Reporting to the Senior Director of Business Services, the University Risk Manager is responsible for the risk management functions of the university. This position plays a critical role in supporting a campus culture that embraces a holistic understanding and approach toward addressing key risk exposures potentially affecting the University’s ability to achieve its strategic mission. To facilitate compliance with policy and statute the incumbent’s duties are performed at varying levels of accountability including federal, state, systemwide, and institutional. These duties are carried out as a combination of the basic principles of risk management: risk identification, risk analysis, risk control (avoidance/reduction/mitigation/transference), risk financing, and claims management (risk acceptance). The University Risk Manager provides consultation and service, developing procedures and guidelines related to activities involving various forms of risk. The incumbent serves as the campus liaison to the Office of General Counsel at the Chancellor’s Office for litigation. The underlying goal of these activities and duties is to support a shared culture of strategic risk management embedded in all activities across the institution.
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