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Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo.

Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day.

Sodexo has a great opportunity for a Food Service Manager 3 at Southern Connecticut State University, located in New Haven, Connecticut. The successful candidate will help manage the resident dining program at Conn Hall. You will work closely with staff training and developing skill sets, enhancing our culture of safety & compliance, and providing superior customer service. Conn Hall hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 7:30am-10pm; Friday-Sunday, 7:30am-9pm.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintains and develops client relationships and customer satisfaction for multi-functional food service areas to ensure account retention and positive public relations
  • Establishes and maintains a safe work environment
  • Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards.
  • Utilizes Sodexo resources and programs to ensure operating standards and regulatory requirements are met and employees have the necessary equipment and inventory.
  • Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement.

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

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years management experience
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to work collaboratively, engage & mentor employees
  • Previous culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service
  • Union experience is highly preferred.

Careers in Universities:

Working for Sodexo in Campus 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.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

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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.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year 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.

Application Instructions

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