Museum Director CV Template

A Museum Director is the executive head of a large museum, managing a team of museum curators and archivists along with museum security, IT administrators, purchasing, museum aides and other personnel that empower the museum to function like any efficient business corporation, whether privately or publicly funded.  In some small museums, the lone curator can often act as the museum director or head like a proprietor for a small retail store.

Museum Director CV Template

Donald F. Sinclair

Farnsworth, Bolton, England

Phone: 01204-54632


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

Summary of Qualification

  • 18 years of experience in museums, first as a curator in a castle 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.

Professional Experience / Career History

1998 – Present:  Assistant Museum Director, British Museum

  • Consult with noted anthropologists, archeologists, and historians in identifying, authenticating historical and cultural artifacts of the last 10,000 years.
  • Assist developing budget and funding approvals in sponsoring excavations, maintaining and preserving museum artifacts and development of staff.
  • Contract 3rd party experts in reproducing authentic pieces for mobile  exhibition

1992 – 2002:  Museum Curator, Antiquities, Bruce Castle Museum

  • Manage in-house and 3rd party security resources to protect artifacts
  • Consult with 3rd party experts in authenticating museum pieces.
  • Approve all HR hiring and movements as cleared be the museum director


1998 – 2000: MBA, London Business University

1996 – 1998: MS in Archeology, Institute of Historical Research

1988 – 1992: Bachelor of Arts in History, Brunell University, London

Professional reference will be furnished upon request

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