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Assistant Risk Manager, General Counsel (1004)

Company: State of Idaho
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Presidents Office

Non-classified Staff 

Working 12 months per year

Posting Number: req1256


Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1256&site=1

Primary Purpose

The ISU Office of General Counsel provides proactive, customer-service oriented legal and risk management support and guidance to the campus community. The Assistant Risk Manager must be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial mindset and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while employing excellent interpersonal skills; take dedicated ownership of projects; demonstrate high ethical standards; exhibit a strong commitment to the university's mission; and effectively oversee and manage the university's workers' compensation and risk management programs, including coordination with the State of Idaho's Risk Management Program and Idaho State Insurance Fund.  Additional duties may be assigned based on university and office needs.

  • Workers Compensation Program
  • Manage the university Workers' Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs, from time of injury through closure of claim, including by acting as a liaison between employees, supervisors, and the Idaho State Insurance Fund.
  • Advise university departments/supervisors on methods to mitigate risk and increase safety.
  • Create yearly reports to administration regarding premiums, loss history, etc.
  • Stay abreast of trends in the field of workers' compensation administration and recommend new workers' compensation policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and ensure an efficient records maintenance system for workers' compensation claims and related information, data and activities, including tracking out of state/out of country employees, student interns, etc, to report to State Risk and State Insurance Fund.Insurance and Risk Management Program
  • Review current ISU risk management and implement changes in accordance with best practices, new developments, and updated regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee processing of property and liability insurance claims and investigations.
  • Gather pertinent information to report to State Risk to aid in the claims decision process.
  • Oversee processing of insurance policies/billings and provide data management in State Risk's Origami System.
  • Collaboratively work with university departments, student clubs, and employees to ensure events and activities advance the university mission while limiting risk.
  • Develop and present training to university employees on risk management principles, laws, and policies.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Articulated ability to be a self-starter with an emphasis on providing customer service.
  • Demonstrated communication skills - oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills to recommend innovative, industry leading improvements to risk management processes and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience advising institutions of higher education.
  • Experience in the areas of risk management and workers' compensation.
  • Relevant professional certification.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1256&site=1

Please submit the following documents with your application:

CV/Resume, Cover Letter which specifically addresses how each of the minimum qualifications have been met and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Position will remain open until filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2021. Anticipated annualized salary range will be from $42,000 to $47,000, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Keywords: State of Idaho, Pocatello , Assistant Risk Manager, General Counsel (1004), Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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