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Theatre Manager

Security Manager

Assistant Conservator


 

Theatre Manager - Moving Image Department

 

Job Title: Theatre Manager

Department: Moving Image Department

Reports To: Jurij Meden, Curator of Film Exhibitions

Status: Full time

Start Date: Immediately

Posting Dates: May 4, 2015 through May 15, 2015

Overview:

The Theatre Manager oversees the operations of the Dryden Theatre, the Museum's venue for film exhibitions. Screenings are held on a daily basis throughout the year (all evenings, except for Sunday and Monday matinees). The Theatre Manager works under the supervision of the Curator of Film Exhibitions.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Open and close Dryden Theatre. Provide information and assistance to customers. Respond to inquiries and complaints.
  2. Oversee and schedule Dryden Theatre Box Office staff; train and evaluate performance, schedule and assign to specific duties.
  3. Monitor sound and image during show, make adjustments as needed to ensure quality of the program.
  4. Coordinate film introductions and (in collaboration with the projectionist) start of program.
  5. Coordinate implementation of special events held in the Dryden Theatre.
  6. Track and record program attendance and income statistics to measure performance by month, year and film title. Maintain a historic database of Dryden Theatre screenings and program notes.
  7. Administer Dryden Theatre website.
  8. Maintain displays and posters in Dryden lobby and front entrance.
  9. Enforce safety, health, and security rules.
  10. Participate in the student activities and curriculum of the L.  Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation including, but not limited to, supervising projects, mentoring students during rotations and assisting with student field trips.
  11. Maintain appearance of the Dryden Theatre. Report any issues to the Facilities Manager and/or the Curator of Film Exhibitions.
  12. Coordinates print shipping in collaboration with the Curator of Film Exhibitions.
  13. Oversees community outreach in collaboration with the Curator of Film Exhibitions.
  14. Perform other duties and projects as assigned by the Curator of Film Exhibitions.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Candidates must possess a basic knowledge of film history and technology.
  2. Requires experience in the operation of film handling and video viewing equipment.
  3. A degree in Film Studies or equivalent preferred.
  4. Possess outstanding communication skills and fluency in giving public speeches.
  5. Ability to prioritize and manage a complex deadline-driven work schedule.
  6. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, Dryden Theatre audiences, Trustees and Donors.
  7. Familiar with the handling of collection materials, with special emphasis on film prints, production stills, posters and historical documents;
  8. Familiar with cataloging and imaging software.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to Jurij Meden, Curator of Film Exhibitions at jmeden@geh.org

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Security Manager - Security Department

 

Job Title: Security Manager

Department: Security Department

Reports To: VP, Operations and Finance

Status: Part-time, 20 hours per week. 4 hours per day, 8 am - 12 pm, Monday through Friday. Will require flexibility to work some evenings and weekends during special events held at the Museum.

Start Date: Immediately

Posting Dates: May 11, 2015 through May 22, 2015

Overview:

The Security Manager will direct the Museum's Security functions for the protection, safety and comfort of visitors, staff, facility and collections; and direct and conduct training for frontline staff in both security practices and visitor service protocols.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Direct the work and scheduling of employed frontline staff in security and visitor engagement responsibilities.
  2. Collaborate with Visitor Services staff to ensure that all frontline staff provide appropriate levels of safety for and engagement with museum visitors.  
  3. Direct the work and scheduling of contract Security staff, including hiring training and assigning work, evaluating performance and handling employee relations issues.
  4. Conduct physical examinations of property to ensure compliance with security policies and regulations (regular testing of the alarm system, fire extinguisher checks, fire drills, maintaining security equipment, etc.)
  5. Identify, investigate and resolve security breaches and safety issues.
  6. Issue, track and recover identification badges and keys for all staff, trustees, students, interns and volunteers.  Maintain roster sheets and telephone directory of all staff, students and volunteers.
  7. Oversee provision of security badges to authorized visitors, contract staff, vendors and guests.  Ensure that they are not allowed access to facilities without an employee escort.
  8. Conduct fire extinguisher training annually.  Coordinate fire drill exercises bi-annually.
  9. Provide security at special events.
  10. Serve on the museum's Disaster Planning and Visitor Services Committee.
  11. Attend bi-monthly Museum Security Network group meetings.
  12. Attend monthly PCIC (Police and Citizen Informational Counsel) meetings.  Obtain information regarding community/neighborhood crime and how to address and minimize its impact.
  13. Perform other duties and responsibilities as directed by the VP, Operations and Finance.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Requires an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Security Management or related field.
  2. Must have 5 - 10 years of supervisory/managerial experience in public safety and security or law enforcement.
  3. Experienced in providing training to security officers and/or visitor service staff.
  4. Familiarity with commercial or museum building security practices.
  5. Familiarity with and commitment to exemplary visitor or customer service.
  6. Must be CPR/Basic First Aid Certified.

 

Position will require standing, walking, sitting, lifting/carrying (25lbs), speaking, hearing, seeing and observing.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume for consideration to Securitymanager@geh.org

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Assistant Conservator - Conservation Department

 

Job Title: Assistant Conservator

Department: Conservation Department

Reports To: Taina Meller, Conservator-in-Charge

Status: Full time

Start Date: Immediately

Posting Dates: May 11, 2015 through June 7, 2015

Overview:

The main focus of this position is to support all the efforts of Kay R. Whitmore Conservation Center to care for, conserve and preserve the photography collection of George Eastman House and to make it accessible for generations to come.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in all departmental activities including examination, documentation, analysis and treatment of collection materials.
  2. Provide exhibition and loan support.
  3. Assess condition of proposed/new acquisitions.
  4. Assist in collection surveys.
  5. Engage in research.
  6. Provide advice, assistance and training to museum staff and occasionally to the public on various preservation topics such as handling and storage.
  7. Assist in training, management, and supervision of interns, students, fellows and volunteers.
  8. Inspect and maintain department facilities and equipment.
  9. Serve as a courier for collection materials on loan.
  10. Pursue independent studies and professional opportunities as appropriate.
  11. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Conservator-in-Charge.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master's degree from a recognized conservation training program with specialization on photographic materials.
  2. Demonstrated commitment to the profession of photograph conservation.
  3. Wide knowledge of materials and technologies encountered in creation of photographic objects.
  4. Up-to-date knowledge of current methods of photograph conservation.
  5. A high degree of manual dexterity.
  6. Experience in analytical examination methods of photographic materials.
  7. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  8. Strong organizational abilities and computer proficiency.
  9. Knowledge of standard Museum practices, protocols and ethics.

 

The responsibilities of this position may require standing, walking, sitting, lifting/carrying, seeing, depth perception, color vision and repetitive motion. Work takes place in the conservation laboratory and other collection care areas, museum galleries and an office. Some travel to other museums may be required.

 

Please submit your cover letter and resume to tmeller@geh.org

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