Emergency Management and Mission Continuity

Authority and Responsibility

Major responsibilities that cannot be delegated:

  • Accountability for emergency and business continuity planning, and maintaining a state of readiness for emergencies of any size.
  • Responsibility for regulatory compliance with regard to public safety, and protection of University property, financial operations, and the environment.
  • Responsibility to direct periodic training so that all employees are prepared to take proper action during an emergency.

You can find resources on what an Administrative Official can delegate on the Delegations page.  Learn more about areas of potential risk and visit the Resources page for additional information.

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