Job Requisition Number: 24218. The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film. BAMPFA has an international reputation for presenting one of the most active and ambitious art and film exhibition programs, as well as for the quality of its collections and research resources. For more information, visit our website: bampfa.org.
The Senior Control Room Attendant serves as the lead day or night shift control room operator. The schedule for this position is Wednesday (1:00pm – 10:00pm), Thursday (1:00pm – 10:00pm), Friday (2:00pm – 11:00pm), Saturday (2:00pm – 11:00pm), and Sunday (1:00pm – 10:00pm), but is subject to change on short notice.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Control Room • Supervise security guards manning the control room. • Enforce security regulations and primary access to secure areas. • Control access for visitors entering highly restricted areas. • Control use of BAMPFA staff keys. • Manage packages delivered to loading dock and staff entrance. • Monitor and interpret security and environmental control panels and respond to entry alarm activations that occur. • There are over 120 cameras at locations throughout the building and grounds, which are on view inside the control room. Utilizes this surveillance system to monitor visitors and in combination with alarm panels, monitor access to art storage areas. • Investigate and document entrances to controlled areas, changes in humidity or temperature, and system malfunctions. • Follow up when environmental alarms are activated to ensure they are responded to.
Special Event Coordination The building and grounds are often used for internal, University, and private special events. Events vary in size and level of complexity, and crowd control needs. Security surveillance for events is often demanding because of the large number of attendees, and the social nature of events. • Serve as one of the Special Events Coordinators in the Security and Operations Department. • Oversee event preparation and setup of tables, linens, chairs, sound equipment, glassware, and other equipment and materials. • Prepare coatroom for event coat check, which includes cleaning up the room and setting up coat tag systems. • Work closely with event sponsors and vendors. • Ensure that all guests and vendors adhere to security regulations and alcohol consumption. • Ensure that all security staff keeps food and beverages out of the exhibition galleries. • Allow only event guests to access special event areas. Assist with crowd control. Oversee clean up, and ensure that equipment is returned to storage.
General Security and Operations • Assist with providing general security and operations support. This can include covering other security posts; serving as temporary supervisor when others are unavailable; serving on committees; working with campus offices responsible building and/or security services; working on special projects. In the absence of the Gallery Attendant Supervisor, oversee the opening and closing of the museum galleries, establish the day’s gallery assignments, verify that student gallery attendants maintain a professional appearance, and periodically inspect galleries to ensure gallery attendants are carrying out their duties.• Ability to monitor numerous security system components simultaneously, and balance the need for high security with the need to provide good customer service to visitors and vendors. • Must be alert, accurate, and attentive to details. • Must possess the ability to remain calm under pressure. • Must be able to work well as a team member and respond effectively to changing conditions. • Must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as needed. • Must be able to serve on call if emergency situations arise 24/7. • Experience working in security and working with the public desired. • Knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office; Filemaker; Google mail, calendar, and Drive; Adobe Acrobat.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent experience.
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