Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Knowledgeable Curator with over four years' experience providing creative direction and fundraising in the museum industry and looking to transfer these skills to a career in conservation. I pride myself on my planning and implementation of new and ongoing exhibitions, and programs with focus on creating new opportunities for community engagement. I have a sincere passion for the American West and protecting it for future generations.

  • Non-profit fundraising and grant writing
  • Exhibit and marketing design
  • Museum and collections management
  • Project organization
  • Planning and coordination
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BA: Anthropology
University of Oregon, Eugene OR - ,
10/2016 to Current
Curator Ilitch Houston, TX,
  • I write grants and solicit donations to fund our institutions numerous educational and preservation programs.
  • I assist in creating and organizing fundraisers.
  • I speak directly with community members, donors, and our board about institution programming.
  • I work on all marketing, fundraising campaigns, newsletters, and social media for exhibits and educational programming.
  • Conducted promotions via social media, email and other communication methods to encourage museum and program attendance.
  • Plan and organize acquisition, storage, and exhibition of history, natural history, and fine art collections and related materials.
  • Select exhibition themes and designs while developing, and researching exhibit materials.
  • Designing all in house exhibitions
  • Perform cleaning and conservation of artifacts.
06/2016 to 08/2016
Intern Builders Firstsource, Inc. Prescott Valley, AZ,
  • Assisting the collections manager with accessioning and cataloging of museum artifacts into the PastPerfect database.
  • Reconciling undocumented objects to the correct paperwork, numbering and photographing objects.
  • Environmental monitoring using HOBO datalogger, IPM control, weekly exhibit cleaning.
  • Assisted the director and collections manager with strategic planning, special events setup, and exhibit installation.
09/2013 to 08/2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant Purdue University Hammond/Westville, IN,
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Biological Anthropology, Monkey Apes and Humans, and Dental Science course for the department of anthropology.
  • Led students in lab work.
  • Conducted office hours to give one on one tutor and study sessions.
  • Instructed small student groups on individual aspects of subject matter.
  • Utilized email, phone and in-person meetings to answer questions and mentor struggling students.
  • Adhered to university requirements for student assignments, testing and grading of work.
  • Followed established course outline to prepare lessons and convey information and enhance understanding of materials.
09/2010 to 06/2012
Pottery Analyst and Data University Of Oregon, Department Of Anthropology City, STATE,
  • Cataloged pottery data for a Neolithic archaeological site.
  • Photographed artifacts and conducted osteological analysis on Ovis/Capis bones.
  • Artifact Analyst and Data Input (Sept 2010 - Mar 2011).
  • Measured, identified, and cataloged over 500 artifacts from the William's Creek Native American archaeological site.

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