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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

  • Recruited, trained, and supervised all volunteers for the [company name] Education Department.
  • Created and trained veteran staff in hands-on inquiry based teaching methods, positive communication, and quality customer service techniques to help staff better serve visitors.
  • Trained evaluated and helped remediation of new staff in daily museum operations and programming.
  • Created, evaluated efficacy, and presented one historical and two science-based educational programs for on-site and outreach school groups.
  • Wrote and edited the educational programs brochure to help promote museum offerings to prospective school and informal group visitors to the museums.
  • Trained 150 Norfolk public school teachers in hands-on inquiry based learning techniques.
  • Helped evaluate and recruit new part-time and full-time museum education applicants.
  • Presented historical and science-based educational programs for students ranging in grades from preschool to middle school with a 95% teacher evaluated "excellent" rating.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Interdisciplinary Studies
MA
Elementary Education
12

Museum Educator

Facilitated learning in the Museum's hands-on exhibits and programs.

  • Developed and conducted curriculum resource workshops.
  • Conducted on-going evaluation and assessment of the program.
  • Documented program process and outcomes on an on-going basis.
  • Provided administrative support through the use of established procurement and acquisition procedures to include preparing purchase orders, tracking progress of pending actions, following up with vendors, maintaining inventory, and ordering of office supplies.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
African American Studies
MA
Public Administration
13

Museum Educator & Program Developer

Developed traveling History & Inventors Kit (part of graduate thesis project)

  • Developed project concept and content and selected media and content (videos, scripts, pictures) and artifacts
  • Researched, wrote and edited educational content, lesson plans and teacher resource guide
  • Taught and observed educational programs at Museum and at schools across the Cape (history, art, science)
  • Contributed to traveling exhibition programs, set up displays, wrote support materials and lessons
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Commercial Photography, Art History, And Multimedia
MA
Informal Learning Environments
14

Museum Educator Assistant

During this temporary extension of my senior internship, I worked with Youth Program teenagers and museum professionals to design and build several exhibits, displayed within the museum

  • Mentored high school teenagers and encouraged them to pursue STEM careers ("Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics")
  • Created several maps for use by the museum's youth programs
  • Supervised teenagers in the museum's Teen Docent program and members of Youth Programs for the summer session
  • Worked with museum staff to design scientific experiments, trips and other after school activities for high school students.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Environmental Studies
15

Docent Coordinator and Museum Educator

Management and training of Docents who served as tour guides, provided information on the museum and conducted education programs for local school districts.

  • Supervised, scheduled and recruited Docents based on a formal interview, extensive training process.
  • Developed and implemented educator led programs, community days and youth programs
  • Researched, designed and organized after-school enrichment programs for the "Connected for Success Program" for children determined to be "at risk"
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Interdisciplinary Studies
16

Museum Educator

Delivered high quality educational programs, activities and materials that are consistent with the mission of the Virginia Air & Space Center, are integrated with curricula of school systems in the service area, and utilize an interdisciplinary approach and an interactive or hands-on format.

  • Delivered programs for adult educational needs, such as teacher in-service and workshops.
  • Reported to the Director of Education or assigned Education Program Manager.
  • Deliver programs in partnership with colleges and universities, and/or national laboratories, to public and private schools, and other museums for all age levels, handicapped, at risk, and/or gifted and talented.
  • Attended all necessary training and practice sessions as deemed necessary by the Director of Education.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
History
17

Museum Educator

  • Directed the Education Department of the museum
  • Designed, implemented, and conducted public tours and K-12 school programs
  • Supervised, trained, and scheduled a corps of 35 volunteers, docents, and college interns
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Art History
MA
Museum Studies
18

Museum Educator

  • Presented Maryland state history through tours of museum exhibits and hands-on artifact-based workshops
  • Collaborated with museum teachers and staff on presentation design
  • Delivered onsite interactive tours to school groups
  • Communicated effectively with students of varied ages and backgrounds
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Studio Art / Graphic Design
MA
Professional Studies / Museum Studies / Art History
Art And Culture
19

Museum Educator

  • Developed and facilitated art workshops for various age groups and abilities, using a variety of materials
  • Led arts and crafts projects for children at Nassau County Department of Social Services
  • Conducted art workshops for teens from United Way summer camp at Westbury Middle School
  • Instructed "Diggin de Kooning" outdoor painting workshop
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BFA
Art Education
MA
Creative Arts Therapy
20

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Museum Educator

Children and teen educational programs teacher

  • Developed activities, wrote lesson plans, and taught 5-day Urban Biodiversity summer camps
  • Developed activities, wrote lesson plans, and taught 4-month Micromania homeschool classes
  • Supervised museum assistant teachers, work study students, and volunteers
  • Gave 30 minute long paleontology presentations to elementary school children
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
MA
Health And Rehabilitation Sciences
Biology, Physics, And European History

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