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
Position Description: The Coordinator of Facilities is responsible for the oversight and management of the day-to-day operation of the Recreation Center as it relates to student staffing, preventative maintenance, replacement and repair of facility assets, janitorial and custodial operation.
Directly oversee and manage all facility spaces within the Recreation Center.
Hire, train, supervise, evaluate and provide direction for one graduate position.
Implement preventative maintenance and replacement plan for all facility and custodial equipment.
Responsible for all aspects of the janitorial and custodial operation.
Responsible for the weekly inspection of various activity areas. These inspections are focused on risk management issues as well cleanliness and organization. Inspection should include lighting, flooring, storage areas, and the overall environment for play.
Develop and enforce policies and procedures for the Recreation Center.
Coordinate vendor relationships located within the Center and procure the necessary equipment and supplies to maintain and clean the facility.
Project manager for building renovations and/or major physical plant repairs.
Responsible for the annual maintenance shutdown.
Responsible for the preparation, forecasting, and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to areas of responsibility.
Responsible for the supervision, training, and mentoring of part-time employees within scope of facility areas.
Evaluate performance and facility effectiveness through regular assessment.
Responsible for ensuring areas of responsibility stay in line with current trends.
Responsible for supervision, training and mentoring subordinate staff.
Oversee policies and procedures development for all areas of responsibility.
Manage budget, strategic planning, and assessment as it pertains to the facilities area.
Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports, and equipment inventory reports.
Site Specific Responsibilities:
Liaison between Campus Recreation Services and Facilities Services, Office of the Architect, Camps Safety and Informational Services & Technology (F.A.S.T).
Manage all technology within the facility.
Hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and provide direction for both Recreation Attendants and Facility Managers.
Oversee all departmental surveying and assessments.
Early Morning/Evening/Weekend work responsibility as required.
Other duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree required preferred in Facilities Management, Sport Management, Higher Education, or closely related field.
At least two years of facility operations experience preferred, preferably in a university or scholastic setting.
Experience working in a collegiate/community recreation environment, strong communication, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience within facility operations.
Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience in recreational sports.
Leadership and supervisory abilities.
Ability to work as part of, and lead a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues.
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
Analytical skills to: identify problems, assess alternatives, and render consistent, logical decisions.
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices.
Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA for the Professional Rescuer certification (or willing to obtain).
Preferred Requirements: • Master’s Degree in Facilities Management, Sport Management, Higher Education, or closely related field.
Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment and staff development.
Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding budgets.
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.
CENTERS offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Company paid medical/dental PPO coverage for employees
Voluntary vision plan
401(k)Plan with 8% employer contribution
Company paid long term and short term disability insurance
Company paid life insurance
Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
Pre-Tax transit benefits
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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 ten universities/colleges within the United States.