Advertised Employing Department: Office of Risk Management
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Iowa State University's Office of Risk Management is seeking applications for an International Risk Analyst (Program Coordinator III). This position will serve as a university-wide resource, providing assistance to colleges and units in identifying and managing the risks associated with ever-growing study abroad programs, global travel, and international activities.
The International Risk Analyst will collaborate with key stakeholders to provide assistance and resources for ISU colleges, departments and units regarding development, management and promotion of comprehensive risk management strategies for travel abroad. The International Risk Analyst will provide: proactive assessment of risks associated with travel to and activities in international locations; health and safety site review; emergency and crisis preparedness and management; training and internal communication regarding international best practices; and educational initiatives regarding international risk management. This position will serve on internal committees and working groups regarding ISU's international programs and business.
The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to collaborate and foster strong professional relationships with stakeholders at all levels; apply sound judgment and decision-making abilities; remain calm in emergency situations; handle matters confidentially; and exercise discretion with sensitive topics. Strong problem solving skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as within a team, will be essential for success in this position.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 9 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Degree and/or coursework in International Studies, International Security, International Business or related areas
Experience living, studying, or working abroad
Experience in higher education setting including education abroad, international safety and security, crisis management, and/or risk management experience
Experience developing or revising policies and procedures in a university setting
Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in a relevant field for a university, governmental or non-profit organization and/or international business
Experience coordinating across administrative units and working with faculty and senior staff
Experience with group presentations, public speaking, and/or training
Demonstrated record of sound judgement and decision-making ability
Experience with international travel software application (such as Terra Dotta)
The Guaranteed Consideration Date has been extended.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
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