Job Description

Chartwells HE

At over 300 college & universities around the country, Chartwells Higher Education is re-inventing the on-campus dining experience. We are challenging the norm and setting new standards by investing in high-tech, food-infused social spaces that bring people together to promote meaningful relationships and interactions. We are food-forward difference makers, bound together by a desire to feed hungry minds and prepare students for success.

We are seeking hungry, humble and smart associates who are looking to join and grow with a diverse organization. We invite you to start your career journey with us and look forward to hearing from you. 

Job Summary

Join Chartwells as the General Manager for university dining at McNeese State University and feed hungry minds!

Relocation assistance available.

We offer long-term growth with a stable market leader in contract food service and a full benefits package.  Our benefits package includes the best in class health, vision, dental plans along with 401K matching, short and long term disability, life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Programs including wellness and legal support. We also offer paid time off and paid holidays. 

Working as a General Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining the food service account in accordance with the approved budget while meeting client expectations. You will be expected to maintain excellent relationships with employees, guests and the client, as well as other departments within the operation. You will be responsible for promoting the professional growth and development of the entire team. You will also foster strong interdepartmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Participates in employee meetings, reviews and training programs
  • Manages in compliance with Compass established policies and procedures
  • Manages in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Maintains food cost while ensuring quality standards
  • Establishes and maintains good rapport with staff, client and guest and other departments
  • Manages financial acumen for all areas including financial reporting with sales reports P&L reports, writing and adhering to annual budgets and cash handling
  • Analyzes and creates trends for financial data
  • Manages purchasing and inventory controls
  • Plans menus in consultation with chefs
  • Is knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with  proper storage and use of food

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent professional experience
  • Eight to ten years food service leadership experience including strong experience at the management level
  • Experience in personnel management including hiring, supervision, evaluation and succession planning
  • Proven track record to achieve company goals in compliance with company/client policies and procedures
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills, and must possess attention to detail
  • Supervisory, scheduling, training and coaching skills
  • Effective problem solving and conflict management skills
  • Ability to multi-task as well as stay on task and concentrate with constant interruptions
  • Experience in food purchasing, food costs and inventory control
  • Ability to create budgets, flash reports, financial targets and forecasts
  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures and reconciliation of multiple cash banks and reports
  • Must be knowledgeable on HACCP controls along with  proper storage and use of food
  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving
  • Exceptional business etiquette and client relations
  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines
  • Conformity to the highest standards of personal integrity and ethical behavior
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus

 

Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

 

Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1108570

Chartwells HE 

WENDY GRAY PALMER 

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