Protection Officer (part-time), Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Job location: Winston Salem, NC
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-01-07
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Reynolda, in Winston-Salem, N.C., is a rare gem among the nation’s cultural institutions and historic greenspaces. The 50-year-old museum at the center of Reynolda’s 180 acres, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, presents a renowned art collection in a historic and incomparable setting: the original 1917 interiors of the country manor of R. J. Reynolds. Spanning 250 years, the collection is an uncompromisingly selective one, a chronology of American art, with each artist represented by one work of major significance. The collection was assembled by the unerring eye of Barbara Babcock Millhouse, granddaughter of R. J. and Katharine Reynolds. The Reynolda experience includes a free app called Reynolda Revealed; touring exhibitions in the Museum’s Mary and Charlie Babcock Wing; formal gardens, conservatory and walking trails of Reynolda Gardens; and more than 25 of the estate’s original buildings repurposed as shops and restaurants in Reynolda Village.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
High school diploma or G.E.D with two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to detect problems and / or criminal activity and report information to appropriate personnel.
Ability to understand and follow policies and make logical decisions.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
Ability to use a computer for basic functions, report writing, email communication and timekeeping.
Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
Ability to successfully complete security training, first aid/CPR training, and other training as assigned by the Director of Security.
Ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays. (Weekend availability is required for this position)
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare accurate / detailed reports.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Previous experience in security, law enforcement, or other emergency services is preferred.
Previous experience in security at a cultural property is preferred but not required.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
Performs bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching from ground level to overhead, pushing and pulling up to 20 pounds; must be able to visually observe and monitor Museum building, grounds, security cameras and other related equipment; will be subjected to long periods of standing or walking. May be called upon to physically assist guests in an emergency or evacuation.Additional Job DescriptionTime Type RequirementPart timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.