At Ascend, we seek security managers who can plan, direct, and coordinate activities related to the protection, safeguarding, and security of students, employees, campus visitors, as well as school assets and property. The individual manages and supervises the daily operations of the security team and advises, makes recommendations, and assists in the formulation of goals and objectives as they relate to safety, security, and risk management. The security manager designs, implements, and monitors security, safety, and risk management policies, procedures, and programs, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
We look for safety personnel who are excited to embrace a restorative approach to discipline and who believe that family and community partnerships are crucial. We value leaders with a hunger for feedback and professional growth, and a dedication to excellence. Above all, we look for leaders who are passionate and committed to urban education and our ultimate goal of closing the achievement gap in Brooklyn.
Why extraordinary professionals choose Ascend
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 4,400 students across 10 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to lead our students on a great intellectual journey, providing them with an exceptional education and placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students’ natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. Even our school buildings are designed to reflect our high aspirations for teaching and learning and the notable accomplishments that occur within our walls.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes.
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The security manager supervises the day-to-day operations at one of our 12 locations to provide maximum safety and security for students, staff, and the school perimeter. Additionally, the security manager will:
Staff and reporting relationships
The security manager reports directly to the director of operations (DOO) in a particular school building and oversees all security personnel.
Diversity at Ascend
Ascend is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.