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Retail Manager 3 - Located in Aurora, IL

Job category: Food Service

Job ID: 75588


Posted: 24-Sep-2018


Relocation Assistance Available!


Sodexo's Universities segment is seeking an experienced Retail Food Service Manager 3 to support our high volume retail dining operation at Aurora University located in Aurora, IL, 40 miles west of Chicago.  


Dining operations at this $2.6MIL MV account include residential dining, retail operations, concessions and catering.  Retail Manager will manage a total of 4 retail outlets on the Aurora University Campus.  Jazzman's Coffee shop, LaCarte, The Spot & Orchard Center.  Knowledge of Retail programs is a benefit.  Reporting to the GM, this position will oversee up to 40 Sodexo associates and 4 supervisors.


We are looking for candidates who will manage:


  • and inspire a large frontline staff of up to 40 associates, including students and 4 supervisors;
  • financials and cost controls;
  • department HACCP and safety programs for regulatory compliance;
  • scheduling, training and mentoring;
  • daily operation standards.


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Strong leadership and positive communication skills
  • 3+ years experience in a food service management position
  • Proven to be strong in client relationship building
  • Successful and engaging customer service skills
  • a desire to grow their career, preferred

Check out Aurora University:




Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree
Basic Management Experience - 2 years
Basic Functional Experience – 1 year of work experience in concessions, retail sales, or store operations


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