Office of the Chief Financial Officer - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19003589)
The Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management, reporting to the CFO, serves as the University's Chief Risk Executive and partners with the University leadership team to ensure that that risks to strategic goals are identified and managed.
The Executive Director will provide leadership in working with the Board, especially the Risk Committee, to communicate and present the University's top risks and its mitigation strategies. The Director is responsible for communicating risk policies and processes to the various responsibility centers (RCs) for the University including each of its campuses.
Because this is an inaugural role, the Director will be responsible for working with the RCs in developing an enterprise risk management program for the University. The Director will also be required to establish a blueprint to organize and staff the Office of Enterprise Risk Management which includes directing the current ongoing insurance programs. Responsibilities can vary based on the day-to-day operations, staff management, and overall projects and goals of the department. This position provides internal direction, leadership, and accountability for institutional enterprise risk management and will coordinate with established compliance programs that promote a culture of compliance and the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and responsibility within the University community.
The Director will also be responsible for:
Performing an institution-wide risk assessment
Directing the current ongoing insurance programs
Facilitating a discussion on the University's definition of risk tolerance and risk appetite
Preparing and managing a budget for the office of enterprise risk management
Bachelor's degree required. 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Management multifaceted organization, preferably an institution of higher education company, or combination of education and relevant experience.
All would be considered positively: Law degree (JD), Associate in Risk Management, preferably Enterprise ARM-E, Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP); Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Executive
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 10+ years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: TBD based on hiring range
Relocation Offered: Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003589
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.