The Division of Institutional Integrity supports UNC Charlotte, as an urban research university, in its endeavors to achieve its academic mission and institutional plan while adhering to the University’s ethical, legal, and regulatory responsibilities. The Division of Institutional Integrity consists of the Office of Legal Affairs, the Office of Ethics and Compliance, the Title IX Office, the Internal Audit Department, and Enterprise Risk Management.
The Chief Risk Officer is accountable for (1) creation and implementation of an integrated risk framework for UNC Charlotte; (2) identification and assessment of possible risks throughout the university, (3) development of plans to mitigate risks in a manner consistent with UNC Charlotte’s mission and strategic plan; and (4) monitoring and reporting on the progress of risk mitigation activities.
Summary of Position Responsibilities:
Communication, coordination and administration of a policy and framework for enterprise risk management based on the ISO 31000 international standard.
Performing annual analysis of risk areas within scope of strategic, operational, financial, reputational, and compliance issues.
Supporting UNC Charlotte’s institutional and master plans, and the university’s role in the UNC system strategic plan, with risk analysis.
Conducting special risk analyses for senior administrators as needed.
Working closely with the Office of Legal Affairs, the Office of Ethics and Compliance, and the Department of Internal Audit to identify risk areas, develop strategies and policies for managing those risks, and harvesting lessons learned from after event reviews and reportable findings.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Master’s (including MBA), Doctoral, or Juris Doctorate degree.
Experience with implementation of enterprise risk management under the ISO 31000 or COSO framework.
Experience in enterprise risk management/internal controls at a large research university and a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.
Experience in managing large-scale projects.
Strategic analytical capabilities.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex risk management issues to any faculty, staff, supervisors and/or university officials; excellent education and training skills; and excellent ability to collaborate with others to achieve goals.
Excellent organizational and follow-through abilities; ability to work well under pressure; and ability to facilitate the work of committees comprised of university professionals.
Ability to work with all divisions to assist in the planning and execution of risk abatement or risk deterrence strategies.
Demonstrated ability to advise senior management and governing board on enterprise-level compliance risks.
Preferred Certifications/Licenses: Enterprise risk management certification such as ARM-E (Associates in Risk Management – Enterprise Risk Management) and/or CRMP (Certified Risk Management Professional) is not required, but will be considered favorably.
Please contact Melanie White, Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Institutional Integrity and General Counsel, at MelanieWhite@uncc.edu with any questions.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
About University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The University of North Carolina is located in Charlotte North Carolina and is an Urban Research Institution with 30,000 students and 5,000 employees. The North Carolina State University System consists of 17 Institutions.