Director, Risk Management (Finance) - District (Extended)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 11, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:
Director, Risk Management (Finance) - District (Extended)

Finance (D)

Position Type:
Classified Management/Supervisor


Physical location of the position:

Employment Type:

Position Length:

Salary Range:
Grade Y

Salary Amount:
$141,109 - $171,792

Salary Type:

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?

Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Business and Financial Services, the Director, Risk Management is responsible for planning, organizing, evaluating, and directing the District's risk management program and activities, including police operations, property and liability, workers' compensation, environmental health and safety, and loss control, to ensure the safety and protection of students, faculty, staff and administrators.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Assigned District personnel.

A master's degree from an accredited institution in business, public administration, or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of risk management programs for large public or private organizations including experience in the management, investigation and adjustment of California workers' compensation claims, general liability claims and health and safety issues, including three (3) years of experience in a supervisory position; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

A background/experience in law enforcement and/or law enforcement administration is highly desirable.

1. Principles, practices, types, requirements and contract management of insurance policies;
2. Principles of leadership, management and supervision;
3. Current police practices, protocols and procedures;
4. The workings of the California criminal justice system;
5. Local, state and federal laws applicable to police functions generally and to community college district police functions specifically;
6. The principles, procedures and legal constraints for conducting background and internal investigations.
7. California Workers' Compensation laws, CalOSHA regulations, and pertinent health/safety and fire laws;
8. Safety inspection and accident investigation practices and procedures and related corrective actions;
9. Accounting principles, specifically cash flow, financing and reserving practices;
10. Pertinent federal and state legislation and District rules, regulations and policies;
11. Applicable sections of the State Education Code, Government Code, Vehicle Code and Title 5;
12. Applicable spreadsheet and database computer software;

1. Exercise judgment and initiative;
2. Work independently;
3. Work under the pressure of recurrent deadlines within an environment of frequent interruptions;
4. Work effectively with faculty, administrators, staff, and representatives from outside organizations;
5. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Valid California driver's license.

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Staff, administrators, local and state organizations, legal counsel, EDD, OSHA, insurance companies and claims administrator contractors.

Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require occasional travel.

Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and the community.

EXEMPT POSITION: This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Plans, organizes, and directs risk management operations and activities including: safety and police; insurance programs such as property and liability, workers' compensation; safety compliance; loss control; and assures compliance with related laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
2. In coordination with the District's Chief of Police, plans, organizes and oversees police operations and activities including development of policies and procedures, staffing, training, contracts, equipment, annual budget, critical event planning and communications, and parking administration.
3. In consultation with the Vice Chancellor, analyzes and evaluates liability claims against the District and coordinates the adjustment, defense or settlement of claims with appropriate legal representation in litigation cases.
4. Designs and administers systems and procedures to prevent or minimize loss and exposure of property or assets, casualty loss, and workers' compensation; and serves as the liaison with insurance company and/or claims administration contractors on all claims.
5. Coordinates with College Safety Committees to develop safety programs that assure compliance with local, state and federal standards and requirements; recommends mandated safety compliance programs as required.
6. Coordinates and conducts risk management training programs concerning risk management programs, issues and related standards, practices, techniques and procedures.
7. Analyzes, oversees, reviews and prepares a variety of reports and files related to risk management, police, and safety programs, personnel, accidents, claims, and financial activity; assures mandated records and reports are completed according to established time lines.
8. Directs, supervises and evaluates assigned staff to ensure a high performance environment; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets.
9. Prepares, administers and monitors assigned budgets; arranges for the development of annual self-insurance actuarial reports; develops and presents data relative to area fiscal performance, efficiency, and effectiveness.
10. Manages the Department's adherence to the District's Injury & Illness Prevention Program (I&IPP) to include proactive security initiatives in the areas of active shooter preparedness, mass notification, security system operability and interoperability, and compliance with District security system standards.
11. Coordinates the Department's involvement with disaster preparedness and inter-agency Emergency Operations Plans.
12. Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned.


This is a Classified Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Other Document
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Other Document:
Supplemental Response
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Doctorate Transcript
Other Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated Start Date: September 2020

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

Special Comments:
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the 1st or 2nd week of September.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.


* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.

* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.

* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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