Job Requisition Number: 24918. The division of Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning (SSALL) is growing in its scope of programming and its target student populations both locally and internationally. We are a critical revenue-generating entity of the University, continually looked to as an important campus partner for facilitating greater revenue and enrollment growth and source of financial support. With this growth and global reach, the importance of fostering a safe and secure environment for our students and staff has made clear the necessity within our division for a dedicated individual well-versed in the field of risk management, emergency planning and business resumption.
•Provides analyses for complex budget, financial, academic, data, systems and resource projects working directly with all levels of managers.
•Analyzes impact on, and risk to, essential business functions or information systems to identify acceptable recovery time periods and resource requirements.
•Monitors and analyzes changes in external regulations, legislation, and UC policies for impact on the Campus as they relate to the areas of emergency planning, crisis management, business resumption, etc, such as interpreting government regulations and applicable codes to ensure compliance.
•Conducts review of existing disaster recovery, crisis management, and/or business continuity plans.
•Researches and summarizes best practices in field. Attends professional meetings, reads literature, and participates in training or other educational offerings to keep abreast of new developments and technologies related to disaster recovery and business continuity.
•Proposes, leads and/or participates on policy and planning committees and working groups, including contingency planning for integration and operations.
•Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components.
•Develops emergency management plans for recovery decision making and communications, continuity of critical departmental processes, or temporary shut-down of non-critical departments to ensure continuity of operation and governance.
•Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. Identifies opportunities for strategic improvement or mitigation of business interruption and other risks caused by business, regulatory, or industry-specific change initiatives.
•Performs ad hoc, analytical studies on a wide variety of policies, programs and issues which are complex in nature.
•Prepares reports summarizing operational results, financial performance, or accomplishments of specific objectives, goals, or plans.
•Reviews existing disaster recovery, crisis management, or business continuity plans.
•Creates business continuity and disaster recovery budgets.
•Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies and organizational structures in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services regarding general management to department administrators within SSALL and beyond. Creates and/or administers training and awareness presentations or materials.
•Prepares directives, regulations and other instructions for issuance to departments. Coordinates implementation with departments that cross organizational lines as needed.
•Conducts and/or provides oversight for contingency plan integration and operation.
•Researches and drafts complex proposals, reports, briefings, executive summaries, speeches.
•Recommends or implements methods to monitor, evaluate, or enable resolution of safety, operations, or compliance interruptions. Writes reports to summarize testing activities, including descriptions of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations.
•Establishes and maintains contacts internally and with external constituents for the collection and exchange of data, including Office of Emergency Planning, Risk Services, UC Office of the President and the UC Education Abroad Program•Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs. Analytical/problem-solving skills. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing. •Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals. •Excels in a dynamic environment and capable of balancing multiple priorities. •Ability to balance changing needs and adjust seamlessly. •Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. •Ability to conduct rapid response and timely critical decision-making during crisis management. •Experience with implementation of technical tools, such as applications, software or other similar systems and platforms for emergency communication and response. •Understanding of and experience with international and visiting student populations and programs may be required or beneficial.
Education/Training: •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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