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A passion for helping people and attention to detail are the hallmarks of your success. Join a team where you can make a difference!!

Sodexo is seeking an innovative self starter to become our Campus Dining General Manager 3 for Eastern Oregon University, located in La Grande, OR. EOU has an Under Graduate population of 2,400 students. La Grande is a vibrant community with a population of 13,000. If you are looking for a great work life balance and love the great outdoors, don't look any further. La Grande & EOU are for you.

RELOCATION assistance and Annual Incentive Bonuses are available!

Our ideal candidate will be a strong, strategic leader with proven communication and client relations skills as well as have a passion for innovation and growth. The General Manager will have full financial responsibility for this account where Sodexo provides Resident Dining, multiple food retail venues, and robust Catering both on and off campus – from high end VIP dinners to weddings, conferences as well as campus meetings and functions. This GM role is primed for ongoing career growth and promotion!

This Hands-On Campus Dining General Manager will have a demonstrated history managing successful client relationships and will be responsible for directly supervising both Front and Back of the House employees, Influencing a team to continuously deliver for our customers, and have a strong focus on student experience.

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

  • Bring 3 - 5 years of experience in a high-volume dining environment – university, hospital, large corporate or restaurant dining, contract management experience a plus!
  • Have a culinary background
  • Have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as the ability to work collaboratively
  • Have proven financial acumen, managing a large annual budget, forecasting etc and familiar with software applications to record unit figures and analyze to ensure meeting projections
  • Can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills and passion for a high level of customer service
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Food Management Systems (Sodexo FMS & DRIVE, TMC) and is proficient in computer skills and report management experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Have oversight of day-to-day operations
  • Deliver high quality food service
  • Achieve company and client financial targets and goals
  • Develop and maintain client and customer relationships
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Create a positive environment
  • Ensure Sodexo standards are met

Are you looking for a hometown feel with all the amenities of outdoor fun this may be the job for you! To Learn more about Eastern Oregon Univ: Visit https://www.eou.edu/

Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for? Join a Global company and APPLY TODAY to join the Sodexo Universities Team at Eastern Oregon University!

Why Choose Sodexo:

  • Sodexo Universities provides a more balanced Work/Life Balance – with reduced activities during holidays and summer breaks. As per Sodexo culture, there is great career growth within Universities and other business segments in this Global Company!
  • Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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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 - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


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

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