Assistant Curator Resume Samples

An Assistant Curator is an assistant working in the art museum’s curatorial department. The job description entails collecting research and exhibition preparation. The job duties normally seen on the Assistant Curator Resume include the following – coordinating and corresponding with dealers, lenders, collectors, art institutions, and artists; preparing loan forms, updating and maintaining accurate records; assisting with layout plans and installation of maquettes; helping in writing, researching, editing, catalog publication, and artist invite package.

To be successful in this role, the following skills and abilities are needed – strong communication skills to be able to present orally and in written matters for writing and editing curatorial texts; interpersonal skills as the job deals with fostering a relationship with a wide range of arts professionals, artists, and museum trustees and the general public; and technical proficiency to maintain the museum’s database and management systems. Job applicants for this role are expected to hold a college degree in the field of art history or museum studies. A Master’s qualification will be preferred.

 

Assistant Curator Resume example

Assistant Curator Resume

Summary : An outgoing, creative, and cooperative museum professional that combines a background in museum studies and art history with direct experience to complete annual exhibitions, lead archival digitization projects and provide archival research. Seeking a position that will allow using the archiving and cataloging skills have obtained in school, internships, and work.

Skills : Warehouse, Forklift, Loan Agreements.

Description :

    1. Promoted rapidly to preserve historic objects and documents.
    2. Planned and oversaw arrangement, cataloging, and exhibition of collections.
    3. Maintained control over a variety of information deemed important enough for permanent safekeeping, structuring processes to ensure long-term preservation and easy retrieval of documents and information.
    4. Directed acquisition, storage, and exhibition of collections, including negotiating and authorizing the exchange or loan of collections.
    5. Authenticated, evaluated, and categorized specimens in collections on loan.
    6. Assisted Head Curator with reorganizing the collection's skins and specimens.
    7. Cleaned, identified, and cataloged all specimens within the tetrapod.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS in Supply Chain Management


Assistant Curator Resume

Summary : Experienced Educator and History Enthusiast seeking a challenging position in Education or in a museum. Excels at meeting deadlines, organization, attention to detail, and communicating with staff, visitors, volunteers, and donors.

Skills : Quilting and Teaching Crafts, Workshops.

Description :

    1. Participated in all aspects of managing the museum.
    2. Assisted with historical research, secured artifacts to enhance the story for exhibitions on black inhabitants.
    3. Documented museum's collections and maintained loan agreements prepared publicity announcements for events.
    4. Developed lectures and tours and coordinated special events as fundraisers.
    5. Recruited, trained, and supervised volunteers.
    6. Taught a large group of children and adults the process of putting photographs on a cloth to preserve their heritage.
    7. Developed, produces, and implemented outreach programs for students aged 10 to adult.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA in History


Assistant Curator Resume

Summary : A problem solver with a focus on responsive personnel management and continual improvement. Believe that to lead is to serve those who report to me as well as those to whom one reports. Thrive on constant learning, human interaction, and mechanical challenges.

Skills : Project Management, Collaborating Across Teams.

Description :

    1. Curated up to four art and material culture exhibitions annually, oversee all physical and print production, and manage online activities.
    2. Expanded audience engagement through interpretive programs.
    3. Elevated exhibit quality while increasing efficiency.
    4. Crafted social-media identity-- increasing participation by 60,000+ new visitors.
    5. Wrote exhibition texts, articles, and grant proposals.
    6. Oversaw up to 10 staff including content experts, interns, designers, and vendors.
    7. Evaluated artists' and exhibition proposals.
    8. Produced digital interactives and films.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
PhD in History and Hebrew

Assistant Curator Resume

Objective : A hardworking Assistant Curator professional with eight-plus years of experience educating, working on large research-based projects, and presenting at national and international conferences. Bilingual speaker (Spanish) with a demonstrated ability in providing holistic, multicultural, and contextual perspectives to everyday issues.

Skills : Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Microsoft Office, Painting, Illustrator.

Description :

    1. Handled all daily administrative duties Point of contact: handled all phone, hardcopy, and electronic correspondence.
    2. Maintained all office records, including hardcopy files, photographs, and electronic databases for over 300 collections.
    3. Evaluated new physical collections and associated records submitted by private firms for adherence to established curation protocols.
    4. Assessed existing physical collections for deterioration, developed mitigation responses.
    5. Supervised 1-3 student interns per semester, researcher collections access.
    6. Managed collections repatriated to them under federal law, but moved to and housed at Repository through special Memorandum of Agreement.
    7. Prepared collections for and coordinated movement of the office, records, and collections from three separate buildings into a single new facility.
    8. Wrote Scope of Work proposals and final project reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Teaching

Assistant Curator Resume

Objective : Results-oriented, good team player with strong problem solving and time management skills seeking a position in an organization with a diverse population. Proficient in evaluating individuals and developing effective solutions for challenging behaviors.

