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Division of Business and Finance

Business Office
Franklin Templeton Building
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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toll-free: (800) 456-9009
local: 727-864-8314

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Division of Business and Finance

Division of Business and Finance

Welcome to the Risk Management Office

Mission Statement

The Risk Management Office supports the mission of the College by providing comprehensive risk management services that contribute to the health, safety, and protection of employees, students and visitors and to the protection of the College's physical and financial resources.

What is a Risk Manager?

The Risk Manager, with collaborative efforts of several departments, is charged with identifying risks, evaluating risks, selecting the best techniques for treating identified risks and implementing the chosen technique. It is the responsibility of all members of the College community to ensure an effective risk management program by actively supporting the risk management policies and procedures

The primary provider for property and casualty insurance is EIIA, Inc. (Educational and Institutional Insurance Administrators, Inc.).  EIIA, a not-for-profit organization, provides risk management services to a consortium of over 138 institutions of higher education. The Chief Financial Officer and the Risk Manager work closely with EIIA to ensure the College has adequate and cost effective insurance coverage.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Office Location

Upham Adm Bldg

Contact Information:

Telephone:727-864-8221
Fax: 727-864-1877
Email:metsla@eckerd.edu
RiskManagement@eckerd.edu

About the Business Office

The Division of Business and Finance is multifaceted and is comprised of functional areas consisting of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Student Accounts, Bursar, Payroll Services, Budgets, Grants, Facilities, and Risk Management.