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It is one of the most exciting places to work in Hawaii, with so many opportunities and a team that is making good things happen in the museum and the community. This is the place to work for those who love airplanes, museums, and history. And for those who are World War II buffs, or those with a special interest in military history because of a relative who served, we have the perfect job for you.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please contact us at info@pacificaviationmuseum.org. Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace.

Opportunities are available in the following areas

Education Coordinator – Docent Program

The mission of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor (PAMPH) is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in the Pacific Region, and preserves Pacific aviation history. PAMPH is the only museum and learning center devoted to Pacific Aviation, and we’ve earned national and international praise for our collection, our unique location, and our people. We offer innovative programs and activities that encourage learners of all ages to explore, experience, and imagine.

The education department is seeking a qualified and experienced Education Coordinator to manage our docent (Museum tour guides) program. The ideal candidate is energetic and outgoing, passionate about sharing our stories with visitors of all ages, committed to excellent customer service, and available for immediate employment. This individual will supervise paid docents and volunteers; recruit, train, and evaluate docents; manage docent scheduling; and collaborate with Museum staff to support all education programming. This is a full-time position reporting to the Education Director. Occasional night and weekend work required.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching experience, with preference given to individuals with STEM-related backgrounds
  • Reliable, responsible, and able to maintain composure in high-energy situations
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in history or STEM-related field; professional educator training highly desired
  • At least 3 years experience successfully coordinating training and/or education programs
  • Experience working with volunteers

If you enjoy working with a team of highly qualified and innovative professionals, and want to inspire young people to explore the past and imagine the future, submit an introductory letter and your resume to Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org No phone calls, please.

This is a full-time position with benefits. No relocation assistance provided.

Museum Educator (Part-Time)

The mission of Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor (PAMPH) is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in the Pacific Region, and preserves Pacific aviation history. PAMPH is the only museum and learning center devoted to Pacific Aviation, and we’ve earned national and international praise for our collection, our unique location, and our people. We offer innovative programs and activities that encourage learners of all ages to explore, experience, and imagine.

The education department is seeking museum educators for immediate employment who embrace our mission and are passionate about sharing our stories with K-12 students. The museum educator is a part-time staff member reporting to the Education Programs Manager, and supports all facets of planning and delivering our programs to visiting student groups. This includes leading student tours and STEM-related lessons, and performing administrative duties, such as scheduling and assessments. Museum educators work 20-25 hours/week depending on program needs; M-F between the hours of 8 am – 4:30 pm. Some longer hours and occasional weekend work may be required.

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Teaching experience, with preference given to individuals with STEM-related backgrounds
  • Reliable, responsible, and able to maintain composure in high-energy situations
  • Professional appearance and demeanor

If you enjoy working with a team of highly qualified and innovative professionals, and want to inspire young people to explore the past and imagine the future, submit an introductory letter and your resume to Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org No phone calls, please. EOE/M/F.

P/T Facilities Personnel

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in the daily operations and services
  • Maintain interior and exterior of building.
  • Setup and breakdown for events/meetings

Candidate must be friendly, outgoing, have good communication skills and able to lift 50+ lbs and stand/walk for long periods of time. Candidate must also have a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends and holidays and be able to pass a background check.

EOE/M/F Please send resume to KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org

Handy Person, Part Time

Person with good carpentry skills needed to join our team. Flexible hours allowed. This is a part time position (less than 20 hours/week) and candidates must pass a background check.

EOE/M/F Please send resume to KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org. No calls please.

Access Coordinator

Pacific Aviation Museum is looking for a part-time Access Coordinator (20-30 hours per week, with the possibility of growth). Pacific Aviation Museum is located on an active military base on Ford Island and specific access procedures must be followed in order to acquire access for school groups, tour groups, and guests and vendors coming to the Museum for events. The Access Coordinator will assist with getting and submitting base access for all Museum departments, and will be the liaison between the Museum and the base.

Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word is required. Experience communicating with the military and knowledge of military lingo and procedures preferred. Candidates must be very organized and be able to adhere to strict deadlines. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to diffuse access issues quickly. Some holidays, evenings, and weekends will be required.

Submit cover letter and resume to NicoleE@PacificAviationMuseum.org

Facilities Personnel - F/T

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting in the daily operations and services
  • Maintain interior and exterior of building.
  • Setup and breakdown for events/meetings

Candidate must be friendly, outgoing, have good communication skills, be able to lift 50+ lbs and stand/walk for long periods of time. Candidate must also have a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends and holidays and be able to pass a background check.

Submit resume to Kelly Haas KellyH@PacificAviationMuseum.org

Barnstormer Team Member

Pacific Aviation Museum has openings for casual, on-call seasonal positions with the Barnstorming Team. Barnstormers travel to sixth-grade classes throughout Oahu introducing students to the physics of flight by manning the controls of a World War II-era P-40 model airplane, flying a wing in a wind tunnel, and participating in activities that demonstrate the scientific principles of flight. Barnstorming usually takes place in classrooms in Hawaii public and private schools. Most programs occur during regular school hours, with an occasional Saturday, and lasts 3 to 4 hours. Training is OJT; experience in aviation or teaching is a plus, but not required. Barnstormers must work well in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; converse well in English while conducting demonstrations in a classroom environment; be able to provide their own transportation to/from the schools; and be able to respond to a flexible, on-call schedule. Barnstorming members are paid an hourly rate, including travel as applicable.

Interested applicants should complete the Pacific Aviation Museum Volunteer Application Form. Note on the application your desire to participate in the Barnstorming Tour, and detail any aviation or teaching experience and flexibility in schedules.

Further information is available by contacting Barnstorming@PacificAviationMuseum.org.

Volunteer Translator/ Foreign Language Studies Intern

Ability for students to use their foreign language and translation skills with a multitude of foreign visitors from the Pacific Rim countries. Translate and explain WWII and aviation history to visitors from all over the world, especially Japan, Korea, and China. Volunteer interns may work in the Guest Services Department, Curatorial Department or the Marketing Department and will receive direct supervision by the Guest Services Manager, Associate Curator and Director of Marketing. Previous experience and/or knowledge of WWII history or aviation not required. Written information and prepared materials provided. Please submit resume and inquires to Lori.Warnock@PacificAviationMuseum.org or call 808-445-9189.

Bilingual Tour Guides

Tour guides fluent in English/Japanese, English/Chinese, or English/Korean. Strong written and verbal communication skills required. A knowledge of aviation and museums is preferred but not required. Training is provided. Some guest hospitality and customer service experience preferred. Both part time and full time positions available. Resumes and cover letters to Education@PacificAviationMuseum.org.

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