Emergency Risk Manager

Website University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Description:

The University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a position of Emergency Risk Manager. Reporting to Vice President Administration & Finance, the Emergency Risk Manager (ERM) is responsible for supporting the development, promotion and administration of the University-wide emergency management and continuity programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will work closely with executive, operational, and academic units to understand their critical functions and work with them to address their continuity planning needs
  • The ERM will liaise routinely with the campus community and report all issues or concerns brought forward regarding Continuity of Operations, Emergency Management, and Fire Protection
  • The ERM will take a lead role in the planning and preparation of the University’s business continuity frameworks and departmental plans to support an all-hazards approach to emergency and continuity management
  • The ERM will also support the design and implementation of campus emergency procedures, develop of awareness and training programs; and ensure the effectiveness and maintenance of all plans through simulations, exercise, and other testing/evaluation methods

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of a University degree in Social Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline
  • Knowledge of regulations and standards, as well as local, regional, and national frameworks, plans, and regulations relevant to emergency management and business continuity
  • Strong understanding of emergency management phases and business continuity
  • Experience in the university or college setting preferred
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in emergency management activities including emergency planning, operational contingency planning, response and exercises, business continuity planning, and delivering emergency preparedness guidance and training.
  • This experience must include experience communicating with first responders during critical incidents, emergencies and/or within high-stress environments
  • Completion of or working towards a specialization in Emergency Management or Business Continuity through a college, university of a professional credential-issuing association would be an asset
  • Completion of Incident Command System training, both ICS-100 and ICS-200 within the last three years, with the ability to complete additional incident command and incident management training

Job Details:

Company: University of Prince Edward Island – UPEI

Job Category: Education Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Alberton, PEI, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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