Posting Detail Information
Posting Date 11/15/2019
Closing Date 12/10/2019
Special Instructions to Applicants
For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
- Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires
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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email HR@jjc.edu or call (815) 280-6725.
Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.
The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)
Flexible Spending Account
403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:
- Federal holidays
Director, Risk Management
Vice President of Administrative Services
Administrator Grade S14
MINIMUM PAY RATE:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.
The Director, Risk Management is responsible for identifying and mitigating various types of risks in a higher education setting. The position performs leadership, advisory, collaborative and supporting roles in campus safety, emergency preparedness/management, disaster planning, assessing risk, developing and implementing policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations, and insurance coverage and claims. This position currently supervises one part-time Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Foster the development, implementation and execution of environmental health, safety, and risk management practices, policies, procedures, initiatives and actions, maximizing campus safety and minimizing risk to the College.
2. Identify potential hazards in the workplace, taking corrective action as required, performing inspections, investigating accidents/incidents, monitoring functionality of safety equipment and managing the college’s hazardous waste disposal process and Chemical Hygiene Plan.
3. Manage the college’s property, casualty and liability insurance coverage, including the annual policy renewal and claims administration. Answer staff questions regarding risk exposures from unique activities or programs. Represent college during insurance company risk-prevention audits.
4. Develop and monitor annual operating budget for the department. Assist with developing budget costs for institutional level expenses for safety or risk programs, insurance costs, etc.
5. Collaborates with the Human Resources Department on effective workers compensation and claims management strategies. Analyze workplace accidents/incidents and take corrective action to minimize chance of recurrence.
6. Work with the college’s Compliance Officer to ensure compliance with all relevant codes and regulations such as OSHA, NFPA, EPA, etc. including reporting and investigations/site visits, as needed.
7. Oversee department staff person(s) in all employment related activities (hiring, performance management, approving payroll, etc.)
8. Assist faculty, students and staff in the development of programs to train, monitor and record functionality and location of safety equipment and systems such as: emergency showers; eyewash stations; fire detection, alarm and suppression systems; special ventilation systems; personal protective equipment and or other safety-related items.
9. Serve as the College’s point of contact with the higher education risk management agencies to which the College belongs.
10. Advise on minimum required as well as best-practices for employee and student safety related training. Assist in the procurement of training and/or delivery of training as needed.
11. In partnership with the college’s Police Chief, develop training and drills to ensure college’s emergency preparedness. Develop disaster response programs for non-police emergencies such as fire, tornado, explosion, chemical spills, gas leaks, floods, utility disruptions, biological contamination, etc. Oversee College’s sector leader program. Conduct campus-wide risk assessment and provide comprehensive report of results and recommendations. Maintain and disseminate the College’s Emergency Operations Plan.
12. Develop and maintain the college’s business continuity plan.
13. Chair of the Enterprise Risk Committee and the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee.
14. Serve on committees, as assigned.
15. Perform other departmental related duties as assigned.
1. BA/BS degree in Industrial Safety or Hygiene, Environmental Science/Engineering, Business, or other applicable program of study.
2. Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA rules and regulations.
3. Knowledge of emergency and hazard response procedures.
4. Five years of experience working with risk management activities.
5. Strong analytical, writing, and PC skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
6. Excellent communications skills to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization.
7. Strong ability to maintain records and develop processes.
8. Must possess and maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License.
1. Associate in Risk Management (ARM) certificate.
2. Experience with National Incident Management System (NIMS) framework and working within a unified Incident Command System (ICS)
3. Experience in the public sector such as a municipality, local government or higher education.
1. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb ladders or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, see and hear, push/pull equipment and supplies.
2. Ability to lift, carry, stack and maneuver objects on a regular basis with a maximum weight of 50 lbs.
3. Vision requirements include close and distance vision and ability to adjust focus.
4. Ability to work from a ladder or power lift above ground to a height of 30 feet.
1. The employee must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise.
2. Occasionally required to work under inclement weather conditions.
3. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud.
4. Be willing and able to go up in an open lift to heights of approximately 30 feet.
5. Display knowledge of safe operation of equipment while maintaining the level of safety required and exhibited by JJC and OSHA requirements.
6. Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment.
ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.