Museum Security Coordinator Duties
This position provides administrative and management oversight
in planning and coordinating of the security operations for the
museum. This position schedules, directs, trains, supervises
appropriate staff to secure the Museum, provides for the safety
and comfort of visitors during public hours and at special
events, and provides for the security of the facility and the
State's art collections. This administrative position provides
guidance and monitors the work assignments and certification and
training records of all security staff. As head of the security
department, this position must take a lead role in serving the
museum's visitors and making them feel safe and welcome in the
This position is responsible for preparing staffing plans and
establishing priorities in order to meet institutional goals
with the most effective and economical utilization of personnel
and equipment. This position is responsible for developing the
work unit's annual operating expense budget and standard
operating procedures. This position is responsible for
developing and implementing programs of staff training and
development. This position is the coordinator of the emergency
operations committee, and as such, works to develop/update and
implement an emergency operations manual, conduct routine
drills, ensure appropriate staff are up to date with emergency
certifications, such as CPR and AED use. This person is the
liaison with campus and local police, fire safety personnel, and
security surveillance equipment contractors, and as such must be
on-call for emergencies 24 hours a day. This position reports to
the deputy director.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, coordinates, and supervises the security operations
for1he museum and implements programs to ensure the safety of
its visitors and employees. Works with security staff and/or UGA
Police to coordinate law enforcement support for the museum.
Reports to the deputy director.
Prepares plans for known operations, establishing priorities and
setting deadlines while determining the economical utilization
of personnel and equipment to accomplish results.
Provides guidance and oversight of work assignments of all
security staff, making adjustments necessary to accomplish
Projects the anticipated budget requirements and provides that
information to the deputy director.
Keeps abreast of current cultural property management practices,
develops a continuous training program for security staff and
reviews performance of security personnel.
Prepares regulation standard operating procedures and written
guidelines for personnel to use as functional standards and
continually reviews and upgrades them as necessary.
Reviews emergency operations manual with committee to implement
any needed updates.
Performs research and stays abreast of current standards in
cultural property protection, including such issues as dry pipe
vs. wet pipe protection.
Reviews and responds to issues of homeland security and
Attends department heads meeting weekly and staff meetings
Conducts drills and tests.
Conducts training for both staff and security employees.
Reviews to see if surveillance equipment needs are met.
Other duties as required/assigned.
Writes and submits incident reports.
Contacts surveillance equipment contractor for repairs as
Notifies facilities coordinator of any building repair needs.
Confers with business office regarding budgetary items.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
A college degree preferred; museum security experience required;
experience in cultural property protection required.