The Hessel Museum of Art seeks an experienced professional for the position of part-time casual Security Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the visitor services, security and monitoring of the CCS Bard facility and Hessel Museum activities as directed by the Security Manager and Director of Exhibitions and Operations. The Security Officer will be responsible for ensuring the safety of campus students and employees and the security of collection assets at the Hessel Museum following standard museum practice.
Responsible for the patrolling and order of the museum, galleries, and facility in general.
Facilitate access control
Responsible for, but not limited to, the operation of the security equipment, i.e. CCTV systems, and fire/security alarms, the communications system, and exhibition related audio visual and display equipment.
Prepare and maintain accurate logs and written reports, as required.
Provide crisis intervention and mediation in required situations.
Provide assistance and information to the staff and visitors.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma Required; Minimum 1 year of security or hospitality experience; museum security experience a plus; strong interest in representing the mission of the school, museum, and contemporary art.
Must be able to successfully complete the New York State 8-hour Pre-Assignment Training Certification.
Must be able to successfully complete the New York State 16-hour On-the-Job Training.
Must maintain a New York State Safe Driver Certification and a valid New York State Driver's License.
Applicants must currently be registered with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Bureau for Municipal Police, Security Guard Division.
Position requires good character references and good health, especially in hearing and eyesight, and good personal habits, such as neatness and dependability.
Position requires mental alertness, emotionally stable and physically fit to deal with emergencies.
Attention to accuracy, ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and strong follow up skills required.
Acceptance to diverse, open-minded behaviors and/or actions.
Ability to deal with and use discretion with confidential matters.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Strong literate, verbal, and written skills required.
Strong customer service skills required.
Ability to use equipment, such as hand radio, computer and telephone.
Must be available to work some weekends/evenings and Holidays
The Bard College Application of Employment is attached and can be submitted by one of the following options:
Human Resources office, Ludlow, Basement
Mail: Bard College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
FAX: (845) 758-7826
Fill out application on this website.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.