Food Service Manager 3

System ID
Food Service

Unit Description

Sodexo at University of Denver (DU) has an opportunity for a Food Service Manager 3 who will lead a dedicated work force in providing high quality and diverse services on a very busy campus.  As Food Service Manager, you will oversee a resident dining hall and C–store.   Responsibilities will include: planning, performance monitoring, safety/sanitation, trouble shooting, cost controls, labor management and active participation in improving our culinary delivery.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the best qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • Food service management experience in high volume setting, preferably within a college or university setting.
  • Culinary knowledge; degree from culinary institution preferred.
  • Excellent client relations skills; dedication to providing the highest level of service to our guests.
  • Financial acumen.
  • Commitment to sustainability.
  • Creative approach that has no boundaries in improving our program.
  • A proactive hands-on approach that is able to set standards and follow through on meeting those expectations.
  • Culinary knowledge - will be Manager On Duty at times and will be overseeing Back of the House.  


Sodexo’s partnership started with the University of Denver in 1994.  DU offers an exciting and vibrant environment where Sodexo’s best managers learn and grow with our organization.  

To learn more about DU, please visit


Position Summary

Provides supervision for multi-functional food service areas at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company.  Contributes to account revenue and operating profit through the implementation of Sodexo programs while executing against Standard Operating Procedures.
Key Duties
- 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 in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate in order drive a high-level of employee engagement 



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
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.


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