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Security Manager/Lead

Job Title:  Program Coordinator:
Working Title:  Security Manager/Lead

Directly responsible for the safety and security of the Nasher Museum, including works of art, staff, volunteers and visitors. Works directly with the building manager as well as with other museum colleagues and industry professionals on specific needs in relation to security operations.

Directs and manages the staff and operations of the Security Department. Assists in coordinating and scheduling security for all exhibitions, day-to-day operations, and events in a manner which ensures the safety of the public and protection of works of art. Coordinates with special events personnel for programming.

Works with the building manager, consults and collaborates with the curators, registrars, and art handlers to define security needs for exhibitions, including reviewing the layout of new exhibitions in advance of installation. Works with the registrars to ensure the security of shipments and receipt of works of art.

Participates in security, fire and safety drills.  Assists in coordinating training for the security staff as well as any appropriate training for the museum staff in general.

Recommends and oversees planning, evaluation, enhancement, purchase, and testing of new and existing security systems, technology and devices at the museum. Assists in the installation of new equipment/devices and their integration with existing security systems.  Reviews security video surveillance data.

Assists in developing and tracking of the annual budget for security personnel, equipment and training.

Along with the building manager develops and implements plan for student recruiting, both at Duke and other area colleges.  Coordinates with marketing department for recruiting materials, with HR department to coordinate staff and student hiring. Recommends strategies for filling personnel gaps with contract security officers, student employees, or other staff solutions.

Recommends various personnel actions including, but not limited to, planning and developing work schedules ensuring adequate security coverage for daily operations and special events.

Supervises the security ambassadors and students including, but not limited to, disciplinary actions.

Works a variety of special events that fall outside of normal work schedule.  Patrols and monitors premises to provide incident prevention or report suspicious activity at the museum.

Valid NC Driver’s License required; associate or bachelor’s degree in any field preferred.
Five years of supervisory and/or security experience required.
Experience using personal computer and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Requisition Number:  401415839

Cover letter and resume required. Candidates must apply to:

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