We are the Communities we serve!This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.
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
Sodexo is seeking a General Manager 5, Food
for Loyola Marymount University
located in Los Angeles, CA. Founded in 1911, LMU is a top-ranked Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. We are committed to fostering a diverse academic community rich in opportunities for intellectual engagement and real-world experience. We enroll an academically ambitious, multicultural, and socioeconomically diverse student body. We recruit, retain and support a diverse faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and creativity.
Loyola Marymount University offers rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to academically ambitious students committed to lives of meaning and purpose. We benefit from our location in Los Angeles, a dynamic city that brings into sharp focus the issues of our time and provides an ideal context for study, research, creative work, and active engagement.
The most qualified candidate for this role will have prior experience running large business of 10 million or more. The ideal candidate will need to be an experienced leader who can provide vision and development to the team, the program, as well as a path for continuous improvement for the campus. Finally, strong financial acumen is necessary to continue the consistent business results which have been delivered on in the past.
The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in "quality of life solutions" around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin "Magic" Johnson himself click here. The Ideal Candidate will
- Have previous General Manager experience in a larger university setting ;
- Demonstrate proven financial acumen/success: including, food costs/ labor costs, budgets.
- Have a strong focus with maintaining positive client relations
- Be a multi-tasker, organized, innovative and an effective leader who can motivate their staff- 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 focused- including providing excellent customer service in a welcoming dining environment.
- Have extensive knowledge of varying meal plan options in a campus food setting and in a high volume retail environment.
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.
Provides local leadership and strategic direction while developing team for new and emerging business solutions that sustain growth in the day to day operations.
- Directs all contract services.
- Oversees management/administrative team who are responsible for special functions, cash control and payroll.
- Customer and client satisfaction
- Drives growth
- Financial management
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.