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Risk Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/05/23

Job Description

Risk Specialist

Job No: 518732
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time

Job Summary
Under the direction of the campus Risk Manager, the incumbent supports risk management administrative services to the campus including monitoring of risk management processes and procedures to reduce and eliminate risk factors to the campus, conduct site visits when an incident occurs and provide reports for risk mitigation, maintain the Risk Management website for accuracy, and work with the Procurement Services department to provide an initial review of insurance documents.
Key Responsibilities

  • Review and maintain insurance documents and risk evaluation form for suppliers.
  • Document Retention and Systems Support
  • Event Management System (EMS)
  • Quick Reference Guides and Risk Management Website
  • Education and Training
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation and writing skills are necessary. Knowledge and experience with reviewing insurance documents preferred. Maintains current knowledge of risk management, loss control/loss prevention and claims management theories, principles, techniques, best practices, in the insurance markets and risk management industries. Excellent analytical skills and familiarity with basic risk evaluation technics and analysis. Demonstrated strong analytical, planning, organizational and presentation skills and abilities. Ability to understand the insurance requirements contained in requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, agreements and related documents. Ability to demonstrate success in implementing, managing and completion of projects and in a complex environment. Ability to communicate at all levels within the University and with external customers. Knowledge of contractor/consultant administration. Knowledge of loss control and worker's compensation principles and practices. Knowledge of organizational planning, budgeting, and project management principles. Possession of Associated Risk Management (ARM-P) certification, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, or other related certification preferred.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of related experience required.
  • Public sector experience in risk management, including risk assessments, enterprise risk management, and/or controlled self-assessment preferred.
  • Related experience in a university or college setting is preferred.
  • CA Driver's License preferred.
Risk Management
Administrative Analyst/Specialist - Nonexempt
The targeted salary may be set as high as $3,987 per month based on experience. The salary range for this classification is $3,288 to $6,347 per month.
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base
Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures
Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Sep 12, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.