Director of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety
Classification: Administrator III Department Name: Risk Management Job Number: MB2019-EC2504 Status: MODIFIED Priority Screening Date: Recruitment Status: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply today!
Position Description: Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (www.csumb.edu) is a comprehensive, mid-sized four-year university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives by emphasizing project-based learning, requiring service learning, and promoting multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond the campus community. California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is both an MSI and HSI and has a vibrant, diverse student body of nearly 7,000 students and growing. Our faculty and staff, many of whom live in campus housing, appreciate living and working about one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay.
As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, we offer excellent benefits, including housing, and competitive salaries for our faculty and staff. During our 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration in 2019-20, we will complete two major building projects: the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Student Union. By 2030, CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral.
Under the general supervision of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Enterprise Risk Management (Risk) and Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), plans, develops and coordinates a comprehensive Enterprise-wide program of risk management and occupational/academic safety, environmental compliance and lab safety for students, faculty and staff. The Enterprise consists of the University, Auxiliaries and Self-Support Programs.
The Director will develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate programs and services across the university enterprise to mitigate risk in the following areas: Hazard, Financial, Operational, Reputational, Strategic, and Compliance.
In addition, the Director will be responsible for implementing, interpreting and monitoring governmental regulations and Chancellor's Office directives and all mandated reporting requirements regarding risk management and EH&S. Responsibilities also include a broad array of special projects associated with the Division of Administration and Finance.
The Director must demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of occupational health and safety, risk management and effective supervision.
Co-chair of the campus Risk and Safety Committee.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develops, implements and manages the University's Risk Management Program, including the campus Auxiliaries. Liaisons with the Chancellor's Office of Risk Management, the California State University Risk Management Authority, and other CSU risk managers. Develops risk management policies and procedures. Provides guidance and resources to facilitate, at both the department and program level, development of an Enterprise Risk Management system.
Ensures that the University-wide policies, programs and procedures are developed, implemented and maintained in the broad areas of EH&S. Leadership in this area will require successful collaboration across the campus.
Responsible for reviewing student activities, student travel and all faculty led programs and activities, outside the normal curriculum, involving students.
As a strategic partner, recommends, creates, and implements long and short-term strategic plan goals and operational plans for environmental health & safety and risk management.
Coordinates the University's Business Continuity Plan.
Inform and advise campus leadership regarding enterprise risks, environmental risks, safety risks and regulatory compliance concerns.
Manages campus liability claims, including conducting appropriate follow-up and coordinating investigations when required. Works closely with external organizations; which may include but is not limited to campus legal counsel, outside insurance companies, private investigators, and other on-campus and off-campus individuals to resolve claims against the campus.
Liaisons with campus departments for review and risk assessment of planned activities, service agreements, rental agreements, contracts, special events, travel, or other special circumstances; and facilitate additional insurance coverages as needed. Reviews student placement and intern proposals (e.g., Service Learning, Social Work, Nursing, etc.) for risk and insurance coverage. Maintains collaborative and consultative relationships with on-campus and off-campus partners to plan, review and implement risk management processes.
Manages and implements the overall liability programs and coverages provided through CSURMA and AORMA. Maintains an up to date understanding of program changes and coverages and the resulting impacts to the enterprise.
Manages and updates the enterprise Real Property Schedule annually.
Oversees the Defensive Driver Program.
Responsible for implementing a comprehensive program that deals with the safety of minors on campus.
Monitors the department budget relating to risk management and EH&S. Provides functional and/or staff management direction, as assigned.
Coordinates the distribution and implements training of policies and procedures to the campus. Researches CSU system wide risk management and EH&S guidelines and policy compliance. Performs complex analytical and/or interpretive tasks involving risk management. Reviews existing business processes and recommends needed improvements.
Collaborates and disseminates information with other campuses on related activities.
Performs other job-related duties and special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge and demonstrated experience in: office management, effective supervision, and administrative techniques related to risk assessment, risk management, claims investigation and resolution, and business continuity.
Ability to: effectively plan, schedule, and coordinate projects to ensure achievement of objectives; independently perform a wide range of complex management and technical assignments; set appropriate priorities to effect timely completion of numerous concurrent tasks within defined resource limitations; develop, implement and manage a risk management program; conduct risk assessments of planned activities, service agreements, contracts; write reports, specifications, policies, and procedures; make sound decisions; think and act quickly and effectively in emergencies; analyze, interpret and evaluate existing policies/procedures and recommend necessary changes; establish and maintain appropriate internal fiscal controls; establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships within a diverse university environment including staff, faculty and students, and external agencies; clearly communicate ideas and recommendations orally and in writing to a wide spectrum of contacts; deal tactfully and effectively with campus personnel, contractors, and design professionals. Proficiency in the use of personal computers, including appropriate software.
Minimum Qualifications: Education: Equivalent to a Bachelors degree Risk Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Business, Public Administration or a related field.
Experience: A minimum seven (7) years of experience which involved the study, analysis and evaluation, leading to the development and implementation of administrative policies, procedures and practices related to Risk Management and/or Environmental Health and Safety.
Experience in a higher education setting.
Masters degree in a related field.
Formal training or education in risk management or business law. Certification as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM).
Professional designation such as the Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional or Registered Safety Engineer.
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated competence/knowledge in a collective bargaining environment
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; G Suite (Gmail, Docs, Drive, and Calendar); Oracle-PeopleSoft/CMS baseline system; intranet drives; and internet browsers.
Special Conditions of Employment:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check (including a criminal records check).
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position will have a duty to report to the Campus Title IX Officer information pertaining to victims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, dating/domestic violence, and stalking as required by CSU Executive Order 1095.
This position is a designated position in the California State Universitys Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file a Statement of Economic Interest subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
This position has been designated as a sensitive position with:
responsibility for the care, safety and security of people (including children and minors), animals and CSU property;
authority to commit financial resources of the university through contracts greater than $10,000;
responsibility or access/possession of building master or sub-master keys for building access;
control over campus business processes, either through functional roles or system security access.
This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority, will be required to participate in annual training, and to immediately forward to the Clery Compliance Officer all reports of Clery Act crimes brought to their attention.
Must possess and maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California, pass the Defensive Training Class, and be insurable under the Universitys liability coverage.
May require occasional evenings and/or weekend work.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. Requires travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
Compensation and Benefits: Commensurate with experience. This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16-hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long-term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; and retirement benefits. For further information, please visit Management Benefits Summary at https://goo.gl/GN9XkH. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing at https://goo.gl/g7VAZG.
For full consideration, submit the required documents by the priority screen date listed above. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library (map).
CSU Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to: Age, Disability, Race or Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Identity or Expression, Nationality, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Genetic Information, Veteran or Military Status.
All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
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