Topic ID #31586 - posted 3/5/2014 10:26 PM

Willing to relocate -- Registrar, Collections Manager, Installation, Repatriation



melanie.odonnell9

Melanie O'Donnell
(360)433-1975
4403 NE 151st Ave, Vancouver, WA 98682
melanie.odonnell9@gmail.com
linkedin.com/melanieodonnell

I am an efficient, friendly professional looking for an opportunity to as an art handler, database manager, registrar, or collection manager. I am excited to relocate and am excited to find a position where I can take on more responsibility and tackle new challenges. 

Education
SETON HALL UNIVERSITY Class of 2013
South Orange, NJ 3.84 GPA
Master of Arts, Museum Professions, Museum Registration Concentration
۰ Studied current museum techniques, practices and standards relating to special exhibitions, registration methods and
collections records.
۰ Graduate Thesis, “Bones in Museums: Respectful Stewardship of Human Remains in Museum Collections.”
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Class of 2009
Seattle, WA 3.47 GPA Bachelor of Arts; Major: History, Minor: Art History
۰ Concentrations in 19th Century America, American Women, and English and American Art

Skills
Past Perfect software
Photoshop software
Database Management
Collections Management
Archival Management
Grant writing

Museum Experience
PORTLAND ART MUSEUM October 2013-January 2014
Portland, OR
Volunteer
۰ Answer questions and circulate information to visitors regarding exhibitions, locations and events.
WALSH GALLERY June 2012-June 2013
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Gallery Assistant and Registrar
۰ Accessioned found in collections prints, including photographing, condition reporting and rehousing prints in accordance
to industry standards.
۰ Prepared Object Files to be put into the Gallery’s Past Perfect Database
۰ Assisted in installation and de-installation of exhibits of varying media
۰ Oversaw the reinstallation of permanent collection throughout University Library
MUSEUM OF EARLY TRADES AND CRAFTS January-April, 2013
Madison, NJ
Collections and Exhibitions Intern
۰ Rehoused collection of more than 10,000 objects to comply with archival standards
۰ Created mounts, installed shelving, and wrote short text panels for temporary exhibition.
۰ Maintained and updated inventory lists
THE BURKE MUSEUM HERBARIUM October 2010-June 2011
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Volunteer
۰ Digitized vascular plant collections records for online database

Other Experience
CROWN AUTO RENTAL August 2013-December 2013
Portland, OR
۰ Manage office records; update and maintain vehicle records; maintain vehicles; schedule vehicle rentals
STONEY’S RESTURANT August 2012-June 2013
South Orange, NJ
Cashier
۰ Open and close restaurant; organized restaurant supplies; processed cash and credit card transactions
DELFINOS PIZZERIA February 2008-August 2011
Seattle, WA
Shift Manager
۰ Trained and supervised employees to ensure quality of service
۰ Open and close restaurant; organized restaurant supplies; processed cash and credit card transactions





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