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Security Supervisor

The University of Georgia
Athens Area
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Jun 25, 2021

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Security Supervisor


SRVPAA-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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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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Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

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Schedule could change as needed for events and rentals, etc.

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy 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]).

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Security Guard

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Minimum Qualifications:

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Director of Security and Facilities (DSF). This position is full time and non-exempt. The Security Supervisor ensures that the museum staff, visitors and collections are protected, and will manage the department’s Security Operations Center, which includes life safety equipment, environmental systems, administrative reporting, access control and scheduling. He/she is on-call in the absence of the DSF. The Security Supervisor also completes other duties as assigned. This position requires leadership and strong written and verbal communication skills, as customer service is a priority. The Security Supervisor is responsible for successful daily operations and a positive visitor experience. The Security Supervisor will understand museum and department policy and procedures and be able to identify safety hazards and policy violations. Security Supervisors are expected to work cooperatively with the museum staff and assist with educational activities and special events. Typically, work schedules are consistent, but scheduling varies based on department needs. Will drive a box truck or van.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Completion of Basic Museum Security training.
Completion of FEMA IS 100, 200 and 700.
CPR/AED/First Aid Certification.
Willingness to participate in continuing education.
Knowledge of EEO policies.
Excellent customer service skills, diplomacy, attendance, integrity, good judgment, and the ability to assume a leadership role.
Knowledgeable in standard computer applications and programs; MS Word, email, MS Excel, and file management are required.
Ability to be both friendly and authoritative.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, manuals, policy and instructions.
Ability to identify, assess, and correct hazards.

Physical Demands:

  • Lift 25 lbs
  • Stand and walk for long periods of time

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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):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Maintaining standards of safety and protection;
Monitoring the fire protections system, Managing parking, responding to staff request, patrolling the museum, monitoring visitor management, monitoring access control, supervising contractors, Key control, responding to emergencies, providing first aid & CPR, conducting staff training, using security system.

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Documenting departmental activity, supervising document management filing, writing reports and sending emails, and scheduling.

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Opening and closing the museum, walking the interior and exterior of the museum, standing post, working as a Gallery Guide when needed, supervising crowd management.

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Special projects:
Conducting research and articulating information into actionable work, usually related to the facility, security, or training.

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Be both friendly and authoritative.
Ability to lead by example and provide excellent customer service and possess conflict-resolution skills.
Ability to work positively with colleagues, artists, the public, Board of Trustees, donors, and volunteers.
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

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Ability to anticipate, intervene, and prevent potentially harmful circumstances to artwork.
Ability to drive a box truck or van.

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The University of Georgia, 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. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.


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