We apply the same egalitarian standards for all those who serve MacDowell in a staff, volunteer, or representative capacity.



Part-time (28 hours per week)

MacDowell, the nation’s oldest multidisciplinary artist residency program, seeks a dependable and detail-oriented Housekeeper to join our team. The primary responsibility will be to sustain ideal working and living conditions for 24-32 artists in residence at our Peterborough campus. This position is part-time, non-exempt, with a base schedule of 28 hours a week; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 7 a.m. - 1 m. and Thursdays and Fridays 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Candidates must have some prior cleaning experience, a valid driver’s license, and be able to regularly lift 25 lbs. and occasionally lift 40 lbs.


Compensation is commensurate with experience ($15-16/hour) with employer contributions to retirement, and paid time off.


Peterborough, NH


Please fill out an application in person at: 100 High Street, Peterborough NH or email a CV and handwritten cover note to employment@macdowell.org. Interviews will begin after September 1.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The MacDowell residency program with offices in Chelsea, NYC and Peterborough, NH is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, ability, age, or veteran status. We are committed to workplace inclusion and to being a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to do their best work and bring out the best in each other.