Curatorial Assistant Resume Samples

A Curatorial Assistant works in the Art Museum curatorial department and takes responsibility for assisting the chief curator with collection research and exhibition preparation. A well-drafted Curatorial Assistant Resume describes the following duties – coordinating and corresponding with artists, dealers, lenders, art institution and collectors; preparing loan forms and master checklists; updating and keeping accurate records; scheduling the exhibition calendar and travel itineraries; helping in writing, editing and researching the museum exhibition; and helping in press releases and exhibition fact sheets.

Summary of skills that can highlight a resume include the following – highly skillful in communication, knowledge of editing and writing well; and basic technical skills to work with the museum’s database and project management systems. This post typically needs a course work in business administration or public relations. Some kind of curatorial experience will be preferred.

Curatorial Assistant Resume example

Curatorial Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Curator Assistant, responsible for to work with the curatorial team to support the selections, researchs, developments, planns, production and interpretation of the collections and exhibitions from conception to de-installation, and also responsible for Assistanting Curator serves as a subject matter expert on Arts and coordinates, plans, manages, and executes the details related to all exhibitions and related programms.

Skills : Communication, Oral Presentation, Editing, Writing.

Description :

  • Contactes and communicates with museums, libraries, historical organizations and individuals in order to acquire artefacts for the museum.
  • Contactes newspaper, magazine and website in order to publicize the exhibition.
  • Researches and interpretes collection material and their historical background.
  • Workes extensively with both written and physical artifacts in the museum's holdings.
  • Performes research and creates display for exhibiting featured in the museum.
  • Workes with Executive Director, Chief Curator and Master Exhibits Builder in order to organize and set up museum exhibits.
  • Provides guided tours of the museum to both normal visitor and special guest.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In History


Curatorial Assistant Resume

Objective : Curatorial Assistant professional with 4+ years of combined experience in referencing work and collecting and imaging resource management, and building digital libraries using content management software, Highly skilled in print/electronic database and accurate records management, Dedicated to fostering a customer-centered environment aiding patrons in identifying and developing core competency in research methods.

Skills : Research, Customer Service, Public Speaking, Training, Excel, Word, Windows, Wordpress, Social Media Marketing, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Researched, took digital photographs, prepared a lecture, and created a PowerPoint for a 45- minute presentation of the newly acquired Larry Dingman Western Fiction Collection.
    2. Partnered with other Library divisions such as the Poetry and Literature Center to perform outreach by selecting original materials from the Rare Book Division collections and presenting these items along with a brief history of the authors' lives, influences, and career at the Library of Congress' Literary Birthday Celebrations (these events can be viewed as webcasts on the Library of Congress website).
    3. Re-housed photos, carte de visite and postcard albums in the Jean Hersholt Collection of Hans Christian Andersen.
    4. Processed collections consisting of books, pamphlets, leaflets, posters, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs, ensuring proper housing for all formats and creating a subject index and finding aids to the collections.
    5. Wrote concise, educational captions for items in Library of Congress exhibits.
    6. Familiared with a variety of research resources and databases, both in print and online.
    7. Compiled narrative and statistical reports for dissemination to museum staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA In History


Curatorial Assistant / Operations Sergeant Resume

Objective : Highly motivated senior leader with 10+ years of Oprations Segment in human resources and administrative experience excels at executing multiple tasks simultaneously in a high stress work environment with superior reults, and accountable with 13 years of experience in managing property and sensitive equipment in excess, proficient at developing junior leaders, subordinates and peers by teaching, coaching and mentoring educator on ethics and professionalism.

Skills : Communicatation, Assists in enforcing missions, Critical Production indicators, Statistics, Solution Plans, Drills, Briefs, and Rehearsals.

Description :

  • Responsible for the plans, developments and executions of future operations within in brigade.
  • Supervises and manages to maintenance and accountabl of a brigade tractical operaions center and all of its assigne equipment value in excess.
  • Testes,purches and fieledes tactical weapons and equipments in excess, a varitey of vendors in support of future and executes the individual readliness training for soldiers.
  • Provides weekly briefing to the senior leadership.
  • Engages in montly performanace counselings and professional developments.
  • Selectes to serve as the governament purchase card holder and account for purchases with a montly budget in order to maintain brigade operations.
  • Prepares condition reports, photographes artifacts, and transportes artifacts for conservation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Curatorial Assistant Resume

Headline : As a Curatorial Assistant, responsible for to work positively and inclusively with student, faculty, and the public, guide user in discovering, use, and evaluate resources, explain techniques, policies, and procedures, and empower users to conduct research in Harvards distinctive collections, and participating in Houghton Library teaching and learning initiatives, including classroom instruction.

