Jennifer Hodbod Resume
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My resume includes the details of my educational background from Seton Hall University’s Museum Professions Program, as well as my work experience in in both the USA, and Shanghai, China.
December 2016 – M.A. Seton Hall University, Museum Professions Program, GPA: 3.7
•Concentration: Museum Registration Minor: Exhibition Development M.A. Thesis: What Remains? The Evolution of the Legal and Ethical Care of Human Remains, and What Struggles Persist for the Modern Institution.
June 2012- B.A. Ramapo College, Magna Cum Laude GPA: 3.8
•Concentration: Independent Study in Art History & Visual Arts
January 2017-January 2018- Visual Arts Instructor- Living Word Shanghai- Shanghai, China
•Developed Visual Arts Curriculum for Elementary, Middle, and High School students
•Determined the academic goals for the curriculum by focusing on the evolution of artistic expression throughout art history.
•Demonstrated visual elements that are characteristic of each movement and how best to depict them in their own projects.
•Instilled an enthusiasm and appreciation of art in students by developing their skills for self-expression.
May 2015-June 2016 – The Monmouth Museum- Lincroft, N.J.
•Researched and developed educational exhibitions for elementary and middle school students.
•Conducted educational tours and implemented exhibition based activities.
•Developed a systematic method for organizing and cataloging inventory of museum collections, along with loaned works, and documented locations for ease of access to limit handling of materials.
•Assessed and documented conditions of loaned works, and prepared for acclimation in compliance with environmental standards to limit damage and potential liability.
•Applied risk management principals in assessing equipment used in developing adequate storage facilities for museum collections.
February 2013-August 2014- Ocean County Historical Society & Research Center
February 2013- August 2014- John F. Peto Studio & Museum – Toms River, N.J
•Conducted tours for students and general public to provide education on the Victorian Era, local history, and the artistic works of John F. Peto.
•Conducted research for changing exhibitions to provide significant and up to date information on the developing educational themes.
•Documented objects loaned to neighboring institutions as well as their schedule of return, and compiled condition reports to assess their current state.
•Aligned gifts coinciding with the museum’s mission statement during acquisition meetings.
Managed accessions into Past Perfect collection management database, and organized multiple collections for informative access.
- Strong Written and Oral Communication Skills
- Culturally Competent and Adaptive, Educational Public Speaking, Strong Interpersonal Skills
Groups & Associations
- New Jersey Association of Museums, New York Foundation of the Arts
- English, Mandarin, Spanish