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Food Operations Manager 2

Job category: Food Service

Job ID: 77728


Posted: 17-Dec-2018

Sodexo is seeking an experienced Food Operations Manager 2 at Troy University,a state university with 7500 students, located in Troy, AL.   


This position will oversee the Resident Dining Operations at the Trojan Dining facility.  Trojan Dining is the all you care to dine facility at Troy University, and was one of the first Resident Dining Halls to be modeled on the Sodexo Restaurant Collection brand. Trojan Dining includes a number of platforms including the Flying Star Diner, Bella Tratorria, Wild Mushroom, Magellan's, Simple Servings and a Deli Selection. We are open 7 days per week with continuous service throughout the day. This Operations Manager will also supervise the Faculty & Staff Dining. There are a large number of special events in the dining hall.


Trojan Dining is a key driver to the financial success of the Unit. The ability to finesse a menu and engineer a labor schedule is essential. Other key competencies of an ideal candidate include:

  • Be well versed in food service – including providing excellent customer service in a very fast paced, high volume restaurant environment.  Prior Sodexo Campus Resident dining upper management experience desired.
  • Have fundamental Culinary knowledge, food quality and presentation - and ability to utilize proprietary systems for ordering/inventory, costing, financials.
  • Have strong employee engagement – developing, mentoring, training as well as scheduling hourly and student employees.
  • Experience with Conference operations.
  • Enjoy becoming involved in the campus community, have strengths in relationships with clients, customers, and employees. This manager will be actively involved with the Student Board of Directors.


Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience - 2 years 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.