Security Guards at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute

Utica, NY 13502

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Security Guards


Full time and relief (scheduled as needed) positions are available as described.  Successful candidates must be available to work all shifts, especially nights, weekends and holidays.  Our security staff is required to respond in a professional and courteous manner to all interactions and to respond quickly with professional judgment during emergencies. Potential for future supervisory roles for well qualified candidates.


Gallery GuardFull time Gallery Guard position to ensure safety and security of Institute visitors, staff, faculty, students, art collection and museum buildings by protecting against theft, vandalism and fire.  Respond to visitor/staff needs and inquiries in a professional and courteous manner.  Gallery hours are Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10 am to 5 pm, Friday night evening hours to 8:00 pm and Sundays 1 pm to 5 pm . Additional hours may be needed for special events on evenings and weekends. 


Security Guard III -Full time and relief positions. Perform campus patrol and dispatch responsibilities during each shift with inside and outside rounds of campus and buildings.  Alternating at dispatch desk. Must be able to react appropriately and quickly in emergency situations.   Investigate accidents and incidents and submit timely reports.  Excellent interpersonal and telephone skills required.  Must be able to operate communications equipment such as two-way radio, CCTV and security alarms.  Ability to effectively communicate with staff, students, faculty and visitors an integral part of position.  Previous experience as radio dispatcher/telephone operator preferred. 


Qualifications – NYS Guard licensure required.  Previous experience and familiarity with security equipment preferred but will train successful candidate.  AAS degree in security related field desired.


Call for (315) 797-0000, extension 2242 for employment application




Send resume/cover letter to: Human Resources, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee Street, Utica, New York   13502   Fax: (315) 797-7509  Email:

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