Primary Purpose: Serves as a member of the Enterprise Risk management team in implementing and delivering effective and efficient risk management strategies, programs and processes that are aligned with Department goals and objectives.
Essential Functions: 1. Provides comprehensive and technical review of all insurance documents (contracts, policies, endorsements) and stays current on new trends in the insurance industry.
2. Identifies and analyzes risk exposure, priorities and implements effective risk controls or risk elimination measures.
3. Coordinates insurance programs including but not limited to ensuring third party administrator service standards, resolving claims issues and serves as a program liaison.
4. Partner with leadership in the selection, purchase, review and management of needed University insurance policies.
5. Administers the insurance programs including preparing submissions and obtaining/reviewing renewal proposals.
6. Independently review, analyze, and resolve management of property and casualty claims. Recommends insurance expense allocation and ensures costs are appropriately charged.
7. Consult campus community on Risk Management policy and procedure.
8. Develops and provides risk management training to ensure requisite information is provided when needed.
9. Coordinates all aspects of fleet management and driver programs.
10. Manages the University insurance certificate program, reviewing vendor certificates of insurance and endorsements, ensuring appropriate coverages are in place and facilitates the issuance of certificates of insurance on behalf of the University.
11. Analyzes and manages the department budgets, vendor payments and other business management oversight for the department.
12. Working closely with the Office of General Counsel responds to University wide subpoena requests and coordinates the document production with University departments.
13. Provides technical administrative support for department software, website maintenance and design and other business related devices.
14. Prepares risk management reports and complies the departments risk management scorecard.
Work experience in insurance and claims management.
Knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures of claims, risk and insurance.
Demonstrated proficiency using computer office software, including word-processing and spreadsheet applications.
Bachelors degree desired.
Knowledge and applies fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of claims, risk and insurance.
strong organizational skills to work independently and to effectively prioritize workload under the pressure of competing assignments and fluid deadlines.
Ability to make recommendations to resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with risk management policies and guidelines.
Advanced skills in MS Office, use of insurance related databases and website design and management.
Ability to adapt and learn emerging technologies.
Excellent customer service disposition.
Must maintain confidentiality with regard to sensitive and protected information.
Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation and/or other related insurance or risk management professional designation a plus.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility. Routine deadlines: usually sufficient lead time; some interruptions are present; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor. Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands. Job occasionally requires standing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling and lifting up to 10 pounds. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment. Work is performed during normal hours, but may also travel outside normal business hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.