The University of Rhode Island is seeking a dynamic, resourceful, and innovative professional to fill a new role at URI as Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). The EVP-ERM will be responsible for managing risk and associated strategy across the University, including financial, reputational, operational, health, and strategic risks, incorporating risk evaluation for the entire institution as a matrix of factors, rather than focusing on risk associated with accidental loss or similar events. As a new position reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the AVP-ERM will be responsible for developing strategy for managing risk across the University, implementing an ERM framework at the University, and overseeing University departments addressing risk mitigation, namely Insurance, Environmental Health and Safety, Policy Administration, and Compliance.
Located in the beautiful southern coastal region of Rhode Island known as South County, the University of Rhode Island has experienced dramatic growth over the last ten years, increasing enrollment by 15% while simultaneously improving the academic quality of each entering cohort. The University currently enrolls almost 17,000 students supported by 3,000 employees. The University is a Doctoral institution and classified as “High research activity” in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, with $91.0 million research grants in 2018. Over the last twelve years, the University has also invested heavily in the Kingston campus, completing $900 million in new construction and renovation. As the center of business operations for a growing institution, the Division of Administration and Finance is committed to transformative operational change that streamlines operations while providing the highest quality customer service to students, faculty, and all units of the University. In this new position of AVP for Enterprise Risk Management, as with all employees at URI, we welcome innovative ideas and broad thinking. This is an exceptionally exciting time to be at the University of Rhode Island.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply. URI is an E-Verify Employer. The expected salary for this positon is $140k–$160k with a robust benefits package (see https://web.uri.edu/hr/benefits/).
For the full Job Description, please visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for posting (SF00877). Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) A cover, (#2) Resume/CV, and (#3) “Other Document” – names and contact information of three professional references.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 12, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 17, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 17, 2020) may not be given full consideration.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: SF00877
About University of Rhode Island
The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university. We are a community joined in a common quest for knowledge. The University is committed to enriching the lives of its students through its land, sea, and urban grant traditions. URI is the only public institution in Rhode Island offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the distinctive educational opportunities of a major research university.
Our undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, research, and outreach serve Rhode Island and beyond. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are united in one common purpose: to learn and lead together. Embracing Rhode Island’s heritage of independent thought, we value:
• Creativity and Scholarship
• Diversity, Fairness, and Respect
• Engaged Learning and Civic Involvement
• Intellectual and Ethical Leadership