Risk and Safety Manager

Job description

Risk and Safety Manager
MiraCosta College

For full details and to apply, go to https://jobs.miracosta.edu/postings/2372

Type of Assignment: Full Time
Assignment Category: Regular Position

Position Details:
One regular, full-time position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; may include some nights and weekends. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

Salary Range: 9
Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $105,509 per year (Range 9, Step 1) on the 2020-21 Classified Administrators Salary Schedule.

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.

A full benefits package which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS).

Position Term in Months: $Term

Application Procedure:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number. The submission deadline for the first screening of applications is 11:59 pm on Friday, February 5, 2021.

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

3. A cover letter addressed to the “Screening and Interview Committee” specifically describing how your experience aligns with the representative duties and desirable qualifications.

4. Optional: A copy of your Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification [if applicable]; attach to the “Certificate/License 1” link.

5. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=6. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 4) fingerprint clearance; and 5) approval by the Board of Trustees.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function:
Under general direction, oversee the college’s comprehensive risk management and safety programs, implement equitable policies and procedures, assess and identify risks that could impede the reputation, safety, security, or financial success of the college; and ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed by individual positions.

Risk Management

1. Conducts risk assessments, collects and analyzes documentation, statistics, reports, and market trends, establishes and maintains operation records and reports.

2. Establishes equitable policies and procedures to identify and address risks.

3. Reviews and assesses risk management policies and protocols; makes recommendations and implements modifications and improvements.

4. Recommends and implements risk management solutions such as insurance, safety and security policies, business continuity plans, or recovery measures.

5. Reviews and analyzes metrics and data such as cash flow, inventory, breakage, and employee activity that could uncover fraudulent behavior.

6. Drafts and presents risk reports and proposals to executive leadership and senior staff.

7. Act as the district’s representative at hearings and conferences with limited authority to propose and/or accept settlement offers and attend court proceedings related to liability and property issues.


8. Develops, implements, and monitors compliance with health and safety programs, equitable policies and procedures.

9. Ensures safety programs are maintained and responds to safety complaints.

10. Manage employee occupational injuries/illnesses.

11. Inspects the facility to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.

12. Drafts inspection reports to document inspection findings.

13. Prepares and schedules training to cover workplace safety and other relevant topics.


14. Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.

15. Oversees the daily workflow of the department.

16. Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

17. Handles discipline of employees.

18. Develops, approves, and monitors the operation’s budget and expenditures.

19. Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the college’s goals and strategy, and communicates risks, risk mitigation, and safety issues.

20. Provides guidance on risk and safety related topics.

Other Duties:
1. Serves as the department’s representative on district committees, professional, industry and community groups, regulatory, and other agencies.

2. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
• Thorough knowledge of regulations, policies, and best practices of risk management and safety.

Ability To:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

• Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

• Excellent mathematical and critical thinking skills.

Education & Experience:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and three (3) years of experience in risk management, safety, human resources, or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identify, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in Risk Management and Insurance (RMI), Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, or closely related field.

• Five (5) years of related experience.

• Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) upon hire.

Licenses & Other Requirements:
• A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance program.

• Obtain Associate in Risk Management (ARM) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification within two (2) years of hire.

Physical Effort:
Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to work at a computer, including repetitive use of a computer keyboard, mouse and other control devices; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.

Emotional Effort:
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.

Working Conditions:
Primarily business office environment; subject to frequent public contact and interruption; intermittent exposure to individuals who behave in a disagreeable fashion; occasional evening, weekend and/or holiday hours are required on an as-needed basis.

Posting Number: S20/21030P
Human Resources Contact Information: [email protected] or 760.795.6854
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
First Screening Date: The submission deadline for the first screening of applications is Friday, February 5, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/aboutmcc.html

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Job No:
Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 1/8/2033
Work Type: Full Time