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Vice President of Security with ASM Global | Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas · NV

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Security
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ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company.  The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue, event strategy, and management.  The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues.  From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. 

Allegiant Stadium
Allegiant Stadium, located in Las Vegas, NV, will be the future home of the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League and the UNLV Rebels of the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl Subdivision.   The 65,000 seat, 1.75 million square foot, state of the art domed stadium will also host many world-class sporting and entertainment events, including the 2020 and 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship, and will serve as the annual site of the Las Vegas Bowl.  The stadium will also host large trade and corporate shows, public gatherings, private events, and a robust tour program.

Job Summary
The Vice President of Security is responsible for the management and leadership of the event security, facility security, and risk management services for Allegiant Stadium. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, anti-terrorism, loss prevention, investigations and intelligence, emergency preparedness, disaster prevention and planning, serving as the liaison with local law enforcement and emergency service agencies, safety training and compliance, budgeting, and personnel management. The incumbent is responsible for event security management with regard to revenue and profitability of assigned clients and tenants, as well as leading the development and continuous improvement of policies, processes, procedures and supervision.

Essential Functions:
  • Secure and maintain safety of all guests, employees, clients, and performers at all events by enforcing and regulating stadium security policy and procedures through the security team. 
  • Lead Allegiant Stadium security initiatives and operations including developing, maintaining, and overseeing the operation of security tools, processes, and policies to defend, detect, and respond to threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks targeting the company and its assets.
  • Effectively manage event and facility security departments, as well as provide necessary leadership, training, support and guidance. Empower supervisory team to lead, coach, mentor, and discipline personnel as deemed necessary.
  • Create, foster, and maintain Allegiant Stadium reputation for excellent service in a secure, comfortable environment, while reducing liabilities.
  • Demonstrate and provide outstanding customer service to stadium tenants and event clients. Work cooperatively with each on mutually-agreeable solutions.
  • Prepare and maintain expenses within annual approved department budget. Research, review, and recommend equipment, materials, and supplies required for the security department.
  • Develop, implement and enforce stadium rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Anticipate problems and appropriate solutions. 
  • Resolve security issues, concerns, and complaints as needed during events.
  • Identify security service vendors, negotiate contracts, and implement new systems and procedures. Ensure security vendors are in compliance with issued RFPs and contracts. 
  • Establish positive and collaborative relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies, as well as fire and emergency management.
  • Work with other departments as needed to prepare and review front-of-house event costs and invoices for settlement.
  • Ensure processing, adjudication, and disposition of corporate personnel security actions are in compliance with state and federal statutory, regulatory, customer contractual and business requirements.
  • Prepare security business plan with corresponding operating and capital budgets. Establish measures, metrics, thresholds, and targets to drive performance in alignment with security and other business strategies.
  • Responsible for championing awareness, influencing compliance with security policies, and providing solutions for business specific security issues.
  • Monitor and assess threats to facility, staff, guests, clients, and visitors. Track threat scope and landscape across similar venues and event profiles.
  • Oversee event security management with regard to revenue and profitability of assigned clients/tenants, while ensuring the utmost in client and tenant partnership satisfaction.
  • Lead cross-functional team in pursuit of third-party liability protections offered by US Department of Homeland Security Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 (SAFETY Act) for Allegiant Stadium and its security procedures.
  • Ensure stadium compliance with SAFETY Act provisions, and NFL Best Practices for Stadium Security and Fan Conduct

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum education level of:  BA/BS Degree (4-year) (Advanced Degree Preferred)   
  • Minimum of 10 years related work experience in stadium or arena security, event security services, team security, or law enforcement. 5 years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience developing and managing working teams.
  • Experience with or knowledge of security-related legislation and regulation.
  • Experience with innovative optimization of leading performance standards for security processes.
  • Knowledge of federal law-enforcement, intelligence, and defense community personnel security requirements, standards and operations in industry and government.
  • Ability to obtain a federal secret-level security clearance.
  • Active participation with security-related industry groups and advisory boards.
  • Thorough knowledge of CCTV, fire alarm systems, computerized access control systems, and wireless radio communication.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, 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.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to learn required business systems.
  • Holding or obtaining Certified Protection Professional certification under ASIS International and Certified Sport Security Professional certification under NCS4, preferred.

ASM reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. ASM may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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