Conference & Facilities Coordinator (On-Call)

Conference & Facilities Coordinator (On-Call)

Conference & Facilities Coordinator (On-Call) 150 150
Practising Law Institute
November 12, 2021
San Francisco
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Nicole Polanco


Join PLI and represent the legal community’s premier provider of continuing education and research services as an on-call Conference and Facilities Coordinator in our San Francisco office. Work in a collaborative environment supporting the conference and facilities needs on the day of a PLI program and grow your career as a customer service professional. This position has a variable schedule, and the Coordinator will have the ability to sign up for work shifts based on the monthly programs schedule.

PLI serves lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs and publications. With a sterling reputation developed over 80+ years, PLI is a trusted resource for the legal community and known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.

Your responsibilities as Conference & Facilities Coordinator (On-Call)

  • On the day of a program, work with outside food caterer in the mornings and afternoons. Set up and replenish food, beverages, and water pitchers for participant lounge, faculty green room, and speaker dais. Monitors these needs throughout the program day.
  • Work with caterer to set up faculty lunch, including setting out water and utensils. In the afternoon, dispose of leftover food, and run dishes through the commercial dishwasher in the conference center kitchen.
  • Light food preparation for breakfast and snacks throughout the day, replenishing items as needed.
  • Maintain kitchen supplies and inventories, which may involve lifting, up to 55 pounds.
  • Check CO2 levels for sparkling water system and change tank, as necessary.
  • Perform regular cleaning and sanitation of kitchen equipment, including but not limited to coffee pots, ice machine, and work areas.
  • Monitors and maintains cleanliness of lounge area, meeting room, and faculty green room throughout the day of the program. This involves lifting of equipment (such as coffee pots and food platters) and chairs.
  • Wipes down chairs, tables, floors, and iPads at the end of the program day. Straightens chair and table placement in lounge area. Plug in and straighten iPads, as necessary.
  • Learn about PLI products and services in order to answer all participant questions, including those related to CLE credits, PLI products, books for sale in the bookstore, and the iPad sign-in process.
  • Collect all necessary customer program closeout material at the conclusion of the program.
  • Assist all PLI conference center team members with other related duties as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A required minimum 3 to 5 years customer service-oriented experience
  • A current California Food Handler card is required (PLI will support the online certification process to obtain this card)
  • Ability and willingness to prepare light refreshments and maintain cleanliness of conference spaces, including use of various cleaning products required for an industrial kitchen
  • A polished and professional demeanor
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
  • Patience, along with a cheerful, welcoming disposition at all times
  • Ability to learn and capably use PLI software systems related to program and conference center needs
  • Experience with all features of Microsoft Office
  • Flexibility with regard to available monthly work schedule

About PLI

Practising Law Institute (“PLI”) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

Chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, PLI was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books and Journals also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is its commitment to the pro bono community.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.


Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

How To Apply

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