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


  • 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 or mail to Security Supervisor, Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth Street, Allentown, PA 18101.