Open Positions \\ Creative Engagement Programming

PEM Pals and Family Programs Assistant

Work closely with the creative engagement programming staff to support the early learning story and art making program, PEM Pals. Held every Wednesday morning, this is a fun, interactive program with books, movement, music, art and hands-on activities designed for children under 5 and their caregivers. Responsibilities may include researching books and related art making projects. Administrative tasks include organizing materials, ordering supplies, preparing prototypes for art activities and researching and coordinating with program presenters including visual artists, authors, filmmakers, musicians, art and history experts.

Part-time for a temporary appointment working 2 days per week, must include Wednesdays from mid March - December 2018. Academic concentration in Education, Studio Art, Art History or Museum Studies preferred. Strong organizational skills, computer skills, communication skills, comfort speaking in front of groups of all ages, and ease with multitasking are all required. Experience leading art activities and/or developing curriculum materials is preferred. Must be available Wednesday mornings, weekend availability a plus. Recent graduates encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter by email to or mail to Employee Experience, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.