Head Coach Men's Crew

Pennsylvania, United States
12 Jun 2019
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12 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

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.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview    

Penn Athletics is a broad-based Division that serves the University community through 33 intercollegiate varsity programs and diverse recreational offerings. Penn is home to two of the most iconic venues in college athletics, The Palestra and Franklin Field. The Quakers are proud members of the Ivy League. The Division aims to make an impact through athletics by empowering individual excellence and fostering community through varsity, club, and recreational activities. Penn Campus Recreation sponsors 36 club sports and hundreds of intramural teams to provide opportunities to students, both undergraduate and graduate, and faculty/staff. A wide-array of classes and programs are offered through the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center and the Fox Fitness Center for recreation and wellness. http://www.pennathletics.com/


Mens Heavyweight Rowing Head Coach:

  • This position is responsible for oversight of all aspects of Mens Heavyweight Rowing program including recruiting, coaching, and counseling of student-athletes. Oversee fiscal responsibilities pertaining to preparing, monitoring, and verifying expenditures associate with program. 
  • Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student athletes. Direct and coordinate the rowing staff including planning, organization, and coaching of the rowing team. Support fundraising efforts for ongoing operation of rowing program. Evaluate and implement innovations in rowing strategy and equipment. 


Head Coach:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required with 3 years to 5 years of coaching experience, preferably on the collegiate level. Candidate should be able to motivate recruits, athletes, and alumni to support the program enthusiastically. Knowledge of NCAA/Ivy League policies and procedures preferred. Strong communication, public relations, and management skills are highly desirable. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends. Ability to work with a diverse campus constituency; including students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff and alumni. A valid drivers license required.

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    

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