This position administers the University’s risk management programs; develops policies and procedures which protect the institution from fortuitous loss; provides for timely and comprehensive investigations, and determines actions to reduce or eliminate loss; manages the University’s insurance programs, and assists outside legal counsel with litigation matters; and oversees environmental health and safety compliance programs.
The incumbent works closely and cooperatively with associates within the University for the development and implementation of policies and procedures which will support an overall University strategy to manage the cost of providing asset and income loss protection and risk financing. In order to effectively manage the University’s risk management programs and EHS programs, the incumbent must develop and maintain effective working relationships with brokers, insurance carriers, legal representatives from the external community, consultants and senior managers and department representatives from within the University.
This position is best served by an individual with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and five years related professional experience in a risk management and insurance environment, managing budgets and participating in financial planning and analysis of insurance portfolios, knowledge of federal, state, and local loss prevention regulations, ability to design, implement, and control a safety program. Strong computer skills, especially the ability to use spreadsheet and financial reporting applications is important. Good interpersonal skills are required to interact effectively with top administration and other members of the Bryant Community, as well as external representatives from insurance carriers, brokers, parents, contractors, etc. Understanding of risk management practices and the ability to analyze policies and negotiate with vendors is required. This position requires initial Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) training within six months of hire and annual RCRA refresher training.
About Bryant University
Bryant is a private New England university with a tradition of innovation and a global vision for success. Our academic programs are distinguished by an integration of business and the arts and sciences with a global perspective. Located on 435 acres in Smithfield, RI, Bryant is just 12 miles from Providence and 50 miles from Boston