A graduate supervisor at Cleveland State University will gain essential work and educational experience needed to obtain full-time employment in the sport management field and particularly in campus recreation. A graduate supervisor is required to work 20 hours per week in their supervisory role ($12.00 per hour x 20 hours x 52 weeks = $12,480) and up to 10 paid hours per week ($12.00 per hour x 10 hours x 52 weeks = $6,240) in various capacities throughout the recreation center (i.e. facility manager, intramural supervisor, membership representative, fitness instructor, lifeguard, etc.). This would give a graduate supervisor the potential to earn as much as $18,700 during an entire year. While recreation services cannot provide tuition remission to a graduate supervisor your annual earnings will help offset the cost of tuition. It is important to note Cleveland State University charges $510.75 per credit hour and has one of the lowest in-state tuition's in the State of Ohio. Graduate supervisors must be accepted into the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University (minimum of 2.75 GPA). Most Graduate Assistants/Supervisors enroll in the Sport Management graduate program within the College of Education and Human Services’ Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (HPERD) Department.
About the Graduate Assistant:
A graduate assistant 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 campus recreation. A Graduate Assistant is required to work 20 hours per week in their supervisory role and up to 10 additional hours in various capacities throughout the recreation center (i.e. facility supervisor, intramural supervisor, membership representative, fitness instructor, personal trainer, etc). Recreation Services will provide a tuition waiver to the Graduate Assistant in addition to a monthly stipend. Graduate Assistants must be accepted into the College of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University (minimum of 2.75 GPA).
The Adventure Recreation Graduate Assistant assists the Assistant Director, Recreation & Outdoor Programs in the day-to-day operations of the adventure recreation area to include Outdoor Trips and Instruction, Teambuilding and initiatives, summer camp and day camps, outdoor equipment rentals, developing low ropes and high ropes courses, feasibility of adding a climbing and bouldering wall into the Recreation Center.
Aquatics (1 Graduate Supervisor):
Under the direction of the Assistant Director - Aquatics & Fitness, 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.
Fitness & Wellness (1 Graduate Supervisor):
Under the direction of the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, the Graduate Supervisor has the responsibility for supervising the Personal Training, Group Fitness, Massage Therapy, and Nutrition personnel as well as assisting with Fitness & Wellness programming for the department.
Under the direction of the Member & Guest Services Coordinator, the Graduate Supervisor of Facility Operations has the responsibility for the operation of the Customer Service Desk (20 hours), and under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities, the Graduate Supervisor has the responsibility for all external facility rentals (10 hours).
About 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 a comprehensive metropolitan university committed to providing a high-quality education to students with diverse backgrounds, experiences, interests and needs. Located in downtown Cleveland, with extended campus locations in Westlake and Solon, the University offers degrees in 117 undergraduate and graduate programs. Approximately 17,000 students attend CSU. 1250 students live on-campus and there are close to 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.
About CENTERS, LLC:
CENTERS is a private management company that is providing management services to Cleveland State University, DePaul University, Marshall University, University of New Haven, University of Alabama Birmingham, Morraine Valley Community College, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Jackson State University. CENTERS is devoted to the service of mission-oriented, not-for-profit organizations; its purpose is to deliver quality services and manage the facilities on behalf of the client. The three principal partners are Bill Canning, Paul Brailsford, and Chris Dunlavey. They are committed to having each Centers operated facility staffed by highly motivated individuals recruited from the ranks of the nation’s finest career recreation professionals.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume and should apply through the CENTERS Job Opportunities.
CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at eight universities within the United States.