URMIA Library Overview

The URMIA Library contains a growing number of resources compiled by the membership for the membership. These include white papers, sample risk management policies and procedures, templates, past conference presentations, links to external resources, surveys and more. Some of the areas addressed are business continuity and emergency response, safety, enterprise risk management, information technology, insurance, international programs, loss prevention, regulatory compliance, and student activity risks.


Most Popular URMIA Resources & Tools

Core Competencies for Higher Education Risk Managers

This document lays out a framework of individual characteristics, including knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors, which identify proficiency and excellence at different career levels and within the overall profession.


URMIA Resource Guide

Continuous professional development empowers higher education risk managers to adapt to changing scenarios, make informed decisions, and implement proactive strategies. This guide is organized around URMIA’s Core Competencies for Higher Education Risk Managers. The first section, a large part of our work, is based on Core Competency Set #1: Risk Management Technical Skills. The remaining sections address competencies in other sets, as well as additional resources for professional development.


URMIA Risk Inventory

This spreadsheet identifies over 300 risks that are common to colleges and universities. Members may use the inventory as starting point or to compare the risks the institution has identified to find missing issues. Users can easily create a risk register specific to their institution or even a particular department on campus such as athletics, student organizations, research, or international travel by selecting the desired, applicable risks and saving a copy of the document.


Salary Survey for Risk Management in Higher Education

This analysis covers characteristics of higher education risk management departments and risk management professionals, as well as the compensation of higher education risk management professionals. It also demonstrates the impact of various factors on the compensation of higher education risk management professionals.

Competency #1: Risk Management Technical Skills; Competency #2: Strategic Management; Competency #3: Inclusive Leadership; Competency #4: Organizational Engagement


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Newest Library Entries

  • This webinar will adapt you to the 2024 Title IX regulations, understand the implications and practical steps for risk mitigation, and foster a safer campus ...

  • Tune into this special session of URMIA's Compliance Community to hear practical guidance for URMIA members as they navigate the difficult terrain of free ...

  • Risk Governance

    Tune into this episode to hear about t he importance of risk governance in higher education and Deloitte’s upcoming webinar series about risk governance, ...