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 provides 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, Moraine Valley Community College, and Mylan Park.
About Graduate Supervisors:
A Graduate Supervisor at Cleveland State University will gain essential work and educational experience needed to obtain full-time employment in the sport management or exercise science field and particularly in campus recreation. A Graduate Supervisor is required to work 20 hours per week in their supervisory role and up to 10 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 the annual earnings will help offset the cost of tuition. Graduate Supervisors must be accepted into the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University (minimum of 2.75 GPA).
Under the direction of the Coordinator - Aquatics & Adventure, the Graduate Supervisor has responsibility for the supervision of the Aquatic and Safety Staff, as well as assisting with Aquatic & Safety programming for the department.
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Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.