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Director of Risk Management/Environmental Health and Safety

Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Salary is commensurate with experience and complimented by an excellent benefits package.
Posted Date
Jul 21, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
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Full Time
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Gettysburg College, in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking an experienced professional for a full-time position as the Director of Risk Management/Environmental Health and Safety. Gettysburg is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college, which enrolls approximately 2,600 primarily residential students. Reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration with indirect reporting responsibility to the Ethics and Integrity Officer, this position is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the enterprise risk management, insurance risk management, and environmental health and safety functions of the College.  This position works closely with the Ethic and Integrity Officer to assure compliance with federal and state regulations, and conducts policy review and development in the areas of risk management, loss prevention, and environmental health and safety.  Additionally, the position serves collaboratively as a resource for senior leadership, academic and administrative departments throughout the College, and supports efforts to recognize and respond to identified risks, and to monitor for emerging risks.


A Bachelor’s degree is required along with five to seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in the administration of risk management and insurance, including experience with principles of enterprise risk management, environmental health and safety and insurance. Professional certification such as CIH, CSP, or ARM is preferred; OSHA Safety and Health Fundamental Certification is highly desired. Must have working knowledge of applicable safety and environmental regulations, and consensus standards including but not limited to OSHA, EPA, and DEP.  The successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively yet independently; communicate with discretion, tact and professionalism on sensitive and confidential matters, achieve mastery of complex substantive areas through individual effort and study; work timely and effectively on matters requiring independent judgement; exercise initiative in carrying our assigned projects; work harmoniously with a variety of individuals; and write and speak well.  Must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members.


The Director is a 12-month, full-time administrative appointment. Salary and title are commensurate with experience and complemented by an excellent benefits package. 


Please visit our website to submit application materials (cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references) through our on-line system:

We are currently accepting application materials for this position. The position will remain open until filled. Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community and the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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