Security Director

New York

Pace recently settled into a new home at 540 West 25th Street, an eight-story gallery made up of gallery spaces and offices. As Security Director, you will be responsible for overseeing, implementing, and reinforcing security measures across the entire gallery space. Your day-to-day priorities will focus on the security of our Gallery spaces, office spaces, Gallery employees, Gallery visitors and clients, and Gallery assets.

  • Devise policies and procedures around securing the Gallery and the assets within the Gallery
  • Secure premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment and access points; permitting entry
  • Identify security initiatives and standards.
  • Oversee network of both internal and external security staff who secure the Gallery
  • Develop procedures to ensure physical safety of employees and visitors
  • Ensure security is maintained and updated
  • Create workplace violence awareness and prevention programs
  • Implement video surveillance
  • Prioritize security initiatives
  • Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies
  • Develop emergency procedures and incident responses.
  • Investigate security breaches
  • Conduct audits to find holes in security platform
  • Develop risk management assessments
  • Knowledge of security operations and procedure
  • Knowledge of basic security and fire inspection procedures
  • Knowledge of safety management and surveillance
  • Understanding of electronic security systems
  • Understanding of public security and safety
  • Comfort in a fast paced, busy, and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to own tasks and responsibilities, always in pursuit of the best solutions
  • Ability to act quickly and think strategically
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task with exceptional organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to hold and maintain highest level of emotional control, integrity, and professionalism
  • Keen eye for detail and good judgement

Pace Gallery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.