Director of Risk & Compliance

  • Metropolitan Community College
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Apr 18, 2019
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Job Description

Metropolitan Community College

Career Opportunity 19-062
Position Title: Director of Risk & Compliance
Location Administrative Center
Position Type: Full Time Non-Faculty Jobs
Class Category Administrator
Job Open Date 04/16/2019
Job Close Date 04/24/2019
Open Until Filled No
Initial Screen Date: 04/25/2019
Minimal Qualifications: • Master's degree plus three (3) years of full-time experience in risk exposure assessments and various risk functions, OR
• Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years of full-time experience in risk exposure assessments and various risk functions.
  • Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred qualifications:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess:
• Master's degree in relevant field (Business Administration, Risk Management)
• Experience with developing, project managing and implementing districtwide plans, guidelines and related training
• Experience with risk functions: workman compensations, insurance management, risk assessments
• Familiarity working with various business departments across an institution/corporation such as HR, Legal, Financial, Compliance, Facilities, and IT
• Experience reviewing contracts for liability/exposure
• Familiarity with policy and procedure review
• Experience working for institution of higher education/public entity
• Ability to critically analyze and interpret standards, laws, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to compliance, exposure, and risk management
• Experience providing risk consultation and research to assist in solving immediate issues, situations or problems in numerous exposure areas

Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application to receive any consideration.

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

  • A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
  • The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;

  • The mission of the community college, and how you would contribute to the mission.

  • Your experiences in supervision within an academic institution;

  • Leadership in a complex organization such as MCC; and

  • The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism and working in a diverse environment.

  • A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.

  • Official or student copies of your transcripts.

    Official transcripts will be required if selected for an interview.

    • Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.

    Class Summary
    This is the first level in the Administrative Management series. Incumbents work in an administrative management role for an assigned program, department, or functional area. Major duties and responsibilities include: supervising, training, and evaluating subordinate managers and staff; managing budgets and grants to ensure compliance with district policies, regulations, and procedures; assisting in the development of strategy, process and procedures for assigned program, department, or functional area; managing daily operations and activities; preparing and reviewing reports and other communications; implementing solutions; serving as liaison and primary contact for assigned area in public relations, communications and outreach efforts; and performing professional level work in assigned area.
    • EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

    Typical Essential Duties
    1. Responsible for District-wide planning, organizing, coordinating and managing of a comprehensive risk management program designed to protect Metropolitan Community College (MCC) from exposure to risk that could have adverse consequences to MCC's assets, personnel, operations, financial position, or community relations. This position is responsible for educating, advising, and assisting all employees to reduce or transfer risk. Span of responsibility covers all non-benefit risk management, loss prevention and claims reporting/management.
    2. Oversee risk management and non-benefit insurance responsibilities of the district. Evaluate and analyze risk exposures of the district and establish risk management guidelines and procedures in order to best protect the district and support its educational mission. Compose, disseminate, and communicate risk management guidelines to employees.
    3. Provide risk consultant and research on an ongoing basis to assist in solving immediate issues, situations or problems in numerous risk areas. Quickly analyze risk management issues that arise, and then advise and recommend courses of action. Review sources for best practices for the various risks confronting an institution of higher education.
    4. Develop criteria to measure, evaluate and monitor business and operational risks for the College, including but not limited to market, strategic/business/reputation, operational, compliance/legal/regulatory, financial, capital adequacy and credit.
    5. Identify top risks annually and provide an annual strategic plan with recommendations to the Chancellor and Chief Legal Officer.
    6. Develop governance and policies, procedures, and guidelines in support of the effective implementation of Risk Management plans and areas of responsibility.
    7. Design, direct and coordinate risk programs of the College to identify and control exposure and minimize loss.
    11. Oversee development and implementation of emergency response programs for a variety of situations.
    8. Serve as resource for all risk management related issues for all College activities.
    9. Chair, facilitate, or be a member of risk management related committees.
    10. Provide training and oversight district-wide for various risk management functions.
    11. Responsible for environmental compliance program for waste, air and water quality management. Develop and coordinate the environmental health and safety program including hazard communication and related employee training.
    12. Develop and maintain program to coordinate MVR checks on employees and students.
    13. Prepare reports for department heads as needed.
    14. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    • Knowledge of federal, state and local rules and regulations governing limits of exposure of public entities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact effectively internally and externally.
    • Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.
    • Must be committed to innovation and efficiency in operations through use of technology resources in an effort to enhance the College's position and performance.
      *Demonstrated proficiency with database management. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others.
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to interpret legal documents, laws and regulations.
    • Ability to exhibit technical writing skills.
    • Through understanding of public entity/corporation business operations.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record prior to driving on district business.

    Physical Requirements
    Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

    Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.