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Security Manager

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley | Winchester VA 22601 USA | Full Time | Posted: 07/19/2022

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The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley is growing! We have an exciting opportunity available for a Security Manager. This newly created position will be responsible for the following:

  • Oversee the protection and safety of visitors, staff, volunteers, artworks, buildings, and grounds at the MSV.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise security officer force.
  • Provide oversight and maintenance of all museum security systems, including contract guards, burglar and fire alarms, surveillance systems, access controls, and building maintenance as it relates to security.
  • Emergency preparedness and disaster recovery procedures and will ensure that all security and life safety systems are up to the highest industry standards.
  • Plan, direct, and administer the security operations of the museum.
  • Manage the security department operating budget.
  • Act as liaison to Winchester City Police and Fire Departments.

 The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a security related field or professional experience equivalent
  • 5-10 years’ progressive management experience, preferably in a museum, historic property, cultural, or hospitality setting
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; training, presentation, negotiation, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills
  • Thorough working knowledge of integrated security/fire systems and related technology
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; cloud-based timekeeping system
  • CPR, AED, First Aid certification
  • Ability to be on call and respond to the museum as required or render guidance 24 hours/7 days a week/ 365 days a year, as well as ability to work on weekends and additional hours as needed.

The MSV offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, short and long-term disability, generous vacation allowance, paid holidays, and retirement plan. Starting salary up to $75,000 annually and is commensurate with experience. To apply please send resume, cover letter, and three references to

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Location Winchester, VA, 22601, United States
Categories Security/Protective Services

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Contact Name Julie Hendren
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