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Workers Compensation Manager

Company: University of Texas System
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Workers Compensation Manager

Job ID: 9091
Location: Austin, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

FLSA Status


Earliest Start Date



$7500 + negotiable depending on qualifications

Hours per Week

40 hours weekly

Hiring Department

Risk Management

Required Application Materials

A resume and letter of interest is required in order to apply. Candidates under final consideration will be required to submit references and college degree information through an online third-party vendor.

About Us

Established by the Texas Constitution of 1876, The University of Texas System consists of eight academic and five health institutions. The University of Texas System is primarily based in Austin, TX and is responsible for the central management and coordination of the thirteen institutions. Diversity and inclusion are core values for UT System, which serves the needs of a diverse and growing state. To that end, our review of applications will embrace the principles of the veterans and former foster children employment preferences (state laws), all of which are intended to promote diverse interview pools.

We are pleased to offer a variety of benefits to our employees. Please visit Benefits Summary to view information on health insurance, retirement savings plans, paid leave, paid holidays, wellness/gym facility, covered parking and more.

Purpose of Position

Provide management of the workers' compensation insurance (WCI) program facilitating processes, training and oversight of the TPA, cost containment company, and WCI network. Supports all UT System institutions with any training or subject matter expertise and guidance.

Essential Functions

  • Provide oversight and direction of the WCI program to the WCI team and tri-partnership.
  • Support the certified WC Health Care Network. Develop, implement and maintain network workflow and provide network education to institutions.
  • Supervise staff and serve as subject matter expert for the WCI team through claims management and claim administration complexities.
  • Develop, implement and provide WCI related communications along with training WCI staff and institutions.
  • Coordinate activity of outside vendors and advise institutions of service offered.
  • Perform research and prepare analytic reports responding to WCI inquiries from system participants and institutions.
  • Monitor and analyze state bills during legislative sessions and their impact on UT System and WCI policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Advance knowledge of Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance statutes, rules and case law.
    • Advance knowledge of the Texas Department of Insurance Health and Workers' Compensation Network statute and rules.
    • Advanced negotiation and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to lead, supervise and maintain a collaborative team environment.
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.

      Required Qualifications
      • Bachelors degree and 5 years of business related and/or workers' compensation experience.
      • Type 3 Texas adjuster license or acquire within 3 months from beginning date of employment.

        Preferred Qualifications

        Demonstrated project management experience.

        Working Conditions
        • May work around standard office conditions.
        • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.
        • Uses standard office equipment.
        • 25% Travel.
        • Requires occasional evening or weekend hours.
        • Hybrid work environment (remote & office).

          Additional Information

          The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
          Please complete all sections of the application including your address, email, phone number and the questionnaire. You may edit your contact information at any time by updating your profile. Candidates under final consideration will be required to submit references and college degree information. A criminal background check will be conducted on applicants under final consideration. Reference, education and criminal background verifications will be completed by third-party vendors. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

          EO/AA Statement

          The University of Texas System is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Talent and Innovation.

          To apply, visit


Keywords: University of Texas System, Austin , Workers Compensation Manager, Human Resources , Austin, Texas

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