Associate Vice President of Security
The National WWII Museum is currently seeking a Senior Director of Security to administer and manage the security, safety, and risk management programs. This position is responsible for securing the Museumâ€™s galleries, artifacts, and multi-building complex; prioritizing the safety of all persons (employees, visitors, etc.) on Museum property; and providing assessment, guidance, and implementation of risk management practices for the organization.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develops and manages a full range of security, safety, and fire prevention and protection programs.
- Chairs and administers the Museumâ€™s Safety Program to include a monthly committee meeting and maintaining the currency of the Museumâ€™s Safety Manual.
- Chairs and administers the Museumâ€™s Emergency Management Team to include maintaining the currency of the Emergency Management Plan, coordinating the EMT meetings, conducting training exercises, and coordinating emergency operations as it unfolds.
- Provides the leadership and supervision of the proprietary security team to include recruitment, training, equipping, and discipline of security personnel; retains third party security services as needed.
- Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of security and safety operations.
- Develops and updates the Security Department Policy & Procedure Manual.
- Ensures that all weapons detection, fire, safety and security, and surveillance equipment is operational, maintained, and inspected as appropriate.
- Assesses, recommends, and monitors the need for electronic security / surveillance systems to include installation and operation of these systems.
- Participates in annual insurance risk assessment audit.
- Participates in Board Risk Management Committee meetings.
- Develops and manages the Security Departmentâ€™s budget.
- Minimum of five yearsâ€™ experience at the management level of security in a cultural institution or related environment with demonstrated knowledge of security operations and best practices; federal law enforcement experience preferred.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of security, emergency planning, investigative techniques, and safety.
- Experience in technology driven security and environmental safety systems.
- Demonstrated ability to lead a security staff and be effective interdepartmentally.
- Demonstrated ability to plan and implement security and safety programs.
- Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) and competent in communication related technology.
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with preference for course work in security, criminal justice, safety, or related field.
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