Docent Resume Samples

A Docent works in museums and assists in developing and implementing art-based experiences. The job duties commonly seen on the Docent Resume are – conducting a guided tour of the museum for students and adults; using techniques of role play, storytelling, dialogue, and inquiry to keep visitors interactive; encouraging students to explore the library or museum; studying selected readings; accompanying other docents on guided tours; conducting programs by greeting guests; leading the tour and the program; evaluating the program and the group.

To ensure success in this field, possessing the following skills are needed – being enthusiastic and cheerful; willing to learn; interest in working with people mainly with students; experience in getting involved with the programs of the museum; teaching skills; and a good understanding of the purpose and benefits of the activities being conducted. Formal education to a degree level will be useful.

 

Docent Resume example

Docent Resume

Summary : Designing promotional posters, Working with gallery staff to set up art installations, Interacting with live animals and encouraged visitors to interact as well, and also Assisting in the development of Enrichment creating feeding and play devices and special foods for wildlife residents.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Transcribing, Dialogue Lists, Time-code CCSL, Quicken, Quick Books, All Social Media.

Description :

    1. Assisted with the intake of over 100 orphaned and/or injured wild animals annually to the facilities rehabilitation and release program.
    2. Monitored and collected data on the health status of approximately 200 zoo wildlife residents to determine care practices and habitat improvements.
    3. Assisted with cleaning, repair, and building habitats.
    4. Researched and observed animal behavior to develop new habitats and facilitate new enclosures for existing and incoming wildlife.
    5. Prepared diets for over 50 different species of wildlife.
    6. Traveled to offsite locations with educational animals and their keepers to conduct educational seminars.
    7. Conducted tours of the zoo for schools, churches, camp groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED


Docent Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a full-time teaching Docent position at the secondary level in the subject of social studies for the academic year with the purpose of preparing students to become upstanding citizens in society.

Skills : Answering Phones, Customer Service, Cashier, Computer Savvy, Data Entry, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Museum guide and educator at the College of Charleston.
    2. Greeted guests and provided information about the museum and the local community.
    3. Answered questions regarding specific museum specimens, the means of fossil preservation, and the curation process.
    4. Developed effective ways to communicate scientific ideas about geologic history and concepts to a non-scientific audience.
    5. Performed tasks to prepare for college-level geology laboratory courses.
    6. Graded homework and laboratory assignments, answered student's questions, and lead exam review sessions.
    7. Communicated scientific concepts to non-scientific students and helped to maintain order and focus in a classroom setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Environmental Geology


Docent Resume

Summary : Scientific Illustrator and naturalist seeking a position with an organization or company dedicated to art and science education. Proficient in both written and verbal communication. Experienced in guiding nature tours such as guided walks through scenic, nature-rich areas. Possesses a strong work ethic, willingness to learn, and a passion for art and nature.

Skills : Adobe, Illustration, Educator.

Description :

    1. Lead guided tours of children in third and fourth grade through the historically protected area.
    2. Engaged students in science learning.
    3. Taught students to employ different senses in order to become stout nature observers.
    4. Lead students Aid students in species identification.
    5. Told stories of the native peoples who originally inhabited the land.
    6. Explored students to be excellent stewards of the earth.
    7. Led students in fifth-7th grade on guided hikes.
    8. Facilitated students in an imitation fossil dig.
    9. Engaged students in habitat restoration activity.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification In Salmon Protection And Watershed Network

Docent Resume

Summary : 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 Excel, Calculator, Microsoft Office, Computer Skills , Customer Service, Computer Literate, Public Speaking, Multitasking, Filing, Research, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Acted as greeter and tour guide for visitors of the park.
    2. Helped decorate for holidays and pack decorations away afterward.
    3. Researched and created accession reports for donated artifacts.
    4. Numbered artifacts and placed them in displays.
    5. Performed inventory and updated the inventory spreadsheet.
    6. Taught craft workshops and made display pieces for the museums.
    7. Trained volunteers and docents on how to lead tours around the park.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate of Arts

Docent Resume

Summary : Recognize as a detailed-oriented, highly organized, and self-motivated team player, offering progressive experience in salesperson position. Capable of completing a variety of projects with accuracy, and efficiency in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Leadership, Oral/Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Greeted visitors, archived museum material, managed sales, wrote newsletters, designed souvenir items, opened and closed the museum.
    2. Made monthly bank deposits on monies received for items purchased and donations.
    3. Kept record of all items sold.
    4. Made sure the museum was clean and exhibit in good condition.
    5. Educated the public about zoo animals and conservation efforts in order to foster interest in worldwide environmental concerns.
    6. Managed and organized all phases of sales operations Initiated a CRM for the sales team.
    7. Attended software classes, and brought best of it.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Degree In Nursing In Nursing

Docent Resume

Objective : Dedicated, detail-oriented, and conscientious scientist with 4+ years of experience in biology and chemistry laboratory environments and 1+ years of experience in other biological research settings. Extensive coursework in the biological sciences to include neuroscience, toxicology, ecology, laboratory QA/QC, geographic information systems, and fluorescence detection/imaging techniques.

Skills : Biological Laboratory: PCR, RT-PCR, cDNA Preparation.

Description :

    1. Contributed to the educational and public outreach activities of the Exhibit Museum of Natural History.
    2. Provided informative and engaging guided tours to school groups and the public.
    3. Taught visitors about biological, geological, anthropological, and other natural history subjects.
    4. Hosted and assisted school groups and rentals as they arrived and departed the museum.
    5. Taught at Science Discovery Days and other special events.
    6. Hosted birthday parties.
    7. Assisted with set-up and tear-down for birthday parties, educational events, and rentals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS (ABT) In Neuroscience

Docent Resume

Objective : Senior-level global event manager with proven leadership skills in moving large and complicated conference projects forward to successful outcomes. Managed design and construction of ten trade show booths ranging in size from 10 x 10 to 0 x 100.

Skills : Cash Handling, Checks Etc., Computer Literate, Fast Learner.

Description :

    1. Answered customer telephone calls regarding questions dealing with the museum.
    2. Kept a perfect attendance record for 3 months.
    3. Determined tourist needs by asking relevant questions and listening actively to the responses.
    4. Actively pursued personal learning and development opportunities.
    5. Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
    6. Did a great job at making tourists feel welcomed and informed.
    7. Led tour groups ranging from 2-10 people large on tours lasting one hour.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In History Education

Docent Resume

Objective : A career-minded professional with a unique combination of business experience and skills who brings an opportunity to apply 20+ years of leadership and management experience to company objectives in a position where income is based on performance.

Skills : Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Microsoft Office, Maya.

Description :

    1. Guided middle and high school groups on tours of Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
    2. Prepared lesson plans and materials for teaching students botany and aquatic biology.
    3. Taught and guided children in conducting scientific experiments and inquiries both in the lab and in the field.
    4. Taught plant identification and general botany.
    5. Conducted historical tours of the house, contracting rental agreements for weddings and special events, performing receptionist.
    6. Researched permanent collection and craft involved and educating tours for the public.
    7. Researched artwork and prepared a guided tour designed to inform and encourage attendees to interact with and discuss the paintings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Biological Sciences

Docent Resume

Objective : A detail-oriented Docent professional employs a strong aptitude for decision-making. Excel at troubleshooting. Ability to learn new software in a short amount of time with high retention

Skills : Graphic Design, Video Editing, Copy Editing, Copy Writing, UI Design, CMS.

Description :

    1. Led tours and provided information to museum visitors and guests.
    2. Facilitated and assisted in community engagement activities such as children's arts and crafts.
    3. Networked with the local teaching community and promoted the museum as a space for object-based learning.
    4. Wrote news and events articles for the museum website.
    5. Assisted with website management including content management and communicating design changes to web developers.
    6. Designed 2-4 sets of posters and publicity materials per semester for student-led discussions and workshops.
    7. Disseminated advertising materials throughout the Seattle area.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Creative Writing

Docent Resume

Headline : Dedicated and accomplished Docent professional with a broad background of sales and management experience in multiple career fields. Highly analytical and organized with a demonstrated ability to improve efficiency and effectiveness of programs.

Skills : Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, The Museum System, WordPress.

Description :

    1. Opened and closed the gift shop and mansion.
    2. Gave tours and running the gift shop.
    3. Answered phone calls, taking messages, forwarding calls, or answering customer inquiries as appropriate.
    4. Advertised for events, including going out dressed in period costumes to discuss the house and/or upcoming events.
    5. Entered in transcriptions of old letters Compiling lists of previous fundraiser activities Family and historical research Other Applicable Experience.
    6. Volunteered as an exhibit guide and a Docent at the Seymour Center Long Marine Lab.
    7. Educated the public on the exhibits throughout the center and lead people on 40 minutes outside tours.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In English