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Job Code and Payroll Title 0245 DIRECTOR (FUNC AREA)


Job Summary

The mission of the UCSF Risk Management and Insurance Services (RMIS) organization is to ensure productive stewardship of campus financial, real property, and human resources through the identification and management of insurable as well as uninsurable risks associated with UCSF’s activities consistent with the University’s mission of teaching, research, and public service.


The Director of RMIS is responsible for developing and managing the enterprise-wide risk management systems and processes required for the effective management of campus-wide risks related to University activities, safeguarding UCSF assets, and insuring compliance with University policies and bears the institutional risk for the areas described below.


Activities include:

Development of UCSF’s strategic risk assessment approach in order to improve UCSF’s capacity for informed decision-making by anticipating, identifying, analyzing, and mitigating potential sources of risk; administration of UCSF’s insured and self-insured risk management programs, and loss control and prevention programs; develops and implements risk management strategies that facilitate the University’s ability to carry out its mission; create a reliable risk assessment capability to help maintain a stable financial environment; coordinate the management of cross-enterprise risk management programs to improve overall assessment of capital and operating needs.


Under the Director’s leadership and direction, the Risk Management Services staff: Design and deliver educational and training programs for all risk related responsibilities; process, enter, and coordinate claims activities; manage all employment liability claims, including both the litigation process and pre-litigation settlement process; manage campus claims under three self-insured University wide programs (General Liability, Property (“All-Risk”), and Auto Liability); manage claims under several other insured special risk programs (Fine Arts, Student/Off-Campus Activities, Business Travel Accident, Builders’ Risk, etc.); conduct subrogation activities associated with third party recovery under the self-insured plans; provide consultation and development assistance regarding Waivers of Liability for off-campus activities involving students or the public; provide bonding information for staff seeking certification as Notaries Public; and perform other duties assigned.


Laurel Heights

Job Category

Professional and Managerial   

Job Title

Director, MSP Grade 5 



Position Type

Full Time      

Background Check Required

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology, or related field; 10-15 years working experience in a risk management related field; highly motivated self starter with experience working in complex organizational settings; excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills; proficiency in MS Office Suite applications such as Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.  

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in related field; UC or UCSF experience; knowledge of UC human resources policies and guidelines.