Posting Details Title
Museum Security Officer Posting Number
Safety and Security Job Summary
The Museum Security Officer has general responsibility for public safety, property protection, and is responsible for maintaining order and secure conditions within the Museum and on the Museum grounds. Officers perform a variety of duties, following policies and procedures involving the protection of cultural properties belonging to; under the care of the Museum of Art at Bowdoin College, Duties Include supervising visitors, responding to emergency situations, observing for fire, theft, vandalism, and other threats,and other similar duties as assigned.Education/Skills Requirements
A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required; successful completion of some college work is preferred. Strong communication skills; the ability to deal calmly with a wide variety of people in varying, often stressful circumstances; ability to complete detailed written incident reports, logs, forms and written communications concerning work related activities are required.Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
CPR and AED certified.Standard Work Days and Hours
General hours fall between 7:00am and 7:00pm with later evening hours scheduled for events and late openings. Opportunity for a varied schedule, weekend availability a plus. Due to the nature of security work, there is no set timing and officers can expect varying shifts seven days per week.About Bowdoin
Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students' demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin's historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.Shift
First Shift Employment Category
Casual Benefits Eligible
No Pay Type
Hourly Background Check Package Requirements
Support Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Yes Posting Date
09/05/2019 Applications Accepted UntilOpen Until Filled
Yes Type of Posting
Internal/External Special Instructions to ApplicantsEEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. To apply please click here!