HARTFORD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
POSTING NUMBER: N665-2021
POSTING DATE: October 13, 2020
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
Risk Management and Wellness Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Property, Casualty and Insurance
The Risk Management Coordinator will plan, organize and manage the
daily operations of Hartford Public Schools’ financial risk exposures. This includes, but is not limited to:
workers’ compensation, wellness programs, contract review and management,
property & casualty program, safety, and compliance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the strategic development of wellness benefits, workers
compensation, property & casualty program with the purpose of ensuring
compliance with state/ federal regulations related to safety, risk and cost
Develop and implements systems, policies and procedures for the
identification, collection and analysis of risks.
Analyze loss data with the purpose of identifying issues,
developing processes and/or recommending action plans to minimize risk and
cost. Collects, evaluates, and maintains
data concerning injuries to employees, students, and guests.
Develop long and short-range programs for wellness benefits,
worker's compensation and property & casualty with the purpose of
minimizing the district's liability / cost.
Respond to safety/environmental concerns for the purpose of
investigating and/or recommending remedial actions.
Assist in the designs and following up on specific operational
loss events and internal and external findings to ensure root causes are
identified and appropriate action plans are developed and implemented.
Collaborate with others (e.g. district personnel, other district
personnel, community organizations, workers compensation insurance
representatives, attorneys, medical providers, safety expert, etc.) for the
purpose of implementing and maintaining services and/or programs to reduce
injuries to employees, students and guest.
Assist in the implementation and monitoring of in-service training
programs on health and safety (e.g. risk management techniques.) for the
purpose of educating leadership and staff, adherence of current risk management
methods with the end goal of overall reduction of liabilities.
Prepare a wide variety of often complex materials (e.g. plans,
reports, analyses, recommendations, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of
documenting activities and issues, meeting compliance requirements, providing
audit references, making presentations, and/or providing reference materials
related to the reduction of liabilities/cost.
Oversee processes for following up on liabilities identified and
develop action plans to address issues.
Research or directs consultants / vendors to research claim
trends, laws / regulations for the purpose of implementing programs and
recommending alternative courses of action to reduce overall liability to HPS.
Reviews operational risk management of school-based programs to
ensure they are aligned risk management best practices.
Ensure the property values are updated annually.
Develop and implement an overall contract administration plan that
is user friendly, legally sound and enforced. Provide guidance to schools /
departments on RFP process.
Oversee the issuance of certificates of insurance, and ensure
compliance with all
regulations and requirements. Carefully evaluate when additional
insured status is required.
Work with end users to assist in contract development, vendor
management, and legal and compliance requirements.
Provide and implement education and administrative procedures on
Act an internal consultant on wellness management and contract
Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director of OTM and
/ or the Chief Financial Officer.
KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with
major course related safety/health management, risk management, insurance,
legal studies, public administration or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Five years of successful professional experience in risk
management or insurance safety/health management.
Track record of creating data collection, analysis, and
Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data to problem solve
and create action plans.
Excellent organizational skills in planning and managing projects
and administering policies and procedures.
Ability to operate in a matrix management environment.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, direction, team
Ability to handle stressful situations and work within difficult
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.
Ability to provide in-service training on wellness and compliance
Expert user of relevant software platforms (Excel, Access, MS
SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
12 Month Work
Year. Non-Bargaining (R)
Competitive salary commensurate with education and
experience in related field. Recommended salary range: $65,000 - $80,000
Performance evaluated annually by supervisor.
The above description covers the
principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description should not, however, be
construed as a complete listing of all duties, or as a contract. In all cases, these relationships, functions
and their applications are subject to change by the Superintendent of Schools.
To be considered, all internal and
external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’
online application. All candidates must
upload requested documents, including cover letter, current resume, and three
(3) letters of professional reference that were prepared within the last three
years. To apply, please visit http://www.applitrack.com/hartfordschools/onlineapp
and follow the appropriate link.
Position Subject to Available
An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer, M/F/V/D