Museum Director Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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To obtain a position as Museum Director in order to maximize my skills and to use my experience in order to provide skills within the organization on various levels.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong management experience in installation design in museum and cultural setting
  • In-depth knowledge of interior construction techniques, exhibition conservation protocol, exhibition lighting, paints and fabrics
  • Familiarity with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines governing operations, maintenance in a museum facility
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, drafting software, VectorWorks, XSLT, XML, and HTML
  • Thorough knowledge in the field of art history and museum studies
  • Deep knowledge of national museum issues and policies
  • Excellent verbal and written and communication skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills

Work Experience:

Museum Director, August 2005 – Present

Hunterdon Art Museum, South Sioux City, NE

  • Managed all areas of Museum operations.
  • Established and re-fined policies, maintenance, of the Museum’s collections.
  • Planned and coordinated all Museum programs.
  • Managed acquisitions, maintenance and utilization of the Museum’s permanent collection.
  • Managed transactions and inventory of all collections acquired through gifts, donations, purchases and loans.
  • Established and maintained working relationships with other Museums & Cultural constituencies.

Museum Director, May 2000 – July 2005

Adirondack Museum, South Sioux City, NE

  • Promoted museum programs and services.
  • Planned, coordinated, and implemented Museum exhibitions.
  • Attended various Museum related meetings, conferences, workshops, symposiums to promote Museum.
  • Coordinated with museums, associations and other related activities.
  • Provided Good Customer care service.
  • Supervised administration of museum and annual budget.


Bachelor’s Degree in Museum Studies, North Central University, Minneapolis, MN

Master’s Degree in Museum Studies, Ball State University, Muncie, IN