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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.

$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Sodexo Universities is seeking an experienced Resident District Manager, for the Historic Howard University in Washington DC. This account is a showcase account for Sodexo, with exciting plans for many innovations coming to campus. If you have experience with successfully presenting to C-Suite Level Leadership, developing teams of more than 200 employees, and executing new concepts in campus dining, this position will be the perfect high-profile leadership opportunity!

A strong emphasis will be placed on client and customer engagement, strengthening financial operations, and growing resident dining and retail. Supporting the campus mission, ensuring sustainable initiatives, and providing quality Resident Dining, Retail, and Catering. This is a great opportunity for an experienced leader to lead a talented team of professionals offering a benchmark student dining experience. Provide strategic insight and direction to foster innovation and increase student engagement.

The ideal candidate will:


• have five to seven consecutive years of food service experience in high-volume and multi-unit management.
• have a strong focus on food quality and presentation as well as high-end catering experience.
• have previous success managing a University Campus account.
• have strong leadership skills, computer skills, culinary knowledge, and food/beverage cost controls.
• be versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety, and sanitation.
• be technically competent in unit financial management, pricing, and menu development and will be responsible for the training and development of front-line hourly employees and managers.


The ideal candidate will possess:


• superior interpersonal skills and can develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with multiple clients, liaisons, customers, employees, supervisors, and vendors.
• strong communication skills and will be able to articulate ideas, thoughts, and opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations.
• strong time management skills and will be able to juggle multiple priorities.
• We are committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus through world-class food services and we welcome you to join our team in this exciting career opportunity

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. Benefits start on day one!


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 - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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

Application Instructions

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