Applications due August 18, 2014

The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate and collaborative Adult Programs Coordinator (APC). Responsibilities include conceiving, developing and implementing innovative public programs for new audiences, including adults ages 45 and under, digital/innovation audiences, and DIY/maker audiences. The position creates participatory programming aligned with the museum’s mission and connected to its collections and exhibitions. The successful candidate strategically identifies program types and formats that engage audiences, foster creative expression, offer multiple perspectives and access points, and create opportunities for the exchange of ideas.  The APC also spearheads strategic partnerships with outside organizations to secure presenters and connect to new audiences.  The APC works closely with internal staff to ensure smooth, efficient program promotion and logistics, and program funding and sponsorship.

A Bachelor’s degree is required with graduate work in art education, art or museum studies preferred. 2-5 years’ experience coordinating programs and performing similar responsibilities is essential. Museum experience or familiarity with museum, arts and culture programs is preferred.  The ideal candidate will display a commitment to working with diverse communities and the ability to represent PEM and its programs in the community. Flexibility, positive attitude and the ability to work as a member of a team are essential.  Basic computer skills are required along with familiarity with operations of AV equipment including mobile devices. The APC must be able to work a varied schedule including weekend and evening hours.

How To Apply:
Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters and salary requirements by email to, or apply to Human Resources, 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.