About CENTERS, LLC @ Cleveland State University
Cleveland State University opened the 120,000 square foot state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center in August 2006. Cleveland State University is selected as one of America’s Best Colleges by US News & World Report by providing a comprehensive metropolitan university committed to a high-quality education to students with diverse backgrounds, experiences, interests and needs. Enrolling 17,000 students and located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, the University offers 8 colleges with degrees in 200 undergraduate and graduate programs. Cleveland State University boasts an NCAA Division I athletics program and offers 200+ student clubs and organizations. With more than $500 million in new construction and building renovations there are 1,250 students living on-campus and 1,000 additional students living in the immediate area. Additionally, there are approximately 2,500 full and part-time faculty and staff employed by the University.
Founded in 1998, CENTERS is the first company in the United States organized solely for the purpose of providing management services for university recreation, fitness and wellness facilities. Our focus is on student life, educational outcomes, marketing responsiveness, mission sensitivity and cost effectiveness. CENTERS currently provide management services to the following institutions: Cleveland State University, DePaul University, Marshall University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Missouri–St. Louis, University of New Haven, Jacksonville State University, Harper College and Moraine Valley Community College.
About Graduate Supervisors
A Graduate Supervisor at Cleveland State University will gain the essential work and educational experience needed to obtain full-time employment in the sport management or exercise science field, particularly in campus recreation. A Graduate Supervisor is required to work 20 hours per week in their supervisory role and up to 8 paid hours per week in various capacities throughout the recreation center (i.e. facility supervisor, intramural supervisor, membership representative, fitness instructor, personal trainer, etc.). While recreation services cannot provide tuition remission to a Graduate Supervisor your annual earnings will help offset the cost of tuition. Graduate Supervisors must be accepted into a College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University- and maintain good academic standing while in the Graduate Supervisor role.
Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Marketing and Advertising, the Graduate Supervisor of Marketing will play an integral role in the strategic development and execution of broad-reaching marketing efforts, building brand awareness, and cultivating a strong online presence. This dynamic and versatile candidate will also have responsibilities for helping oversee day-to-day marketing operations, including assisting with staff management, campaign planning, project management, and general oversight of marketing operations. Ultimately, the best candidate is a creative and strategic thinker with strong leadership and project management skills, and a very good understanding of integrated marketing and current digital marketing best practices and trends.
Marketing and design, by nature, are collaborative, creative and constructive environments. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication and teamwork skills, a patient understanding and approach to his/her work, a knack for efficient and diverse multi-tasking, a strong ability to work with constructive criticism, and a self-driven ambition to track campaign stay on top of the latest trends and information to apply to his/her work.
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Assistant Director, Marketing & Advertising
CENTERS @ Cleveland State University