Reports To: Security Supervisor
Department: Administration
Purpose: To protect all museum property and artworks, and provide safety to visitors and personnel

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises.
  • Warn persons of rule infractions or violations.
  • Monitor security systems, equipment, and other machinery (i.e, HVAC, phone, electrical panels, Lutron lighting, A/V).
  • Patrol Museum premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion, criminal activity and ensure security of doors and windows.
  • Write reports of irregularities, such as touching or damage of art, equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Must enjoy contact with the public, and display outstanding interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Imperative to have integrity, honesty, and reliability.
  • Ability to work all shifts, including weekends and evenings.
  • Potential for training to assist in operation of Museum visitor desk.

Education and Experience

  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent.

Other Requirements

  • Able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job including standing for long periods of time, lifting objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Dress according to Museum policies.

How to Apply

Please complete an Employment Application and submit to hr@allentownartmuseum.org or mail to Security Supervisor, Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA 18101.