Articles/White Papers

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Other Resources

Certifications

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..

 

Position Title: Business Continuity Analyst II-251731
Position Location: Dallas, TX
Industry: Banking
Recruiter Contact Information: Chuck Pearce – 214-922-6665 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Link: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=251731&lang=en

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Overtime Status: Exempt
Job Type: Experienced
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Shift: Day Job
Job Sensitivity: Tier II - No Credit Check

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:
As part of the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. It’s a big job and that’s why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will be located in Dallas. The successful candidate will work under the direction of senior staff to maintain the organization-wide business continuity program. This position provides support in preparation for and response to actual emergencies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Assists each functional area with development, maintenance and exercise of business continuity plans.
•Maintains software and services to support planning and communications.
•Supports multiple and simultaneous projects.
•Coordinates and manages preparation for annual employee awareness events.
•Oversees development and contributes written material for the department’s internal website.
•Under direct supervision, develops well-written presentations, evaluations, analyses, procedures, notes, and email communications for broad audiences including Senior Management.
•Supports maintenance of offsite contingency procedures, equipment, supplies and facilities.
•Ensures all deadlines, quality assurance and objectives for assigned tasks are achieved with a moderate level of guidance and direction.
•Coordinates and performs various department administrative duties.
•Performs other duties as assigned suitable to the position’s knowledge, skills and abilities.

COMPETENCIES:
•Business Expertise: Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.
•Functional Knowledge: Requires expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.
•Impact: Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies.
•Interpersonal Skills: Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.
•Problem Solving: Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents.
•Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; measures performance against goals.
•Written Communication: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
•Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery or related field.
•Minimum 4 years related work experience in Business Continuity, IT, Banking and/or business.
•Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted.
•Ability to receive business continuity certification, at time of application, within 18 months of employment.
•Knowledge and experience with Business Continuity principles, practices and standards commensurate with 4 years Banking and Finance industry experience preferred.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).
•Technical knowledge regarding software supporting business continuity as well as techniques used to ensure continuity and recovery of Information Technology (IT) systems.
•Strong analytical skills and high degree of accuracy is required.
•Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
•Strong administrative and organization skills, including experience and effectiveness in developing project plans to achieve target dates.
•Strong time-management skills, effective goal and priority setting, improved production times for routine processes and functions.
•Ability to follow guidelines and direction in order to achieve objectives and meet deadlines, interact and work efficiently and effectively with employees across the organization.
•Ability to effectively organize and report progress on multiple, concurrent assignments, administrative duties, and requests from multiple sources.
•Ability to think creatively, solve problems, and perform required tasks during a crisis.
•Project management certification and/or experience a plus.
•Experience in operations analysis and process analysis a plus.
•Information Technology experience a plus.
•Skills in Microsoft Access, Tableau and/or infographics a plus.
•Equivalent education and / or experience may be substituted

WORK HOURS AND CONDITIONS:
M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; flexibility/additional hours may be required; some travel required, up to 10%.

Notes:
By Federal Law, this position requires U.S. Citizenship.
This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate’s experience and departmental needs.
Assessments may be required as part of the interview process