Back to top

Associate, Risk and Policy

This job is no longer available

, ited Statesited States

As the Risk and Policy Analyst, you will be part of the larger Risk and Compliance Team, reporting into the Manager, Risk and Policy. You will be a strong project manager who will lead and support different risk management and policy projects across the organization, including quarterly risk reporting, bi-annual policy update process, managing the organization’s insurance portfolio, and other critical initiatives. You will also utilize your outstanding critical thinking, communication, and project-management skills to collaborate on key strategic initiatives within the team and across the organization. You will be part of a small and dynamic team that provides strategic perspective to both our national and regional teams.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Risk Management (40%)

  • Coordinate quarterly risk conversations with senior leaders across the organization to help TFA maintain an accurate risk profile
  • Plan and support key risk management projects such as regional risk reviews

Project and Policy Management (35%)

  • Contribute to org-wide efforts to educate staff on TFA policies
  • Support efforts to continue to refine and streamline TFA’s internal policies and make them more easily accessible
  • Archive policies so that they are available for historical record each year
  • Act as hub of staff policy knowledge, and support staff with questions about policies
  • Support other risk & compliance projects as needed

Insurance Management (25%)

  • Manage insurance e-mail inbox; respond to queries coming in from national and regional teams
  • Support annual insurance renewal process
  • Track and follow up on claims and other insurance related matters
  • 2+ years of work experience, project management experience required. Insurance experience is helpful but not required (e.g. claims management, policy renewal, etc.)
  • Proven history of taking initiative and driving projects forward
  • Strong reasoning skills and the ability to conduct analyses to support decision-making
  • Comfort making data driven recommendations
  • Strong communication skills with respect to written communication, and meeting planning & facilitation
  • Ability to understand the perspective of others, and relate complex material in approachable manner
  • Ability to build trust-based and meaningful relationships across the organization to meet shared outcomes
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and to drive projects forward independently
  • Intermediate skills with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, G Productivity Suite, and Google Sites
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with a keen focus on attention to detail
  • Flexibility; must have the ability to adjust to quickly changing requirements and requests with a strong eye towards outcomes
  • Exceptional judgment and discretion

Work Demands

  • This position is geographically flexible
  • Occasional travel required (once every six months)

Organization Info

Teach For America

New York, NY, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us
Areas of Focus: 

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates, professionals, or graduate students who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. Teach For America's mission is to enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence. In the 2016-2017 school year, 6,900 first- and second-year Teach For America corps members are teaching in 53 regions across the United States. Since 1990, Teach For America corps members have reached more than 10 million students. Teach For America's more than 40,000 alumni are providing critical leadership -- as teachers, school and district leaders; elected officials and policy advisers; and founders and leaders of education and social reform initiatives -- to ensure all children have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 16 2019
Active Until: 
Jun 16 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Teach For America