Project Assistant [The Franklin Institute]

Unscheduled Part-Time; 2-3 days a week


Bachelor’s degree is required. Must have excellent organizational and project coordination skills, be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently, as well as be extremely proficient in using Microsoft Office applications.  Must have excellent collaborative and interpersonal communication skills.


The primary function of this position will be assisting with the planning; organization, coordination and fulfillment related to community-based informal science education projects.  Responsibilities include providing support for teacher and student informal science workshops, scheduling meetings and spaces, managing the purchase and preparation of educational and office materials, date entry, and copying.  Other responsibilities include: organizing events; supporting updates of program curriculum materials; and maintaining general day-to-day operations of projects.  Day-to-day operations incorporate performing administrative duties for department including processing reimbursements and expense reports, managing project files/records, entering data from program registrations and evaluations, and other tasks as assigned.

This part-time position is grant-funded and supports the department’s related administrative responsibilities, program materials, and logistics of these on-going initiatives.

To Apply

Send resume to or mail to The Franklin Institute Human Resources Office – 222 N. 20th Street – Philadelphia, PA 19103. EOE.

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