Museum Technician Interview Questions

1 Share an experience in which your attention to detail and thoroughness had an impact on your last company.
2 Share an example of a time you had to gather information from multiple sources. How did you determine which information was relevant?
3 Describe your experience the repair, restoration and reassembling artifacts, designing and fabricating missing or broken parts, to restore them to their original appearance and prevent deterioration.
4 Name a time when you specialized in particular materials or types of object, such as documents and books, paintings, decorative arts, textiles, metals, or architectural materials.
5 Tell me how you organize, plan, and prioritize your work.
6 Give me an example of when you thought outside of the box. How did it help your employer?
7 Share an experience you had in dealing with a difficult person and how you handled the situation.
8 Provide an example when your ethics were tested.
9 Share an example of when you went above and beyond the "call of duty". (Look for answers that show the candidate is dependable.)
10 Share an effective approach to working with a large amount of information/data. How has your approach affected your company?
11 Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
12 Tell me about a time when you developed your own way of doing things or were self-motivated to finish an important task.
13 Share a time when you willingly took on additional responsibilities or challenges. How did you successfully meet all of the demands of these responsibilities? (Make sure the candidate is a self-starter and can demonstrate some initiative.)
14 Name a time when your creativity or alternative thinking solved a problem in your workplace.
15 How would you rate your writing skills? (Ask for an example that demonstrates great writing skills.)