This position will report directly to the Animal Welfare Office Director in the Division of Research. The Research Compliance Coordinator is responsible for: providing first line response to questions and concerns from investigators, administrators, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees; providing key support to the AWO to continue accreditation-related activities; and providing coordination of the AWO outreach and education initiative.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years of experience in a related area such as research.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Working knowledge of basic regulatory requirements for research/teaching/testing involving animals and/or experience in compliance related work.
Experience working with database and spreadsheet software.
Must be detail oriented, and have ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Four years quality assurance, regulatory compliance, audit and/or compliance monitoring.
Two years of supervisory or project management experience preferred.
Experience with IACUC compliance in an academic setting.
Preferred Licenses, Certifications and Registrations:
Certified Professional IACUC Administrator
Preferrred Knowledge and Skills:
Personal or professional experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
Based on knowledge of institutional guidelines and federal regulations for animals in research/teaching/testing: consults and advises faculty, staff and students in the preparation of protocols and provides preliminary reviews of protocols, including determination of status, in order to give feedback to the customer to improve the product.
Provides expertise about animals in research/teaching/testing for investigators and committee members related to compliance guidance. Responsible for effective communication and timely responses related to compliance reviews, including issues of non-compliance. Responds to questions regarding the compliance program.
Provides support for committee meetings by preparing review materials, reports and other meeting related documents. Assists supervisor in the development or modification of standard business practices and office processes related to the AWO including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Reviews/prepares correspondence and minutes based on committee decisions.
Provides quality assurance oversight of data entry related to document submissions, reports, and notices. Maintains electronic and paper files ensuring all are up-to-date and complete.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Note: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume.
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Internal Number: R-014482
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