The Director of Compliance & Risk Management works collaboratively with internal stakeholders and external regulatory agencies to ensure compliance and mitigate risk across campus with the goal to protect the health and safety of students and members of the campus community while being mindful of the internal and external image of the College. This role is the primary point of contact and authority regarding compliance with federal, state, and local agencies regarding environmental health, fire safety, occupational safety and loss control, and insurance. The Director of Compliance and Risk Management reports to General Counsel.
Analyzing the College's risk exposures and proactively developing best practices to avoid or minimize losses to human, financial, and physical assets. Monitoring daily reports, public forums and other sources to be aware of on/off campus activities which could present potential harm to the College, its employees and students. Consulting with appropriate parties to mitigate risk
Measuring options to retain or self-insure risks against the benefit and cost of transferring risks through insurance products. Coordinate the purchase and administration of property and casualty insurance program. Review vendor contracts to ensure that insurance requirements are consistent and proper transfer of risk mechanisms are in place.
Develop compliance and risk management guidelines and policies. Provide support, education and training to faculty, students and staff to build compliance and risk awareness within the institution. Coordinate with EHS Specialist to develop and maintain environmental, health, and safety compliance programs.
Lead the Workplace Safety Committee to help prevent injuries and reduce hazards for students, employees and other members of the campus community. Collaborate with legal counsel, public safety, facilities management and other relevant departments to investigate and manage liability and property claims. Conduct annual inspections of buildings and assist with campus emergency planning and response.
Monitor compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Advise the F&M community on compliance related matters and develop tools to provide compliance assurance. Provide oversight and guidance to EHS Specialist.
The Office of Compliance and Risk Management provides professional guidance, training, and direction to the students, faculty, staff and visitors at the Franklin and Marshall College campus to ensure a safe working environment in accordance with Federal, State and Local environmental health and safety laws and regulations. We are available to provide a wide range of services and resources that are designed specifically to assist each department to have comprehensive development, implementation, management and evaluation of College-wide safety and environmental health programs.
To learn more about the college's commitment to provide a safe and healthy campus for students, faculty, staff and neighbors, please click HERE.
Bachelor's degree in Risk Management, Safety, Engineering, Physical or Life Sciences, master's degree preferred.
Four to seven years of work experience in Risk Management; Environmental, Health, and Safety required. More years preferred.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Intermediate proficiency with data bases, statistical software and web development preferred.
Expert ability to think critically and analytically required.
Intermediate ability to manage projects required.
Certified Safety Professional preferred.
Associate in Risk Management designation preferred.
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter or other insurance credentials preferred.
The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential.
Because this position requires occasional driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of reference checks, a criminal background verification, and verification of credentials. The College will coordinate these verifications.
Franklin & Marshall College requires all employees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by sending a scanned copy of their completed vaccination card to Human Resources. Employees may request a religious or medical vaccination exemption by contacting Human Resources.
Full-time members of the Franklin & Marshall College professional staff receive competitive starting pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health coverage, dental, vision, generous retirement savings plan contributions, education benefits for employees, spouses and dependent children, and enjoy access to all College facilities including dining venues to suit all tastes, recreation and fitness facilities, and libraries, plus access to College performances, lectures, and events.
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Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender/gender-identity, sex, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.
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