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Museum Security Officer

Bowdoin College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 25, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Part Time
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Title Museum Security Officer Posting Number S00980JP Department Safety and Security Job Summary
The Museum Security Officer has general responsibility for public safety, property protection, and for maintaining order and secure conditions within the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, on Museum grounds; responsibilities also include support to Campus Patrol and Communications Center operations. Education/Skills Requirements
A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required; college course work is preferred. Applicants must possess strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills; the ability to complete detailed written incident reports, logs, forms, and other written communication; the ability to deal calmly with a wide variety of people in dynamic, often stressful circumstances; the ability to learn and use a variety of essential department computerized and electronic systems; the ability to work independently or as part of a team; the ability to walk or stand for one or more hours at a time during patrol rotations; the ability to consistently pay close attention to detail; the ability to satisfactorily complete the Department of Safety and Security’s minimum required training and qualification process; and the ability to achieve CPR and First Aid Certification. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Experience working with the public; demonstrated basic computer experience. Standard Work Days and Hours
The Museum requires year round, 7-days/week security coverage. Museum Security Officer shifts (20 hours/week) are scheduled between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., including weekend hours and possible overtime. This position is intended to be flexible, maintaining regularly scheduled hours/week, but the officer can be assigned to: other shifts as operationally necessary; possible mandatory weekend hours and black out days; additional hours may be required for shift coverage, especially during significant College events (e.g. Commencement, Reunion, Large Exhibitions). Officers are subject to call in or may be required to stay beyond regular assigned hours due to operational needs, as determined by the Assistant Director for Security Operations and the Assistant Director Cultural Property Security. About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift Employment Category Part Time Year Round FTE 0.50 Benefits Eligible Yes 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 06/03/2022 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO 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. Supplemental Questions

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