California State University, Sacramento - Risk Management Services

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Job Title: Director of Risk Management (Administrator II – Exempt)

Job Description 

Working closely with the Chief Risk Officer, the incumbent assists in developing and managing comprehensive risk management initiatives and insurance programs for the University. This position is responsible for ensuring risk management programs are clearly communicated and understood at the campus and auxiliary level, and for providing proactive measures, services and products to the University entities and auxiliaries, as well as coordinating with the CSU, State and Federal agencies.
Salary: $3,726 – 12,767 monthly
The Risk Management department has responsibility for the following functions:
• Business Continuity Planning: Oversight and training for disaster contingency or continuity of operations planning.

• Environmental Health & Safety: Compliance in the areas of occupational fire/life safety, HazMat, industrial hygiene, radiation safety, environmental management system, etc.

• Risk Management: Hazard and exposure mitigation, general safety, insurance, self-insurance, driving program, business risks and claims management.

• Workers’ Compensation: Provision of medical and other benefits to employees with a work-related injury and/or illness.

• Regulatory compliance training to University employees in areas relevant to its areas of responsibility.

Job Requirements 

Required Qualifications
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Degree(s) should be in Business Management, Risk Management/Safety/Industrial Hygiene, or other closely related discipline.
Experience:
• Five years of professional level experience in a risk management discipline, e.g., risk management, occupational/industrial safety and environmental compliance, loss control, risk and insurance, business continuity planning, disaster response management, fire/life safety, etc. Working solely in the capacity of business continuity planning, disaster response management or fire/life safety may constitute not more than two years of the requirement.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Ability to work with and present information to all levels of management and University faculty and staff.

• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs and the Internet.

• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form, with a variety of internal and external audiences.

• Ability to work independently, to execute multiple large projects, and to evaluate and recommend solutions to the most complex business/systems recovery problems.

• Ability to climb ladders, negotiate rough surfaces and roof tops, climb stairs, work outside for extended periods of time in extreme weather, lift up to 40 pounds and carry equipment up to 20 pounds.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, preferably in Business Administration, Risk Management or a closely related discipline.

• Certification as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and/or a certification in Business Continuity Planning (any level) through a nationally and/or internationally recognized certification organization, and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).

• Eight years professional level experience in a risk management discipline, such as risk management, occupational/industrial safety and environmental compliance, loss control, risk and insurance, business continuity planning, disaster response management, and/or fire/life safety, of which at least three years’ experience as a risk manager with full management responsibilities in a university setting. Working solely in the capacity of business continuity planning, disaster response management or fire/life safety may constitute not more than two years of the requirement.

Conditions of Employment: Ability to successfully pass a background check.

First Priority Review Date: 11/15/2017

Apply by: Wed, 11/15/2017

To Apply, Contact: 
Employment Services
(916) 278-6326