The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a Manager, Enterprise Risk Management Program in the Office of the President. This position will be responsible for identifying, developing, and monitoring methods and processes used by University stakeholders to analyze risks and seize opportunities related to the achievement of the University's mission, values, and goals. The manager will report to the Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management.
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.
Work closely with many Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)-focused University leaders to ensure efficient and seamless direction. Support the ERM program as it evolves and grows. Advise the management on day-to-day operations, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness and optimizing resources related to ERM. Plan, develop, and coordinate long- and short-term, often complex, projects as directed.
Collect and analyze data, tracks and reports on ERM program progress. Privy to specialized, sensitive, and private confidential data, information, conversations, and communications.
Facilitate communication among and workflow between ERM leadership and administrative departments and units on campus. Collaborate with individuals involved in ERM across campus to actively drive forward ERM strategic and operational objectives. Attend ERM-related meetings and represent that position at University meetings.
Staff and participate in ERM-related operational leadership meetings and managing agenda preparation and follow up action items. Contribute to preparation for ERM-related strategic leadership meetings.
Serve as a liaison for ERM issues and ensure accurate, proper, and timely flow of information to and from the ERM program and management.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in in risk management, higher education leadership, public sector leadership, public administration, finance, information technology, or a related field.
Master's or graduate degree preferred.
Experience: Five (5) years of post-undergraduate professional work experience. Graduate studies can be substituted for work experience. At least three (3) years of higher education, health care, non-profit, or government experience preferred.
Supervisory Experience: N/A
Other: Skill in exercising initiative, resourcefulness, and sound judgment with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to manage conflict, and work well with a diverse community of colleagues and constituents.
Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, and collaboration with individuals at all organizational levels throughout the university.
Advise on and make decisions on critical projects despite considerable environmental uncertainty that makes decision-making difficult.
Demonstrated experience exercising judgment, project planning, and goal accomplishment; wide degree of professional maturity and discretion and confidentiality expected.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body
Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.
Accomplishes responsibilities by applying specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts of a professional discipline normally acquired through advanced education or specialized training. Resolves issues and significant matters on behalf of management by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking. Contributes to development and evaluation of goals and objectives. Creates solutions to ensure legal and policy compliance. May supervise, mentor, or coordinate work of others (positions that supervise are responsible for service delivery, quality assurance, and employee performance). May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources.
Applies advanced, expert level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills. Substantial latitude in decision making. Sets goals and objectives to align with defined strategy. Informs supervisor of progress. Works on ambiguous matters generally without precedent or structure and independently develops standardization and protocol. Makes departures from traditional approaches to develop novel solutions. Influences strategy, program, policy development, and best practices. Acts as expert resource to others.
Hiring Range:Mid 80's up to Low 90's (Commensurate with education and experience)
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.