What does a Center Manager do?

Center managers serve in a leadership role overseeing the daily operations of a facility or business location. They are accountable for enforcing health and safety guidelines and ensure the staff and facility are in compliance with all applicable local codes and federal or industry regulations. They often take a lead role in recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising personnel. Their position also includes budget management and other financial duties. Their responsibilities may also involve meeting sales, revenue, or enrollment quotas.

Center managers typically have a bachelor’s degree in a business field, along with experience at the supervisory level. These positions require strong leadership skills, and the ability to oversee many details related to all aspects of the operation. Managers must be comfortable with budget reconciliation and other accounting duties.

What responsibilities are common for Center Manager jobs?
  • Ensure safety, productivity and quality in all distribution operations.
  • Provide equipment and supplies to ensure a safe environment.
  • Review work to ensure compliance with procedures and deadlines.
  • Ensure the implementation of company policies, timely and consistently.
  • Create and maintain a culture of safety.
  • Mentor, lead and train the team to optimize their development.
  • Take the lead on case management for delinquent accounts.
  • May also adjust work assignments of team members as well as perform those job tasks.
  • Make sound decisions to responsibly manage business operations (i.e.
  • Stay current on internal work processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain personnel records and records of training and ensure their confidentiality.
  • Assign duties to team members to maximize service center.
  • Ability to establish department goals and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Follow up on leads, schedule tours and close deals.
What are the typical qualifications for Center Manager jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, business administration, computer science, or information systems or equivalent experience.alent experience
  • A critical thinker with strict attention to detail.
  • Possesses leadership skills and dedication to continuous improvement.
  • Can problem solve using collaborative and individual assistance.
  • Comfortable making decisions and conducting incident response in a timely and professional manner.
  • A leader who is familiar with budget planning and writing protocols.
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How much does a Center Manager make?

$68,818 /yr
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Center Manager Career Path

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Center Manager Insights

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Yoobee Colleges
Campus Manager
Oct 4, 2022

“Yoobee really empower their teams to manage their Campuses and there is good support for both personal and career growth.”

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Amazon Prime Student Campus Manager
Jul 24, 2020

“The pay was great which motivates you to do well every time you host an event at school”

Airport Executive
Sep 8, 2021

“I got the best Team leader I am not working right now in OLA cabs but I miss my team and Team Leader”

Advance AmericaAdvance America
Center Manager
Jun 27, 2020

“No matter how good your performance or reviews they will terminate you if you stay to long.”

Nov 19, 2022

“If you have a good support system with your management then it is an amazing place to work.”

Fresh PrintsFresh Prints
Campus Manager
May 11, 2022

“It’s a great way to earn extra cash while working your own schedule at school.”

Assistant Center Director
Jan 28, 2021

“Absolutely positive working environment I honestly hated having to quit because this was by far one of my favorite places to work.”

Brain BalanceBrain Balance
Center Director
Jan 25, 2022

“I love hearing from my staff members that "This is the best job iv'e ever had" It validates that we are all doing something right.”

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