Local Job Postings for May 17th, 2021

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May 17, 2021 2 years ago

Are you in need of a job? We'll occasionally publish job listings from around University City. The newest listings will be added to the top, and we'll remove listings only after they have expired or are no longer open. For questions about specific positions, please reach out to the individual businesses. Want your openings listed? Email us! 

Bright Horizons 

Are you a natural teacher or caregiver for young children? If building a love of learning is your passion, then Bright Horizons at University City, Bright Horizons at Philadelphia, Bright Horizons at Philadelphia Cathedral or Sound Start is the place for you! Bright Horizons is a company of people serving people. Whether you work in one of our child care centers, a corporate office, or a family’s home, at Bright Horizons, you’ll be among people who share your passion for changing lives in a place where you get to be you. Find meaningful opportunities to reach your potential as you create possibilities for children, families, adult learners…and you. 

Bright Horizons is currently hiring for full-time teacher and associate teacher positions working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers; part-time associate teacher positions; and substitute teacher positions. Click here to see open positions and to apply. 

Spak Group

As a Philadelphia-based real estate ownership, management investment, and development company, Spak Group specializes in transforming un-used, and/or distressed Philadelphia properties into affordable and profitable housing. They are currently seeking to hire a Full Charge Bookkeeper Supervisor. As a member of the Financial Services Team, this reliable, detailed-oriented individual will be tasked with responsibilities to ensure timely and accurate billing to tenants and clients, timely and accurate payments to employees and vendors, organizing and maintaining office records and needs, and working closely with management to manage cash flow and reporting for a group of growing affiliated companies. Click here to read more and apply.

The Summit at University City 

The Summit, located at 3400 Lancaster, is one of Philadelphia's premier student housing communities. They are seeking an office coordinator to join their team and perform various administrative and customer service-related duties in the office and provides overall administrative support for the community. Read more about the position and apply here. 

Drexel University

Drexel University is seeking multiple roles. Click on the positions below to learn more about a given role and to apply. See additional opportunities at Drexel University by clicking here


The University City Science Center 

Located in the heart of uCity Square, the Science Center is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that catalyzes and connects innovation to entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. For 50+ years, the Science Center has supported startups, research, and economic development in the life sciences, healthcare, physical sciences, and emerging technology sectors. They are currently hiring for two positions, listed below. Click the links for full descriptions and details on how to apply. 

  • Program Coordinator, STEM Workforce PartnershipsThe Program Coordinator, STEM Workforce Partnerships will be responsible for logistics, recruitment, and delivery of existing and newly developed program initiatives.
  • Director of Real Estate OperationsThe Director of Operations, manages large capital projects, oversees the Building Automation technology, and provides technical leadership and oversight for the maintenance team.



CIC Philadelphia 

CIC Philadelphia believes in entrepreneurs and recognizes that invention propels innovation, density spurs collaboration, and a shared purpose drives a thriving community. CIC provides a home from which to work, allowing innovators to easily access resources and create substantive, positive global impact. They are currently hiring for the following positions at their Philadelphia headquarters at 3675 Market Street. Click each listing to learn more and apply: 


The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House supports families of seriously ill children by creating a community of comfort and hope. They are currently seeking two positions to join their team:

  • Operations Manager: The Operations Manager is a strong team leader responsible for ensuring the well-being of our families while developing and motivating paid staff and volunteers to maintain the highest level of hospitality and customer service in a manner consistent with the policies, guidelines and mission of RMHC/Philadelphia Region. The manager helps to promote an atmosphere of caring and support for the families served. This position requires varied hours in order to facilitate face-to-face communication with all staff under their supervision. The ability to work days, nights, weekends and/or holidays is required.
  • Part-Time Shuttle Van Driver: They are seeking a friendly and dependable Part-Time Shuttle Van Driver to transport guest families to and from the hospital to visit their children each day.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Sharon Brown, Director of People & Culture, via email at [email protected].


Philadelphia Parks and Rec 

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is now hiring for eight fun seasonal and summer jobs. Spend the season with Parks & Rec, at a pool, summer camp, or in the park. They offer flexible hours and an opportunity to give back to your community. Explore complete details about the following position openings here

  • Lifeguard
  • Pool Maintenance Attendant 
  • Recreation Program Assistant
  • Camp Counselor
  • Seasonal Park Ranger 
  • Seasonal Maintenance Attendant
  • Literacy Associate 
  • Playmobile Associate 


Restaurant Openings 

  • 12th Street Catering (3312-20 Spring Garden Street)
    • 12th Street Catering is a Philadelphia-based full-service catering company that believes you eat with your eyes first, then with your mouth. They are devoted to making outstanding food with beautiful décor to match. They are currently seeking people to work as Banquet Servers and Catering Sous Chef. Read more about these positions here.  
  • Bart's Bagels (3945 Lancaster Ave)
    • Bart’s Bagels is seeking a motivated, ambitious hard-worker with a positive attitutde wanting to learn the challenging craft of bagel baking and dough formation. Bart's Bagels is a hybrid --- bagel bake house, smoked fish joint and neighborhood coffee shop that elevates the ordinary and raises the bar for Jewish comfort food in Philadelphia. Read more about the position and apply here
  • Loco Pez (4631 Baltimore) 
    • Loco Pez Mexican taqueria restaurant and bar on the corner of 47th and Baltimore Ave, is hiring an experienced Assistant Manager to join their management team. They are looking for highly qualified, goal-driven individuals who share in our passion for simple, delicious, approachable Tex-Mex cuisine.  The position consists primarily of evening shifts. Applicants must have full weekend availability. 
  • White Dog Café (3420 Sansom Street)
    • White Dog Cafe, an iconic restaurant in University City for over 30 years, is a leader in using environmentally sustainable, organic and local foods from farms within 50 miles. Known for warm hospitality, inspiring and award-winning food, the White Dog's historic three brownstones were recently completely renovated offering charming and whimsical dog décor and artwork in its many unique dining spaces and outdoor patio. White Dog currently has multiple positions available for a range of skill sets. Read more and apply here.
  • Walnut Street Cafe
    • Walnut street cafe is looking for a strong cook with some hustle, a great work ethic, and who works well within a small team. Looking for an immediate start, email to arrange an interview/trails shift. The restaurant offers a signing bonus. Read more about the Lead Line Cook position.
  • 48th Street Grille (310 S 48th St)
    • 48th Street Grille is more than just a restaurant, it's an experience! Since their start in 2014, they've grown to one of Philadelphia's top Caribbean restaurants serving a diverse clientele through dining and catering. They are currently looking for a Restaurant Supervisor and Kitchen Supervisor to join their team.
  • Gia Pronto (3400 Civic Center Blvd) 
    • Gia Pronto, the casual Italian cafe serving specialty coffee, tea, and options for breakfast and lunch, offers a​​​​ unique opportunity to join the management team of a boutique fast-casual restaurant. Not only will you be home for dinner every day, but you will have all weekends and holidays off, so start planning that Memorial Day Vacation! View their four open positions here
  • Louie Louie (3611 Walnut Street) 
    • Louie Louie is an American bistro with French influence located in University City. They have a wide range of open positions which you can find by visiting this page.  
  • Copabanana University City (4000 Spruce) 
    • Copabanana University City has become a Penn institution with its genuine campus vibe. With ceiling to floor windows and a sidewalk cafe overlooking the campus scene, the Copa is also a popular destination for the nearby Penn hospital complex -- only a block away. They're seeking line cooks and servers to join their team. 

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