Skills : Strategic thinking, Communication, Negotiation, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

  • Designed and administered service model that delivers high-quality user-centered services; explored and implemented changes to service model and supported processes.
  • Managed the Houghton Reading Room and its operations, included assisting patrons, materials circulation, safe handle of collections, and reading room supplies.
  • Created and maintained training materials and manuals for desk staff and student assistants and provided training for consistent, courteous, efficient, and equitable patron service.
  • Coordinated, maintained, and analyzed circulation, reference, and other use statistics; prepared annual reports on reading room operations.
  • Set and maintained schedules for reading room, reference, and lobby coverage; maintaining hours on the library website.
  • Provided in-person and virtual reference assistance as needed, included 4-6 hours of weekly reference desk shifts, one evening shift (5-7pm), and a rotated 8-hour Saturday shift.
  • Worked across curatorial areas (Printing & Graphic Arts, Early Books and Manuscripts, Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Modern Books and Manuscripts, and the Harvard Theatre Collection) to prepare and lead instruction sessions with primary source materials, including evaluating and selecting materials, developing class plans, and collaborating with faculty on assignment design and learning outcomes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters Degree

Curatorial Assistant/Executive Director Resume

Objective : Executive Director is responsible for to drive the fund development efforts to sustain and grow the impact of the Museum and its esteemed collection, though grants and major gifts to support operating expenses and the future vision of upgraded and expanded facilities, Executive Director is serves as the liaison to the city, maintaine the partnership and work collaboratively to develop ways in which the Museum can better serve community needs.

Skills : Management, Team Work, Development, Managing Staff.

Description :

  • Promoted an organizational culture that fosters a passion for the mission, collaboration, opened and frequent communication, creative thinking, and a common organizational vision.
  • Lead the vision for the future of Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass; worked with staff and board to identify the best path for the long-term health of BMMOG and guide staff in the successful and collaborative implementation of that plan and vision.
  • Enhanced long-term strategic fundraising efforts by identifying funding sources and establishing strategies to develop relationships with individual and corporate donors, with an emphasis on increasing BMMOGs endowment, and funding new exhibits and facility maintenance requirements.
  • Served as the face of Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass; built and maintained relationships throughout the local Northeastern Wisconsin community and the larger glass community.
  • Provided thoughtful leadership to the staff including mentorship and professional development opportunities, and fair and transparent feedback on a consistent basis.
  • Developed a plan to drive Museum attendance and community exposure, both local and within the glass community.
  • Experienced leading a nonprofit organization, including experience working with board members and leading/managing a staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master’s in Museum Studies

Curatorial Assistant Resume

Summary : As a Curatorial Assistant, responsible for assisting in research, labling, numbering, photographing and storing museam artifacts and documents, designing brochures and newsletters as well as editing historical photograhs to exhibit display, helping curator and registrar/collections manager with day to day taks.

Skills : Organized, Resourceful researcher, Adobe design, Adob photoshop.

Description :

  • Assisted with processing collections including registering, accessioning, cataloging, packing, unpacking, maintaining inventory, and documentation.
  • Assisted in setup and assembly of storage areas for collection according to curatorial standards; cleans collection and storage area as needed.
  • Prepared various reports regarding collection activities and condition of objects as requested.
  • Conducted research in identification and interpretation of museum collections.
  • Responded to inquiries regarding collection from museum visitors; acted as museum receptionist.
  • Performed specific tasks that are components of exhibit planning, installation, and maintenance; prepares graphics, illustrations, labels, and artifact mounts and construction of exhibit cases.
  • Monitored security by surveying museum patrons and activation of alarm systems.
  • Assisted in the maintaining of museum collection database through data entry and editing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Jr. Curatorial Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Jr.Curatorial Assistant is responsible for to develope and implement financial solicitation programs for annual and capital gave to the Museum, from individuals and organizations, as well as to develope and implement financial and non-financial programs to promote active and ongoing engagement with the scientific and educational missions of the Museum, is directly supervise a Development Coordinator, and is responsible for all membership programs at the Museum.

Skills : Multitasking, Interpersonal Skills, MS Office, Oral Communication, Attention to detail.

