Programs & Outreach Assistant

Scheduled part-time, 30 hours per week.

Bachelor’s degree preferred; 1-2 years’ experience with administrative duties in a professional setting. Must have excellent organizational skills, be self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently and in a team. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills, and have demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

The Programs and Outreach Assistant is responsible for logistical support of the department, with a strong emphasis on supporting Professional Development team projects as outlined by grant-funding. Responsibilities include: purchasing, space reservation and set-up, invoicing, database entry, making copies for events, preparing and organizing program materials, ordering and managing new materials, coordinating food for events, processing expense reports, and coordinating travel.

  • Working at The Franklin Institute

    Advance your career by working at The Franklin Institute! Applications from candidates at all levels of training, experience, and education are accepted for positions in administrative, curatorial, security, trade, and professional areas. We offer competitive salary and benefits. The Franklin Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    The Franklin Institute
    ATTN: Human Resources Department
    222 North 20th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Fax: 215.448.1121

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