Oak View Group

Event Security|Part-time| Pan American Center

Location US-NM-Las Cruces
Job ID
Location Name
Pan American Center
Regular Part-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


This position is committed to providing World Class Service for all  Pan American Center events.  The Event Security position is responsible for ensuring the safety and security for all events.  Special security assignments may be available during non-event days/nights.  The security team is a provider of direct service to our guests and must always exhibit a professional and courteous demeanor.


This role will pay an hourly wage of $15.00. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

Pan American Center is multi-purpose arena in Las Cruces, New Mexico, located on the campus of New Mexico State University.  The arena has a current seating capacity of 12,515 people. The arena serves as home of the New Mexico State Aggies Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Woman’s Volleyball Teams.


  • Respond to requests for assistance from staff Pan American Staff and visitors for a variety of security issues (fire, medical emergencies, etc.)
  • Performs all event and non-event security duties as assigned
  • Conducts building safety inspections (Normally pre-event and post event safety checks)
  • Admits building staff, suppliers, contractors, visitors, and guests to the facility according to established security procedures.
  • Answers information requests from staff and guests during events or as needed.
  • Protects Arena equipment, materials, and structures throughout the work schedule.
  • Provides regular security functions within the Arena and related areas, prior to, during and after all events.
  • Responsible for clean, neat appearance with complete Pan American  Security Uniform.
  • Receives, records, and returns all lost and found items according to established team procedures.
  • When requested, provide escorts of persons to and from locations within the Pan American Center facility
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Operations, Event Operations Managers, and General Manager


  • Prior security experience preferred, but not required.
  • Able to work Pan American Center events
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in the English language required
  • Ability to work beyond traditional business hours, including nights, weekends and select holidays, is required
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Must have earned or can earn valid CPR certification
  • Must demonstrate a positive, professional, and customer-focused attitude

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.


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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