Gallery Guide

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Gallery Guide


Georgia Museum of Art

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

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Additional Schedule Information:

Primarily on hursday evenings and on Sundays. Other days and times as needed for security coverage.

Advertised Salary:

$10.25 per hour

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).


Greets and observes visitors during gallery open hours, assisting the visitor by answering their questions, directing them to other areas in the galleries and notifying staff when requested; protects the works of art, galleries, visitors, and staff; ensures that visitors to the galleries do not bring food, drinks, camera, large bags into the area; makes certain visitors observe the “no touch” rule and maintain appropriate distance from the works of art.

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Checks galleries for burned lights, leaks and/or other unusual problems and reports them to supervisor.

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Relieves control room security and/or 1st and 3rd floor reception desks for breaks

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Secures assigned zone at the end of shift.

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Classification Title:

Temporary Service/Maintenance





Position Summary:

Position provides security for the museum, galleries, works of art, staff and visitors; position is responsible for maintaining rules and order as pertains to cultural property protection; keeps accurate count of the number of visitors to the museum; ensures proper museum decorum is observed; monitors museum visitor parking lot; makes visitors feel welcomed and assists as needed.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

High school diplomas or GED

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Good communication skills and diplomacy a necessity; attention to detail helpful; punctuality and ability to maintain schedule necessary.

Physical Demands:

Stand/walk during majority of work shift.

Is this a Position of Trust?:


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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):





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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time