Job Number 2104008


Director, Risk Management




This position is past the Close Date, no more applications will be accepted.
Position Information

Location Highland Business Center
Hours Typically Monday - Friday 8 am to 5pm.
Salary Manager 5/127 ($77,629.00 - $110,899.00)
FLSA Status Exempt
Reports To Executive Director Regulatory Affairs
Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service
area.
 
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented
  • populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
 
For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
 
As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.

General Statement of Job

Responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of risk management at Austin Community College District (ACC).  Provides management support for a wide range of risk management issues and general services.  Develops and sustains loss control/exposures management programs for ACC.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Leads the college's effort to identify loss exposures faced by the institution and select, implement and monitor the most effective and economical techniques for treating these exposures.
  2. Oversees insurance responsibilities, including those responsible for claims management, safety and operations assets, campus workers compensation administration and events. 
  3. Leads and conducts complex and varied analyses of risk exposures for issues or concepts with broad impact. Uses data to evaluate the College's compliance with risk management goals. Performs research related to risk management operational issues. Investigates events for potential liability.
  4. Ensures policies and processes reflect new developments, updated regulatory requirements, and best practice methodologies. Regularly leads and guides senior management on risk management matters, impacting the College District. Informs risk leadership on a regular basis about areas of risk exposure and plans to address those exposures.
  5. Analyzes and determines the college risks that can be cost effectively transferred to insurance, self-insurance programs, or to third parties through contracts, agreements, or other risk transference techniques.
  6. Manages all Property and Casualty Insurance and related Third Party Administrators for the college, including workers compensation, general liability, educators' legal liability, foreign liability, aviation liability, vehicle liability, crime, building and contents, property, international travel, cyber security, and various other insurances. 
  7. Regularly leads and conducts complex and varied analyses of issues or concepts with broad impact. Uses data to evaluate the College's' compliance with risk management goals. Performs legal research related to risk management operational issues. Investigates events for potential liability. Provides reports and presentations to senior management and key campus administrators and constituents on risk management processes, accomplishments and strategic directions.
  8. Prepares, drafts, and finalizes insurance bid specifications based on college risk exposures; oversees pre and post-bid processes, negotiates best insurance coverages and pricing.  Implements insurance programs and monitors effectiveness.  Manages, monitors, and forecasts insurance and self-insurance budgets.
  9. Negotiates with insurance companies on settlements to benefit the college.  Meets with claimants, insurance adjusters, and attorneys regarding aspects of claims. Monitors claims and incidents for early interventional opportunities to mitigate exposure and prevent further events.
  10. Oversees the administration of the College's comprehensive insurance protections including property and casualty policies, and coordinate claims activities. Provides proof of insurance or self-insurance to all third parties for leases, contracts, activities, and other reasons.
  11. Acts as an administrator of federal, state and other loss recovery grants and efforts; oversees loss prevention, mitigation and recovery programs. Responsible for any reporting to federal agencies necessary under Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
  12. Participates as a member of the ACC Emergency Operations Center Team, including participation in College committees and councils on developing policies and procedures to best protect the College and support its educational mission.
  13. Provides 24 hours on-call emergency assistance and consultation as needed.
  14. May represent the organization in litigation and non-litigated matters and coordinates with attorneys, third party administrators and College Administrators.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Technology Skills

Required Work Experience

Preferred Work Experience

Required Education

Preferred Education

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

Physical Requirements

Safety

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

Disclaimer

The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.