A Bachelor’s degree. Five years of related work experience in risk management, insurance, and/or related field, preferably within higher education. Must possess excellent negotiation and analytical skills in order to represent the Risk Management office and University effectively. High commitment to customer service and exceptional interpersonal skills working with administrators, faculty, students and peers in responding to the demands of the university community. Excellent oral and written communication skills that will enable the successful candidate to work with University faculty, staff, and administration, as well as external business and governmental agencies.
Graduate degree in business, law, finance, risk management, or other related field. Higher education experience; strong preference for higher education experience on a residential campus. Demonstrated experience with insurance, finance, legal, loss control, claims management, emergency management and risk information system(s). Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and/or Associate in Risk Management certification.
Special Conditions of Employment
- May need to act as first responder to emergency and risk-related issues; must be available for consultation and/or reporting to campus outside of regular business hours in these circumstances
- May be required to work in the vicinity of laboratories where biohazards, radioactive, or other potentially hazardous substances are stored or used.
- May be required to work in or around construction sites or areas of damaged properties in order to assist in claims investigations or determination of remediation.
Skills & Knowledge:
- Superior interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain collaborative and cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, staff, students, brokers, and external agencies.
- Superior ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
- Working knowledge of risk management, insurance principles and practices, workers compensation, and loss control management.
- Knowledge of Microsoft databases and spreadsheet programs.
- Ability to interpret and analyze financial, technical and accident data, and take corrective action.
- Ability to provide training to varying levels of staff, administration and faculty.
- Knowledge of emergency management and business continuity practices.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.