Director, Global Security
McGraw-Hill Education - New York, NY

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McGraw-Hill Education has an opportunity for a Director, Global Security in our New York offices to join the Global Security and Crisis Management Operations team. You will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of the safety of McGraw Hill Education employees, visitors and the protection of company assets. You will also have experience with crisis management and the process for emergency response operations and planning. We are looking for someone with a strong management background who can be comfortable in this very diverse and challenging role. This position is not just a physical security position and the ideal candidate should be able to conduct Crisis Management and Emergency Response training and exercises, provide executive protection, and be able to travel. This position reports to the VP and Chief Security Officer of Global Security and Crisis Management Operations.

Main responsibilities will include:
Ensure the protection of employees and Company assets, by visiting offices and analyzing security requirements and instituting appropriate risk reduction processes.

Oversee and direct subordinate proprietary and contract security personnel relative to employee safety, asset protection, scheduling, and coordinating personnel needs

Coordinate global event security and manage security activities for the Company and subsidiary business units.

Identify cost effective security devices and procedures that should be integrated with existing local systems and processes.

Develops global security, fire safety, and security policies consistent with local regulations and best practices.

Manage the development and the execution of training, drills, and exercises to validate emergency response plans.

Conduct investigations regarding a wide variety of incidents when necessary.

Assist offices in the development of emergency response plans.

Assist local executives in the management of incidents which may impact employee safety or business operations.

Assist the security support center with incidents that may impact employee safety or business operations.

Ensuring that the Company and Security department policies, procedures and practices are being effectively carried out.

Investigate and follow up on incidents or events, as necessary or requested by the VP and CSO.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills and abilities.

Must be organized and have the ability to coordinate large scale projects and facilitate activities on a Global scale.

Individual must have knowledge of the disciplines of security operations, crisis management and emergency response.

Must be an effective problem solver.

Welcome and should excel in working in a challenging environment.

Be able to work as part of a team and understand team concepts and dynamics.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university. Masters Degree preferred.

Must have at least 10 years experience in a management level position supervising people, preferably in the area of Global Security Operations, crisis management, and emergency response.

Prior experience in the development, implementation, maintenance and exercising of emergency response plans.

Computer skills

Must have a track record of successful interaction with all levels of management

About the Company

McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions which improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 65 languages. For additional information, visit .

McGraw-Hill Education is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

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