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Retail Manager 2
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Food Service

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Unit Description

Sodexo Universities Dining has an opportunity for a Retail Manager 2  for Minnesota State University-Mankato located in Mankato, MN. With a student enrollment of over 15,000, this 350-acre campus overlooks the Minnesota River Valley and the busy streets of Mankato. Located in south central Minnesota, Mankato is a fast-growing community of 50,000 just 80 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Mankato consistently ranks as one of the most livable communities in the country, ranking #3 in the nation in Forbes 2014 “Best Small Places for Businesses & Careers” and as one of the top 100 communities for young people by America’s Promise for four consecutive years. Relocation Assistance is available!


Reporting to the General Manager, the Retail Manager 2 will partner with another Retail Manager to oversee our retail food operations within Centennial Union.  Concepts include national brands (Taco Bell. Chick-fil-A, Star Ginger, and Einstein's) as well as Sodexo brands (Tossed, Noodles, Grill 155, The Market, Simply-To-Go and Jazzman's).  This position will share responsibility to manage 25 union employees as well as 75-100 student employees.  Typical schedule is Mon-Fri with occasional late evenings and weekends when needed.


The ideal candidate will have the following preferred qualifications/experience:


  • 2+ years in a food management position, preferably within a retail dining/fast-casual setting.
  • Previous cash handling experience.
  • Ability to uphold food safety, sanitation and overall workplace standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both internal and external customers.
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability and willingness to lead and train an hourly staff and student workers.


Sodexo Universities - committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus through world-class food and facilities services. We welcome you to join our team with this career opportunity!



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Position Summary

Maintains food quality and customer service in a cash handling retail food operation that includes branded concepts, in-house formats and signature designs. May assume General Manager's (GM) responsibilities and authority in his/her absence. Assists in maintenance of cash control and payroll records. Assists in supporting the financial/Human Resources (HR) functions. Maintains customer satisfaction and good public relations.




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