Federal Work Study Security and Event Production

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Work type: Student Ast
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Arts/Museum, Recreation/Event
Department:57800000 - HN-HARN MUSEUM

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Job Description:


The Harn Museum of Art is recruiting a Federal Work Study student to assist event production & security staff with special events.

The Event Production and Security Guard, who will be supervised by the Harn Museum of Art Security Supervisor, will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Participates in the daily operation of physical security controls.

  • Investigates incidents resulting in injury to visitors and employees, completing and submitting all necessary reports to management.

  • Investigates incidents resulting in loss or damage to objects of art or museum facilities, completing and submitting all necessary reports to management.

  • Patrol designated areas to check for vandalism, mechanical failure, fire and theft.

  • Provide assistance to museum patrons by answering questions and giving directions.
  • Assist with planning, controlling and monitoring electronic security systems.

  • Assist with maintaining records, including but not limited to the staff/visitor log, property passes and security log.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of an effective control system, inspecting packages and monitoring building access to insure that access is granted to only those so authorized. 
  • Provide front desk coverage, on an as-needed basis, providing customer service to staff and visitors.

  • Assist with the setup and breakdown of equipment, chairs, and tables for Harn activities.

  • Provide security escorts, as assigned, for maintenance or other activities throughout the museum.
Advertised Salary:

$8.25/hour; Part-time position with variable hours including weekdays, weekends, and evenings based on scheduled events at the museum, potentially up to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Requirements:

Must have Federal Work Study work permit.

Must be able to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with individuals.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to answer questions and deal with awkward and stressful situations.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Resume, copy of school schedule, and a copy of Federal Work Study work permit must be attached for application to be considered.

Health Assessment Required: No


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Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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