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Compass Group, North America DIR, DINING SERVICES SR I - Retail - University of Illinois, Chicago, IL in CHICAGO, Illinois

Posted Date: May 4, 2021 At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company. Job Summary Job Summary: The Sr. Director of Dining Services is responsible for overseeing the day to day Foodservice operations for retail at a higher education account. You will manage and lead a team of employees, and also be responsible for managing client relationships, profitability of the account, and talent development. Key Responsibilities/:/ * * Operates the department in accordance with the approved budget, while providing the client with the maximum value for the dollars spent * Ensures that the food offered to the students is of superior quality * Directs and conducts safety, sanitation, and maintenance programs * Maintains excellent relationships with students, faculty, guests and clients as well as other departments within the community * Promotes the professional growth and development of the entire team * Fosters strong inter-departmental relations and integrate the dining service department with the facility plan of operations *Preferred Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree or equivalent years of additional experience * Minimum of five years of Proven Leadership expertise * Two to four years of direct foodservice operational management experience with inventory and purchasing knowledge and control * Strong knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation * Knowledge of P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable * ServSafe® certified a plus * Must be forward thinking, proactive and the face of Chartwells on campus Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today! /Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA/ Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story 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: *536004 Chartwells HE CINDY SCHOENFELD SALARIED EXEMPT