MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to build a better future. To serve our region, we bridge the past, present, and future by collecting, preserving, and sharing stories through compelling, innovative exhibits and community engagement.
Position: Visitor Services & Sales Associate
Reports to: Director of Visitor Services
Location: MOHAI, at Lake Union Park’s historic Armory building
Classification: Non-Exempt; Part-time; Hourly
Schedule: Regularly scheduled 15-25 hours per week. Must be available for 8-hour shifts and flexible hours, including weekdays and weekends.
Rate of pay: $19 – $25 per hour
Benefits: Paid Sick and Safe Time in accordance with the City of Seattle ordinance.
Visitor Services & Sales Associates are responsible for greeting visitors with exceptional customer service, courtesy, and professionalism and serving the public through friendly and accurate sales of admissions, memberships, and retail merchandise. Associates also serve where needed in galleries and museum common areas, helping to ensure a pleasant, positive visitor experience. They are a primary source of access and communication within MOHAI. This position is a member of the Finance and Operations department and is supervised daily by the Visitor Services Manager and Mercantile Manager.
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.
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 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 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 mohai.org.
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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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