Assistant Director for FEMA Disaster Assistance & Recovery

Tulane University   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Finance
Posted on May 7, 2022
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Tulane University’s Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is seeking a talented, mission-driven, and visionary leader with extensive knowledge of and experience with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster cost recovery process. The Assistant Director for FEMA Disaster Assistance and Recovery will report to the Executive Director of Emergency Management and will work collaboratively across Tulane departments to develop and implement efficient systems and processes that are anchored in best practices and maximize Tulane’s ability to recover costs and build back stronger post disaster. The Assistant Director will develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) based upon FEMA-approved procurement and documentation requirements and will provide training to key staff in the use of those SOPs. They will represent Tulane as the direct point of contact for FEMA’s and the State of Louisiana’s public assistance program representatives. The Assistant Director will oversee all project worksheets (PWs) and lead the negotiation and close out of existing and future FEMA claims. 

Tulane University

New Orleans , LA