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Loss Prevention Market Specialist - New Orleans

Academy Sports + Outdoors
United States, Louisiana, Covington
September 30, 2022

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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Business, or relevant field of study preferred

Work Experiences:

  • 3+ years of loss prevention/asset protection, retail management, inventory control, security or law enforcement experience
  • Previous training experience preferred


  • Strong understanding of Loss Prevention, Operations, and/or field knowledge
  • Consistently apply sound judgment, and operate professionally, effectively, and ethically
  • Proven track record in managing projects
  • Ability to influence others cross-functionally
  • record Establish rapport and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships across varying departments and levels
  • Superior interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create thorough documentation and interface effectively with individuals at various levels internally and externally
  • Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail and meet critical deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Expert in loss prevention and asset protection, with strong technical knowledge of physical security systems, concepts and processes
  • Creative problem-solving and resolution skills to deliver results for the organization
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
  • Ability to remain organized, pay attention to detail and meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast paced, frequently changing environment


  • Act as key strategic partner for Store Operations on asset protection, theft, loss prevention and safety/security best practices
  • Direct, support, and train team members in the design, development, administration, monitoring, and implementation of activities related to the protection of company assets
  • Manage and monitor performance of loss prevention programs, policies and procedures for assigned high risk stores
  • Leverage loss prevention and inventory control data to identify root causes of loss and recommend best practices to reduce shrink and increase profitability
  • Provide consultation and support in the resolution of loss prevention issues
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with local law enforcement agencies
  • Partner with Store leadership to coach, train and educate store team members regarding the expectations and behaviors required for store shrink reduction and profitability enhancement
  • Monitor, analyze, and follow up on statistical data related to inventory or cash losses
  • Maintain knowledge of Loss Prevention trends, laws, and governmental compliance
  • Conduct business loss prevention reviews to detect areas of vulnerability and/or violations of company policies and procedures
  • Maintain timely and accurate reporting to Corporate Loss Prevention for company loss incidents
  • Identify and recommend actionable enhancements to existing programs and processes to mitigate loss
  • Promote and drive organizational safety initiatives
  • Learn, follow and enforce company policies and safety procedures
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
  • Duties may change; team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance:

  • 25% travel required
  • Regular attendance required
  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
Full time Equal Employment Opportunity

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.