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Performance Management Specialist

The State Office of Risk Management is looking for a Performance Management Specialist. Responsibilities for this position include the developing, implementing, and administering performance management training and monitoring for the State Office of Risk Management. The performance management initiative will utilize the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) Performance Management module. In addition, this position will be responsible for developing and coordinating the State Office of Risk Management’s Return-to-Work Program. The Performance Management Specialist should be passionate about people, understand the importance of workplace culture, have a strong sense of empathy and compassion, and have a strong attention to human resource ethics and integrity. The Performance Management Specialist may provide guidance to others and reports directly to the Director of Talent Management. SORM is a diverse and inclusive state agency. We serve the public by directly serving other state entities with their workers’ compensation claims, insurance and risk management programs, and continuity of operations (COOP) plans. SORM’s unique culture embraces communication, creativity, and critical thinking. We hire results oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with a strong desire to help our clients, and one another, succeed. SORM continually seeks to enhance the agency’s expertise and service by hiring talented people whose aspirations align with the Office’s vision. If you are a service-minded professional with the desire to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse colleagues and are looking for the stability of state service, we would love to visit with you. As a state employee, you are automatically enrolled in the state’s retirement plan, and are eligible for additional health insurance benefits.

Learn more about this opportunity by reading the full job description for the Performance Management Specialist (Program Specialist IV; 22-1066 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 linda.griffin@sorm.texas.gov.