The Coordinator of Institutional Risk and Compliance manages the university’s insurance (non-healthcare) processes. The position also chairs the university’s Safety Committee and serves on various committees and ad hoc discussion groups as needed. This position manages the grants accounting and compliance with federal grant regulations. In addition, this position coordinates with legal counsel on various legal issues dealing with insurance and compliance regulations.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Accounting experience required. Experience in higher education with insurance (non-healthcare) preferred.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
*Provide Certificates of Insurance for groups across campus as needed. *Request and house COI’s for companies doing work on the campus. *Manage insurance contracts and negotiate rates/renewals. *Facilitate Workers Comp audit and annual audit of institutional vehicle drivers. *Manage student accident insurance claims and provide support for athletics claims. *Chair the University Safety Committee and oversee the campus emergency plan. *Coordinate with Accounting Services and Operations on university property acquisitions. *Direct the grant accounting functions of university grants. *Coordinate grant financial budgets and meet with various departments and stakeholders. *Prepare financial statement notes and data for university’s annual audit regarding grants and investments. *Attend annual risk, grant management, and accounting conferences for the university. *Provide support on endowment reports and payouts. *Postulate feedback on lawsuits/ claims against the university for various issues. *Manage and supply liability forms for the university. *Liaise with Sodexo and Follett on contracts, billing issues, and daily issues that arise. *Provide financial data for surveys, such as the CCCU, IPEDs, various accrediting bodies, etc. *Other duties as assigned.
To apply for this position, submit a letter of interest and resume in electronic format to Elizabeth Pace at email@example.com. Or applications may be submitted via our website at: http://leeuniversity.edu/human-resources/faculty-staff-positions.aspx
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily in a congenial manner. Professionalism and confidentiality must be maintained at all times. The individual should possess:
*Strong background in accounting. *Strong customer service skills, effective communication and listening skills, and have the ability to interact well with others. *Strong problem solving abilities and excel with project management *Ability to oversee and participate in committees of faculty and staff *Ability to work independently and oversee others to complete projects and large processes *Grant management knowledge and understanding of higher education laws *Comfortable navigating Microsoft Office Applications (specifically Excel)
About Lee University
Lee is a Christian institution which offers liberal arts and professional education on both the baccalaureate and graduate levels through residential and distance programs. We seek to provide education that integrates biblical truth as revealed in the Holy Scriptures with truth discovered through the study of arts and sciences and in the practice of various professions. A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior is the controlling perspective from which our educational enterprise is carried out. The foundational purpose of all educational programs at Lee is to develop within the students knowledge, appreciation, understanding, ability, and skills which will prepare them for responsible Christian living in a complex world.