Similar Titles

Collections Curator, Collections Manager, Curator, Education Curator, Exhibitions Curator, Exhibits Curator, Museum Curator, Photography Curator, Vertebrate Zoology Curator

Job Description

Administer collections, such as artwork, collectibles, historic items, or scientific specimens of museums or other institutions. May conduct instructional, research, or public service activities of institution.

Job Responsibilities
  • Plan and organize the acquisition, storage, and exhibition of collections and related materials, including the selection of exhibition themes and designs, and develop or install exhibit materials.
  • Develop and maintain an institution's registration, cataloging, and basic record-keeping systems, using computer databases.
  • Plan and conduct special research projects in areas of interest or expertise.
  • Provide information from the institution's holdings to other curators and to the public.
  • Negotiate and authorize purchase, sale, exchange, or loan of collections.
Technology Skills
  • Data base user interface and query software — Art systems Collections; Database software Hot technology; FileMaker Pro; Microsoft Access Hot technology
  • Development environment software — Adobe Systems Adobe Creative Suite; Microsoft Visual Studio Hot technology
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator Hot technology; Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Hot technology; Graphics software; Microsoft Paint
  • Object or component-oriented development software — Perl Hot technology; Python Hot technology ; R Hot technology
  • Presentation software — Microsoft PowerPoint Hot technology


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