Museum Technicians & Conservators


Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.
Also called: Conservator, Objects Conservator, Paintings Conservator, Preparator

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Business
  • management
    Math and Science
  • chemistry

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • create new and original ideas
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Gallery Systems EmbARK
  • PastPerfect Software PastPerfect
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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