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Risk and Safety Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Risk Management, Safety and Sustainability

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Risk Management Specialist
  • Job ID: #18249
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Risk and Safety Coordinator

POSITION: A full-time academic staff position is available in the department of Risk Management, Safety, and Sustainability beginning May, 2022. The working title for this position is Risk and Safety coordinator with an official title of Risk Management Specialist. This is a fixed term renewable assignment which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • 2-3 years of related experience managing an organization and/or administering/coordinating activities.
  • Computer proficiency and experience working with spreadsheets, databases, and Microsoft Office and Outlook.
  • Previous project management experience and ability to apply skills.
  • Valid driver’s license as some travel is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

DUTIES: The Risk and Safety Coordinator provides administrative oversight and support for year-round offerings for minors at all UW-Eau Claire campuses. The Risk and Safety Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative oversight, including the development and review of procedures, processes, policy, training, and a system of data collection. The Risk and Safety Coordinator works closely with the Director of Risk Management, UW-System Risk Management and Legal counsel to address regulatory obligations and help ensure the safety of minors, staff, and volunteers. This position will coordinate, collaborate, and communicate with university staff and third parties, developing audience-specific information and guidance.

  • Develop consistent administrative and risk management processes for creating and implementing youth activities including monitoring dates, number of events, size of activities, University sponsorship, location of activities, and use of university services (Housing, Dining, Facilities, etc).
  • Receive and review all requests to conduct a youth activity on campus, including but not limited to establishing clear risk mitigating processes for documenting all participants who attend a program on campus, develop and implement criteria for participation, develop and review websites for each activity, align registration and payment systems, policies, and protocols associated with participants.
  • Develop and maintain a database for the collection and retention of information, communicate with program directors regarding all aspects of youth activities, provide accurate and detailed information to participants, parents, guardians, directors, risk management, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop training programs and guidance documents for program directors, staff, and volunteers to ensure compliance, risk management, and safety procedures.
  • Develop a measurement tool for evaluating compliance with laws, regulations, and policies. Prepare an annual review and report on youth activities and events.
  • Submit quarterly Camps and Clinics Blanket Accident Insurance report to System Risk Management.
  • Serve as administrator of Compliance, Audit, Risk, and Ethics Committee.
  • Serve as a resource and team member for infectious disease (i.e. COVID) education, data collection, and campus communication.
  • Serve on the University Safety Committee.
  • Develop and administer an Early Childhood Safety Assessment program for the Children’s Nature Academy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Risk Management, Safety, and Sustainability: Risk Management Specialist I position (Job ID # 18249) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Brian Drollinger; drollibk@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by May 6, 2022.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).