Career Opportunities

Opportunities at Park Avenue Armory range from volunteers to full-time positions. Please keep checking back to see what opportunities await you. The Armory is always looking for enthusiastic people from all walks of life to help further our mission to revitalize one of America’s historic treasures as a dynamic alternative arts space unlike any other in New York. As we receive hundreds of applicants for every opening (including volunteer opportunities) we are unable to respond to each person individually, but will definitely reach out should your skills match our current needs. Thank you for your interest in Park Avenue Armory!

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Security Manager
Posted on August 19, 2019

Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.

The Security Manager, reporting to the Director of Security, assists in administering all Safety and Security operations and functions at Park Avenue Armory to insure the safety and security of artists, staff, patrons, visitors, and contractors. The Security Manager oversees security systems use and management, lost and found, budgeting and forecasting, department management, and adherence to federal, state and local laws.

• Manage the supervision of internal and external security posts and the perimeter of the armory and the property to observe and identify potential safety risks, security risks and undesirable conditions.
• Direct and lead investigations of accidents, thefts, property loss, and unlawful activities
• Direct response to emergency situations including, but not limited to, safety hazards, fires, medical emergencies and threats to life and/or property
• Serve as a liaison with federal, state and local law enforcement
• Serve as a liaison with fire department
• Oversee the administration and accuracy of all required reports and documentation
• Respond to patron and community inquiries and requests and resolve issues in a timely, professional and efficient manner
• Recruit, interview and train security team members
• Ensure compliance and proper operation of the fire command center
• Prepare schedules for security staff as needed to accommodate various events
• Experience in the operation of the Genetec Security Surveillance System
• Temporary Public Assembly (TPA) compliance control
• Loading in and out compliance and logistics control
• Event parking and traffic control
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong ability and experience in writing policies and procedures

• 5 years’ experience in security management or law enforcement supervision
• Flexibility to work, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed.
• Basic computer skills, Microsoft Office

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter in a single Word or PDF document saved as candidate’s first and last name.  All submissions should be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “Security Manager” in the subject line. Only resumes and cover letters submitted in this format will be reviewed. No phone calls, please.

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Park Avenue Armory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(212) 616-3930