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Compliance Program Coordinator (Non-Exempt Pending) - IRB Health Sciences Compliance Program Coordinator more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:May 17, 2017

Compliance Program Coordinator (Non-Exempt Pending) - IRB Health Sciences Compliance Program Coordinator Hiring department Research Support & Com Monthly salary $3,500+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 17-05-17-01-9714 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

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Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

Responsible for receiving and reviewing human subject research proposal submissions for completeness and adherence with Institutional Review Board (IRB) regarding University policies and procedures, state and federal requirements and regulations.

Essential Functions

Serves as liaison to assigned departments and research units. Responsible for the review of human subject research proposals, from time of submission up to and including final resolution. Provides support as needed to the Conflict of Interest Program and the health sciences IRB panel in collaboration with the Dell Medical School. Mobilizes appropriate resources (e.g., people, funding, materials, support, etc.), as necessary, to accomplish tasks. Provides assistance, advice and recommendations to customers to ensure consistency and impart confidence to all customers. Possesses and demonstrates the skills and functional knowledge to perform all responsibilities of the position effectively and efficiently. This includes systematic and thorough analytical and problem solving skills, including staying abreast of current IRB topics, federal laws and guidelines, University policies, practices and procedures. Performs with professionalism according to the purpose, values and objectives of the Human Research Protection Program and RSC. Consults with assigned departments and research units regarding compliance with federal, state, and University regulations, policies and/or guidelines. Assists IRB Manager in identifying departmental patterns regarding IRB issues, processes, and/or action plans.Remain knowledgeable about how departments and research units function. Considers the function of departments within the context of the University as a whole. Analyzes an issue as it applies across all levels, e.g., University impact as well as departmental impact. Provides guidance, information and assistance to Board members. Responds to all customers quickly, effectively and consistently. This includes using efficient methods to monitor items to completion, and providing thorough follow-up with appropriate personnel. Manages multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish goals. Establish efficient work procedures to meet work load and enhance productivity. Volunteers for and performs other job-related duties as needed and/or assigned. Responsibilities include ownership of individual actions for protocols through the entire proposal review process, including studies requiring exempt, expedited and full board review. Responsible for application of federal rules and regulations. When required or necessary, provide guidance and clarification to investigate RSC in adhering to such rules and regulations. Review protocols in assigned area(s) and provide feedback to investigate RSC. Audits protocols. Documents and ensures the veracity and completeness of all protocol actions, meeting agendas and minutes, non-compliance reports, etc. Maintains complete and accurate protocol records. Provides administrative duties that pertain to committee meetings, including organizing, coordinating and preparing for Board meetings. Works with IRB Manager in developing, coordinating, and recommending changes for the improvement of workflow processes within the human research protection program. Assists IRB Manager in the development of policies and standard operating procedures. Liaison between RSC and assigned departments and research units. Establishes and maintains educational and outreach efforts to assigned department and research units. Works with co-workers to design, develop, and present training programs for IRB proposals.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field related to the work to be performed and three years of experience coordinating or administering a program. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to maintain confidentiality when exposed regularly to highly sensitive issues and situations. Attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to write cogent, concise, and detailed documents. Experience with computerized databases and Microsoft Office is essential. Must possess effective planning and organizational skills. Must be able to set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects. Professional demeanor. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with IRB administration of clinical research.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Use of manual dexterity

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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