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University of Utah UMFA 2nd Assistant Security Supervisor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/13/2021

Requisition Number PRN11771N

Job Title Security Officer I

Working Title UMFA 2nd Assistant Security Supervisor

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 12-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

This position can work up to 30 hours per week and will be mostly Wednesday evenings, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, an occasional holiday shifts, and special events as needed.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00073 - Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 14.00

Close Date

Job Summary

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is located on the campus of the University of Utah, and offers visitors the opportunity to explore over 5,000 years of human creativity with a collection of over 20,000 objects and art works from classic Greek and Roman antiquities to cutting-edge, contemporary art. Founded in 1914, the UMFA is the State of Utah’s official museum, creating exhibitions and programs which serve a wide array of audiences. The Museum is located in the award-winning Marcia and John Price Museum Building.

The 2nd Assistant Security Supervisor reports directly to the UMFA Security Supervisor and is responsible for delivering excellent customer service while making sure all policies and procedures are followed by visitors, staff, volunteers, and colleagues. They will also carry out administrative responsibilities while overseeing Part-Time Security Staff in conjunction with the 1st Assistant Security Supervisor.

The incumbent is exposed to stressful situations which result from human behavior and hostile situations that may become assault threatening, necessitating the use of physical force.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. May be required to climb or run up/down stairs, kneel crouch or crawl, and talk or hear with hands and arms. Must be physically capable to restrain a combative unwanted guest.

The incumbent is expected to participate in a rotating on-call schedule and work evenings, weekends and holidays. They may also be required to work and organize 24/7 shifts due to emergency situations or special event/exhibitions.


· Supervises Security Officers by training, assisting with interviewing and hiring, evaluating performance, etc. to ensure a competent staff.

· Responsible for scheduling guard shift coverage, when guards call in sick, and or other emergency occurrences.

· Replaces absentee officers on each shift and schedules additional staff for special coverage to ensure proper security coverage.

· Unlocks UMFA buildings at the beginning of each workday and secures university property by locking buildings after turning off lights and other electrical devices not in use.

· Patrols assigned area by touring buildings, examining doors and windows, and inspecting for intrusions while reporting items that need repair.

· Assists the Fire Department by answering fire alarms with fire fighters and unlocking buildings and removing barriers to permit entry.

· Assists Police Officers by investigating disturbances and referring calls to Police Dispatch if the disturbance involves a violation of the law.

· Prepares reports from security officers of lockouts, unusual occurrences, equipment malfunctions, fire alarms, and general disturbances, to advise department heads of potential security problems and improve internal communication for purposes of scheduling and management direction.

· Provides special services to the UMFA community, i.e. individual protection from injury, theft, or invasion of privacy, as well as directions and assistance to patrons and visitors to promote a helpful and secure environment.

· Monitors the security of works of art and equipment through closed-circuit television to prevent theft.

· Functions as a liaison between guards and senior security personnel.

· Attends meetings related to the operation of the UMFA under the direction of the UMFA Security Supervisor.

· Demonstrated human relation skills in offering corrective actions to employees.

· Have a working knowledge of radio codes and regulations

· Commitment to provide excellent customer service

· Keeps records of alarms response, security training, staff safety incidents and evacuation drills.

· Keeps updated inventory of keys, and other Security equipment.

· Assists Security Supervisor in key assignments and card reader access requests.

· Additional related office duties as assigned by the Security Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma, GED or equivalency; successfully pass a background check; demonstrated communications skills; and a commitment to providing excellent customer service required. A valid Utah Driver’s License to be obtained within 6 months of hire.


Supervisory or leadership experience preferred. One year security experience at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts is preferred.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112



Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.