The Director of Safety and Risk Management must possess a demonstrated record of progressive leadership and administrative skills. The candidate must be familiar with applicable state and federal environmental regulations that apply in a university setting, and have the ability to implement loss mitigation and control plans. The candidate shall assure the university complies with all state and federal mandated laws and regulations as it relates to safety, risk management, water systems, and pipeline operations.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
Implement the university’s health and safety plan mandated by the State of Louisiana.
Develop and implement an enterprise risk management program.
Direct and establish risk controls to ensure all operations are in complete compliance with federal, state, regulatory, institutional, University of Louisiana system guidelines, and recommend corrective action as needed.
Assess, identify, and evaluate risks and implement processes and procedures to ensure resolution or management of potential threats.
Develop contingency plans to manage crises and develop roadmaps for departmental plans across the university.
Direct the development and implementation of consistent operating policies, procedures, and training programs to enhance the productivity of the operations and ensure Grambling State University is in alignment with risk compliance.
Investigate accidents and work-related injuries to determine causes and circumstances and processes necessary to process insurance claims (worker’s compensation, vehicle accident, team member injuries and thefts).
Evaluate conditions of equipment and advise administration of situations that would disrupt operations or compromise safety and health of team members, students, and visitors.
Make recommendations regarding budget and fiscal operations for the Safety and Risk Management department.
Identify emerging risks and recommend/implement solutions to reduce risk.
Serve as a technical consultant to the University Safety Committee.
Ensure the water system is operated in a safe and healthy manner and drinking water is delivered in a safe and dependable supply.
Direct Safety and Risk Management team to evaluate organizational trends and recommend changes to ensure the sustainable growth of the university.
Ensure timely submission of all reports.
Perform all other relevant duties as assigned
A Bachelor’s degree is required or relevant safety and risk management compliance knowledge with at least seven years of experience.
The preferred candidate will possess a Master’s degree or relevant safety, risk management experience of at least ten years.
Internal Number: 000368
About Higher Education
Grambling State University combines the academic strengths of a major university with the benefits of a small college, a combination that enables our students to grow and learn in a serene and positive environment. We offer more than forty (40) undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs through four colleges, including two professional schools and a graduate school. Additional academic support units include the University College, Earl Lester Cole Honors College, Continuing Education and Service-Learning, and Army ROTC. National, regional, and local employers recruit graduates from Grambling’s excellent programs in nursing, computer science, teacher education, the arts, and other academic areas.
In addition to being one of the country’s top producers of African American graduates and the top producer of Computer Information Science grads in Louisiana, Grambling is the home of the internationally-renowned Tiger Marching Band and the legendary college football coach Eddie Robinson, Sr., whose tenure is memorialized in a campus museum, funded and operated by the state of Louisiana. GSU is a member of the University of Louisiana System and the Thurgood Marshall Co...llege Fund. Also listed on the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail, Grambling State University is steeped in history, with a longstanding tradition of excellence, Grambling State University continues to emphasize the value and importance of each student, exemplified by our motto: Where Everybody Is Somebody.