Job Description

Payroll Title:
East Campus Security
Hiring Pay Scale
$111,150 - $131,000 / Year
East Campus Medical Center (Alvarado Road)
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Variable

#129603 Security Manager

Filing Deadline: Tue 5/28/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/28/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under general direction of the Director, Security Services, responsible for the full range of management and operations functions of UCSD Health Security Services at Hillcrest/La Jolla/East Campus Medical Centers to promote a safe and secure environment for the UCSD Health and Health Sciences community. Provides leadership and ensures compliance with quality service goals, service standards, and security policies and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the security management program. Contributes as a key member of the UCSD Health Threat Assessment and Management Committee. Responsible for participation in the Emergency Preparedness Program meetings and drill planning.

Responsible for maintaining both Joint Commission and California Department of Public Health code compliance, to include but not limited to documentation, personnel and training files, and any corrective action plans related to regulatory findings. Reviews and responds to Security related iReports in a timely manner and provides disposition or recommended solutions to the reported problem. In the absence of the Director, the Security Manager will act as the Director of Security Services. Participates in long range strategic planning and makes recommendations on how to improve the quality of service to our internal and external customers. Responsible for departmental budget planning and monitoring. Performs other Security Manager related functions as required by the Director. Manages the Security Program including administrative and budget operations. Focuses on organizing and delegating to team in order to achieve objectives.


  • Eleven (11) years of related management experience in a large, complex healthcare environment, academic institution, or police or security services role, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in a related area plus seven (7) years of related experience/training.
  • Ability to supervise, direct, manage, train, and evaluate employees.
  • Knowledge of financial management responsibilities related to all department functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work equitably with others and build solid working relationships with both internal and external staff.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission requirements related to security.
  • Knowledge of Security Management Plans for Health Systems.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Knowledge of supervisory, management, administrative, and command leadership principles.
  • Knowledge of department, personnel, and system-wide security policies and procedures.


  • Knowledge of labor issues and other employee development and disciplinary practices at UC.
  • Training certifications in a security-related field: Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), Taser, Work Place Violence (WPV), etc.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.  
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. 

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $91,300 - $170,700 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $43.73 - $81.75

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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