Gallery Guard, On-Call
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
Duration of Position:
About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly
selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar
stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape.Vassar College is
deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus
community and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion,
and respect for difference. The College is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications
from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of
racial, ethnic, and other historically underrepresented
groups.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Note:
Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a
COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster, for all employees except
for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
This position provides temporary on-call security at The Frances
Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College to cover peak workload
periods, special events, or to provide coverage during short-term
or extended employee absences.
- Maintain the security and safekeeping of the museum inventory,
including but no limited to: unlocking and locking building, making
regular inspections of entire building, recording gallery
attendance, provide general information to visitors, offer friendly
interaction with visitors, making reports to the Director, and
related duties as assigned.
- Responsible for prevention and detection of any crimes,
offenses or violations of college rules, regulations and policies
on college property.
- Patrol building on foot, detect security hazards; prepare
- Perform duties relative to traffic and parking
- Other related duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- Must possess a valid New York State driver’s license
- Valid New York State Security Guard certification.
- Prior security experience or training in security or related
field sufficient to indicate an ability to perform the duties
- Demonstrated ability to relate well to diverse groups of
people, ability to communicate in English, written and verbal.
- Associate’s degree or higher desirable. Knowledge and/or
experience with art and museums a definitive plus.
To apply you will be required to complete the Vassar College
Employment Application, including your complete work history and
contact information for 3 supervisor references (please: no
relatives, friends or co-workers). You will have the option of
attaching a cover letter, resume, and additional reference contact
information. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Office at (845)
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2920