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Manager, Security Services

Position Title: Manager of Security Services                                                   
Reports to:  Managing Director                                                                      


Reporting to the Managing Director, the Manager of Security Services coordinates and directs client services involving Security Program Reviews including facility and organizational assessments, policies, system design and communications..

Typical Tasks:

  • Manages and conducts Safety and Security Program Assessments, Security System Design, RFP Development, and other physical security related services for clients.
  • Provides clients with advice on safety and security needs.
  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Provides leadership and collaboration in the development and implementation of compliance strategies.
  • Recommends and participates in the development of institutional policies and procedures; may serve on planning and policy-making committees.
  • Develops and oversees development of new business initiatives, e.g., MHA “service packages,” to existing and new clients.
  • Represent the Company to prospective clients, existing clients, partners, vendors, professional associations, etc.
  • Benchmarks and evaluates value-added services for the Company.
  • Responsible for providing input for the strategic plan regarding the implementation and usage of security technology for clients.
  • Undertake such other duties as requested.

Dimensions (includes behaviors, knowledge and motivations associated with success in the position) [for management positions, it is assumed that the manager has previously displayed possession of appropriate dimensions from line-level positions]

Behaviors (How an incumbent effectively performs work tasks):

  1. Leading Through Vision and Values – Keeping the Company’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.
  2. Innovation – Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
  3. Facilitating Change – Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  4. Gaining Commitment – Using appropriate interpersonal styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas or plans; modifying one’s own behavior to accommodate tasks, situations, and individuals involved.
  5. Building Partnerships – Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  6. Negotiation – Effectively exploring alternative and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  7. Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  8. Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  9. Meeting Leadership – Ensuring that a meeting serves its business objectives while using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods and considering the needs and potential contributions of others.
  10. Customer Focus – Making customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.
  11. Decision Making – Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  12. Delegating Responsibility – Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness.
  13. Developing Others – Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
  14. Job Fit/Organization Fit – The extent to which activities and responsibilities in the job are consistent with the activities and responsibilities that result in personal satisfaction; the degree to which the work itself is personally satisfying.

Knowledge (includes technical and/or professional information/skills needed to perform the job):

Successful candidate will possess knowledge of contemporary security practices in educational settings, the application of crime prevention through environmental design, conducting facility and campus-wide security surveys, the use and implementation of technical security systems such as;

  • Security cameras,
  • Electronic access control,
  • Intrusion and Duress alarms,
  • Emergency communication systems, and
  • Evaluating and developing requests for proposals.

The successful candidate will hold professional certification as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP) or CPTED Professional Designation (CPD) .

Motivations (includes facets of the job, organization, and location that determine whether a particular candidate is a good fit for the position):
Includes factors such as task variation, challenging work, high responsibility/accountability, achievement, and other facets that lead to personal satisfaction. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ degree with five years of related experience, and professional certification as described above. Advanced degree is a plus.  Knowledge of safety and security related practices in educational settings. Prior experience in an educational setting is preferred.
  • Strong ability to articulate observations, findings and recommendations to clients in written reports.  Sufficient combination of education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, talents and strengths required for the position
  • Ability to work under significant time constraints and pressure to meet deadlines

Qualified applicants should apply with a cover letter and resume to: jobs@margolishealy.com.

Margolis Healy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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