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Assistant Manager of Security, Academy Museum  



The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be the world’s premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies. Located at Wilshire and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the Museum will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational, and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.

The Assistant Manager of Security is an outstanding opportunity to join the operations team in building infrastructure to ensure the safety and security of the visitors, staff, collections, building, and other assets of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Under the supervision of the Sr. Manager of Security, you will serve as backup to the Sr. Manager, oversee a team of security personnel and the electronic resources (access control, cameras, radios, etc.), and develop and implement safety and security programs.

Must be able to work a variable schedule to include weekends and holidays. Scheduled hours may change weekly due to museum events.


Security and Safety

  • Responsible for security and safety in galleries, theaters, retail spaces, and outdoor and other assembly areas.
  • Provides leadership in the area of security and safety to ensure the safety of all visitors and staff, the collections, and other assets of the museum.
  • Assists with developing and managing the security team structure and hire and train security personnel.
  • Assists in leading the training of visitor services, theater, and other public-facing personnel in the areas of security and safety.
  • Assists with the security control room as well as maintenance and repairs of all security systems including the access control, cameras, house radios, and public safety BDA systems.

Emergency Planning and Response

  • Assists with implementation of a robust emergency preparedness and response program to prepare for a variety of possible scenarios including earthquakes, fire, active shooter, civil unrest, HazMat, etc.
  • Participates in conducting annual drills in compliance with applicable laws.
  • Assists with purchasing, distribution, and maintenance of emergency supplies.

Events and Public Programs

  • Provides assistance with scheduling staff for major public programs and events to ensure public safety.
  • Assists in developing and implementing crowd control procedures for large gatherings and hire and coordinate supplemental security personnel from third-party vendors when required.

Position Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a security leadership position with a museum, event or public performance venue, or similar institution.
  • Experience managing and maintaining access control and CCTV systems.
  • Knowledge of Cal-OSHA regulations, fire department regulations, and other health and safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of the law related to security operations in public facilities in California.
  • Knowledge maintenance and operation of security systems.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Education High School Diploma or equivalent  
Position Assistant Manager, Security  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 6/10/2019  
Location Los Angeles  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 8,000+ accomplished men and women working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.  

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