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: Public Programs Developer
Reports to: Public Programs Manager
Location: MOHAI, at Lake Union Park’s historic Armory building
Rate of Pay: $24 – $26 an hour, DOE
Classification: Non-Exempt, Hourly, Full-time (regularly scheduled 37.5 hours per week)
Schedule: Tuesday – Saturday; occasional evenings and Sundays
Benefits include: Medical and dental insurance and eligible for participation in 403 (b) savings plan
Application Deadline: Friday, November 5, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
Position Description: The primary role of the Public Programs Developer is to create, coordinate, and deliver high-quality history programs to broad and diverse audiences of all ages, primarily adults. The Public Programs Developer collaborates on interpretive content and creates programs that deepen audience engagement with exhibit materials. This position includes collaborating with historians, artists, performers, and other participants to design engaging and thought-provoking experiences, building relationships with community organizations, and assisting in the evaluation of departmental programs. This position is a member of the Interpretive Services Department.
Museum Overview: For nearly 80 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 now 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):
Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references by Friday, November 5, 2021, 12:00 p.m. 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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