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University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 2779968
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Manager, BCN Risk Management, Human Resources ( HR )

University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778.

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a professional Human Resources leader with excellent interpersonal skills to be the Manager, Risk Management for the Business Center North (BCN) campuses. This position is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus and reports directly to the Associate Vice President, Human Resources.

The Manager, BCN Risk Management, is responsible for the overall functioning of the risk management and workers' compensation programs for all Business Center North (BCN) campuses.

In the area of Workers' Compensation (WC), the Manager is responsible for evaluating workers' compensation claims and managing the efforts of service providers; ensuring that cost controls are monitored; developing policies and procedures; providing management of and legal representation for claims; providing trend analysis; maintaining federally required OSHA logs; and being the technical liaison and WC benefits coordinator for BCN customers.

The Manager administers the BCN risk management program for BCN properties in conjunction with Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) by overseeing policy contract review; program analysis; data/hazard analysis; technical analysis and loss control consulting; and by involvement on boards and committees related to risk management.

In addition to the above responsibilities the Manager oversees ergonomic programs, police wellness, absence management, the annual budget and supervises department staff.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and five (5) years of related professional work experience, OR

Master's Degree and three (3) years of related professional work experience

Related Experience: Managing a risk management program for an organization or for an insurer or related

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in higher education.

Schedule and Travel Requirements

Variable work schedule

Occasional travel

Remote Work Eligibility

This position may be eligible for up to 40% remote work based on acceptable performance and organizational needs. For more information, please visit: 2,071: Remote Work Arrangement Policy

Compensation Grade

The typical salary range for this position is $70,000-$80,000.

Salary is based on relatable education and experience, internal equity and budgets.

To view the salary schedule for this position, please visit: Salary Schedules and select Administrative Faculty by Grade. Administrative Faculty - C

Our Benefits

The University of Nevada, Reno promotes a healthy work life balance for their employees. The university provides a generous amount of annual leave; two (2) days are accrued each month. Spend time skiing the Sierra Mountains, golfing several golf courses, visiting Lake Tahoe, hiking the desolation wilderness, attending local events or just enjoying a nice quiet day in the fresh air. With over 300 days of sunshine and four seasons there is something for everyone.

A benefit of working in Nevada is that you do not pay state income tax - keep more of your earnings!

We do not contribute 6.2% to social security tax; we offer a rich retirement plan instead.

Our retirement plan is beyond compare. Your 15.50% contribution is generously matched by the University. With the faculty retirement plan, you are 100% vested your first day. Sit back and watch your retirement dollars grow or set up an appointment with a financial professional and work on the best investment for your money.

We take the health of our employees and their families seriously. This position starts the first year with a generous thirty (30) days of sick leave; two (2) days are accrued each month after one year of service.

If you or your dependents are looking to become a Wolf Pack student, we offer a grants-in-aid educational benefit. Grants-in-Aid

We offer excellent health insurance options that include dental, vision, life insurance, and long-term disability. UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

About Business Center North

BCN HR Shared Services provides shared human resource services to the six Northern Nevada institutions of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Services include Human Resources, Benefits, Workers Compensation, and Risk Management. HR Shared Services has delegated authority by the State Division of Human Resources Management for classified recruitment, classification of positions, records maintenance, and employee relations.

We are committed to supporting the goals of the Nevada System of Higher Education by providing all employees with excellent service. For more information, please visit:


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Full Consideration

For full consideration, applications must be received by 02/11/2022.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a "Top Tier" Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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