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Chief Security Officer

Job Location: Nashville, TN

09.11.2012

Gibson Guitar Corp, the world's premier musical instrument manufacturer and the home of such preeminent brands as Gibson, Epiphone, Baldwin and Wurlitzer, is looking for a Chief Security Officer to join the global security team. This position will be based out of Gibson's World Headquarters, located in beautiful Nashville, TN – the heart of Music City.

Summary Description:

  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, invitees and others
  • Ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities
  • Advises, makes recommendations, assists in the formulation of goals and objectives.
  • Designs, implements and monitors security policies, procedures and programs; complies with international, federal, state and local legal regulations
  • Exercises independent judgment in the course of carrying out overall responsibilities and other activities as assigned

Exemplary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Plans, examines, analyzes, evaluates and supervises global Gibson Guitar Corp security operations, inclusive of physical security assets and security personnel
  • Prepares reports and records as part of the senior management team
  • Evaluates current procedures, practices and precedents for accomplishing Gibson Guitar Corp activities and functions relative to security.
  • Identifies and resolves security related problems
  • Develops and implements alternative methods for security operation improvement
  • Coordinates activities within security area; prepares periodic budget estimate and reports.
  • Orders supplies and equipment as needed
  • Reviews financial reports to ensure security operation efficiency and quality control
  • Develops preventative security programs, including the supervision of security personnel
  • Performs audits of security related performance and conducts physical surveys of premise security, including security equipment condition
  • Conducts, supervises and prepares reports relating to internal investigations of any losses or violations of Gibson Guitar Corp regulations, policies and procedures
  • Develops, implements and manages security training
  • Assists in preparation of emergency management and contingency planning
  • Serves as Gibson Guitar Corp's liaison with public law enforcement, fire and other agencies as it relates to security at Gibson Guitar Corp and/or Gibson Guitar Corp personnel
  • Performs, arranges and supervises executive protection
  • Must be willing to travel internationally and maintain consistency with policies and procedures among all global sites.
  • Monitor and maintain Gibson Guitar Corp reward/tip line and investigate any claims. Administer Risk Management skills in regards to pre-employment background checks and worker compensations claims.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience provided the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major course work in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Security or a closely related field.
  • Ten years full-time experience performing supervisory responsibilities or highly responsible work relating to tasks assigned to this position.

Qualified candidates should email a resume in MS Word format to: Executive@gibson.com

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