TITLE: Risk Management Specialist
EXEMPT STATUS: Non-exempt
NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK
Under the general supervision of the Safety and Risk Manager, positions assigned to this classification are responsible for obtaining, recording and maintaining related college risk management activities. Typical responsibilities may include investigating and filing liability claims, maintaining safety and loss control records, coordinating and conducting related training, maintaining waste handling documents, and coordinating and tracking training requirements. Some decisions require the incumbent to draw from knowledge and past experience in resolving issues not clearly defined in established policies and procedures. Incumbents may interact with the public, staff, governmental agencies, insurance companies and adjustors presenting and exchanging information that may be technical or complex.
- Receives and processes documents, reports and notices related to claims or environmental or hazardous waste regulatory handling for the College. May obtain regulatory or claim information from a variety of sources including in-person complaints, over the phone, or e-mail.
- When necessary, conducts investigations and gathers information regarding either claims made against the College or regulatory handling of waste. As requested, gathers additional information for attorneys or regulatory agencies related to on-going investigations.
- Completes all liability, environmental or hazardous waste forms along with supporting documentation collected during investigations, and forwards to appropriate stakeholders.
- Files claims and necessary forms and documents obtained during investigation with appropriate insurance carriers or agencies. Tracks proof of loss statement and status of claim as necessary.
- Creates and maintains claim files and training needs assessments. Coordinates and conducts employee training sessions related to Risk Management. Tracks relevant information with applicable database, and closes files as needed.
- Receives, maintains and reports damage of College property or regulatory issues to appropriate departments. Handles all third party claims and tracks payment status.
- Reviews applicable Risk Management policies and procedures annually, or as mandated by government agencies. Recommends revisions as necessary.
- Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all position perform other related duties as assigned.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Work is typically performed in a normal office environment and requires use of personal vehicle for travel throughout the District. Learned physical skill is required to perform keyboarding and/or ten key functions. Occasional lifting, guiding and/or carrying of materials may be required.
Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related area. Experience performing the duties described above may substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis. Two years relevant experience in Risk Management activities including, but not limited to OR-OSHA, DEQ, Environmental regulations, claims administration, safety training and loss control.