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Internship and Fellowship Program Manager

|Department EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION

The Peabody Essex Museum [PEM] has long recognized the importance of engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds in the exploration of career opportunities in art museums. Over the past 12 years, PEM has developed a successful Native American Fellowship program for graduate students and rising in-service professionals, supported by the Mellon Foundation. We welcome the opportunity to apply lessons learned from this fellowship program to develop a robust, cohesive ...

Exhibition Technician

|Department EXHIBIT DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the most dynamic art and culture museums in the country, is seeking a temporary Exhibition Technician. Hours can vary from 14 - 35 per week, depending upon the exhibition schedule. The work schedule is set at least 3 weeks in advance. Reporting to the Associate Director of Exhibition and the Exhibition Installation Supervisor, this position provides fabrication and installation assistance and assists with routine maintenance for ongoing and ...

Seasonal Groundskeeper

|Department FACILITIES & MAINT TEMP

The Peabody Essex Museum is currently seeking a highly motivated Seasonal Groundskeeper to join our Gardens and Grounds team. The Museum has a varied and dynamic campus, stretching from 17th century through the 21st century. The qualified candidate will work as part of a team, providing stewardship to 22 historic properties and many modern gardens and green spaces. This position is a 6 month, 35 hours per week role from April to October ...

HVAC Mechanic II

|Department FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE

Over the last 20 years, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has distinguished itself as one of the fastest-growing art museums in North America. Founded in 1799, it is also the country's oldest continuously operating museum. At its heart is a mission to enrich and transform people's lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. With an expansive campus, we are currently seeking experienced full-time HVAC Mechanic II ...

Volunteer - PEM Gardens

|Department FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE

Peabody Essex Museum seeks volunteers to help maintain its Ropes Mansion Garden at 318 Essex Street in Salem, MA, as well as other properties on PEM's campus. The Ropes Mansion's Colonial Revival garden brims with plant life and activity all summer long. The garden has been in operation for over a century and welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Volunteers are needed from April through October to help with all aspects of gardening, including planting, pruning, weeding ...

Lead Facilities Services Technician - Custodial

|Department Facilities and Maintenance

The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nationís most dynamic art museums encompasses and operates over 500,000 square feet of gallery and public space, including 26,000 square feet of exhibition galleries and 55,000 square feet of galleries devoted to collection installations and interpretation. We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Lead Facilities Services Technician. Reporting to the Facilities Services Supervisor, this hands-on position ...

Institutional Giving Officer

|Department INSTITUTIONAL GIVING

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking an Institutional Giving Manager. For over 220 years, PEM has been an anchor in the community, serving as a gathering place where anyone can learn, derive inspiration, and gain a deeper appreciation for shared human experiences from around the globe and through time. The Peabody Essex Museumís Institutional Giving Officer is responsible for growing and managing ...

Philips Library Volunteer

|Department LIBRARY

Phillips Library Volunteers perform tasks related to operating the library and providing the best possible services and products to our communities of researchers and readers. Volunteers may help out in a variety of ways depending on their interests and skills, and the current needs and goals of the library. Volunteer tasks can include answering reference questions, creating and editing metadata for digitization, indexing materials, transcribing handwriting manuscripts, ...

Media Resource Assistant

|Department Marketing

Peabody Essex Museum is seeking 1 part-time Media Resource Assistant. This position assists with all aspects of providing audio visual services for museum wide programs and events (i.e.: films, lectures, live performances, meetings, member events, and symposiums). Major responsibilities include: coordinating the use of audio visual equipment by museum departments; operating audio visual equipment in a variety of museum venues; ensuring all audio visual equipment is in ...

Manager of Public Programs

|Department PUBLIC PROGRAMS

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a Manager of Public Programs. For over 220 years, PEM has been an anchor in the community, serving as a gathering place where anyone can learn, derive inspiration, and gain a deeper appreciation for shared human experiences from around the globe and through time. The Manager of Public Programs, under the supervision of the Associate Director of Education and ...

Head Registrar

|Department REGISTRATION

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a Head Registrar. For over 220 years, PEM has been an anchor in the community, serving as a gathering place where anyone can learn, derive inspiration, and gain a deeper appreciation for shared human experiences from around the globe and through time. The Museumís collection of art, architecture and culture includes more than 850,000 objects, 23 historic structures and ...

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