Skills : Microsoft Suite, CRM database, Graphic Design, Digital photography, Illustration, Project Management, Database Management, Studio Photography, Inventory Management, Administration Management, Customer Management.

Description :

    1. Updated the museum's library catalog of over 300 rare books and manuscripts so that it is more easily accessible for research purposes.
    2. Developed information from this project into a temporary exhibit.
    3. Cataloged and archived an endowment from a local doctor.
    4. Update and maintain collection database; process incoming loans, outgoing loans, and de-accessions.
    5. Conducted and oversaw yearly inventory of the collection which consists of over 6,000 objects as well as an extensive archive and library.
    6. Conducted collection research projects; participate in the preparation of exhibition research and related educational materials.
    7. Conducted guided tours of the Museum for adults and children.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS in Medieval History

Assistant Curator Resume

Headline : Having a superior customer service experience consisting of three years in an office environment, six months of which were within an academic office. Have an additional three and a half years of work experience in a customer service-oriented position within a college and an additional six years of direct customer interaction and relations.

Skills : Excellent Customer Relations, Great Attention To Detail, Data Analysis.

Description :

    1. Researched and organized archaeological notes and materials and maintained meticulous records.
    2. Regularly consulted with the head of the Archaeological department regarding tasks and prioritization.
    3. Oriented, trained, and supervised interns, as well as delegated tasks and oversaw their completion.
    4. Organized intern availability and created and managed work schedules.
    5. Reviewed and sorted artifact-specimen data and entered correlating information into a computer database.
    6. Assisted with researching site notes and materials for an upcoming report on archaeological materials found.
    7. Trained new interns on the collection and recording procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Anthropology

Assistant Curator Resume

Headline : Highly motivated self-driven individual who exceeds in team leadership and time management, looking to bring 9 plus years of experience in management, facility maintenance, guest services, and animal husbandry and management to your company. To become an invaluable asset through dedication, loyalty, hard work, and an extensive range of experience.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Quark, Customer Service, Data.

Description :

    1. Worked with the Director of Programming to develop 12 unique exhibitions in two galleries every year.
    2. Earned promotion to assistant curator following a successful period as the museum's largely-clerical curatorial assistant, for which one was initially hired.
    3. Solicited and often retrieved work from artists in person.
    4. Cataloged works, and also created show signage and press releases.
    5. Served as a source, and general museum information to the public, local press, visiting artists, and students.
    6. Handled correspondence and all contracts related to shows.
    7. Researched and appraised the value of cataloged and photographed items.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Communications

Assistant Curator Resume

Summary : Have been working in the art-related industry for many years. Have also followed my own personal passion for art through commissioned work for private clientele.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Indesign, Drawing, Painting, Willing To Learn, Creative, Customer Service, Communication, Reliable, Mac OS.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the planning of various gallery events.
    2. Responsible for intake, documentation, storing, hanging/displaying, handling, packing, and shipping of different forms of artwork, including but not limited to photography, painting, sculpture, and print.
    3. Communicated with local and nationally recognized artists.
    4. Assisted in the successful planning of gallery shows and events every month, including a grand showcase by the photographer.
    5. Managed social media accounts to promote gallery presence and events.
    6. Created and manages schedules of gallery workers and internal and external meetings.
    7. Coordinated marketing to include interviews with student news, trustees, and outside media sources.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Illustration

Assistant Curator Resume

Summary : Have a diverse background in the physical sciences, and links all of the interests. Appreciate the science and art of Cartography and communicating information graphically.

Skills : Photoshop, WordPress, Imovie, Imovie, Wacom Tablet, Teaching, Teaching, Curating Events, Communications, Design, Design, Management.

Description :

    1. Guided Tour and tourist assistance.
    2. Assisted head curator with daily tasks.
    3. Managed summer history programs and assisted with the event Shakespeare on the Lawn.
    4. Performed minor restoration work on damaged collection objects.
    5. Updated press contacts and write press releases.
    6. Assisted with gallery prep for art shows.
    7. Updated the calendar of events Research community-building.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Museology And Museography

Assistant Curator Resume

Objective : Compassionate aquarist with over 5 years of aquarium experience dedicated to the well-being of animals. Hands-on, active, and creative approach to learning history through public education.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Zebra Fish Rearing, Drosophila Rearing, Minitab, Chemistry, Public Speaking And Presenting, Pipetting, Microscope.

Description :

    1. Supervised that specimen jars were filled to the appropriate amounts.
    2. Assured that specimens were in good condition and properly stored.
    3. Organized the collections and collection materials.
    4. Helped prepare specimen collection loans.
    5. Logged in specimen information into the computer.
    6. Moved specimens and shelves out of the basement.
    7. Coordinated and implemented marketing including social media promotions via Facebook.
    8. Assembled gallery installations and helped take down the show.
    9. Assisted with project management and delegated responsibilities to the team.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Zoology