Description :

  • Developed strategies of qualification, cultivation, and solicitation for a portfolio of individual prospects and donors capable of making annual and capital gifts to the Peabody Museum, Created annual fund communications and managed an annual giving strategy for the Museum.
  • Performed full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage private (non-federal) grant proposals, Performed prospect research.
  • Implemented solicitation strategies by recommending gift opportunities, ask amounts, and giving vehicles to prospective donors.
  • Met activity and revenue goals by managing solicitation mailings and planning and maintaining a schedule of travel.
  • Collaborated with principal, major, parent, international, reunion and planned giving officers in the central Office of Development, serving as a knowledgeable resource in support of potential prospect/donor development.
  • Developed opportunities for top prospect engagement with the Museum Director and other museum leaders, scheduling meetings, writing briefings, letters, and other correspondence.
  • Managed the activities of and correspondence with the Museums advisory board, Assisted with planning the advisory board meetings and developed programs and events on an ongoing basis for members, Planed and executed other development programs, events, and group cultivation approaches as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Curatorial Assistant Resume

Summary : As a Curatorial Assistant, responsible for to maintain the health of trees in the Arboretum living collections with particular emphasis on mature trees, and is responsible for to develope, implemente, and supervise all aspects of arboricultural work in the Arboretum's living collections.

Skills : Planting, Protecting, Preserving, Managing.

Description :

  • Maintained the health of trees in the Arboretum's living collections, especially mature trees, Duties include pruning, fertilizing, irrigating, and regular inspection of plants for structural, cultural or pest-related problems using accepted IPM principles.
  • Developed and reviewed strategies for managing important trees in the Arboretum's living collection,Prepared and supervised daily and weekly work schedules, Prepared plans for the pruning and removal of trees as required.
  • Cooperated with plant records staff in maintaining appropriate curatorial standards including accessioning, deaccessioning, IPM monitoring, and tree maintenance records.
  • Operated chain saws, brush chipper, log splitter, backhoe, and other special equipment, In addition, performed light maintenance on equipment, included sharpening of saws and cleaning of vehicles.
  • Contributed to Arboretums revenue generation by working with outreach arborists on a variety of projects.
  • Participated in the Arboretum's special events, such spring members event, department special project days, etc.
  • Able to perform physically demanding tasks, Chief Arborist is the primary advocate for arboricultural programs in the Arboretum and plays an active role in staff and budget allocations for this area.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Curatorial Research Assistant Resume

Headline : Over 4 years of working experience in Carnegie Museum and experience in education and the bird department, and animal care experience, Work at a Nature Reserve as an educato, and interested in conservation, education, animal care, and wildlife care/management.

Skills : MS Office, Material Science, Critical Thinking Skills, Written Skills.

Description :

    1. Taught educational classes to visiting school groups, tribal children, and tribal community members.
    2. Provided tours for local visitors and foreign dignitaries.
    3. Collaborated with other museums for special loans of artifacts and exhibition.
    4. Assisted with all exhibit design, research, and writing.
    5. Planned, crafted, and disseminated tribal community messages and information to the outside community via newsletters, pamphlets, and website.
    6. Provided educational outreach for local military bases, Cabrillo National Park, schools, and archaeological societies.
    7. Conducted inventory, arrangement, and basic preservation on processed collections.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Assistant curator Resume

Objective : As a Assistant Curator, responsible for to assisting in organize exhibitions and other special projects as assigned, and also working toward departmental goals of building the collection, as well as to increase international reputation of the museum, working collaboratively with departments within the museum to further the vision of the MCA.

Skills : Communication Skills, Oral presentation Skills, Writing, Editing Skills.

Description :

  • Conceptualized, organized, and assisted in managing exhibitions of varying scale and special projects as assigned, both originated in-house and traveling,
  • Participated in all related aspects including research, writing of catalogue and didactic materials, coordinated loans and installation, developed and monitored budgets, volunteer guide training and public talks, and serving as liaison to education, development, public relations, and marketing, etc.
  • Maintained donor relations by visiting collections, fielding inquiries, leading tours, and cultivating support.
  • Maintained two permanent collections and coordinated exhibits for three temporary galleries, researched, scheduled, organized, designed.
  • Coordinated administrative details for donation, loan, and short-term it exhibits for the galleries and prepared exhibits proposal.
  • Partnered with the Registred to re-catalog museum and gallery holding and assiste with the reorganization of the research library and archives.
  • Helped in planing and executing seven annual Treefest it  exhibits and celebration, included concept, design, temporary artifact loans, and coordination of 60 different groups of volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA