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Part-time Museum Guard

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Work type: Part-time Temporary
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Nerman Museum

Position, Department: Museum Guard, Operations

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies, 5-10 hours per week

Pay Range:  $15.00-18.75/hr and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: 50.50

Benefits Category: Limited benefits

Position Summary: Museum Guards assist in the observation of visitors within the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art to ensure protection of the collection of art. Successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Registrar. Museum Guards maintain order in assigned areas by addressing inappropriate behavior in a confident, calm, and friendly manner. Museum Guards provide information and directs visitors to galleries, restrooms, information desks and other points of interest.

Required Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience
  • Must be conscientious, organized and methodical in preforming daily operations
  • Must be physically able to respond quickly to visitor issues
  • Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time while remaining alert
  • Must have excellent customer service, written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates will have prior museum guard and/or customer service experience, a desire to be part of a team during exciting exhibitions and programs
  • Current or previous JCCC student
  • Some post secondary education or equivalent
  • Current students majoring in studio art, art history, or art education

To be considered for this position we will require an application, and resume.


Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Ensures protection of artwork 
  • Incident reporting
  • Customer service 

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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