DIRECTOR, RISK MANAGEMENT - EXTENDED
San Diego County - District Office
Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day
with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher
education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that
transforms their world perspective.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse
academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our
institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating
achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a
culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and
social justice, and continuously examining our processes and
practices through an equity lens.
The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits
package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have
continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible
employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we
Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego
Please read the entire job posting before your
application is submitted. Important instructions to applicants are
at the bottom of the page. Be attentive when applying as many of
our positions require multiple attachments.
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Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of
application and are timed out will not be accepted.
Department: Human Resources
Months worked out of the Year: 12 months
Work hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shift Differential: None
Starting Salary Range:
Range: M-8: $99,665 (Step A) or $103,652 (Step B)
Based on education and experience
Anticipated Start Date: August 2022
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor-Human Resources; plan,
organize and direct the District's American with Disabilities Act
(ADA) program; Occupational/Environmental Health and Risk
Management Programs and oversee the District's Workers'
Compensation program. This includes coordinating, recommending,
and/or administering risk management, loss prevention, and safety
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Develop, plan, organize and direct District programs for
Occupational and Environmental Health/Risk Management in order to
ensure legal compliance with health, safety and environmental
- Manage insurance programs for the District; such as employee
group health and welfare benefits, Workers' Compensation, student
insurance, public liability, and property damage. Review
indemnification language in District contracts and advise the
- Interpret statutes, rules, policies, procedures and practices
and analyze related health and welfare, Workers' Compensation,
occupational and environmental health and risk management
- Counsel with employees experiencing a work-related illness or
injury as appropriate; assist in the investigation of work-related
injuries; assist in evaluating work stations to ensure a safe
workplace environment; compile related reports.
- Represent and act for the District with insurance carriers in
claim settlements as appropriate.
- Design and implement emergency response plans and procedures
for all District employees.
- Maintain familiarity with insurance related rules and
regulations, provide consultation to departments in interpreting
policies, rules and regulations relating to insurance
- Oversee the District regulatory compliance efforts in matters
relating to Occupational Safety and Health and Workers'
Compensation, and ADA.
- Oversight and coordination with the colleges regarding
hazardous materials maintenance and disposal.
- Conduct investigations and studies, perform research, make
analyses, prepare operational and analytical reports, including
statistical analysis and cost projections, and maintain related
- Prepare budgets and submit through appropriate channels for
approval; monitor and control assigned program operating budgets;
initiate special fund requests; determine need and priority for
capital equipment and materials.
- Analyze and classify risks as to frequency and potential
severity, and measure financial impact of risk to the
- Supervise and participate in the identification of hazards and
potential hazards by conducting comprehensive worksite surveys
periodically; analyze new processes, materials and equipment;
perform routine job or hazard analyses.
- Select and implement appropriate techniques to minimize loss
and protect District personnel and property.
- Establish procedures for ensuring the timely correction and
control of hazards through engineering techniques where feasible,
through personal protective equipment and through the safe work
procedures, which are understood by all District
- Design and coordinate the safety training of all District
employees in both general (e.g., Workers' Right-To-Know, MSDS's)
and specific (e.g., pesticide safety, back injury prevention)
- Provide for the enrollment and orientation of eligible
employees in retirement, insurance, and other benefit programs as
appropriate; provide for employee group insurance claims'
assistance and referral of employees to other agencies for
assistance as appropriate.
- Advise the members of the District negotiating team in matters
relating to employee health and welfare benefit
- Assist in analyzing bids for employee health benefits and
participate in recommending the selection of insurance actuaries,
brokers, carriers and consultants.
- Provide for an on-going research program resulting in the
enhancement of insurance protection; negotiate annual premiums with
health care providers and monitor compliance with contracts;
coordinate eligibility, review contract language and resolve
- Calculate insurance premiums based on District eligibility
reports; ensure accurate and timely premium payments and
eligibility reports to District insurance carriers.
- Communicate with District administrators, bargaining units,
insurance carriers, and employees to distribute a variety of
information and to assist in cost containment of benefits; provide
technical expertise regarding benefits.
- Compile and analyze data concerning past experience in Workers'
Compensation, employee benefits and related programs for the
purpose of developing, recommending and implementing plans and
- Establish internal systems, procedures, and practices to ensure
both operational efficiency and high quality services and recommend
introduction of new services when appropriate.
- Serve as the District liaison with county and state offices of
Civil Defense and Emergency Preparedness.
- Supervise, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel
and provide overall direction for training.
- Perform other duties that may be assigned.
Any combination equivalent to:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with
major course work in business or related field and six years of
progressively responsible experience in environmental and
occupational health and welfare benefits administration.
SPECIAL SKILLS OR REQUIREMENTS:
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
- Employee Long-term Disability, Workers' Compensation,
- Program, Health and Welfare benefits programs, occupational and
environmental health and safety, ADA, and the federal and state
laws, regulations, and codes governing them.
- Safety and accident prevention programs and related training
- Methods of research, including statistical analysis, and
specialized record keeping methods and procedures.
- Employer-employee relations, including the collective
- Principles and practices of organization, administration, and
personnel management, including supervision, training and personnel
- Computer applications related to area(s) of
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and project
consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in
support of goals.
- Learn, interpret and correctly apply District policies, rules
- Effectively analyze and interpret data, apply and communicate
applicable federal, state, and local policies, procedures, laws,
and regulations, and prepare and present oral and written reports
and findings to a diverse audience; effectively represent the
District to the community and in quasi-judicial hearings.
- Organize departmental resources to manage the orderly
processing of paper flow necessary to administration of benefits
- Select, supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
- Establish and maintain cooperative professional working
relationships in the performance of position responsibilities.
- In-depth knowledge of the Education Code, Title 5 and other
administrative regulations and the ability to apply these
- Sensitivity to all facets of the community including the needs
of various groups, which comprise it.
- Ability to successfully delegate, ensure adherence to College
and District policies, practices and procedures, hold others
responsible yet instill confidence among the faculty and
- Ability to exercise leadership to advance the District's
- Commitment to the community college concept, including the open
door philosophy and a diverse curriculum for a heterogeneous
- Ability to participate in the Community College planning
process while participating in the achievement of the goals and
priorities of the District as a whole.
- Ability to work cooperatively and responsively with all
segments of the Colleges, District and community at large.
- Facilitate communication and understanding, among faculty,
staff, students, the community, within the framework of a
- Commitment to a comprehensive, student-oriented environment
that facilitates learning and student development.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
- Technical aspects of field of specialty.
Applicants may find it helpful to refer back to the job posting,
specifically the special instructions, while applying. Consider
saving the job description or opening a new browser window.
Application materials with pictures or personal
render your application incomplete.
Please do not include any materials that were not asked for.
Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE
beginning the application may make the application experience more
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
1) A complete and current resume.
2) A 1-2 page cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements
of the position.
*ATTENTION* Please upload .doc, .docx, or PDF files. If you are
working on Google Docs or Mac files please be sure to save under
.doc or PDF for file to upload correctly.
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new
employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior
to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of
your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities
Act and who require accommodations for completing the application
process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources
Department by calling (619) 644-7679.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint
clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be
To apply, visit https://gcccd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gcccdcareers/job/San-Diego-County---District-Office/DIRECTOR--RISK-MANAGEMENT_R-01451.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college
district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a
high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened
its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The
district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that
it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region
through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and
The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a
student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds,
ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The
district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters
cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that
ultimately also benefits the global community.
The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide
range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have
become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its
top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and
Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known
for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture,
Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology