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Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute is Hiring a Gallery Guard Near Utica, NY

Welcome to Munson's Employment Opportunities.

Munson, located in Utica, NY, is a nationally prominent fine arts center serving diverse audiences through a renowned Museum of Art, the Pratt Munson College of Art and Design, a live performing arts season, and year-round community arts classes. The Institute was founded in 1919 and annually hosts some 600 events where patrons enjoy exhibitions, performances, art classes, and family-oriented activities.

The Museum of Art is one of the nation’s most significant mid-sized art museums, with a top collection of American art. Munson offers more than 100 community art classes and workshops throughout the year, taught by working artists in studios shared by Pratt Munson College of Art and Design.

This Munson program offers students the option of fulfilling their first two years of a BFA in Utica before transitioning to the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn to complete their degree. Live events at Munson include a series of intimate concerts by national acts, a weekly film series, live streaming of the Metropolitan Opera, and the popular summer Arts Festival. Munson is an exceptional convergence of many areas of creative expression that is both a community asset in the Mohawk Valley and an art destination located in the heart of New York with easy travel to Syracuse, Albany, and just a few hours from New York City, Boston, and Montreal.

Munson is committed to community engagement and to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We model the values and culture of the organization to colleagues and the public by being welcoming, inclusive, and respectful and value collaboration across the organization and within the community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, being or having been victim of domestic violence or stalking, disability, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ability, age, veteran status, or any other categories covered by law.

Munson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We offer an exceptional benefits package, which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependents for qualifying positions
  • Generous paid time off including PTO and holidays for qualifying positions
  • Sick time
  • Participation in Munson TIAA retirement plan after one year of service for qualifying positions
  • Other benefits include Employment Assistance Program, Museum of Art Membership with reciprocal admission to other Museums, free School of Art classes for you and your family, and complimentary tickets to world-class performances, films, and children's performances
  • As a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization under the IRS Code, Munson is considered a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain non-profit and public employers for full-time employees

The final candidate will be required to complete a post-offer, pre-employment background check.

Gallery Guard

Munson is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Gallery Guard. This is a full time, on-site position, located in Utica, NY. Gallery Guards provide coverage during days/evenings with rotating weekends. The Museum of Art is open to the public during the day on Tuesdays through Sunday, with additional open hours for evening Museum hours or special events.

JOB SUMMARY:

Ensure safety/security of visitors, staff, faculty, students, museum building, and art collection by protecting against theft, vandalism, fire. Respond to visitors/employee needs and inquiries in a professional and courteous manner and respond quickly with professional judgment in emergencies.

OUR CULTURE:

Munson is committed to community engagement and to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Gallery Guard will model the values and culture of the organization to colleagues and the public by being welcoming, inclusive, and respectful and will value collaboration across the organization.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Provide for Museum/Art Collection security by: maintaining surveillance of visitors and art not physically protected by barriers/cases. Take appropriate action as needed.

2. Respond to visitors/employee needs and inquiries in a professional and courteous manner. 3. Provide timely submission of required reports (accident/incident, daily attendance/access control).

4. Training: Attend mandatory NY State training and monthly security staff meetings

5. Respond quickly with professional judgment in emergency situations.

6. Perform other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Required: NYS Security Guard License is required for this position. Excellent interpersonal skills required with the ability to operate two-way radio and effectively communicate with the Museum of Art visitors and employees.

Preferred; Previous experience and familiarity with security equipment. Associates degree in criminal justice; previous security or law enforcement experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Gallery Guard does not have direct supervisory responsibilities for hiring, termination, performance appraisals or performance counseling.

COMPUTER MACHINE & EQUIPMENT SKILLS:

Computer skills that include the ability to send/receive e-mail messages and prepare and submit required reports. Working knowledge/use of computer, telephone system, security equipment required.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES & DEMANDS:

Lifting Requirements: Must possess the ability to exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and up to 5 lbs. of force frequently. Weights over 50 lbs. should only be moved with assistance.

Compensation:

$17 per hour, $19 per hour with 5 years or more of verifiable security-related experience.

To Apply
Send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to hrjobs@munson.art.

For employment application, call: Human Resources 315-797-0000 ext. 2153.

Mailing Address
Munson
Attention: Human Resources
310 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502

Human Resources is located at 1207 State St. (in the Munson parking lot). Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We can be contacted at 315-797-0000, ext. 2108, 2141, or 2153, by fax at 315-797-7509, or by email hrjobs@munson.art.

Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Full Time

INDUSTRY

Arts & Culture

SALARY

$41k-54k (estimate)

POST DATE

07/11/2024

EXPIRATION DATE

08/10/2024

WEBSITE

mwpi.org

HEADQUARTERS

UTICA, NY

SIZE

25 - 50

FOUNDED

1919

TYPE

Private

CEO

ANTHONY J SPIRIDIGLOIZZI

REVENUE

$5M - $10M

INDUSTRY

Arts & Culture

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