Museum Assistant Resume Samples

As a Museum Assistant, the individual takes responsibility for assisting, supporting, and giving information to the visitors who visit the Museum. The job description entails setting up exhibitions, cleaning displays, and collecting entrance money from patrons. Work activities typically carried out on daily basis are listed on the Museum Assistant Resume as – greeting visitors, and explaining exhibits to visitors; helping curators in setting up and moving and changing exhibits and collections; assisting with packing and unpacking items; giving tours to groups and individuals; taking admission money and issuing tickets, and selling books and other souvenirs in the museum shop.

To get into this job, a good general education is useful. Some employers necessitate a degree in a relevant field. Besides, possessing the following skills will be advantageous – the ability to speak in more than one language, strong communication skills, knowledge of the exhibits, and good command over history.

Museum Assistant Resume example

Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Museum Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Excellent Verbal Skills, Communication Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Assisted in raising operating funds for the museum, including writing grant proposals, completing grant applications and submitting them under the oversight of the Museum board.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of the Museum, including assuring that it is open according to the schedule set and giving tours to visitors.
  • Planned, coordinated, and supervised staff and student interns to assist Board Members with public relations, fundraising, and special events as required.
  • Responded to internal and external requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Maintained positive relationships with organizations and individuals in the community sometimes serving as museum liaison.
  • Performed other duties assigned to by Board Members immediately updating and responding to them.
  • Provided superior customer service as the first point-of-contact for guests in the museum.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In History


Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Museum Assistant to assist with attendant and clerical duties of the Museum. Over 4 year of general office or customer service experience and any equivalent combination of experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Answered the phone and doing computer tasks using Microsoft Office.
  • Served as museum manager, would oversee daily operations, and coordinated daily guide duties as greeting visitors.
  • Able to use different survey formats such as SurveyMonkey, Hub Spot, and Google Forms along with paper and mailing formats. 
  • Gathered and compiled information for reports, as well as various department projects, and submitted information to the appropriate parties. 
  • Provided excellent customer service, greeted visitors, and promoted a positive experience at the museum.
  • Demonstrated an ability to prioritize work with limited direction and take initiative during downtimes. 
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Education


Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Museum Assistant, responsible for working with others, using strong customer service skills in an effective manner. Experience in maintaining professional appearance and demeanor.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Communication Skills.

Description :

    • Completed a list of daily tasks throughout the museum, including general upkeep, artifact care, exhibit planning, maintenance of satellite galleries throughout the park, maintaining lighting and electrical equipment, as well as opening and closing duties.
    • Worked the docent desk, greeting visitors as they come into the IMH.
    • Drafted proposals for new ventures in the museum.
    • Wrote a social media proposal for the IMH, as well as an in-depth outline of all the exhibits for our incoming summer interns.
    • Worked with staff to design and create new exhibits.
    • Facilitated the Bone Cart, a mobile learning cart that travels throughout the park to educate the public as well as bring visitors into the IMH.
    • Maintained the confidentiality of departmental records. 
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Of Arts In Cultural Anthropology

Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a Museum Assistant job in a fast pace environment where my passion for teaching can be obtained while showing children the world around us.

Skills : Excellent Verbal Skills, Communication Skills, Social Media Management.

Description :

  • Wrote for upcoming events and exhibits.
  • Worked on events and exhibits, with a team.
  • Handled a multi-line phone system.
  • Answered phone calls and took messages for museum personnel.
  • Oversaw exhibits and notes what needed repair.
  • Created an online exhibit of the museum's Renaissance art collection and linked the collection with a visiting professor's research.
  • Created scannable Qr codes that linked a classroom exhibits to the museum's web page to allow visitors to access videos about the objects on there.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : To secure a Museum Assistant position in management that will allow me to utilize my experience in retail, customer service, and museum retail operations. Looking forward to use my strategic thinking skills and creativity in a challenging and rewarding manner.

Skills : An Interest and Knowledge of History, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    • Provided research to create and update excel spreadsheets for the Curator of Education at the State Museum.
    • Updated the Artist list for the annual GCAE (GOVERNOR COUNCIL ART EXHIBIT).
    • Provided micro soft mailing letters and labels to be sent out annually.
    • Worked multiple functions throughout the year.
    • Provided patron guidance into the museum once a week at the volunteer desk.
    • Worked volunteer tables at other university department events.
    • Assisted with Museum event front desk duties.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Anthropology

Museum Assistant Resume

Headline : Museum Assistant with 2+ years of experience in maintaining composure in a work environment in order to respond appropriately to individuals, in person, and over the phone, to make quick decisions and/or seek additional assistance to effectively solve problems.

Skills : MS Office, Data Entry, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Managed events, prioritized training, and communicates changes.
  • Responsible for a high level of customer service.
  • Recommended improvement to processes and practices.
  • Utilized feedback to make continuous improvements.
  • Assisted with the daily activities of the museum facility.
  • Ensured that visitors have a pleasant and educational experience.
  • Represented the museum around constituency groups, both inside and outside of the museum facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Museum Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging Museum Assistant position that will give me the opportunity to apply what have learned in the classroom to a business setting.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Research, Data Entry, Written, And Verbal Communication.

Description :

  • Assisted museum guests in any way possible.
  • Maintained exhibits and informed guests about the exhibits and aquariums.
  • Prepared food and logged in diets.
  • Measured the nitrate levels in the aquarium.
  • Demonstrated verbal communication skills with the museum guests.
  • Worked in the Museum Store on Saturdays or when needed.
  • Provided support for all staff on a daily bases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Arts

Museum Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a Museum Assistant position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Data Analysis.

Description :

  • Assisted in organizing private and public tours.
  • Able to establish and maintain professional & effective working relationships with management, coworkers, board members, outside agencies/organizations, and the public. 
  • Greeted and check-in all patrons as they come into the Museum.
  • Answered telephones and assisted with inquiries from patrons.
  • Provided customer service to patrons.
  • Performed a variety of security functions including monitoring galleries, opening and locking the building, setting alarms, observing cameras, and relaying messages and alerts.
  • Often guided tours and presented programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Museum Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Museum Assistant work closely with other museum curators and educators, develops partnerships with faculty members, and engage students across disciplines. Comprehensive experience in leadership and supervisory roles, including high-pressure and time-sensitive environments.

Skills : Good Verbal and Written Skills, Customer Service, Typing.

Description :

  • Provided informative details on tours of phosphate mining, history of Mulberry, and Ice Age fossils.
  • Provided excellent customer service.
  • Reviewed all museum flyers for errors.
  • Assisted in setup and assembly of storage areas for collection according to curatorial standards; cleaned collection and storage area as needed.
  • Greeted and familiarized visitors with the museum and its history; gave short talks and answered questions; assisted with public and member programs.
  • Introduced guests to the galleries within the museum.
  • Merchandized and set up the 17 Swedish Designers Exhibit.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Museum Assistant Resume

Summary : As a Museum Assistant, responsible for the presentation, research, preservation, and growth of the Asian Art collection. Including the development of the permanent collection, which includes objects from Tibet, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, and the Philippines.

Skills : Problem Solving Skills, Research, Data Entry, Written, And Verbal Communication.

Description :

  • Assisted with National Endowment for the Humanities funded collections re-housing project.
  • Packed and unpacked, moved, organized, inventoried, cleaned, labeled, and built mounts for ethnographic and archaeological collections.
  • Assisted with data recording for research and digital access.
  • Updated collections database and catalog cards.
  • Assisted with the Institute of Museum and Library Services funded digital collections management project.
  • Facilitated programs for the public.
  • Installed and disassembled exhibits.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In Anthropology & Museum Studies