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The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.
The University is seeking for an Executive Director, Risk Management, responsible for overseeing the Risk Management program for the University enterprise, encompassing all administrative claims, loss control and insurance functions. Identifies, assess, manages and reports University wide risks.
Analyzes existing and new operations, identifies risks and recommends course of action designed to maintain the effectiveness of the University’s risk management programs and insure their proper integration with various insurance contracts. Obtains various forms of insurance to protect the University. Administers the procurement of all University insurance policies (including but not limited to Property, Casualty, Medical Mal Practice and Miscellaneous policies) Monitors settlement of all claims Oversight for loss control programs, procedures to minimize accidents and injuries to students, faculty, staff and visitors Acts as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies, and individuals, and investigates any incidents which result in an asset loss Provides a comprehensive risk management education and orientation program to the University community at large Tracks and analyzes data for trending, and develops appropriate action plans and risk mitigation strategies Oversight in the analysis of frequency and cause of claims
Responsible for allocating all casualty and property premiums to entire University.
Oversee the treatment of injured students and employees in foreign locations. Including the coordination for repatriation of student and employees from foreign locations.
Directs all administrative functions of Bermuda based University of Miami Insurance Company, including feasibility to purchase re-insurance.
Oversight for the creation of loss prevention or loss control programs.
Leads Risk Management team who works closely with insurance adjusters and underwriters for Workers’ Compensation, Casualty, Property, Auto Fleet and all other policy lines claims handling. Other lines include Boiler Machinery, Fine Arts, Jones Act, Marine, EPL/D&O, MPL, and other insurance bound by Risk Management.
Liaison with University departments for claims investigation and with General Counsel for claims settlement
Maintains accountability for self-insured funds established to maintain a reserve against future losses as well as pools for payment of uncovered personal property losses and uninsured losses. Works with actuary annually to evaluate financial conditions of University reserves.
Works with Medical Risk Manager to coordinate coverage concerning medical professional liability.
Oversees the investigation and development of loss information needed by defense attorney’s handling suits on behalf of the University.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
Minimum of ten years of senior management experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational, financial and analytical skills.
Ability to lead diverse university initiatives and manage complex business issues.
Demonstrated leadership skills
Ability in a collaborative environment and development and training of team
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Internal Number: R100028625
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