Museum Archivist CV Template


The responsibility for authenticating and maintaining the museum’s historical and cultural documents belong to the Museum Archivist.  That leaves the Curator to concentrate on non-documentary artifacts.  Archivists often specialize in narrow fields such as scientific and medical manuscripts, war treatises and political documents or original manuscripts of literary giants as well as sketches of famous artists. They also concern themselves with letters and correspondences of famous people over the centuries.

Museum Archivist CV Template

Julian J. Jones

York Rd., Exeter, UK

Phone: 01382-098345

jones_jj@ycmail.com

Objective

To be a Museum Archivist in a large metropolitan museum specializing in political and historic European documents

Summary of Qualification


  • 12 years of experience as a museum archivist first for a natural history museum and for a historic and biographical museum
  • Excellent writing and organization skills

Professional Experience / Career History

2005 – Present:  Museum Archivist, Royal Albert Museum and Art Gallery, Devon

  • Supervise the museum aides in cataloguing archival manuscripts in the museum’s collection.
  • Confer with archeologists in dating new manuscript finds to ensure authenticity before becoming part of the collection
  • Assist in the development of the museum’s promotional materials.
  • Coordinate with security to develop sustainable and effective security systems.

1998 – 2003:  Assistant Museum Archivist, Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

  • Coordinate with archeologists and historians in authenticating manuscripts for possible inclusion in the museum’s collection
  • Supervise the cataloguing and updating of museum archive documents.

Education

2001 – 2004: MS in Archeology, Cambridge University

1994 – 1998: Bachelor of Arts in History, Institute of Historical Research, London

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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