POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for providing leadership, innovation, and management necessary to establish the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) architecture that enables the University to make risk effective decisions that create and sustain value. Work collaboratively with leadership to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the University’s operational, reputational, and strategic risk. Ensures annual operating objectives are established for Enterprise Risk Management including identifying risk, assessing risk, developing response strategies, developing mitigation strategies, and monitoring performance and compliance as well as directs, manages, supervises, plans and coordinates all activities and operations associated with emergency management. The Assistant Vice President – Enterprise Risk Management reports directly to the Vice President - Finance & Administration and works closely with other departments across campus in formulating and administering Enterprise Risk Management and Emergency Management policies and procedures providing support for University programs and the overall mission of the university. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides leadership and management oversight for the following functions of the University: enterprise risk management, insurance and risk management and emergency management and compliance. 2. Develops the University's Enterprise Risk Management architecture; reviewing and updating annually. 3. Develops Enterprise Risk Management tools, practices, and policies to analyze and report enterprise risks, and to manage risks according to an enterprise risk management framework. 4. Ensures risk management policies and strategies are in compliance with applicable regulations, rating agency standards, and the University’s strategic objectives. 5. Works collaboratively with leadership to identify, evaluate, mitigate, and monitor the University’s operational, reputational, and strategic risk. 6. Prepares, maintains and updates the University’s Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan that outlines operating procedures to be used in response to disasters or emergencies and in recovery from these events keeping them current based on federal, state and local regulations, technological changes and knowledge gained from outcomes of previous emergency situations. 7. Coordinates disaster response or emergency management activities including coordination of the Incident Command System 8. Ensures all first responders receive National Incident Management System (NIMS) training 9. Coordinates training programs and emergency operations drills to prepare university staff 10. Coordinates university participating in the Nodaway County and State of Missouri Mutual Aid Plans 11. Oversees the identification, measurement and management of insurable risks including implementation of solutions that mitigate risk and help optimize operations. 12. Provides overall supervision, coaching and training for the Insurance, Risk Management and Emergency Management personnel including evaluation of performance in relation to strategic goals and promote accountability and proper stewardship of all University assets and funds. 13. Reports to the Vice President - Finance & Administration and serves as a member of the Northwest Senior Leadership Team and Extended Leadership Team (ELT) and also represents the University to local and state government agencies regarding enterprise risk management matters 14. Performs other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree Certification/License: Completion of NIMS Training Experience: Minimum of five years progressive leadership experience in Risk and/or Emergency Management Skills: Excellent customer service orientation; cooperative and able to positively interact with others; strong analytical, intuitive and problem solving skills; excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to make multi-level decisions, prioritize and consistently meet assigned deadlines; proven capability in managing multiple and complex projects; demonstrated outstanding planning and project management skills; proven ability to work with construction-related contractors; ability to read and interpret architectural and mechanical drawings; experience both developing and reviewing contracts, RFI’s and other related documents; proven supervisory and management skills; demonstrated leadership skills including work ethic and ability to develop others and lead a team as well as work independently. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Master’s degree Certification/License: Certified Risk Manager/Enterprise Risk Manager or other Risk Certification Experience: Seven plus years progressive leadership experience in Risk and/or Emergency Management; Prior experience in higher education
Internal Number: 19-001
About Northwest Missouri State University
Northwest Missouri State University has a job opening for an Assistant Vice President - Enterprise Risk Management. Northwest has an enrollment of about 6,800 students. Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.
Founded in 1905, Northwest has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report during three of the last five years as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri. Safewise has ranked the city of Maryville as one of the “Safest College Towns in America,” and BestCollegesOnline.org has named the Northwest campus one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.”
The University boasts a graduation rate in the 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group. In addition, 97 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and 99 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career webs...ite, names Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job.
Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.
Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organizations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $7,400 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program.
For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit www.nwmissouri.edu. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until the position is filled.
For more information please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.