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Director of Enterprise Risk

The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) is looking for a strong leader as the Director of Enterprise Risk to directly oversee the risk management and insurance programs for the State of Texas. As the director, you will provide guidance, leadership, and expertise for Enterprise Risk Specialists in risk management and insurance. You will also be instrumental in building client relationships and maintaining stakeholder expectations. You will work closely with other SORM leaders, client entities, and vendors, and have a familiarity in Texas state law and extensive knowledge of enterprise risk management principles. Responsibilities include: helping to develop the agency strategic plan, goals, and objectives; developing policies and procedures; reviewing state guidelines, rules, and regulations; establishing priorities, standards, and measurement tolls for determining progress in meeting goals; and coordinating and evaluating programs activities. This position requires a highly motivated and engaged individual with a positive attitude, sense of community, and passion for public service.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Director, Enterprise Risk ( Director II ; Posting 21-0290; PDF) position and apply below.

The Office

The State Office of Risk Management is a unique state agency with an environment of creativity and collaboration. Our employees appreciate the warm atmosphere, mutual respect, progressive approach, engagement, and genuine community that comes from truly caring about each other and what we can do together. We don’t do silos, and your voice and happiness is as important as your skill. We take pride in our mission, our colleagues, and our belonging.

Advantages of working with SORM:

  • Casual dress code
  • Open and accepting environment
  • Wellness and employee engagement activities
  • Much more.

Advantages of working for the State:

  • State Medical/dental/vision benefits
  • Free downtown parking
  • Employee Assistance Program from legal services to mental health
  • Transit discounts
  • State discounts are offered at many stores, hotels, cell phone service providers, and more!

The Texas State Office of Risk Management is administratively attached to the Office of the Attorney General and is governed by a five-member Board. The Office is charged by law to administer insurance services obtained by Texas state agencies, including the self-insured government employees workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Its mission is to enable State of Texas agencies to protect their employees, the general public, and the State’s physical and financial assets by reducing and controlling risk in the most efficient and cost effective manner.

How to Apply

You may apply to the job directly through the CAPPS Career System.

Or, you can mail a State of Texas application (Word) to:

  • Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management
  • State Office of Risk Management
  • P.O. Box 13777
  • Austin, TX 78711-3777

Applicants may direct inquiries to Linda Griffin, Director of Talent Management, at