Director, Global Risk and Security

  • Full time Hybrid
  • Hanover, New Hampshire, United States View on Map
  • @Dartmouth College posted 3 months ago
  • Posted : November 29, 2023 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 47447

Job Description

Position Details

Position Information

Posting date 11/20/2023
Closing date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Number 1128673
Position Title Director, Global Risk and Security
Department this Position Reports to Provost’s Office
Hiring Range Minimum $105,300
Hiring Range Maximum $131,000
Union Type Not a Union Position
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Scheduled Months per Year 12
Scheduled Hours per Week 40
Location of Position
Hanover, NH
Remote Work Eligibility? Hybrid
Is this a term position? No
If yes, length of term in months. NA
Is this a grant funded position? No
Position Purpose
The Director, Global Risk and Security at Dartmouth College serves as the leader of campus operations for traveller safety and security abroad. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, the Director provides guidance to students, faculty, and staff on best practices in safety and security in the context of dynamic global settings. Coordinating with entities across campus to develop and implement international risk management and mitigation policies for stakeholders, providing resources and support to all international travellers on Dartmouth-affiliated business.
Required Qualifications – Education and Yrs Exp Bachelors or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Qualifications – Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • At least six years’ experience in international risk management, preferably in higher education.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing best practices in health, safety, and security for large, complex organizations.
  • Experience living, working, and/or studying abroad.
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence.
  • A track record of fostering diverse and inclusive teams.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree.
  • Working experience abroad (e.g., Foreign Service, NGO).
  • Working proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Higher Ed experience strongly preferred.
Department Contact for Recruitment Inquiries Barbara Will, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title Barbara Will, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Department Contact’s Phone Number
Equal Opportunity Employer
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Background Check
Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, conduct review, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Dartmouth vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? Preferred, but not required
Special Instructions to Applicants
Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions.
Additional Instructions

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversees international risk management and mitigation policies for all international travelers on Dartmouth-affiliated business.
  • Manages the travel registry and ensures compliance with international travel regulations.
  • Monitors international affairs and events to assess potential risks and threats to travelers.
  • Develops and oversees travel safety training protocols for the entire campus community.
  • Implements and manages a communications plan for travelers going to high-risk locations to provide critical information and support.
Percentage Of Time 50
  • Coordinates international emergency response across the institution.
  • Serves as the Incident Commander for international emergencies, taking a leadership role in crisis situations.
  • Collaborates with International SOS, as necessary, to coordinate emergency response efforts and resources.
  • Establishes and maintains communication with senior leadership, including the President, Provost, and Deans, regarding emergencies involving Dartmouth travelers abroad.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Communications to develop and implement communication strategies for responding to international emergencies.
  • Assists senior leadership with debriefing protocols to evaluate and learn from emergency situations and improve future response efforts.
Percentage Of Time 25
Travel Safety Working Group
  • Chairs the Travel Safety Working Group, responsible for reviewing existing policies related to international travel and assessing any proposed policy changes.
Percentage Of Time 10
International Site Inspections
  • Conducts international site inspections to assess safety and security.
  • Reviews security reports and relevant data for potential sites.
  • Determines the safety and security suitability of locations for future Dartmouth collaboration and initiatives.
Percentage Of Time 10
Insurance Contracts Maintenance & Negotiations
  • Assists the Office of Risk and Internal Controls in maintaining and managing insurance contracts related to international travel.
  • Participates in the negotiation of insurance contracts related to international travel and travel assistance.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Risk and Internal Controls to ensure that insurance coverage adequately addresses the needs of international travelers.
  • Monitors insurance policies to ensure compliance and updates as needed to reflect changing travel requirements and regulations.
  • Coordinates with entities across campus that oversee international research security.
Percentage Of Time 5
Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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