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Dir of Risk Mgmt & Insurance

Apply now Job no: 493007
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Main Campus - Administration
Categories: Administration, Finance, Full-Time, None

Title: Dir of Risk Mgmt & Insurance

Department Org: Risk Management 5

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Main Campus - Administration

Shift:  1 

Posted Salary: $92,900 - $116,073


Job Description:

The Director of Risk and Insurance (DRM) will support the evolution of UT’s Risk Management (ERM) framework through the development and deployment of risk management tools and practices, as well as governance processes. This role will be instrumental in supporting and sometimes leading a cross-functional risk working group to provide risk intelligence to senior and executive leadership and inform strategic decision-making, and will coordinate where necessary with the Office of Compliance and Internal Audit, among other groups. The DRM will act as an advisor to mid-level risk champions to create and execute strategies to optimize the risk management function.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in risk management & insurance or business administration or equivalent education/experience. Juris Doctorate preferred.

Required Experience:

10+ years' relevant risk management or insurance experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The Director of Risk Management & Insurance (DRM&I) will be an experienced leader with a significant track record of successful, progressive, and applicable experience in the leadership of risk management, insurance and safety with an understanding of the issues affecting higher education institutions. This leader will have a strong understanding of the principles of the institution, a progressive outlook towards best practices, and a comprehensive vision for the intersection of risk management and compliance across the university. The DRM&I will be a resourceful person who can handle conflict, foster understanding, and advance ideas with the ability to communicate candidly while inspiring trust.

The DRM&I will be a decisive, results-oriented leader with a strong background of success in risk management and compliance, overseeing Enterprise Risk Management across UT’s multiple campuses (university and hospital). Flexible in adjusting to emerging needs or shifting priorities, s/he will be an excellent motivator, able to inspire a shared vision, quality performance and strong morale. The DRM&I will also demonstrate the ability to build, nurture and retain a strong team of professionals that is focused on excellence, accountability and efficiency.

Speaking knowledgably and with confidence, the DRM&I will demonstrate professional maturity through an ability to earn the respect of leadership, faculty, administration, staff, students, state and federal agencies, external partners, and the greater UT community. In addition, the ideal candidate should be dedicated to the safety and well-being of all students, faculty and staff and the overall strength of the university. With demonstrated professional and personal integrity and honesty through consistent and transparent action throughout her/his career, this leader will be a highly ethical individual with a consistent focus on the future of the University of Toledo, and will share the university’s deep commitment to a campus culture that prizes diversity and inclusion, respect and mutual engagement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strategic and Entrepreneurial Leader, Relationship Builder and Collaborator, Expertise in Risk Management and Compliance, Persuasive and Influential Communicator


Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 3/8/23