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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Risk Management Analyst

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 3907

UW Job Family: 32

SOC Code: 13-1111

Pay Grade: 20

Date: January 13, 2012

Job Purpose:

Provide claims management, analysis, and administrative support for the Risk Management and Insurance Office.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree


2 years work-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Claims handling including receipt, investigation, carrier reporting, monitoring, reserve setting if required and settlement/closure.
  • Accident or incident investigation procedures.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
  • Customer service standards and procedures.
  • Data management and tracking.
  • Records maintenance and management.
  • Planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Computer programs and software in use in the department or area.
  • Organizational structure, workflow and operating procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Develop reports.
  • Problem solve.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Supervise and/or train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Use personal computers and related software applications.
  • Work as a team member and foster a cooperative team environment.
  • Multi-task.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Interpret policies and procedures.

Characteristc Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Perform claims management, including processing claims, data management and tracking, producing reports, investigating, adjusting and adjudicating claims and overseeing data submission.

Perform risk management services including fielding questions, assisting in developing and establishing policies and procedures, gathering data, performing research, tracking and ensuring compliance.  Attend meetings and/or conduct trainings as required.

Perform office administration activities including maintaining equipment, accounting and budget duties and other tasks as directed.

Assist in the coordination of Student Health Insurance Management, including maintaining a database, resolving issues, assisting in negotiations and developing policies an procedures. 

Supplemental Functions:

Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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