people person with a strong focus on maintaining positive client relations; a solid manager/leader who is perceptive and has attention to details that make a difference quality and presentation of food customer service;
  • be a multi-tasker, organized, innovative and an effective leader who can motivate their staff. encourage strong employee engagement through developing, mentoring, training and motivating encouraging staff to a high level of execution and pride/passion for what they do,
  • be customer-centric, always providing excellent customer service in a welcoming dining environment.


Working for Sodexo in Universities allows you to support students on their path to adulthood and academic success. Located on college and university campuses across the country, Sodexo creates clean, safe living and learning environments that inspire and drive success. Student success depends upon so many conditions when they are well fed, safe, comfortable and learning in a clean, well maintained environment they are more likely to succeed.

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.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelors degree

Basic Management Experience - 4 years

Basic Functional Experience - 4 years experience in management of school nutrition programs


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

Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-06-25
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