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Position: Risk Management and Wellness Coordinator
Municipality:Hartford Public Schools
Close Date:11/20/2020




 POSTING DATE:  October 13, 2020

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled



POSITION:  Risk Management and Wellness Coordinator


REPORTS TO:   Property, Casualty and Insurance Manager



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.



·         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 mitigation.


·         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 new benefits.


·         Act an internal consultant on wellness management and contract issues.


·         Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director of OTM and / or the Chief Financial Officer.



·         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 recommendation workflows.


·         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 building,


·         Ability to handle stressful situations and work within difficult time constraints.


·         Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary.


·         Ability to provide in-service training on wellness and compliance issues.


·         Expert user of relevant software platforms (Excel, Access, MS Office, etc.)



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 Funding


An Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/V/D


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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