Job Details

Job Title: Medical & Risk Management Director

The Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation (UOLF) Medical & Risk Director will provide leadership and guidance in the areas of venue medical services and risk management across the Foundation’s venues, programs, and public activities. The positions will lead the delivery of risk management improvement projects as well as provide risk services to enhance risk management capabilities, culture, and awareness across the UOLF. The position will regularly assess, test, and update medical and safety protocols, standard operating procedures, and risk analysis to insure the UOLF’s guests, sport participants, staff, and all visitors.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Accountability

1) Medical Services

  • In coordination with the Venue General Managers (GMs) oversee and deliver medical services appropriate to the needs of each venue including daily operations, and special operations such as elite sporting competitions.
  • Recruit and manage medical services staff and work with external medical service providers to execute each venue medical service plan.
  • Ensure medical operational protocols and procedures meet local, state, and federal standards and international sporting federation standards, as necessary.
  • Establish, train and ensure compliance of incident investigation protocols
  • Create and oversee medical and safety committees at respective venues as necessary

2) Risk Management Program

  • Work with UOLF Executive team and Venue GMs to create, update and maintain venue risk management plans.
  • Implement emergency response training in cooperation with local entities as required.
  • Manage risk, occupational safety, compliance, accident, and injury prevention programs for the organization, complying with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Periodically analyze best practices of similar venues and industries to those under the UOLF and provide feedback to the GMs that can help ensure that each venue is following industry standard practices and or improving on industry standards where possible.
  • Ensure venues are compliant with all OSHA requirements
  • Proactively mitigate risk and incidents through education and training
  • Support Utah Olympic Park Plant and Process Safety Management Supervisor in compliance of regulations as it relates to Utah Olympic Park
  • Maintain incident investigation file for organization and documentation on training, drills, claims and staff reports
  • Develop risk assessment tools for each venue

3) Accident Claims Administration

  • Serve as lead for UOLF Insurance requirements and claims at all venues.
  • Act as liaison between UOLF’s insurance company and venues, coordinating annual compliance audits and facilitating communication and information transfer as necessary.
  • Coordinate with UOLF Human Resources on all Workers Compensation related claims and compliance activities.
  • With Chief Operating Officer to activity risk matrix and review assumption of risk, liability releases, and waiver protocols annually.

Required Knowledge and Essential Skills/Education and Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Sport Management or other closely related field – or a combination of education and relevant experience totaling six years.
  • Four years directly related work experience in health and safety
  • OSHA 30-hour training certification preferred.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA 9, ASTM F27 (Snow Skiing) and ASTM F24 10 (Amusement Rides and Devices), ACCT standards (Adventure Courses), and ANSI B77 11 (Tramway and Lifts)
  • Professional Certifications such as CSP, ASP, or ARM preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational abilities
  • Proven ability of simultaneously managing multiple, complex program initiatives
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical information
  • General accounting knowledge including budgeting
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.
  • Strong analytic and communication skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Flexible work schedule – must be available to work days, weekends and holidays depending on program or project needs

Physical Requirements

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing – to converse with others in a normal conversation
  • Balancing, bending, climbing, kneeling, walking, pushing, reaching above shoulders, and sitting
  • Must occasionally lift or move 20 pounds

Required In-House Training

  • UOLF Orientation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Hazardous Communications Program

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of the job description at any time without prior notice.