Security Managers :

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities, and assets.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $70,740.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 10,468
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.24 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Resource Allocation
Oral Communication
Following Directions
Intellectual Risk-taking
Conflict Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Establish project teams
Approve changes to business processes
Terminate employment of employees or contractors
Terminate relationship with clients or vendors
Approve expenditures
Implement organizational process or policy changes
Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Determine administrative policies or standards
Follow office related safety procedures and regulations
Discipline staff for infractions of rules or regulations

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Manage organizational security activities
Examine financial records to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Examine marketing materials to ensure compliance with policies or regulations
Monitor organizational compliance with regulations
Ensure compliance with polices or regulations
Monitor project risk mitigation plan
Monitor project scope guidelines
Track financial transactions such as deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Monitor flow of cash or other resources
Monitor facilities or operational systems
Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning
Monitor performance of others

Documenting/Recording Information

Write project charter
Document organizational or operational procedures
Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation
Maintain processes and procedures manual
Prepare forms or applications
Maintain personnel records
Maintain records, reports, or files associated with business operations or analytics
Prepare post project assessment report
Maintain record of organization expenses
Prepare procurement or purchase order documents
Prepare reports related to compliance matters

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct implementation of new procedures, policies, or programs
Manage project life cycle
Manage broad organizational programs or initiatives
Manage organizational facilities
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage project teams
Supervise personnel involved in business operations or analytics
Prepare employee work schedules or assignments
Assign work to staff or employees

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze business or organizational operating practices or procedures
Analyze financial records to improve efficiency
Analyze financial data or information
Analyze business, operational, or management reports
Evaluate project status, progress, outputs, or results
Perform environmental assessment
Conduct financial or regulatory audits
Analyze data to inform operational decisions or activities
Perform risk assessment analysis

Thinking Creatively

Develop staff policies
Develop operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop business or organizational methods or procedures
Develop business, financial, or operational policies, procedures, or standards
Develop computer or data information systems
Develop business or organizational policies, programs, or standards
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Establish employee performance standards

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate contract personnel performance
Evaluate information from employment interviews
Evaluate employee performance
Evaluate business or management strategies
Develop procedures to evaluate organizational activities
Evaluate program effectiveness
Analyze project proposals or data to determine feasibility, cost, or time

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates

Collaborate with organizational members on business or operational matters
Collaborate with organizational or team members to accomplish work
Provide liaison services between departments, agencies, or federal and local entities
Collaborate with employees to improve organizational systems
Collaborate with employees to reduce costs
Conduct meetings with clients and customers
Respond to employee concerns

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