Director of Risk Management

Job description

Employment Status:Full time (29-40 Hrs) Closing:4/16/21 Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience Type of Employment:Staff Location:ASU-Jonesboro

Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Director of Risk Management works under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration and is responsible for risk management, property and liability insurance, lease agreements, third-party contracted services, auxiliary camps and clinics, and rental property. The Director is responsible for leading the university’s processes for identifying, analyzing, managing, monitoring, and reporting on key risk management issues. The Director is also responsible for providing a systematic and disciplined approach to promoting risk compliance and best practices across all levels of the university.

Duties & Responsibilities:

    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

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

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

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

    Oversee the administration of the university’s comprehensive insurance protections including property and casualty policies, and coordinate claims activity with University stakeholders

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

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

    Partners with Safety & Emergency Management

    Other duties as assigned


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 with a large number of stakeholders across campus to achieve effectiveness

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance
Ability to work outside of normal working hours to address immediate needs/risks.


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

Arkansas State University participates in E-Verify

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in business or administration

Five (5) years experience in multifunctional business related environment, preferably in Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) or Associate in Risk Management (ARM). Past supervisory experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications:
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

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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time