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Job/Position Title:

Director of Risk Management


Pomona, CA


CSU Polytechnic

Job Description:

Another Source is assisting Cal Poly Pomona in recruiting a Director of Risk Management to join their team. This role is open due to retirement and will be part of setting the tone for the Risk Management department while helping shape what enterprise risk will look like at the University. This is an immediate opening and will require someone to be on site as the University prepares for the campus community to return in person.

Job Responsibilities:

The Role:

Reporting to the Interim Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Management, the Director of Risk Management is responsible for actively managing and implementing risk management programs and strategies aimed at creating a well-rounded and proactive culture of risk assessment, management and prevention; develops, implements and maintains programs and procedures that minimize university risk; and ensures compliance with CSU Executive Orders and university policies that relate to insurance and risk management. The CSU Risk Management Authority (CSURMA) has a wide range of insurance programs (24 total) including, but not limited to-Property, Special Event, Foreign Travel, Athletic Injury Medical Expense, Student Academic Field Experience For Credited Liability Insurance Program, Student Professional Liability Insurance Program, etc.

You will maintain collaborative and consultative relationships with on-campus and off-campus partners to plan, review and implement an overall risk management process for the campus. Included in the on and off-campus partners are: Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), Emergency and Disaster Preparedness, Business Continuity Planning, Workers' Compensation, Human Resources, Procurement, Facilities Management, Internal Auditor, Faculty and those involved with academic programs and student support services, Chancellor's Office System-wide Risk Management and Office of General Counsel as well as the CSURMA insurance services administrator, Alliant Insurance Services.

In the short term, this role will be highly involved with the Safer Return Task Force (Site assessments)
30% Risk & Insurance Programs and Claims Against the University
20% Risk Assessment and Risk Transfer
20% Public Records Act (PRA) Requests and Information Requests
10% Foreign Travel
10% State Vehicle Inventory, Vehicle Claims & Property Damage Claim
10% OMV Pull Notice, Defensive Driver Training, Department of Transportation Medical Exam and CHP Vehicle Inspection Programs

Cal Poly Pomona currently offers bachelor's degrees in 94 majors, 39 master's degrees, 13 teaching credentials and a doctorate across 9 distinct academic colleges. This is a tremendous opportunity for someone looking to partner with senior leadership to help build the risk department in a unique and complex environment serving a variety of stakeholders. CPP's history and geography are unlike any other university in the region. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.

Student size- nearly 28,000
Faculty and staff- 3,000
# of clubs – over 300
4.2 million total square feet of space, comprised of 200 buildings, 1400 acres of land

Job Requirements:

Experience, knowledge, and skills you will bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business administration, human services or a related field. Valid California Driver's license and auto insurance.
  • Five plus years of progressively responsible experience involving risk management and claims management that would enable the individual to successfully perform the functions of the position as described in the position description.
  • Knowledge of CSURMA insurance programs and coverages (approx. 24) Knowledge of claims handling. (Desired)
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, and other software such as PeopleSoft. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Make timely decisions. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship in a diverse multicultural environment.
  • Experience working in the CSU system in Risk Management (Desired) knowledge of iVos Claims Management Systems Software. (Desired)
  • Valid California Driver's license and insurance; ability to operate a motor vehicle for the purpose of driving to off-campus, work-related activities such as hearings and workshops.

Contact Info:

To apply, please visit the link below: https://careers-anothersource.icims.com/jobs/3047/director-of-risk-management/job?mode=job&iis=SOURCE&iisn=LA_RIMS



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