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Director, Security


U.S. Soccer


Chicago, IL


Reporting into the Chief Legal Officer, the Director of Security researches, develops and implements plans to secure athletes, fans, Board of Directors, staff, property, and technology in all of our facilities and at domestic and international programming and events. The Director, Security is responsible for identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining all safety and security standards, processes, practices, and policies to reduce risk, respond to incidents, and limit exposure and liability in all areas. Primary Responsibilities Design, implement and manage information, policies and procedures to ensure protection of athletes (21 national teams), staff (including Board of Directors), and fans at U.S. Soccer events and programs including: Identifying risks and developing security plans in partnership with event and other staff Creating a crisis management plan in partnership with event and other staff Conducting security assessments at locations and venues Monitoring master calendar of all team activity Coordinating and implementing on-site policies and procedures with facility owners, operators and designated security personnel Integrating with applicable law enforcement agencies (local, federal, international, private sector) on creation and execution of plans See more online.


Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree Extensive experience with security and special event planning, threat assessment and risk analysis, high profile protection, and crowd control and management Proven success identifying issues, defining solutions and implementing effective plans in a timely manner Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed to be available to respond to threats and emergencies promptly Ability to travel nationally and internationally (at least 50%) Ability to work collaboratively with management, staff, contractors, partners and the public Ability to develop and maintain relationships with local, national, federal and international law enforcement and security agencies Familiarity with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Comment System (ICS) See more online.

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