General Manager 6 - Food

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Yes - According to Grade
Employment Status
Posted Range
$85800 to $130020
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

We are SodexoMagic!  Our Campus Dining account at Jackson State University is seeking an experienced Food Services General Manager!


In 2006, Sodexo, Inc. joined forces with Magic Johnson Enterprises which resulted in a joint venture called SodexoMagic. By leveraging the power of business entrepreneur and NBA all-star, Earvin “Magic” Johnson’s brand with Sodexo’s extensive portfolio of quality-of-life offerings, SodexoMagic effectively provides flexible, innovative, and comprehensive service solutions that have a broad consumer appeal to the marketplace. This strategic alliance, 51% owned by Earvin “Magic“ Johnson and 49% owned by Sodexo, Inc., allows for an unrivaled partnership in providing creative dining and facilities management solutions.


At SodexoMagic, we sustain and empower communities everywhere through healthy food and exceptional services. We stand with our employees and partners to ensure quality, safeguard wellness and create a just and more equitable future for all people. SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated services via these segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Campus, and Airline Lounges. We are in search of our next “Magic Maker” at the following location:


SodexoMAGIC is seeking a General Manager 6 for Jackson State University located in Jackson, MS. The General Manager 6 will manage this high Food Retail and Student Dining account.   This account is a Showcase Account for Sodexo Campus Dining, with exciting plans for many new innovations coming to campus. If you have experience with successfully developing teams of over 100 employees and executing new concepts in campus dining this position will be the perfect high-profile leadership opportunity!


 Relocation and Annual Bonus programs are available!


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

  • successful track record of at least 3 - 5 years in high volume dining environment;
  • prior experience promoting national food brands and campus dining to enhance dining options for our students, faculty and key stakeholders in a campus environment; 
  • strong financial acumen to manage a large, complex annual budget including, budget development, forecasting, monthly reporting.
  • proven client relationship/partnerships and high-level customer service skills; and/or 
  • a history of strong leadership, and excellent communication skills ie. listening, responding, solutioning, and influencing.

Are You the One?  The successful candidate will:

  • deliver high quality food service; 
  • achieve company and client financial targets and goals;  
  • develop and maintain client and customer relationships; 
  • develop strategic plans; 
  • will lead successful teams, mentoring them in accurate cash handling, operations, safety, open and closing processes;
  • train and manage department HACCP Safety Programs, Sodexo programs and daily operation standards;
  • maintain and extend solid partnership with our Client and key Stakeholders; and
  • engage in campus community events, activities, meetings


Learn more about Jackson State University at


To learn more about SodexoMagic and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself, click here.


Sound like the career step you have been seeking?  APPLY TODAY and join the SodexoMAGIC Team at Jackson State University!

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.   

Not the job for you?
We offer Food Service Management positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Campus, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States.
Continue your search for Food Service Management jobs.

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.


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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 - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years

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


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