Museum Visitor Guide Resume Template


With a large museums full of artifacts, the visiting experience can be bewildering if not for a well guided tour of the museum.  This is where a seasoned museum visitor guide comes in.  While there are now self-service LCD monitors in major exhibit locations or simple descriptive plaques on their glass enclosures, a museum guide provides a more personal touch in giving out information that are often not in the official descriptions.  In addition, guides provide a supervised tour that minimizes chances of visitors getting lost or accidentally messing up the exhibit areas.

Museum Visitor Guide Resume Template

Harold G. Gomez

Margaret St., Pensacola, Florida

Phone: 305- 565-5762

gomez_hg@ycmail.com

Objective

To be a museum visitor guide in a large metropolitan museum

Summary of Qualification

  • Almost a decade of experience in handling visitors as a museum guide in showcasing war implements from the 10th century onwards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as communication skills in English and Spanish.

Career Experience/Job History

2000 – Present:  Museum Guide, Florida Museum of Natural History

  • Courteously greet visitors and after making an introduction and rules of the visit, usher visitors to museum or to specific exhibit location
  • Introduce visitors to artifacts explain relevant historical information, cultural relevance and modern day significance.
  • Demonstrate use of LCD terminals for automated inquiry responses.
  • Modify language and content of tour for each visitor
  • Implement educational programs with school and college tour groups
  • Wear historic costumes representative of the area where they are to conduct the tour.

Education

1995 – 1996: Diploma in Stage Production, Burbank Studios

1991 – 1995: Bachelor of Arts in History and Archeology, California State University

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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