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Museum Security Officer

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Strategic Human Resources Inc

Dayton, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Job Opportunity - Museum Security Officer with The Dayton Art Institute in Dayton, OH

Do you have Safety and Security experience? Do you enjoy helping others and have a passion for making a positive impact on people’s lives? Are you ready for an opportunity to be a part of the team supporting The Dayton Art Institute? If so, we want to speak with you about our position.

As the Safety Security officer with the Dayton Art Institute, you will be responsible for ensuring the protection and safety of our staff, members and guests, museum collections, and our properties and facilities from various potential threats while delivering exceptional customer service.

This is a part-time position with an hourly rate of $17.00 based on experience with an increase after a 90 day training period. You will be required to work a minimum of three shifts per week (average of 24-hours) including weekends. Successful candidates must be available to work during museum operating hours Wednesday through Sunday, some holidays, and special events. Uniform shirts and jackets provided.

The successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail, communication, sound judgment, exceptional decision-making skills, and an ability to respond effectively in emergency situations. Other requirements of this position include:

  • Previous Security experience is highly preferred
  • Previous customer service experience preferred
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift/move up to 45 Ibs.
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certifications are preferred, but will train
  • Knowledge of American Sign Language and/or multilingual a plus
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug, nicotine, and tobacco free test

The Dayton Art Institute is one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. The museum’s collection spans 5,000 years of art history, including important American, Ancient American, Asian, and European fine and decorative art collections, and numbers more than 27,000 objects. We recruit professional, experienced individuals to enhance our ability and reputation for providing quality service to our community and the world around us. Our employees obtain extensive knowledge of the arts, which complements their area of expertise.

To learn more about us, please visit our website:


Are you ready to join a diverse and inclusive team? Apply online today. Be a part of our future!

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