Penn Squash Center Seeks Squash Instructor

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Posted Job Title
Squash Instructor

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee – Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Teach private and group lessons for members and guests of UPenn Squash Center

Job Description


  • Teach private and group lessons for members and guests of UPenn Squash Center.
  • Help increase membership base at the UPenn Squash Center.
  • Develop and execute community squash activities including lessons, leagues, clinics, camps, tournaments, and drop-ins.
  •  Communicate regularly with members and squash activity participants


  • Experience working with youth and adults is preferred.
  •  Experience coaching and playing at different levels is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are critical.

Job Location – City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics

Pay Range
$7.25 – $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement 
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Special Requirements 
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

All interested applicants please contact Denard McLendon Manager of Racquet Centers at