Racquet Sports Stringer

Racquet Sports Stringer

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Posted Job Title
Racquet Sports Stringer

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Racquet Sports Stringer is responsible for providing daily stringing services to Hecht/Hamlin Tennis Center member base. Receives direct supervision and guidance from the Racquet Sports Manager.

Job Description

  • Provide daily stringing services for Hecht/Hamlin Tennis Center and for the Penn Squash Center member base.
  • Maintain accurate inventory and service logs for all stringing transactions.
  • Administrative support and other duties as assigned.


Must have basic knowledge of tennis products and racquet stringing. Two to three years of racquet stringing experience preferred. Strong listening and interpersonal skills to understand member's racquet stringing preferences. Possess time management skills and attention to detail. Ability to consistently string racquets in a timely manner (at least two racquets per hour). Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Hecht-Tennis-Center/Racquet-Sports-Stringer_JR00049061

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