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Security Access Control Manager 

At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), we espouse to grow a culturally competent workforce to advance medicine that touches the lives of underserved communities. Diversity and inclusion is the core component of our institutional identity and a key pillar of PCOM’s strategic vision. PCOM affirms that diversity and inclusion are crucial to the intellectual vitality of the campus community. It is through freedom of exchange over different ideas and viewpoints in supportive environments that our graduates develop the critical thinking and citizenship skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.

Since 1899, PCOM has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a “whole person” approach to care - treating people, not just symptoms. As the field of medicine has changed, we've changed with it - adapting our program offerings to better meet the needs of healthcare providers and the communities they serve. At the main campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PCOM), the branch campus in Suwanee, Georgia (PCOM Georgia), and our newest location in Moultrie, Georgia (PCOM South Georgia), PCOM students learn to approach problem solving in a more professional, more team-oriented manner, which prepares them to work successfully in integrated healthcare settings with other health professionals.

Position Description

The security access control manager manages the security access control system including ID badge creation and maintenance, door access and garage access. Supervises the access control system technician.

This position is based at PCOM (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Manage the security and safety of the campus through proper access control procedures.
  • Manage the access control technician who maintains the access control software system.
  • Coordinate with various departments and the campus photographer to host events to allow for professional photographs for new students for ID badge use.
  • Liaison with the Security department of the College.
    • Coordinate exercises and emergency responses with base security, fire department and emergency services.
  • Liaison with the Bursar’s Office regarding any financial issues connected with the OneCard system.
  • Handle parking garage applications, space assignments, access control.
  • Provide requested reports and analysis from other departments as needed (Finance, HR, etc).
  • Manage vendor relationships.
  • Maintain documentation, procedures, and schedules for access control related procedures. Implement changes as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of changing needs and requirements and ensure the access control function is the most capable of meeting PCOM needs.
  • Must be willing to travel among the campuses.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. and pass a criminal background check.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Security related field, or equivalent experience is required.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of access control experience is preferred.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of supervisory experience is preferred.

Application Instructions

All inquiries MUST include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

PCOM is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration. We adhere to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.