Nature of work and purpose
Under the leadership of the Executive Director of Transportation, the Director of Policy and Risk Management directs, coordinates and supervises all aspects of NYCSBUS risk management action plans and is responsible for the creation and maintenance of operational policies, accepted standard procedures, and process flows. Monitors liability and loss prevention, workers’ compensation claims, resources, property, facilities, and NYCSBUS vehicle assets. Provides leadership in negotiating labor agreements and their administration. Serves to assure compliance with the Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the DOE and the OPT’s Contractors’ Manual.
Possesses an intimate knowledge of internal business processes and the student transportation industry. Exhibits business process knowledge, possesses a broad-based operational perspective and provides solutions for targeted business risk issues. Adapts well to and initiates change in the organization.
The Director of Policy and Risk Management works to assess and identify the potential risks that may hinder the mission, reputation, safety, security, and financial prosperity of the not-for-profit organization. This position implements processes and procedures to ensure NYCSBUS is prepared to deal with and avoid potential risks and mitigates the effects of risk which are essentially unavoidable. Works alongside the Executive team to present opportunities for improvement where applicable and recommend strategy as needed.
Duties and responsibilities
Knowledge, skills, and ability
This is a full time, 12-month, standard salaried executive level position. Typical workday is 8am to 5pm. There will be times when arriving earlier and staying later are necessary. Attendance is required.
This position requires minimal physical tasks to perform duty as assigned, but may require occasional bending, standing, or twisting in order to perform site audits. Will require extended periods of time in front of computer screen, attending meetings, verbal communication, written communication, elevated use of Microsoft Office and reviewing/analyzing documents and contracts. Travel will be required to NYCSBUS depot locations and within NYC.