Manager of Security Operations

Manager of Security Operations

Responsible for the oversight and coordination of enterprise-wide physical security efforts to support a safe environment for Howard Center employees, clients, and visitors. 


  • Establish, implement, and monitor policies, programs, procedures, and standards to ensure compliance with agency and regulatory requirements regarding Security and Emergency Preparedness.
  • Plans for and coordinates security operations with internal partners and programs involving community partners, such as law enforcement, fire and others as needed
  • Conducts security risk assessments (incl. Behavioral Threat Assessments) in collaboration with program and department leadership
  • Monitors and responds to security infrastructure needs including security-related software and hardware upgrades in partnership with the IT department
  • Coordinates with internal and external partners (vendors, suppliers) to implement security program


  • Five years of experience in security operations roles
  • Preferred: Physical Security Professional (PSP); Certified Protection Professional (CPP)
  • Experience implementing complex security programming
  • Project management (certification or significant background) preferred, including managing project teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication


  • Full-Time position 
  • Exempt position
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.