The Director of Safety and Security oversees the administration of the safety and security program for all domestic Network facilities and locations in order to provide a safe and secure work environment for all employees, guests, pilgrims, and visitors.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead Network safety and security efforts in planning, implementation, threat detection, risk mitigation, and response.
Provide guidance to senior management in identifying and assessing strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, risks, vulnerabilities and threats that could affect network operations.
Provide leadership and expertise on all areas of safety and security.
With the VP of HR and CEO, develop plans for achieving strategic goals for the organization relative to safety and security.
Create and oversee budget.
Develop and administer safety and security compliance programs; provide continuous analysis, interpretation, resolution and implementation of programs.
Interpret federal and state regulations concerning safety and security compliance programs; review proposed legislation and regulations and respond to agencies, federal, and other regulatory and accreditation entities; and update necessary policies.
Benchmark with other organizations to utilize best practices and principles in the area of security and risk management.
Foster relationships with Federal, State and Local agencies in the areas of emergency services, law enforcement, and regulatory/compliance while serving the needs of the Network.
Oversee the investigation and correction of all security and safety issues.
Manage safety and security investigations, compliance audits, and security inspections by government agencies.
Work with Human Resources to administer OSHA reporting and compliance.
Hire, train, evaluate and lead all security staff and organization personnel with security duties.
Minimum of 7 – 10+ years’ experience in law enforcement, military or security, with at least 5 years serving in a Manager or Director level role in an organization.
Experience leading the development and implementation of plans for emergency response, safety and security.
Demonstrated ability to effectively hire, motivate and lead a team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as effective interpersonal skills.
High level of professionalism, business acumen, and integrity with the ability to exercise good judgement and discretion.
Ability to work with the public effectively, tactfully and safely.
Ability to maintain confidentiality around sensitive items and security issues.
Practicing Catholic with knowledge of EWTN and its mission.
Working knowledge of OSHA & NFPA codes and standards.
Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Risk Management, or other related field.
Benefits: Medical, dental, FSA, vision care, life insurance, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. EOE
Please submit cover letter including salary requirements and resume via email for consideration.
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EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 38th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN's 11 global TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 300 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN platforms also include radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; one of the largest Catholic websites in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including Catholic News Agency, "The National Catholic Register" newspaper, and several global news wire services; as well as EWTN Publishing, its book publishing division.