Peabody Essex Museum

East India Square
Salem, MA 01970

Date Posted:
March 29, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Administrative Assistant to the Director of Facilities

Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a highly motivated and organized Administrative Assistant to join our Facilities team. Reporting to the Director of Facilities, this position provides a wide range of administrative functions including record keeping, materials and services order and invoice processing, interdepartmental communications, interactions and bookkeeping to ensure efficient management of the Director’s office. This position also works on tasks and projects as assigned and maintains the confidentiality of all institutional and personnel matters that are part of the work of the Director’s office.

The successful candidate must be resourceful, able to work independently and adjust easily to changing priorities. Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and diplomacy, and time management skills required. The capacity to define problems and look beyond the obvious to find effective solutions is expected. Work requires an exquisite attention to detail. The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and demands.

An associate’s degree and three or more years of experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, invoicing software, Google Suite and project management software). Experience working an administrative support role in the construction trades and knowledge of facilities maintenance is a plus and conversational fluency in a language other than English is also a plus.

PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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May 24, 2021
$39,000 - $45,000
About this Organization:
The PEM is a major museum of art and culture from around the world, located in historic Salem, MA.