The Director of Security is responsible for the Oakland Arena and RingCentral Coliseum security operations for AEG, including but not limited to, anti-terrorism, risk management, loss prevention, safety, training, investigations and intelligence, budgeting, emergency preparedness, disaster prevention, and personnel management. This individual will oversee the day-to-day security operations of the facility.
Lead Oakland Arena and RingCentral Coliseum security initiatives and operations including developing, maintaining, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the security department.
Provide leadership of security operations including vulnerability mitigation, incident response, and risk assessments.
Develop, coordinate, and implement policies, standards, and procedures to safeguard the company.
Ensure all building security systems are operating as necessary during event and non-event periods. Security systems include, but are not limited to: CCTV cameras and access control; all physical security equipment (magnetometers, hand-wands, bollards, etc.).
Serve as escalation point to client/employee inquiries, concerns, and/or complaints. Prevent future issues by examining all past situations and maintaining a pro-active thought process.
Establish measures, metrics, thresholds, and targets to drive performance in alignment with security, and other business strategies.
Lead security managers responsible for security, negotiating vendor contracts and relationships, and implementing new systems or procedures.
Responsible for championing awareness, influencing compliance with security policies, and providing solutions for business specific security issues.
Develop, create and implement an accepted and sustainable security culture. Address employee conduct and performance issues.
Establish and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with customers, including local, state and federal authorities.
A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) (Advanced Degree Preferred)
A minimum of 7-10 years of related work experience
At least 7 years of experience handling investigations, personnel matters, and case management
Experience handling sensitive information and intelligence
Experience with executive protection
Thorough knowledge of CCTV, fire alarm systems, computerized access control systems, and wireless radio communication
Experience with or knowledge of security-related legislation and regulation
Ability to work with the public effectively, tactfully and safely
Ability to effectively manage, motivate and lead members of the security team
Ability to effectively manage crises and work under pressure.
Ability to work irregular/extended hours; including nights, weekends, holidays (required)
Computer skills: sufficient computer knowledge to operate personal computer using Windows and Microsoft Office software
Valid drivers license
Must be able to work indoors and outdoors; subject to adverse conditions
Practical knowledge of law enforcement procedures, technical writing, civil law, criminal law, security procedures, investigative procedures, training programs and personnel management.
Ability to understand business issues and processes and to articulate the business context of projects/processes.
Ability to cultivate and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies and building tenants.
Active participation on security-related industry groups and advisory boards.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.