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Risk and Emergency Management Coordinator

Risk and Emergency Management Coordinator

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $49,400 - $74,110.

Would you like to work for a college that engages and empowers diverse learners? We have a great opportunity for you to join our team as a Risk and Emergency Management Coordinator! This position is responsible for developing, implementing, recommending, and reviewing plans, policies and procedures for the College community regarding safety, risk, emergency management and preparedness.

The Risk and Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for overseeing multiple plans and programs to establish and maintain a safe and resilient institution while maintaining compliance with various internal and external entities and requirements. They work closely with students, faculty and staff to establish and maintain a culture of safety, risk awareness and preparedness. This position supports the planning efforts of various College departments by creating and maintaining plans to prepare for, respond to, recover from and mitigate various emergency incidents or disasters. Additionally, they would work, in collaboration with appropriate College departments and personnel to identify and document risks and opportunities for the institution.

The Coordinator is responsible for collaboration within the College governance structure to develop and maintain core emergency plans and compliance/regulatory reporting including but not limited to the College's Critical Response Manual, Business Continuity and Recovery Plan, Exercise and Drill Plan, Hazardous Materials and Chemicals Plan, CLERY report, Risk Management Plan and Incident Management Plan. Reports to the Senior Vice President for Technology, Safety and Strategic Initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain centralized reporting protocols for safety-related incidents. Assist in the creation and maintenance of accurate reports and records including after-action reports following exercises and training, emergencies and safety incidents, meeting notes, contact lists and other emergency management records.
  • Create, recommend, refine, and improve policies and procedures related to College emergency management, compliance, risk management and assessment, and safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors. Research and monitor trends in both risk and emergency management fields and how they might relate to laws, statutes, regulations and best practices.
  • Collaboratively develop, implement, review and evaluate emergency preparedness and safety plans, policies, procedures for the entire College ensuring consistent awareness and communication to all related constituents.
  • Serve as primary contact for all accidents and incidents involving students, faculty, or staff on campus.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments and units within the College to increase awareness, provide or facilitate regular training and exercise support to students, faculty, and staff as appropriate.
  • Conduct analyses and develops recommendations designed to identify and mitigate organizational risks, increase safety, improve training and compliance including but not limited to chemical storage, MSDS, and more at the College.
  • Serves as liaison with local law enforcement, fire and other public safety and preparedness agencies within College service areas. Oversees compliance and regulatory reporting and submission to appropriate agencies pursuant to applicable laws and statutes.
  • Regularly communicates with College stakeholders and the campus community on important risk, safety and emergency management trends, updates and training opportunities.
  • Participates in College wide safety, risk and emergency assessment, planning, and related committees both on campus and within the community.
  • Facilitates regular risk and threat analyses and assessments and provides informed recommendations to appropriate departments and/or leadership.
  • Works with security providers at all campus locations to ensure consistent communication and understanding for all College plans and procedures.
  • All other duties assigned by supervisor.


  • BS Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • College, university, or government experience desired
  • 2+ years interpreting state and federal regulations (Federal Campus Crime Reporting (Clery Act), NIMS, OSHA, etc.)
  • Incident Command Training (ICS 100, 200, 700 etc.)
  • Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) or similar certification
  • 1+ years of public safety, emergency communications, risk and emergency management using technology
  • Work collaboratively with diverse groups, ensure buy-in and a safe culture
  • Build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Manage potential threats and risks
  • Strong computer skills for reporting and tracking