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Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance Program - Legal Compliance and Risk Management

Apply now Job no: 492765
Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Allendale
Categories: Executive/Director/Management

Required Qualifications and Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, risk management, or other relevant field, and five years of progressively more responsible relevant experience in enterprise risk management or an equivalent combination of training or experience.

Knowledge of the principles, practices, & theories of enterprise risk management, insurance, claims management

Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Education: 

Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, risk management, or other relevant field, and five years of progressively more responsible relevant experience in enterprise risk management or an equivalent combination of training or experience.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM):  To assist in identifying, evaluating, mitigating, and monitoring the University’s risks, including operational, financial and strategic risks. Develops ERM tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks and to manage risks within the ERM framework.

Insurance Program:  To develop, implement and monitor University’s insurance policies and procedures for operation of risk management programs including administration of the University's commercially-insured, collaboratively-insured and self-insured programs necessary to protect the University's assets and faculty, administrators, staff, students and volunteers from loss

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Develops and maintains ERM tools, practices, policies and overall framework, including:
     a. Performs the activities associated with the design, development, application, execution, and reporting of the ERM process for the  organization
     b. Performs risk assessments and analyzes risk scoring, scenario analyses, risk indicators/metrics, and dashboards, providing input on risk scoring and ERM methodology
     c. Researches, integrates, and recommends changes to reports, policies, charters, and other documentation supporting the ERM framework
     d. Clearly defines roles, responsibilities, and accountability of all stakeholders, allowing for risk management processes to facilitate active, informed decisions on risk-taking and management

2. Collaborates with internal stakeholders to identify, evaluate, mitigate and monitor the organization’s risks, including:
      a. Builds relationships across the University for the purposes of conducting interviews, performing risk assessments, scenario analyses, and identifying and tracking risk responses, risk indicators/metrics, and dashboards in achievement of strategic and operational objectives
      b. Reviews results of regulatory or internal audits and inspections, makes needed file/process adjustments, and applies lessons learned to mitigate enterprise risk
     c. Supports the risk management function of the University by participating in knowledge sharing and risk discussions. Consults with risk owners to ensure that risk events are identified, reported, and managed within standards and best practices
     d. Ensures risk activities in every business unit are targeted, effective and repeatable
     e. Works with the University’s Financial Information and Security Team (FIST) in its oversight of financial controls and cyber risks


3. Develops, implements and monitors University-wide policies and procedures for operation of risk management programs including administration of the University's commercially-insured, collaboratively-insured and self-insured programs


4. Will remain dynamically exposed to leading thinking about Enterprise Risk Management and incorporate it into the framework and practices of the University


5. Coordinates claims administration program for processing both self-insured and commercial insurance claims including employment practices, malpractice, auto, general liability and property claims


6. Determines the best mechanism for financing risk.  Periodically review programs to determine appropriate retentions and deductibles


7. Develops and coordinates training seminars for the campus community on the University’s enterprise risk management program and insurance coverages

8. Evaluates and supervises support staff

9. Performs duties as requested by the Vice President and General Counsel

Salary:  Commensurate with experience, up to $110,000

Department/Division: Division of Legal, Compliance, and Risk Management

Campus: Allendale

How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and resume.  On the application you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline Date:  Open until filled. Initial application review will begin January 24, 2018.

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