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Museum Curators are responsible for collections of artworks, memorabilia, and historical artifacts. Typical sample resumes for Museum Curators describe duties like making acquisitions, supervising staff, organizing events, managing education programs, budgeting, and promoting the institution. Based on our collection of example resumes, the most sought-after skills in a Museum Curator are organization, leadership, attention to details, history or art knowledge, teamwork, and communication abilities. Museum Curators come from various educational backgrounds and have studied an art or history-related field.

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1

Dice Mineralogical Museum Curator

Lead curator of a 1.3 million dollar mineralogical and paleontological museum of education

  • Independently oversaw specimen acquisition, documentation, preservation and interpretation
  • Prepared, installed, maintained and re-developed all museum exhibits
  • Directed, supervised and organized programs, lectures and tours for students and public guests
  • Designed brochures, postcards and pamphlets geared towards increasing public outreach
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Student Representative For The Geology, Geography And Environmental Studies
2

Museum Curator

  • Performed activities related to instruction, exhibitory, marketing, research and public service of Wells Fargo Historical collection
  • Supported bank marketing and business development opportunities
  • Established strong ties with the local education and museum community
  • Performed historical research and writing, provided exhibit support and maintained public and community relations
  • Created a museum curriculum for middle and high school students, in alignment with PA History and Social Studies Core Curriculum
  • Contributing member of the Wells Fargo Women's Leadership Network
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
C
Management
AA
Elementary Education
BA
Applied Communication For Professional Educators
3

Assistant Museum Curator

Assisted the museum curator in multiple projects that improved museum displays.

  • Helped with the restoration of certain dinosaur fossils.
  • Cleaned display cases and specimens.
  • Aided in the organization of specimens.
  • Moved raw materials for the selection of lapidary works.
  • Provided help for visitors who needed assistance.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Museum Curator and Naturalist

Developed cultural and natural history programs and exhibits.

  • Collaborated with community partners on programs and events.
  • Co-authored local history book "Images of America Morton Grove".
  • Lead collections management, volunteer programs, oral history projects, and administrative responsibilities of museum operations.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies

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