Coordinator of Risk Management and Safety (Environmental/Occupational)

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Accounting Services


Office of Business and Finance

The Coordinator of Risk Management and Safety (Environmental/Occupational) is responsible for directing and managing all risk management and environmental/occupational safety efforts of the University.


• Assists with planning, establishing, implementing, and maintaining a variety of occupational health, safety, environmental programs to assure the highest possible degree of safety for employees
• Assures that university facilities comply with applicable federal and state health, safety and environmental laws, regulations, and standards
• Reviews all insurance claims and ensures that insurance payments are remitted in a timely manner
• Provides advice and counsel concerning all city, state, and federal compliance regulations
• Conducts specialized safety and environmental training programs to communicate hazard control information
• Assists in new employee occupational health, safety and environmental orientation
• Conducts Safety Committee meetings
• Compiles, analyzes, interprets and reports accident, loss, and exposure statistical data; prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards
• Directs environmental compliance programs related to hazardous wastes, air permitting, water pollution control, and community right-to-know programs
• Investigates accidents which include reviewing claims to determine cause factors, determining future risk, managing case files, and conducting follow-up investigations when necessary
• Prepares a variety of operational documents including training materials, operational records, and/or related documents
• Works with the Procurement Department to bid and award insurance products; negotiates with the awarded vendor to assure the best price/coverage
• Complies with all university/USG audits as they relate to risk management/insurance
• Reviews the insurance section of university contracts, manages distribution of Certificates of Insurance to outside sources, and maintains Certificates of Insurance provided to the university
• Responsible for Department of Motor Vehicles eligibility checks on all employees who drive state owned vehicles
• Gathers information to complete required reports after an emergency
• Performs other duties as assigned


• BA/BS degree in a field directly related to the duties and responsibilities
• Four(4) years experience in Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety or a related area
• Valid driver’s license
• Good communication skills and professional work ethic
• Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups (students, staff, and administrators)
• Ability to work well independently
• Above average interpersonal skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to work weekends and flexible hours

• Master’s degree
• Experience working in a college/university setting

Interested persons should submit a complete application packet which includes:

  • FVSU Application (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain ALL required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

Review of applications will be immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Working Conditions & Physical Effort:

Working Conditions:
• May be required to work evenings and/or weekends
• Work will be performed indoors and/or outdoors; exposure to inclement weather conditions is possible
• Occasional travel to attend conferences, meetings, trainings, etc.

Physical Effort:
• Reaching, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions
• Lifting, moving up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
• May be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, extreme temperatures, work space restrictions, and intense noises