Position Title: Security Specialist

Department: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Hours: 40 hour week, variable schedule, occasional evenings

Position Summary

Protect Museum collections and property. Requires compliance with strict procedures: endurance in standing post: exceptional communications skills. Provide frontline emergency response and maintain emergency preparedness. Available to work as scheduled or on call.

Sample Responsibilities

Patrols and inspect buildings and grounds.

Provide emergency response.

Follow safety security and emergency procedures as required.

Maintain a shift log, monitor and operate alarm and security systems as required.

Background and Qualifications

Subject to background check.

Five years’ experience working in a security related position.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High school diploma or GED requested.

Previous security experience beneficial.

Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with employees of different ages and backgrounds. Experience exercising direct supervision over multiple individuals.


Benefits in accordance with Museum policies.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $24,960.00 /year


  • Security: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • English (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules