Museum Vision and Mission:
MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse history, MOHAI highlights our regional tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. MOHAI is a place and a community of people with histories of successes and failures that: bind us together; amuse, disturb, and inspire us; inform and guide us; and deepen our connection with our heritage.
Position Title: Collections Preparator
Reports to: Collections Specialist
Location: MOHAI, Resource Center at Georgetown & Lake Union Park’s historic Armory building
Classification: Non-Exempt, Hourly, Part-time, On-Call
Schedule: Variable, includes weekdays, possible evenings and weekends
Pay rate: $17.00 per hour
The Collections Preparator will assist the Collections team and perform duties related to exhibit preparation, mounting of costumes, and handling historic objects. This position reports to the Collections Specialist and is a member of the Curatorial Resources Department.
For more than 60 years, MOHAI has been dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing, and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. With a collection of nearly 4 million artifacts, photographs, oral histories and archival items, and an expansive schedule of exhibits and programs, MOHAI is the region’s premier history center. MOHAI operates a dramatic and award-winning museum in Lake Union Park in Seattle’s vibrant South Lake Union neighborhood, and a Resource Center in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. MOHAI also hosts the Bezos Center for Innovation, focusing on the history and future of innovation in the Puget Sound region.
MOHAI is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. For more information, please visit www.mohai.org.
Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Human.Resources@mohai.org
No phone calls, please.
MOHAI is a 501(C)3 Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.