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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is currently hiring for the following positions. We are unable to accept unsolicited resumes.


Assistant Head of Security (Full Time)

The Assistant Head of Security works with the Head of Security to provide a strong leadership team and is responsible for creating, improving, and maintaining top-quality professional relationships with the security officers as well as our internal (AK employees) and external customers.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assist with the coordination of security services to effectively run the institution, including, but not limited to:
    • Shift operations
    • Conducting inspections of designated areas 
    • Assisting with development of new employees 
    • Review of shift reports, activity logs, and other reports for accuracy and completeness
    • Inspection of officers for proper uniform and professional appearance
    • Prompt response to customer calls-for-service and direct complaints 
    • Assist with hiring, onboarding, and performance management of security team, including disciplinary actions as appropriate 
    • Proper documentation of incidents; customer complaints; and employee absences, late arrivals, and early departures
    • Fill security officers’ posts in times of unplanned absences through staffing or personally working post
  • Additional duties may be assigned

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High level of motivation and ability to work both independently and in a team atmosphere
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal)
  • Flexible schedule  (able to work days, evenings, and weekends)
  • Proven leadership abilities, including ability to coach and mentor employees
  • Qualifications in accordance with New York State Security Guard Act of 1992
  • Strong computer skills
  • Should have reliable transportation 

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent; college preferred
  • Security officer experience preferred, not required
  • Customer service experience 
  • Management experience preferred, not required

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11715351 


Host/Hostess—AK Café (Part Time)

The AK Café Host/Hostess reports directly to the AK Café Manager and is responsible for welcoming guests and creating a positive environment for them while visiting AK Café.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure entry area is clean, free of debris, and inviting. 
  • Make sure menus are free of spots and stains.
  • Check answering machine messages and other notifications to assure you have all reservations and confirm with manager, especially regarding large parties.
  • Greet guests, escort them to their table, present menus, and fill water glasses.
  • Make sure the server is aware each table has been sat. 
  • Ensure quick resolutions of problems, contacting the manager as needed.
  • Assist with serving of meals as needed.
  • Say goodbye to all of the guests and confirm everything went well. 
  • Clean tables and prepare for other guests.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous restaurant experience preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work weekends.

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11918541 


Kitchen Assistant—AK Café (Part Time)

The AK Café Kitchen Assistant reports directly to the AK Café Manager. The Kitchen Assistant will work with the Café team in food preparation and delivering top customer service to our patrons.

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In compliance with Department of Health Standards:
  • Complete food orders (basic food preparation, including heating, simple grilling, etc.; arrange and decorate desserts; prepare coffee and other beverages).
  • Serve patrons.
  • Maintain espresso/cappuccino machines
  • Clean food preparation equipment (stove, refrigerators, grill tops), work areas, counters, and tables.
  • Run dishwasher and put all dishes away.
  • Perform side work as requested by manager.
  • Maintain kitchen, keeping it in a clean, orderly manner, including sweeping, vacuuming, cleaning spills, etc.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Familiarity with Department of Health standards.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Must be efficient, quick, and work well in a team.

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate required. 
  • Related experience preferred.

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=11918521 


Security Guard (Part time)

Position Details

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure physical security for protection against intrusion
  • Perform routine security patrols
  • Procedural security, including enforcing the Gallery’s key and security badge control policy and detection of embezzlement
  • Investigate and write reports on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards, and other security-related situations
  • Conduct complete and accurate investigations surrounding intrusions, thefts, fires, accidents, incidents, vandalism, suspicious activities, and policy and procedure violations
  • As a primary point of contact for both employees and patrons, act with courtesy, respect, and in a friendly manner at all times
  • Listen with empathy to employees’ and patrons’ issues and concerns
  • Respond to security and fire alarms, medical emergencies, crimes-in-progress, non-criminal incidents, and natural disasters

COMPENTENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Security experience is preferred, but not necessary
  • Current New York State Security License preferred
  • Good working knowledge of security operations, safety practices in a business environment, and enforcement procedures
  • Strong written, verbal, and oral communication skills

Please apply for this position online at:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=10513661


How to Apply

Follow the link under the open position to apply for that job. You may apply for multiple positions.

No telephone inquiries or general/unsolicited resumes, please.