Articles/White Papers

If anyone has an article/white paper/document they would like to share with the chapter, please send Information Director a copy to include on the website.

Other Resources


Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII)

  • CBCP - Business Continuity (2+ years)
  • ABCP - Business Continuity (<2 years)
  • CFCP - Functional SME
  • CBCV - Industry Resilience

Business Resilience Certification Corsortium International (BRCCI)

  • CBRM - Resilience Management 
  • CBRA - Reslilience Auditing
  • CBRITP - Information Technology
  • MABR - Master Resilience Management

International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)

  • CEM - Emergency Management

American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS)

  • CHS - Homeland Security

Certificate Program

Emergency Management Certificate - Florida International University

International Hurricane Research Center

Florida International University and the International Hurricane Center now offer a Certificate Program in Emergency Management and Hazard Mitigation that consist of 5 separate two-day seminars. Individual seminars are offered about every other week so that the program can be completed in 90 days.

Disaster Management (DM) Diploma - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Disaster Management Center

The Disaster Management Center at the University of Wisconsin Madison's goal is to help improve the emergency management performance of non-governmental organizations, local and national governments, and international organizations, through a comprehensive professional development program in disaster management. Distance learning is the principal approach for this international program.

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Local or Online Degree Programs

Business Continuity, Security and Risk Management (Master of Science) - Boston University

  • BCP
  • Security
  • Risk Management

Concentration in Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (Master of Criminal Justice) - Boston University

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cybercrime

Computer Information Systems (Master of Science) - Boston University

  • Computer application systems
  • Information security
  • Risk management

Risk Management (MBA) - Walden University

Crisis Management and Business Continuity (Short Certificate Program) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • BCP
  • DRP
  • Crisis management

Emergency Management and Business Continuity (Applied Science T-Degree Program) - Edmonds Community College

  • Emergency management
  • Hazard response
  • DRP
  • Business continuity
  • Health and safety

Security and Strategic Intelligence, Business Continuity Track (Bachelor of Science) - Saint Louis University

  • Security
  • BCP

Emergency Management & Business Continuity/EMBC (Associate of Arts/Bachelor of Arts) - Metropolitan College of New York

  • Emergency management
  • BCP

Information, Risk and Operations Management (MBA) - University of Texas at Austin

  • Business analytics
  • Information management
  • Supply chain and operations management

Homeland Security (Master of Arts) - Northeastern University

  • Security
  • Emergency management
  • Risk management
  • Threat mitigation

Security Management with a Critical Response Certificate (Bachelor of Science) - University of Phoenix

  • BCP
  • Corporate security
  • Incident response
  • Personnel management

Security Management with Asset Prevention/Loss Prevention Certificate (Associate of Arts) - University of Phoenix

  • Corporate security
  • Enterprise risk mitigation
  • Security technology
  • Workplace safety

Continuity Management (Graduate Level Certificate) - Drexel University

  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • Emergency management
  • Disaster recovery

Emergency Management and Continuity Planning (Graduate Level Certificate) - University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Continuity planning
  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • Hazard vulnerability analysis
  • Information systems
  • Strategic planning

Business Continuity and Risk Management (Advanced Certificate Program) - Iona College

  • Risk management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Business resilience practicum

Emergency Management and Homeland Security (Master of Arts) - Arizona State University

  • Community resilience and recovery
  • Integrated emergency management
  • Interoperability for emergency managers
  • Public management

Welcome to the Career Opportunities area of the ACP-South Texas Chapter Web site. Here, you can view descriptions of positions available in the field of business continuity planning, emergency management, and risk management in the Greater Houston area. This is just another value-added service to the chapter members, guests and chapter affiliates in the local BCP community.

Employers and recruiters are invited to post positions available in business continuity planning and emergency management. Positions will be posted for up to 90 days at no cost. To submit a listing, you must provide position title, recruiter contact information, position location, industry, and close date by email to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Business Continuity Plan Coordinator

Zions Bancorporation’s is looking for a Business Continuity Plan Coordinator to work in any one of these locations: Phoenix, AZ, Chino, CA, SLC, UT, Houston, TX or Las Vegas, NV. The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills and experience to:

  • Responsible for analyzing, testing, managing and assisting the first line of defense with business continuity plan maintenance.
  • Based on analysis and testing will make recommendations for plans changes, rally points and recovery sites.
  • Develop, present and administer annual plan testing.
  • Coordinates with business continuity manager in developing an overall strategy, methodology, and implementation of business continuity plans.
  • Provide support in facilitating the establishment of an incident command center for any business unit affected by any form of disaster.
  • Maintain an on-call status 24 hours a day.
  • Maintain competency in required software applications.
  • Assist and train users of the system as required.
  • Maintain competency as the subject matter expert for all areas within business continuity.
  • Follows and ensures compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Participates with local and federal emergency management agencies as needed.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Requires a Bachelors in business, finance or related field and some experience in business resumption planning or directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.
  • Basic knowledge of business continuity plans, concepts, methodology and regulatory requirements.
  • Good analytical, leadership, organizational, detail oriented, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond calmly and effectively in a stressful environment created during emergency situations.
  • Must have knowledge of pc applications.


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact:

Stephanie Vierig, Recruiter
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