Under general supervision, the Risk Analyst will work on occupational and non-occupational risk management programs to include providing administrative support, claims intake, investigation, and analysis for Risk Management. The position will assist in the administration of claims management activities to include General, Auto, Property, EPL, Professional Liability and Workers Compensation. The Risk Analyst will support the strategic planning and programmatic analysis of the entire Risk Management unit, including identifying programs supporting UCR's legal and technical compliance. They will interface at all levels within the organization and will serve in committees as a representative of the Risk Management team during UC System-wide training, conferences, events, etc. The salary is commensurate with experience. ***As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.***
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
4 - 7 years of related experience.
Certificate in Related Area (i.e. Claims Administration, Risk Management Professional, Workers' Compensation)
Educational Condition Requirements
Administers highly complex claims/lawsuits, and monitors payments in casualty, employee injury and/or property insurance programs. Coordinates attorneys, third party administrators and departments to resolve assigned claims.
Identifies critical areas of legal and technical compliance, helps to develop management interventions and strategic initiatives to improve overall program financial and claims management performance (i.e. OSHA Compliance; Litigation Strategy). Attend/ participate in depositions; mediations; legal strategy; trial preparation.
Administers all claims for general liability, auto and property damage. Liaises with third parties and claimants to resolve claims, in accordance with organization guidelines, in a timely manner.
Administers all claims, including General, Auto, Property, EPL, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation. Coordinates with Interactive Process/ Return-to-Work program/ Reasonable Accommodation. Responsible for claim setup and entry, strategic planning, and programmatic analysis.
Develops, implements, and administers risk management insured and self-insured programs and operations with respect to insurance claims administration, contracts, and loss prevention.
Performs increasingly complex data analysis and makes recommendations for changes to risk management programs, initiatives, policies and procedures.
Analyzes complex loss areas, Interprets insurance and indemnification provisions for contracts, agreements, leases, et cetera to ensure organization is not assuming third party liability for which it has no insurance coverage.
Evaluates and determines contractual/ agreement insurance requirements and indemnification language (i.e. Certificates of Insurance). Determines appropriateness of insurance and event waivers (i.e. Performance Agreement Waivers).
Maintains underwriting data, prepares specifications for broker or underwriter bids, evaluates bids, and recommends or concludes insurance contracts.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares, and summarizes areas of potential loss; recommends appropriate type and level of loss protection to be implemented.
Prepares specifications for broker or underwriter bids, evaluates bids, and recommends or concludes insurance contracts.
Performs complex accounting and risk finance related to the monitoring of risk control strategies and programs. Implements risk control programs and strategies to prevent losses and reduce insurance premiums.
Designs, develops, and presents training presentations to clients.
Identify, design, implement, conduct training and educational programs for Campus leadership, departments, HR personnel, and campus community.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Proven interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, active listening skills, and organizational skills.
Strong skills required to develop course materials and deliver content effectively to diverse populations.
Proven ability to concisely present complex risk findings and make recommendations verbally and in writing.
Proven ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills to solve problems.
Thorough knowledge in the following areas: risk management; insurance; forecasting and analysis; accounting; knowledge of common organization-specific computer application programs; knowledge of organizational processes and procedures; understanding of organization rules and regulations.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe).
Knowledge of State and Federal laws/ mandates and interactions with higher education practices/ policies.
Knowledge of higher education practices and policies.
Special Requirements & Conditions
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours
Other Special Requirements & Conditions
Level of Supervision Received
Standard Office Equipment
Crawl : N/A
Walk : Occasionally
Stand : Occasionally
Climb : N/A
Sit : Constantly
Bend : N/A
Squat : N/A
Perform Calculations : Frequently
Read/Comprehend : Constantly
Communicate Orally : Constantly
Reason & Analyze : Constantly
Write : Constantly
Drives motorized equipment : No
Works in confined quarters : No
Fumes : No
Is exposed to excessive noise : No
Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity : No