Hunter Museum of American Art
  • 03-Jan-2020 to 28-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
  • 9.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

It is the mission of the Hunter Museum of American Art to engage diverse audiences in active dialogues about the importance, meaning, and relevance of American Art. As a part-time Security Officer, you will help to ensure the maximum security of employees, guests, and artwork at all times. In this position, you will monitor day-to-day security program operations, respond to emergent situations, and report on regulatory and policy compliance.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Open and close museum; set and respond to alarms
  2. Practice excellent guest service experience including greeting, welcoming and thanking guests
  3. Maintain security of artwork, building, visitors, volunteers, and staff via security monitoring equipment and making regular rounds in museum and grounds
  4. Maintain knowledge of security and Museum policies, programs, and procedures; attend quarterly all staff meetings and security trainings
  5. Maintain general knowledge of Museum's history, programs, exhibitions, and special events; attend monthly education sessions on programs and exhibitions.
  6. Participate in weekly huddles to receive departmental communications, coordinate schedules and share/implement best practices to provide exceptional guest service experiences.
  7. Work events and fundraisers; assist with break down at conclusion of events.
  8. Monitor building temperatures.
  9. Receive truck deliveries as needed.
  10. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



  • Private Protective Security License
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Excellent customer service and observational skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time; some stooping and lifting


Part-time; hourly

15-20 hours weekly rotation including some evenings, weekends and holidays

Hunter Museum of American Art
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