Museum Curator in United States

at a Confidential Company

Administration & Office Support
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Museum Curator Job Profile and Description

A Museum Curator has basically to administer the museum for its collections such as natural, historical and cultural artifact collections in a museum.

Duties and Responsibilities

*He or she has to first of all develop the museum catalogue for the assigned artifacts of the museum.

*He or she will also have the duty to oversee the staff and then will have to manage the staff of the museum.

*He or she will have to mentor the staff members in the histories behind exhibited artifacts as they should know that.

*He or she will have to always try to raise the growth of the museum so will have to source and acquire items to augment and enrich museum collections in their areas of expertise (natural history, arts and culture, political historic, technology, etc.)

*He or she will have to maintain the coordination and management with the archeologists, historians and other pertinent experts in determining authenticity of newly acquired artifacts of the museum.

*He or she should always try to protect the collections of the museum so it is necessary to maintain the coordination with the security so that they will be able to design and develop the best technologies to secure and protect specific and overall museum collections safely.

*He or She should make the catalogue first of all for his or her knowledge so that will be able to classify artifacts and the collections.

*He or She has the duty to prepare then maintain complete records of the collections of the museum.

*He or She has a duty of coordinating with relevant experts in the restoration and preservation of delicate and valuable museum artifacts and collections.

*He or she will have to do the organization for the display of artifacts then also has to supervise them.

*He or She also has to ensure safety of traveling displays of the collections.

*He or she should be always active in the promotion of the collections so for that will have to oversee production of museum promotional and informational literatures properly time to time.

Skills and Specifications

*He or She must have the required skills such as strong interpersonal, diplomatic and negotiation skills

*He or She must have the extensive and thorough knowledge in the specific curator ship assignment (natural history, martial artifacts, burial customs, etc.).

*He or She should have the communication skills which is an important requirement both written and verbally.

*He or She must possess excellent computer literacy.

*He or she should be able to use the museum database systems.

Education and Qualifications

*As it is the job of historic so candidate should have a BS degree in history, archeology or any of the social sciences

*A master’s degree in the antiquities is preferred in the candidate.

*The candidate having the 5-7 years of past experience in related curator ship discipline is an advantage
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