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Museum Educators play a vital role in galleries and museums as they use collections as learning resource. Some usual work activities mentioned on a Museum Educator resume sample are developing learning strategies, liaising with schools and colleges, organizing events, delivering talks, coordinating volunteers, and budgeting. Those interested in a Museum Educator job should demonstrate in their resumes excellent presentation abilities, a good memory, people skills, networking and organization. Job candidates come from various educational backgrounds and often hold a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field.

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Museum Educator

Scheduled daily field trips for groups of up to 60 students and maintained the museum calendar of events. Served as primary contact for all phone and email inquiries.

  • Led individualized educational and interactive tours for groups of students ages 8 to 18.
  • Developed and taught additional education programming for various grade levels centered around a particular historical theme or event.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations utilizing digital photo and film collections and organized museum mailing lists and attendance records using Excel.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Public History
2

Museum Educator

Created, presented, organized and managed programs for school students, teachers, homeschoolers, and adult learners on various maritime topics including the USS Monitor.

  • Taught programs to students, both live and via interactive video conferencing.
  • Organized and managed many special community programs including author visits, book releases, festivals, and exhibit openings.
  • Established the first successful homeschooling program in the area. Integrated monthly programs for homeschoolers throughout the calendar year. The launch of the program drew 600 people from throughout Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.
  • Revitalized the lifelong learning program for adult learners, increasing attendance by 500%.
  • Planned and organized teacher open houses to the museum and USS Monitor Center.
  • Created a successful summer program for families and teachers on the USS Monitor.
  • Designed a program where families take a sea bag throughout the USS Monitor center in order to learn more and interact with the center.
  • Created take home chests for homeschooling and other groups to learn about the USS Monitor and other maritime topics.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Anthropology
MA
Anthropology
3

Museum Educator

Delivered museum's educational and learning programs to primary and secondary school students, as well as college students and adults.

  • Taught individuals how to communicate effectively with one another regarding works of art.
  • Provided opportunities for students to become more involved with art and museums.
  • Delivered full class and small group instruction.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
C
Liberal Arts And Sciences
BA
Art History
MS
Education
4

Museum Educator

Interacted with children and adults in all areas of a hands-on children's museum, teaching lessons in theater, movement, art, storytelling, and science.

  • Taught homeschool, camp and artist-in-residency workshops.
  • Trained in volunteer management while assisting with teenage volunteer program.
  • Wrote and developed short theatrical scripts for educational supplement.
  • Designed and taught outreach performance training over the course of a year to a high school Science Troupe, including movement, diction, team-building, and improvisation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Theater
PhD
Theater
5

Museum Educator

Led and assisted various educational programs for school-aged children that focus on the Industrial Age and history of Baltimore City

  • Led tours through the museum for school groups and for the public
  • Collaborated with the Public Programs Coordinator to improve upon and create a new badge opportunity for the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, which is now part of our current scouts program.
  • Assisted with the installation of our "Baltimore Shops" exhibition
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Studio Art
6

Director of Education / Museum Educator

Maintained the museum's first Arts and Science school and public programs

  • Conducted interactive tours and hands-on workshops to an average daily attendance of 40 students grades 2-7
  • Established and maintained partnerships with community boards, groups and schools
  • Spearheaded all marketing and promotional efforts to increase visibility and revenue
  • Customized public program pamphlets, school mailings, scheduled tours, largest enrollment and scheduled tours of 2003-2005
  • Coordinated and facilitated teacher workshops series
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Human Services
BA
Education
7

Museum Educator

Interpreted museum collections and district history for school groups (pre-K-12) and the public.

  • Created school programs and workshops based on district history and museum exhibits.
  • Adapted school and public programs for special needs children and visitors.
  • Supervised and guided family and school group visits to the museum's children's center.
  • Created and implemented programs and activities for special events.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Elementary Education
8

Museum Educator

Coordinated academic programs including well-attended lecture series and symposia; administered faculty development seminars for college professors

  • Collaborated and liaised with neighboring universities, adult education centers, and senior citizen facilities to plan stimulating, well-received events, tours, and classes
  • Redesigned volunteer/docent program including creating a best practices docent manual; recruited, trained, mentored, and evaluated up to 40 docents
  • Managed budget, program publicity, and program evaluations
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
History Of Art
PhD
American Art History
9

Museum Educator for School Teacher & Family Programs

  • Managed all of school tours, outreach, family programs, and multi-visit partnerships centered on Visual Thinking, a Socratic object-focused approach that empowered visitors to make meaningful connections. Increased annual school participation by 45%.
  • Trained adult docent corp. (40-50) to effectively tour quarterly art exhibitions.
  • Selected to participate in Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) Museum Assessment Program, an institution-wide strategic initiative leading to accreditation.
  • Responsible for all education-related grants (writing, reporting, cultivating, etc.)
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Art History & Education
10

Museum Educator and Outreach Art Educator

Provided direct support to the Manager of School and Public Programs and the Director of Education and Exhibits, as needed, while closely working with children, parents, volunteers, and other staff members of this non-profit organization in a responsible, enthusiastic, and positive way.

  • Proficiently organized and conducted museum tours to on-going school fieldtrips while professionally greeted and assisted visitors and patrons in a friendly manner.
  • Coordinated and implemented educational community outreach programs, drop-in art workshop activities, exhibition openings, and other special events.
  • Managed museum exhibit youth volunteers assigned to me daily.
  • Responsibilities also included: cleaning, organizing, and replenishing museum floor supplies, storage areas, and stockroom; exhibit refurbishment; and performing opening and closing museum procedures on a regular basis.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AA
Advertising Design And Child Psychology
BA
Visual Arts
Art Education K-12

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