Security Officer - ON CALL

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Security Officer - ON CALL
Department Museum Security
Posting Type Internal/External
Employment Type Part-Time
Job Summary (Overview)

As one of the three largest university art museums in the United States, the RISD Museum is a place for investigation, transformation and creative process. The RISD Museum is committed to connecting a diverse public with a collection of art and design from the ancient past to the present day. As an employer, RISD offers a supportive, collegial and inclusive work environment and a competitive benefits package.
The RISD Museum is seeking a dependable security professional with visitor service skills and a strong sense of integrity.
The Museum Security Officer plays the critical role of maintaining order, reducing injury and reducing property loss at the Museum. In addition, the Officer provides routine protection of galleries and visitors by making continuous tours throughout the Museum and informing visitors of museum rules; serving as an initial security and safety responder for events and escalate and/or report as appropriate; and performing the important function of responding politely and in a courteous, professional manner to visitors and staff, answering visitors’ questions or direct visitors to someone who can answer.
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This position will be covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement between Rhode Island School of Design and the Rhode Island School of Design Museum Guards’ Association.

Essential Functions/Duties

Ability to stand and walk for prolonged times
Customer Service skills

Job Qualifications Required

HS diploma or equivalent required. Strong communication skills and dependability. Previous security or related work experience preferred or combination of education and experience. Ability to complete written reports.
Computer literacy Ability to follow standard operating procedures.

Job Qualifications Preferred

Associate Degree or higher
Strong Computer ability
Security Experience

Pre-employment Requirement

The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.

Other than regular hours (typically 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon-Fri.)

3 days from 9:45 AM to 5:15 PM to include one weekend day. Exact days to be determined

Hours/week and months/year

Supporting Operation that runs Tuesday through Sunday from 10AM to 5PM

Assigned as needed non set hours range from 0 to 21 per week.

Salary Grade N/A
Union No
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00071P
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents