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Conference Services Assistant (Part-Time)

Science History Institute

The Science History Institute has several openings for part-time Conference Services Assistants.   We are looking for dedicated, high-energy candidates that have catering, hospitality or events services experience.  The Conference Services Assistant is the hands-on, front line person responsible for providing a high quality experience for our customers attending events at our state-of-the art facility.  Duties include: room sets, food service and display, clean-up and break-down of events.  This position requires a flexible schedule, as we host events during the business day, as well as evenings, weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of hospitality or other customer service related experience.
  • HS diploma/GED. 
  • Must be detailed oriented and be able to successfully follow directions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, while maintaining a strong professional presence.
  • Must possess high level of customer service and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs.
  • Flexible schedule is required.
Education Level: 
High School Diploma/GED
To Apply

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter with resume and contact information for 3 professional references to:

–        Science History Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer –

About the Organization

The Science History Institute collects and shares the stories of innovators and of discoveries that shape our lives.  We preserve and interpret the history of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences.  Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in California and Europe, the Institute houses an archive and a library for historians and researchers, a fellowship program for visiting scholars from around the globe, a community of researchers who examine historical and contemporary issues, an acclaimed museum that is free and open to the public, and a state-of-the-art conference center.