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Sodexo Schools is seeking a General Manager 5 Food - Schools to lead our partnership with a school district located in near Blacksburg, Virginia. The General Manager 5 will direct all contract management service operations This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in shaping the future growth and success of our school food programs. Experience in K-12 Child Nutrition and NSLP required.

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; and/or
  • Ensure Sodexo standards Servsafe.
  • Servsafe Certified
  • Have K12 schools leadership experience in a multi-unit account
  • Knowledge of USDA and State, Federal regulations

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

  • Have a work history demonstrating strong employee engagement leadership skills, as well as previous supervisory experience and the ability to work collaboratively;
  • Have culinary production experience and a strong background in safety and sanitation compliance;
  • Can manage multiple priorities, demonstrate professional communication skills, and a passion for a high level of customer service;
  • Prioritize tasks and exhibit flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as needed; and/or
  • Valid driver's license required.

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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Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


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, with academic major in food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a related field

Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 4 years of relevant school nutrition programs experience

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

Application Instructions

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