Oak View Group

Security Manager | Moody Center

Location US-TX-Austin
Job ID
Location Name
Moody Center (Austin, TX)
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


Reporting to the Director of Security, the Security Manager provides oversight and supervision of full-time and part-time security personnel. This position is responsible for implementing, maintaining, and updating security policies, programs, procedures, and systems designed to protect the physical assets of Moody Center. The Security Manager facilitates the process of providing a safe and secure environment for all Moody Center guests, tenants, employees, vendors, and contractors.


This role will pay a wage of $60,000 to $75,000. 


For FT roles:   Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).

About the Venue

About Moody Center:


At Moody Center, we are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community, and business partners through world-class sports and entertainment. We believe our employees are our greatest assets.  We will create a culture that empowers and inspires them to go above and beyond for our clients, patrons and community.


Moody Center is the newest arena in Austin, Texas and finally gave the “Live Music Capital of the World” the world-class arena it deserves.  Moody Center is a premiere 15,000+ seat venue to host the biggest artists and acts on the planet. Designed specifically for concerts, the new arena replaced the 43 year-old Frank Erwin Center and will provide top-tier hospitality, artist amenities, and all of the benefits of a modern music venue.  In addition, the facility will serve as the new home court of the University of Texas men’s and women’s basketball programs.


Visit www.moodycenteratx.com to learn more.  #BeATXcellent


  • Assist Director of Security in development and oversight of strategic safety plans with the objective of managing and mitigating risk for Moody Center during sporting events, concerts, and other entertainment events.
  • Supervise a team of 24/7 building security staff including training, scheduling and post assignments.
  • Help build and manage a safety platform focusing on safety of employees, vendors, artists, clients, patrons, etc.
  • Ensure strong collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g., IT, Senior Leadership, Human Resources, Risk Management and related law enforcement and government agencies).
  • Implement, and manage security programs to ensure appropriate levels of security, safety, privacy, and recovery of company assets, loss prevention, commercial tenants, and patrons.
  • Keep up to date on latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts, and vulnerabilities.
  • Build a collaborative relationship with the Austin Police Department, Austin Fire Department, University of Texas Police Department, University of Texas Athletic Department, State and Federal Agencies, first responders and emergency personnel.
  • Assist the Director of Security in delivering reports detailing overall program compliance and program effectiveness.
  • Provide training and leadership for Security team in disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Manage ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security and privacy matters, recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation, and vulnerability testing.
  • Work with outside consultants and vendors as appropriate for independent security audits.
  • Work security guard shifts when necessary.
  • Oversee venue credentialing.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Frequent bending, lifting 50+ pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building.


  • 3-6 years’ experience in a safety or security-related field (law enforcement, military, intelligence, private security organization, or a related field) with experience directly managing staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Experience implementing Emergency Evacuation Plans, Policies and Procedures.
  • Proven ability to think strategically with a willingness to roll up sleeves and execute on projects.
  • Must be adaptable with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an expert ability to present and communicate new ideas and concepts.
  • Skilled in leading, motivating and developing employees.
  • Must have a high degree of personal integrity and be willing to consistently put the interests of the organization first.
  • Strong ability to support creative ideation to enhance brand equity while supporting company culture, values, and objectives.
  • Must be a strong communicator and cross-organizational collaborator.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), CCTV and access control systems.
  • Experience working in live entertainment venues is a plus.


Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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