Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Iowa


Posting Details

Position Information

Date New Hire Needed01/21/2020Job TitleMuseum Guard (Part-time)DepartmentGrinnell College Museum of Art Position Summary Information

Job SummaryGrinnell College seeks two part-time museum guards to provide day-to-day security in the Museum of Art. Guards will ensure the safety of works of art and of visitors. A professional manner and strong customer service skills are essential. Guards will be members of the Grinnell College Museum of Art team and will interact with a diverse range of students, faculty, staff and visitors from around the globe. They will assist, as needed, with special events. Guards will work whenever the Museum is open (est. 44 weeks per year) on a weekly schedule to be determined.

Grinnell College Museum of Art, within the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, presents exhibitions of historical and contemporary art year-round, along with a robust schedule of programs for the campus and community. The Museum welcomes up to 15,000 visitors a year.

This position does not work enough hours to be benefits eligible.

Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma. Experience in a security -related field preferred.

Preferred QualificationsLink to Job DescriptionMuseum GuardLink to Organizational ChartFLSA CategoryNon-ExemptStaff/FacultyStaffEmployment StatusPart-TimeEmployment CategoryRegularPosting DateClosing DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsSelected candidate must successfully pass a background check prior to first day of employment.

Open Until FilledNoPosting NumberS00637Diversity StatementGrinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and working environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed or any other protected class. Discrimination and harassment on any of the bases covered by state or federal antidiscrimination statutes is unlawful and a violation of Grinnell College policy.

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