Gallery Guide

The University of Georgia
Athens Area

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Gallery Guide


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 15 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 18 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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Primarily on hursday evenings and on Sundays. Other days and times as needed for security coverage.

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$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.

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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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