AEG Facilities and SMG are now ASM Global. We are the world’s leading venue management and services company, connecting people through the power of live experience. As the world’s most trusted venue manager, we have a global reach that is unmatched in our industry. Our expertise and experience tailor all the resources we have accumulated to deliver the localized solutions that create the places where communities come together, celebrate and thrive.
We are looking for someone to fill our Director of Security position that is located at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. Home of the MN Timberwolves and MN Lynx.
Job Summary The Director of Security is responsible for the Target Center Arena security operations, including but not limited to, anti-terrorism, risk management, loss prevention, safety, training, investigations and intelligence, budgeting, emergency preparedness, disaster prevention, and personnel management. This individual will oversee the day-to-day security operations of the facility.
Essential Functions •Lead security initiatives and operations including developing, maintaining, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the security department. •Provide leadership of security operations including vulnerability mitigation, incident response, and risk assessments. •Develop, coordinate, and implement policies, standards, and procedures to safeguard the company. •Establish measures, metrics, thresholds, and targets to drive performance in alignment with security, and other business strategies. •Lead security managers responsible for security, negotiating contracts, and implementing new systems or procedures. •Responsible for championing awareness, influencing compliance with security policies, and providing solutions for business specific security issues. •Develop, create and implement an accepted and sustainable security culture. Address employee conduct and performance issues. •Establish and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with customers, including local, state and federal authorities. •Ensures compliance with AEG S.A.F.E. and SAFETY ACT •All other duties as assigned.
AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.
Target Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Required Qualifications (Job Knowledge, Skills, and Education):
A minimum of 7-10 years of advance security, law enforcement or military experience
At least 5 years of experience handling investigations, personnel matters, and case management
Experience handling sensitive information and intelligence
Experience with executive protection
Thorough knowledge of CCTV, fire alarm systems, computerized access control systems, and wireless radio communication
Experience with or knowledge of security-related legislation and regulation
Ability to work with the public effectively, tactfully and safely
Ability to effectively manage, motivate and lead members of the security team.
Ability to effectively manage crises and work under pressure.
Preferred Qualifications (if applicable):
Practical knowledge of law enforcement procedures, technical writing, civil law, criminal law, security procedures, investigative procedures, training programs and personnel management.
Ability to understand business issues and processes and to articulate the business context of projects/processes.
Ability to cultivate and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies and building tenants.
Active participation on security-related industry groups and advisory boards.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
About Target Center
Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis’ vibrant sports and entertainment district, Target Center is proud home to the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, and four-time WNBA world champion Minnesota Lynx. Over 1 million guests visit the arena every year - making Target Center one of the top arenas in the world.
Target Center recently completed a MAJOR renovation - transforming the venue into a state-of-the art arena. Totaling $145 Million, the project encompassed infrastructural improvements, guest experience enhancements and aesthetic changes on all levels of the arena . The renovation project was a joint venture between the Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx, City of Minneapolis and AEG Facilities.
Target Center opened in October 1990. The facility is owned by the City of Minneapolis and managed privately by ASM Global. Target has been the naming rights partner of the arena since its opening.