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Weekend & Special Events Manager
DATE:   10/7/2020
JOB TITLE:   Weekend & Special Events Manager
JOB CLASS:   Hourly Staff
JOB STATUS:   Part Time
FLSA STATUS:   Non-Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Castellani Art Museum
DEPARTMENT:   Castellani Art Museum
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs


Under general supervision, the Weekend & Special Events Manager coordinates and ensures the operation of the museum, security of collections and security of the building during the weekend and off-hour functions.  Work schedule includes Saturdays, Sundays, weekday evenings, including special events during after-hours.



· Coordinate and ensure the smooth operation of the museum, including security of collections and building on weekends and during off-hour events;

· Closely monitor guests via security cameras, track number of visitors;

· Open and close museum on assigned weekend days and weekday evening/after hours for special events during the museum’s off-hours as directed by supervisor;

· Alert Campus Safety and Museum Director in the event of any emergency situation within or around the Castellani Art Museum property;

· Perform any action required by law and/or by necessity to maintain the safety and security of the museum, its collection and persons in the museum;

· Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: museum collections and security protocols, student and employee personal information), both during and after their employment with the University. 

· Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


% of Time

95%  Coordinate and ensure smooth operations of museum and security of collections and building on weekends and during off-hours events;

5%   Other duties as assigned by supervisor.  


1)     Ability to work non-traditional business hours on a regular basis;

2)     Knowledge of museum security policies and procedures;

3)     Ability to work with various publics;

4)     Ability to read and comprehend the English language sufficiently as well as various forms, documentation, files and information in the museum;

5)     Ability to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others;

6)     Ability to operate computers, i-Pad, access internet and communicate via email, operate a cash register, as well as cash handling skills;

7)     Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to think quickly and decisively in an emergency and give direction and orders;

8)     Ability to write reports and communicate with campus officials and other agencies in an emergency;

9)     Sufficient manual dexterity with proficiency to handle various office machines including but not limited to a computer, calculator, copy machine and fax.


The functions of the position are usually performed sitting at the museum’s front desk. Some amount of walking, climbing stairs, sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting up to 30 lbs., watching security monitors for long periods of time, pushing, pulling and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and hand movements.  All individuals are required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or others.


1) High school diploma preferred or any combination of education equivalent to graduation from high school or other combination of education, training or experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.

2) Experience working with the public in a visitor/public services capacity required.

3) Art or history museum and/or campus security experience a plus.

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