Risk Management and Insurance Administrator, Administrative Services [R0136106]

Updated: 5 months ago

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Risk Management and Insurance Administrator, Administrative Services [R0136106]


Under the direction of the Risk Manager, the Risk Management and Insurance Administrator is responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the Risk Management Insurance and Claims unit within the Risk Management and Safety (RMS) department. The activities of the Risk Management and Insurance Administrator primarily include: 

  • Supervising a staff of two (2) Risk Management Coordinators.

  • Develop and maintain the unit's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

  • Risk identification and analysis. 

  • Provide guidance and support for various departments as a subject matter expert on risk assessments and insurance-related matters.  

  • Collaborate with colleagues in Risk Management and Safety to develop strategic plans for the unit and the department. 

  • Provide the Risk Manager with operational updates within the unit.  

  • Collaborates with the Risk Manager with strategic planning within the unit, and RMS department.

  • Managing insurance renewals, self-insurance programs, and specialty insurance unique to UNLV or BCS.

  • Managing claims related to property, auto property damage, workers' compensation, and casualty.

  • Collaborate with NSHE, BCS, Campus General Counsel, and The Nevada Attorney General's Office with information gathering and investigations of tort-related matters for BCS.    

  • Procures insurance policies related specifically to the Business Center South institutions and affiliated organizations like the Foundations and the UNLV Law Clinic.  

  • Reviews contracts for proper insurance coverage and indemnity language while collaborating with purchasing, general counsel, and event services coordinators to ensure insurance and indemnity requirements are met. 

  • Review travel requests as part of the Travel Risk Assessment Committee

  • Provide guidance and collaborate with the institution's business continuity plans.   

  • Maintain compliance with laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.  

  • Develop and maintain risk reduction programs throughout BCS as needed.  

  • Complete the departmental annual report for the unit.  

  • Support the Risk Management and Safety Department as needed.   

The mission of Risk Management & Safety (RMS) is to provide assistance and guidance for the development, implementation, and monitoring of safety and risk reduction policies and procedures. The goal of the department is to protect the staff, students, visitors, and the institution from injury and/or financial loss.

RMS is an integral part of the everyday activities in any program or procedure. The day-to-day responsibility for these programs rests with those who supervise and/or participate in them.


This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university as recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 5 years of management experience with 5 years of experience in risk management, claims handling (property and workers compensation), property casualty insurance procurement and renewals, and the ability to review contracts for insurance requirements and indemnity clauses. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision while remaining accountable to the team.


Industry designations such as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Insurance (AINS), Associate in Claims (AIC), Experience in detailed report writing that involves mapping out unit goals, describing key performance indicators and metrics, and processes to meet these goals. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.


  • Generous compensation packages, up to 48 days of paid time off, sick leave, and holidays

  • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision

  • No state income tax

  • Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs

  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools

  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents


  • Flexible work schedule (depending on your department)

  • Employee recognition and appreciation programs

  • Personal and professional development opportunities

  • UNLV athletics ticket discounts

  • Statewide employee purchase program discounts

  • RebelCard discounts on and off campus

  • Wellness programming for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost

  • Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles


Submit a letter of interest, detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, a review of candidates' materials will begin on 4/12/2023

Materials should be addressed to Michael Tabije, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-0597 or heather.stinnett@unlv.edu .


UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, "R0136106" in the search box.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University's commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu , or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov ; or to both.  

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