Museum Vision and Mission:
MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best. 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.
Position: Executive Associate and Board Relations Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: MOHAI at Lake Union Park’s historic Armory building
Classification: Non-Exempt, Hourly, Full-time
Schedule: Monday – Friday, with occasional evenings and weekends
Rate of Pay: $25 – $33 per hour
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision and life insurance and participation in a 403(b) savings plan
The Executive Associate and Board Relations Manager provides administrative and program support for the Executive Director of MOHAI. The Executive Associate is a highly accountable person who is entrusted with institutional knowledge and represents the Executive Director in their absence. The position also serves as Board Relations Manager, with responsibilities for and coordination of Board meetings, Board initiatives, and other special projects of the Museum Board and Executive Director. The Executive Associate plays a key role within the Directors’ office, with opportunities to liaise with every Museum department and help facilitate a variety of external relationships. This position is a member of the MOHAI Leadership team.
Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? If you meet some of the requirements and you share MOHAI’s values and support our mission, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.
Museum Overview: For 70 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 more than 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, is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and has been selected by USA Today as one of the Top Ten History Museums in the nation. For more information, please visit www.mohai.org.
To Apply: Please email 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. We are committed to building a team and an organizational culture that fosters inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We encourage candidates of color to apply.
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