Reporting to the Manager of Security at the Yale University Art Gallery, the Security Officer I is an essential employee who enforces policies and procedures with respect to the operation, security, and safety of the Gallery, its possessions, and its occupants in accordance with industry standards. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: opening, securing, and closing the Gallery and rooms or areas of special affairs according to department schedule and procedures; rotation in and out of several highly visible and interactive posts as assigned; operation and control the Staff Entrance which includes monitoring access, deliveries of both art and supplies, issuance of visitor passes, keys, and security devices, and other related administrative duties; response to fire alarms, determining alarm locations via the fire alarm panels; communicating policies, information, and directions to patrons in a clear and polite yet authoritative manner, reporting all violations; inspection and protection of designated areas and objects as directed by Gallery staff, reporting problems promptly; responding to all alarms and emergencies in accordance with the Art Gallery procedures and reporting all safety/fire hazards, security problems, system/equipment malfunctions, and observed maintenance problems to supervisors, control center, telecommunications center, campus police, and alarm monitoring centers as necessary.
Preferred Education: Experience with electronic security systems; computer experience.
Required Licenses Or Certifications: State of Connecticut License for Security Officer (Guard Card)
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with electronic security systems; computer experience.
Posting Position Title: Security Officer 1 (M&L)(*)
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Security Officer EXC
High school level education or equivalent and two years of experience in security, law enforcement, military police, or customer service; or an Associate's degree and two years of experience.
Internal Number: 48295BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.