Climbing Wall Manager

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Climbing Wall Manager

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Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

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Posted Job Title
Climbing Wall Manager

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Climbing Wall Manager serves as a member of the Penn Campus Recreation team and reports to the Director of Recreation Programs. They will be responsible for coordinating and managing all Climbing Wall activities and events, with an emphasis on offering more opportunities to University community members. The Climbing Wall Manager also recruits, hires, and trains student staff and manages Climbing Wall maintenance and repairs in partnership with the Facilities team.

Job Description

  • Develops and applies policies and procedures as they relate to the climbing facilities, including documentation of processes and protocols.
  • Manages Climbing Wall rentals/teambuilding components
  • Maintains all safety aspects of the climbing facilities
  • Acts as liaison with internal departments and ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


High school degree or equivalency and experience in Recreation, Physical Education, Kinesiology or related field. Supervisory experience and technical knowledge of climbing wall related activity, including instruction and program management and development. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

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.

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