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Vice President, Security


Barclay's Center


New York, NY


The Vice President of Security is responsible for providing excellent Event Security, Facility Security, and Risk Management services by planning, monitoring, directing, delegating, controlling, and managing all functions of the Event Security and Core services departments during events and non-event times. Oversee the security operations for Barclays Center and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum including, but not limited to, anti-terrorism, risk management, loss prevention, safety, training, investigations and intelligence, budgeting, emergency preparedness, disaster prevention, and personnel management. Monitor and assess threats or attacks and the impact and possible losses that might ensue, as well as, to balance these losses against the costs of security procedures that may reduce these losses. Oversee Event Security management with regard to revenue and profitability of assigned clients/tenants, while ensuring the utmost in client and tenant partnership satisfaction.

The incumbent will oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company and will identify security initiatives and standards. Responsible for a staff of over 400 (internal and external resources) and budgetary responsibilities in excess of $1 million. This role leads the development and continuous improvement of policies, process, and governance.

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  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) (Advanced Degree Preferred)
  • A minimum of 15 years of related work experience with crowd control in large urban centers.
  • Senior level management as a decision-maker with command experience.
  • Experience with community relations.
  • Experience with or knowledge of security-related legislation and regulation
  • Experience with innovative optimization of leading performance standards for Security processes
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment; Ability to multi-task projects and handle a variety of day-to-day tasks.
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours for an extended period of time as dictated by events and schedule which includes nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Budgetary input and responsibility for security personnel based on current and future platform enhancement, as well as, investigative and intelligence activities.
  • Ability to effectively manage, motivates, and leads the members of the security team.
  • Ability to lead a cultural shift in security operations and awareness for the organization.
  • Thorough knowledge of CCTV, computerized access control systems, wireless radio communication, magnetometer screening, security best practices, and city agencies.
  • Experience with or knowledge of security-related legislation and regulation;
  • Experience with innovative optimization of leading performance standards for Security processes.
  • Law enforcement or 10+ years of arena security experience preferred.

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