Director Risk Management - Financial Affairs

Louisiana, United States
Salary Not specified
May 12, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Reporting to the COO/Senior Vice President of Finance, the Director of Risk Management is responsible for leading the university’s processes for identifying, analyzing, managing, monitoring, and reporting on key risk management issues. The Director is responsible for providing a systematic and disciplined approach to promoting risk compliance and best practices across all levels of the university. The Director will also develop and implement policies, procedures and training programs in safety, insurance and loss prevention, and other areas as needed to mitigate exposure and efficiently protect the university's assets and integrity. The Director will also oversee the administration of the university’s comprehensive insurance protections including property and casualty policies, and coordinate claims activity with University stakeholders, the Office of Government & Legal Affairs and insurance providers.

Qualifications: Bachelor degree. Minimum of five years’ experience in risk management. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to produce concise and effective presentations to influence and advise senior leadership across campus. Strong organization skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize; ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Ability to work collaboratively, build and maintain a network of contacts (internal and external) and coordinating with a large number of stakeholders across campus to achieve effectiveness. Experience working closely with cross-functional teams and various stakeholders to identify and solve complex problems. Ability to work outside of normal working hours to address immediate needs/risks. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree. CRM or other professional certification in risk management or insurance. Prior experience in managing risk in higher education. Prior experience serving in a crisis management leader/facilitator capacity. Prior experience in threat assessment methodology. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.