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Job Standard for Emergency & Risk Management, Director

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Emergency & Risk Management, Director Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75640
  • Pay Grade: P14
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Director
  • Family: Campus Planning & Facilities
  • Function: Environmental Safety


Providing a safe and healthy learning and work environment for students, faculty and staff. Work with government agencies and others to develop, implement and comply with regulations and standards to protect public health, safety and the environment. Protect the University’s assets.

Level Scope

Oversees through subordinate Managers a large, complex organization with multiple functional disciplines/occupations, OR manages a program, regardless of size, that has critical impact upon the campus. Significant responsibility for formulating and administering policies and programs, manages significant human, financial, and physical resources, and functions with a very high degree of autonomy. Frequently influences business decisions made by senior leadership. Oversees through subordinate Managers the accountability and stewardship of campus resources and the development of systems and procedures to protect organizational assets. Negotiates and  influences others to understand and accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years experience including 5 years managerial experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to use or learn to use multiple types of specialized equipment
  • Knowledge of campus Emergency Operations Services for emergency and non-emergency events
  • Skilled in administration and management of various departments
  • Skilled in community relations development to create positive relationships with university partners
  • Skilled in policy development
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to multitask and diffuse sensitive situations
  • Demonstrative experience in supervisory skills and best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Emergency & Risk Management, Director

  • Develops and manages environmental health and safety programs in

according to applicable University policies and federal and state regulations.

  • Supervises staff, conduct employee evaluations, manage department budgets and maintain records required by University policies and requirements of regulatory agencies.
  • Facilitates regulatory compliance and enhances the University’s image as a safe and environmentally responsible institution by serving as a liaison with regulatory agencies, community entities and as spokesperson for the EHSS/RMI programs.
  • Manages the development and maintenance of campus sustainability initiatives


35% of Time the Emergency & Risk Management, Director

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Emergency & Risk Management, Director

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are  contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.