Employment Opportunities

Opportunities at The Hyde

Thank you for your interest in The Hyde Collection.

Employment

MUSEUM SECURITY GUARD – Part Time

The primary objective of the museum security guard is to provide a high level of safety, security, and service for the art collection, museum, and for all members of the staff, volunteers, and visitors.  To accomplish this goal the responsibilities of security personnel include:

  • Loss prevention and control.
  • Safeguarding employees, volunteers, visitors and museum property.
  • Maintaining a cooperative relationship with all the members of the staff and volunteers.
  • Adherence to all museum policies and procedures.

Accountable for safety and security of the complex, including daily inspection of artwork, buildings and grounds; must report to administration all and any changes in the complex as they relate to safety and security.

Requirements:

  • Practical experience in applicable skills and qualifications as recommended by American Association of Museums Security Committee; reliable and punctual.
  • Current registration as a security guard as issued by the State of New York Division of Licensing Services.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule (2 – 3 days a week) which will include evenings and weekend days.
  • Must be bondable.

Interested / qualified applicants are invited to send a cover letter with salary requirements and résumé via email to careers@hydecollection.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. No phone calls, please.

Volunteer

The Hyde’s volunteers provide meaningful support to the Museum’s programming and activities. Volunteers make it possible for The Hyde to offer educational programming for students of all ages, plan exciting trips and social events, and deliver an exceptional experience to our visitors.

 

Internships

The Hyde offers academic year and summer internship placement for college and university students as needed. Opportunities are posted on this page as they become available.

Volunteer Gardeners

Every other Monday, 8am – 9:30am
(now until the first frost)

We are looking for volunteer gardeners to help out in The Hyde Butterfly garden this season. No experience needed. You will be working with others who will help you get started. Activities include maintaining the flower beds, weeding, and some watering. Please bring your own kneeling pad, gloves, bucket for weeds, a trowel, and a claw (hand cultivator).

For more information or to sign up, please contact (518) 792-1761 ext. 310 or adminassist@hydecollection.org.

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