Director of Franchise Operations


Reports to:

Chief Operating Officer


Purpose and Objective of Position:

Key stakeholder for operational excellence in all Pizza Ranch® procedures and systems that facilitate performance efficiency while safeguarding and positioning Pizza Ranch® operations for long-term success.

Key stakeholder for building, leading, and maintaining a positive consultative relationship with our Franchise Community.


Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver all Pizza Ranch® standards of operation in each Franchise Restaurant location
  • Deliver on Pizza Ranch® Franchise Restaurant Business goals, targets, and objectives
  • Support and Implement operational integration of new promotions, products and services.
  • Ensure achievement of Franchise Business Consultant store-level goals (i.e. business plan achievement, management development, unit growth).
  • Recruit, develop, and coach the team of Franchise Business Consultants while carrying out the Vision and Mission of Pizza Ranch®, Inc. 
  • Champion and implement break-through solutions throughout Pizza Ranch® operations. 
  • Facilitate cross-functional collaboration and communication to maximize productivity and business success. 

Qualifications, Skills, and/or Competencies:

  • Minimum 6 years’ multi-unit experience in restaurant operations
  • Excellent project management, communication skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain up to 75% travel


Who We Are

Pizza Ranch ®Inc., started as a single location in Hull, Iowa in 1981. Pizza Ranch is in the category of a fast casual restaurant. Our unique concepts specialize in pizza, chicken, salad and dessert buffet, as well as delivery and take out. Our franchise has grown steadily, with over 200 locations in thirteen states. What makes Pizza Ranch® unique is that most stores offer a host of dining options. We strive to make a positive impact for those that are devoted to family, faith and guests, we call them devoted diners. Our company is fueled by a powerful Vision "to glorify God by positively impacting the world" and a Mission "to give every guest a legendary experience." Pizza Ranch is committed to making a positive impact no matter how big or small so that each person leaves a little better off, because of the genuine care and concern we give to our guests, team members and communities. If this sounds like an environment where you would like to work, we are always looking for enthusiastic, guest-oriented people who love to be of service to others.