Museum Director Resume Template

A Museum Director is the CEO/COO of a museum, managing the team of museum curators and archivists as well as security, IT, purchasing, museum aides and other personnel that enable the museum to function like any corporation, whether privately or publicly funded.  In small museums, the lone curator often acts as the museum director, so the position depends on the extent and diversity of the museum contents, National museums that have a large diversity of collections are often headed by a Museum Director or Head Curator.

Museum Director Resume Template

Dave G. Sinclair

Greenwich Vill., New York City

Phone: 212-443-9011


A management position as a Museum Director in a large metropolitan museum

Summary of Qualification

  • 16 years of experience in museums, first as a curator in a private museum then as an assistant director for a large metropolitan museum.
  • Excellent supervisor, managerial and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal, writing skills in English as well as interpersonal people management skills.

Career Experience/Job History

2002 – Present:  Assistant Museum Director, New York Museum

  • Work with noted archeologists, anthropologists and historians in identifying, authenticating and cataloguing historical and cultural artifacts of the last 3,000 years.
  • Assist developing budget and funding approvals.
  • Contract 3rd party reproduction of authentic pieces for exhibition
  • Approve all HR hiring and movements as cleared be the museum director
  • Coordinate with IT to ensure that the museum catalogue database is properly maintained and its website updated.

1994 – 2002:  Museum Curator, Antiquities, Vanderbilt Museum

  • Ensure high authenticity in museum artifacts.
  • Ensure correct cataloguing of museum exhibit collection
  • Approve all HR hiring and movements as cleared be the museum director


2002 – 2006: MBA, Stanford University

2000 – 2002: MS in Archeology, Stanford University

1990 – 1994: Bachelor of Arts in History, UCLA

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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