*CENTERS Talent Pool

Location | US-IL-Chicago | US-OH-Cleveland | US-MO-St. Louis | US-WV-Huntington | US-AL-Birmingham | US-CT-West Haven | US-IL-Palos Hills | US-IL-Palatine | US-AL-Jacksonville | US-WV-Morgantown...
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CENTERS, LLC is a professional management firm specializing in facility, operation, and program management for higher education. CENTERS' management approach is customized for each client yet retains our uniform quality. Our firm unites site staff with a centralized administrative team, each contributing to the firm's goals and client needs. The CENTERS team is innovative, entrepreneurial, trail-blazing, and ambitious for both CENTERS and our clients. Today, CENTERS provides management services for 14 clients.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree preferred.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of professional experience, preferably in a university environment.
  • Fiscal accountability, capability of understanding budgets.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities.
  • Ability to write concise, logical reports.
  • Knowledge of standard practices in recreational sports.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to work as part of, and lead a collaborative, professional team.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.

[The competencies listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform each essential function.]


Technical Competencies

  • PC proficient and able to use Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment and staff development
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and CSI Software

Professional Competencies

  • Adaptability, analytical & critical thinking, initiative & motivation, planning & project management, decision making & judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity, leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change management

Human Relations:

Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers, community members, local businesses, community partners and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

[The demands marked below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please indicate below where reasonable accommodation may be needed.]


Work Environment

  • Office environment/ recreation environment
  • Non-smoking environment
  • Moderate to loud noise
  • Local, regional and national travel as required
  • Evening or weekend work as required                     

Physical Demands

  • Sitting at desk or table for at least 70% of the work day
  • Walking or working 30% of the work day
  • Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
  • Occasional bending, stooping
  • Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing)
  • Hearing and talking
  • Extended periods of reading fine print

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  


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