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Resident District Manager

Company: Sodexo
Location: Commerce City
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Managing a large team is your superpower. Sodexo Universities is seeking a dynamic Resident District Manager to oversee campus dining operations for the University of Denver in Colorado.  This role requires the ability to balance strategic vision with tactical execution to assure that day to day decisions drive results in the direction of the overall business strategy. Our successful candidate will be Client Focused with a demonstrated history of 5 years of experience leading large, complex multi-unit operation in a university setting, strategic leadership, exceptional financial acumen, effective talent management and team development. Executive level communication skills and experience influencing C-Suite level clients and innovative project management skills are integral to success in this role.  Is this opportunity right for you?


We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have at least 5 years of consecutive employment in food-service operations, including at least five years of complete management and financial responsibility  
  • Have previous success in managing a higher education University Campus account, 5 years of experience as DM or RDM in a university setting strongly preferred
  • Have experience with innovative campus dining programs including resident dining board plans, retail food dining and catering
  • Have experience working directly with clients and VP in all matters relating to contract and account operations to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship to ensure account retention
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop exceptional client relationships, ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments and lead and motivate the management team
  • Are technically competent in financial management, pricing, and menu development
  • Possess strong leadership skills, computer skills, and culinary knowledge
  • Are well versed in culinary functions, food and labor cost control, food safety and sanitation
  • Are successful in effectively training and developing front-line hourly employees and managers for promotion
  • Have experience developing business plans and budgets in collaboration with multi-unit GM’s
  • Possess superior interpersonal skills, able to articulate ideas, thoughts and opinions, professionally and clearly within all levels of client and Sodexo's organizations

Click here to learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 


Click here to learn more about the University of Denver


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Culinary positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search for Sodexo jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great culinary career. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance, reimbursement of association dues and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.  


Targeted salary range: $89,000 - $120,000 - bonus eligible, plus relocation is available for candidates who live over 90 miles from the unit.

Position Summary:

Functions as the central point of contact for one complex account with multiple locations, and possibly multiple contracts. Oversees performance of unit management including budget development, client relations, sales and profitability performance, conformance with company policies and procedures and staff training and development. Liaison between company resources and unit operating managers.

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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Commerce City , Resident District Manager, Other , Commerce City, Colorado

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