University of Pennsylvania ATHLETICS WELLNESS COACH in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 24-30008

Posted Job Title ATHLETICS WELLNESS COACH

School Name Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics

Org Trainer Support

Posted to the Web 10/06/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 9-5; evenings & weekends as required

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

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/

Duties

The Wellness Coordinator will be a member of the Sports Performance team to deliver comprehensive psychological services and wellness behavioral counseling services for the University of Pennsylvania student-athletes. The Wellness Coordinator will have a wide range of clinical and administrative responsibilities including treatment plans and interventions ranging from debilitating emotional distress to optimization of performance. The Wellness Coordinator will provide services for teams, coaches and individuals, and work closely with other Campus Partners such as Student Health, Sports Medicine, Student-Athlete Development and Counseling and Psychological Services.

Qualifications

A Master’s Degree or more in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or Social Work, and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Previous work experience with college students, preferably with college student athletes. State license in field of practice and/or clinical experience in higher education or other related performance setting are preferred.

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

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/40613

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Jobs@Penn

  • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter

  • Referred by a Penn Employee

  • Referred by a friend or family member

  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

  • Inside Higher Ed

  • Indeed.com

  • Other Internet Advertisement

  • Linkedin

  • Twitter

  • Other Social Media Site

  • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website

  • Diversity Association/Publication Website

  • Heard about it at a conference or career fair

  • Apple One

  • Recruitment and/or staffing agency


  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years


  • Do you have at least 3 years of experience counseling and working directly with collegiate or elite level athletes?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Are you a licensed or credentialed practitioner by a governing body appropriate to your degree?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have experience working with clinical mental health issues with performers and preferably with athletes?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter