The Director of Security is responsible for leading Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's continuous security effort to provide for the protection of the lives, well-being, and property of the patients, students, visitors and employees. Consistent with local, state and federal regulations, the Director develops, implements, and monitors security policies, activities, and programs in order to provide an environment that deters the presence of criminal activity, provides for a safe patient care and learning environment and provides for expedient assistance and investigation in the event of a security incident or security emergency. The Director is responsible for the direction, planning and implementation of the security technology functions including, but not limited to identification badging, access control modalities, badge readers, camera surveillance, duress alarms, security screening systems, staff tracking, visitor management systems and alarms.
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice, Public Safety or Business Management and 5+ years of direct security or law enforcement management experience with a Federal, State, or city Law Enforcement Agency as an office, detective or other related field, preferably with at least 3 in a healthcare/hospital setting.
Must have, or obtain prior to start of employment, certification in handcuffs. Must have or obtain within 45 days of start date.
5+ years of proven experience with management of Enterprise Class Physical Access Control, Intrusion Detection, Video Management, and Visitor Management Systems required.
5+ years Progressive responsible management experience required.
3+ years Working with senior executive management required.
Driver's License Required.
CHSO, CAHSO, CHSS, or CHPA certification through IAHSS Preferred
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.