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Katharine

Pronouns:

she/her

Availability:

Available

Full or Part-time

Position Type:

Lakewood

Washington

United States of America

Years in the field:

6 – 10 Years

Areas of Expertise

Administrative Support, Curatorial/Collections, Development/Sponsorship/Institutional Advancement, Distance/Digital Learning, Diversity, Docent Programs, Education, Events, Exhibits development, Explainer/guide, Finance, Grants/Foundational Giving, Guest/Visitor Services, Intern Programs, Marketing & Communications, Senior Leadership, Operations, Outreach and Public Engagement, Partnerships, Project Management, Professional Development, Research & Evaluation, Security/Safety, Social Media, Strategic Planning, Volunteer Programs

COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTCOLLECTIONS ASSISTANTCOLLECTIONS ASSISTANTCOLLECTIONS ASSISTANT
Museum of Flight,
Seattle,
WA /
Oct 2019 -
Jul 2020
HEAD OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONSHEAD OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONSHEAD OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONSHEAD OF MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Foss Waterway Seaport,
Tacoma,
WA /
May 2017 -
Jul 2019
SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
The Hunterian,
Glasgow,
Lanarkshire /
May 2016 -
Nov 2016
VOLUNTEER COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTVOLUNTEER COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTVOLUNTEER COLLECTIONS ASSISTANTVOLUNTEER COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT
The Hunterian - Zoology Museum,
Glasgow,
Lanarkshire /
Jan 2016 -
Aug 2016
P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C EP R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C EP R O F E S S I O N A L E XP ER I E N C EP R O F E S S I O N A L E XP ER I E N C E
Develop and maintain registration, cataloging, and basic
recordkeeping systems, using Re:Discovery.

Study, examine, and test acquisitions to authenticate their origin,
composition, history, and to assess their current value.

Inspect premises to assess the need for repairs and to ensure
that climate and pest-control issues are addressed.

Install, arrange, assemble, and prepare artifacts for exhibition,
ensuring the artifacts' safety, reporting on status and condition,
and identifying and correcting set-up problems.

Provide information from the institution's holdings to other
curators and to the public.

Direct and supervise curatorial, technical, interns, volunteers,
and staff in the handling, mounting, care, and storage of objects.

Perform examinations to establish storage and conservation
requirements, policies, and procedures, culminating in the
writing of new collections policy and procedures.

Organize archival records and develop classification systems to
facilitate access to archival materials.

Coordinate exhibit installations, assisting with design,
constructing displays, dioramas, display cases, and models, and
ensuring the availability of necessary materials.

Perform on-site field work which may involve interviewing
people, inspecting and identifying artifacts, note-taking, viewing
sites and collections, and repainting exhibition spaces.

Collect and analyze sales data, using web traffic metrics such as
page visits, transaction size, link popularity, click-through rates,
and cost-per clicks.

Collaborate with other marketing staff to integrate and
complement marketing strategies across multiple sales channels.

Participate in the development of online marketing strategy.•
Prepare artifacts for storage and shipping.•
kcn.oleary@gmail.com
(206) 817-2919
East Wenatchee, WA, 98802
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOWUNIVERSITY OF GLASGOWUNIVERSITY OF GLASGOWUNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW
GlasgowGlasgowGlasgowGlasgow,,,, LanarkshireLanarkshireLanarkshireLanarkshire
Master of Science (M.S.) Museum
Studies (Sep 2016)
PACIFIC LUTHERANPACIFIC LUTHERANPACIFIC LUTHERANPACIFIC LUTHERAN
UNIVERSITYUNIVERSITYUNIVERSITYUNIVERSITY
TacomaTacomaTacomaTacoma,,,, WAWAWAWA
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Communication (May 2014)
SEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGESEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGESEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGESEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGE
SeattleSeattleSeattleSeattle,,,, WAWAWAWA
Relevant Coursework
E DU C A TI O NE DU C A TI O NE DU C A TI O NE D U C A TI O N
3-Month Woodshop Course•
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Suite
Working knowledge of KE Emu,
Past Perfect, Re:Discorvery
Working knowledge of Adobe
Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
Working knowledge of SketchUp
Grant Writing
Types 65-75 WPM
A DDI T I O N A L S K I LL SA D DI T I O N A L S K I L L SA D DI T I O N A L S K I LL SA DDI T I O N A L S K I L L S
K A T H A R I N EK A T H A R I N EK A T H A R I N EK A T H A R I N E O ' L E A R YO ' L E A R YO ' L E A R YO ' L E A R Y

EDUCATION INTERNEDUCATION INTERNEDUCATION INTERNEDUCATION INTERN
Washington State History Museum,
Tacoma,
WA /
Dec 2014 -
Jul 2015
Photograph objects for documentation.• Notify superior when artifacts require outside restoration.• Classify and assign registration numbers to artifacts, and
supervise inventory control.

Escort individuals or groups through the museum.• Conduct educational activities for school children.• Provide directions and other pertinent information to visitors.