Assistant Director of Security Services

Position: Assistant Director of Security Services

Job ID: 155885

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Security Service

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8 AM to 5 PM

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Assistant Director of Security Services -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for managing Security Services operations including personnel, electronic systems, access controls, and customer services at facilities which includes hospitals, research facilities, clinics, health centers and physician practices. This role also ensures that all requirements regarding security, financial performance, regulatory compliance and customer service are met.


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Responsibilities :


  • Plans, directs, and oversees implementation of comprehensive security systems and programs for the protection of patients, families, staff, and facilities at all locations including budget and staff performance
  • Coordinates with leaders during the planning and development of security programs that address the organizational security climate to ensure positive customer relations
  • Manages Security’s Environment of Care responsibilities through participation on the Security Sub-committee and the Regulatory Readiness Committee. Analyzes data and prepares reports as required by the committees or Director
  • Develops and maintains operational budgets and prepares business case justifications for the growth or replacement of systems and/or personnel
  • Monitors and discusses personnel and financial performance on a monthly basis with the Director



  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field required
  • CHPA preferred
  • PRO PROF preferred
  • Meets all requirements for a Manager License with the Texas Department of Public Safety Private Security Board
  • 6 years management experience in law enforcement or commercial/proprietary security operations, including 2 years management/leadership experience required
  • Prior experience in managing complex security systems preferred
  • Prior healthcare preferred

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