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: Database and Research Specialist
Reports to: Director of Annual Giving and Membership
Location(s): MOHAI Resource Center at Georgetown
Classification: Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Benefits include: Medical and dental insurance and eligible for participation in 403 (b) savings plan
The Database and Research Specialist is responsible for analysis of the museum’s activities and environment as reflected in demographics, audience participation, donations, membership, and geographic factors. Additionally, the position ensures the integrity of data and accessibility of information stored in the museum’s relational database. This position generates special reports, lists, and analyses for management, both routinely and upon request. Museum activity and data functions supported by this position include Advancement, (development and membership), Admissions, Attendance, Events, Education, and Public Programs. Additionally, this position will: train and assist staff, audit the data elements, manage interface between website and application, and perform research for Museum Directors. Possessing a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for learning new technology, the Database and Research Specialist works collaboratively with staff and leadership throughout the museum. This position is a member of the Advancement 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.
To Apply (no phone calls, please):
E-mail a letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Human.Resources@mohai.org
MOHAI is a 501(C)3 Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility and building a diverse staff. We encourage candidates of color to apply.
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