The Office of Safety and Security at Oberlin College and Conservatory invites applications for a part-time Museum Safety and Security Officer. This is a non-classified position for one year with the possibility of renewal. This position holds the internal rank of Museum Security Officer and reports to the Assistant Director of Safety and Security.
All part-time positions are limited to less than 18 hours per week. Hours include, but may not be limited to, various daytime schedules, weekend schedules, and special events coverage.
The incumbent will have general responsibility for life and property protection in the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and provide emergency and general public safety services to the Museum’s facilities, staff, and patrons.
Essential Job Functions
Conduct walking patrol of the assigned area of the Allen Memorial Art Museum, with particular focus on collections and secured areas of the Museum.
Perform some traditional law enforcement duties typically assigned to safety and security personnel.
Respond promptly and professionally to requests from professional staff and other employees, students and visitors for emergency and general security/safety services.
Monitor electronic alarms, card and key access and surveillance equipment.
Enforce the rules, regulations and policies of Oberlin College, the Allen Memorial Art Museum, and applicable laws necessary to maintain an orderly environment.
Conduct thorough security checks of all Museum facilities in order to insure the integrity and safety of the people and contents.
Promptly correct and/or report to the appropriate College office all security, safety, utility, environmental, and fire hazards.
Secure and open the facility as scheduled.
Stay well-informed and promote crime prevention and fire safety.
As assigned, conduct thorough investigation and inquiry into incidents involving violation of College policy, criminal offenses, or suspicious circumstances; submit comprehensive written reports on all such incidents
Fulfill requirements of a Campus Security Authority (CSA) as defined by the Jeanne Clery Act in relation to reporting crimes to law enforcement authorities.
Perform all Safety and Security services or emergency/general related duties as required by the Director or Assistant Director of Safety and Security, or by the Museum Director and/or the Museum Security Supervisor, or by a superior officer.
Marginal Job Functions
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be at least 19 years of age with a valid Ohio Driver’s license and driving record, which passes College insurability standards. High school diploma or GED. Prior experience in security, public safety, law enforcement or protective services. No criminal record. Must be able and willing to work flexible hours and days during the week and on the weekends and be available on relatively short notice, and for additional coverage for extracurricular Museum events. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills (a writing sample will be required during the interview process). Must be able to supply favorable references. Must demonstrate the ability to interact in a sensitive, courteous and understanding way with members of a diverse residential and academic community and the general public; the ability to handle several projects simultaneously and to maintain composure in emergency situations; and the ability to work in a team setting to provide a safe and secure environment.
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement or related field. Consideration will be given for related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with art museums and overall museum protocol.
Any offer made is contingent upon a pre-employment physical, drug test and satisfactory completion of a comprehensive background investigation.
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/6427
This position will be paid an hourly rate of $12.35. No benefits package is available.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply on line. Complete the application including work history. Also, attach the following documents to your application for employment: resume, cover letter, and list of three references with current contact information.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until position is filled.
Documents Needed to Apply
List of References