Oak View Group

Public Safety Assistant Manager| McCormick Place Convention Center

Location US-IL-Chicago
Job ID
Location Name
McCormick Place Convention Center
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.


The Public Safety Assistant Manager is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day public safety operations for McCormick Place.


This role will pay a salary of $60,000 to $68,000.


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

McCormick Place located in downtown Chicago is the largest and most flexible convention center in North America., With over 2.6 million square feet of exhibition space, the campus proudly hosts some of the world’s largest and most prestigious conventions, meetings, and trade shows, welcoming approximately 3 million visitors to Chicago every year.


  • Manage all VIP and high-profile guests to include planning arrival and departures and working directly with FBI, CPD, Canine, SWAT, Secret Service and CIA.
  • Reviews and assesses incident reports and documentation.
  • Manages and oversees security investigations.
  • Gathers data and prepares statistical information for departmental use and administrative review.
  • Administers performance appraisals, implements employee improvement plans, resolves employee infractions of rules and regulations.
  • Have intimate knowledge of the layout of the premises and full awareness of the issues, challenges, and requirements faced by our customers and guests.
  • Reviews security posts and develops appropriate work instructions.
  • Works closely with parking and marshalling managers to ensure compliance with program.
  • Develop training pertinent to officer’s job functions.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college in business, law enforcement or related field (or the equivalent amount of work-related experience).
  • 2-4 experience in a management role in the public safety field. Union experiences preferred.
  • Must have experience on a campus type atmosphere where multiple buildings are connected.
  • Proven ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as skills in labor and interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and lead a diverse workforce.
  • Superior customer service and problem-solving skills.

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.


<p style="margin: 0px;">We apologize for the inconvenience. The "Share" function is not working properly at this time. Please refresh the page and try again later. We appreciate your excitement about this opening!</p>
Share on Social Media!

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.