When it comes to on-campus employment, we offer a lot more than just a job – we offer career experience and opportunities. CSU Rec employees enjoy a fun and encouraging atmosphere. We help our staff develop career and life skills like communication, leadership, time management, customer service, critical thinking, conflict resolution, public speaking, creative thinking, and risk management. Our staff have the opportunity to advance within out department, take on new challenges, and gain real-world experience. We strive to prepare our staff for the next steps in their careers and their lives. Check out our current job opening below and submit your application today!

Working with CENTERS @ CSU

At CENTERS, we attract people who have a strong passion for campus recreation and who like to be challenged. Each person who joins the CENTERS team has demonstrated excellence in his or her field. We recruit only the best and the brightest by selecting the most qualified contenders from our internship program and part-time staffers as well as external candidates. We provide students with a hands-on learning environment that positions them alongside industry leaders in order to gain professional experience and encourage innovation. Our management team has more than 100 years of professional experience in collegiate recreation, with a focus on market responsiveness, mission sensitivity, cost effectiveness, and a commitment to excellence on behalf of our clients.

All positions are employees of Centers LLC, which manages the CSU Recreation Center facility, programs and services for Cleveland State University. We have the university’s best interests in mind in all we do and we work hard to integrate right into the mix at Cleveland State so as to provide the best recreation experience to our students, faculty, staff and community members. We look forward to speaking with you more about join our team!

Job Opportunities

University Recreation and Wellbeing is always looking for certified personal trainers, fitness, cycling, yoga, pilates, and dance instructors. However, we offer a variety of other part-time positions as well.


Internships and field experience opportunities are available in specific areas of recreation services each semester. Reach out to us at recreation@csuohio.edu to learn more and see what opportunities may be available.

Don’t See a Position of Interest Above?

We have a diverse collection of part-time jobs available at any given time, including those in membership, marketing, facilities, fitness and wellness, and aquatics. If you’re a driven and dedicated person interested in working at the CSU Rec Center but don’t currently see a position of interest above, reach out to us at recreation@csuohio.edu to inquire about additional opportunities that may be available.