University of Idaho
Division/College: University Research (Div)
Employee Category: Exempt
Pay Range: $54,693 per year or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
The Research Compliance Coordinator (IACUC/IBC Coordinator) oversees the development and management of research regulatory compliance efforts as required by the state and federal laws and university policies and procedures including oversight of faculty committees that approve research protocols and procedures, training, ethics, and safety for the care and use of animals and the use of biological materials. This position is the university's subject matter expert for research involving animals and biological materials within the university. Responsibilities include assisting the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Chairs with implementation of the IACUC and IBC procedures, regulations, and compliance as it pertains to researchers and sponsors; and proving advice and guidance to faculty, staff, and student researchers on the same. The IACUC/IBC Coordinator is essential to ensuring IACUC and IBC protocols are appropriately routed and reviewed in compliance with statutes, regulations, and University of Idaho policies. In addition, the coordinator will provide training on standard operating procedures and regulations to faculty, staff, and student investigators both on and off the Moscow campus. The IACUC/IBC Coordinator also provides guidance to the IACUC and IBC Chairs and Committees.
The IACUC/IBC Coordinator accomplishes a wide variety of tasks with considerable independence and must exercise discretion in applying policies and procedures using professional judgment, demeanor, and in a manner that promotes a positive image for the Office of Research and Economic Development. IACUC/IBC Coordinator ensures safeguards to the flow of sensitive and confidential information.
• High School Diploma or GED
• Three years of experience in research, legal, or compliance environment, or five years of progressive experience in research administration with extensive emphasis relative to this position
• Experience interpreting and applying regulations, policies, and procedures
• Experience independently researching, compiling, developing, and summarizing material for reports, and analyzing information
• Experience identifying complex problems, defining alternatives, and developing recommendations for management/administrators
• Experience working with research compliance issues in a professional setting
• Experience working on or with a compliance committee relevant to this position as a member or in an administrative role.
• Developing and delivering presentations to small and large audiences
• Handling a variety of projects simultaneously that require a high degree of attention to details
• Integrate resources, policies, and information for the determination of procedures, solutions, and other outcomes
• Analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues
• Prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines
• Work independently with minimal direction and as a team member in a collaborative, supportive manner
• Exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
• Bachelor’s degree; preferred in Business, Animal Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Entomology, Environmental Science, Fishery Resources, Management Information Systems, Microbiology, Plant Science, Wildlife Resources, or related.
• Experience performing laboratory or facility inspections
• Specialized training or certification, including:
o ABSA’s Advanced Biosafety Training Series;
o Certified Biological Safety Professional;
o Registered Biosafety Professional;
o Certified Professional IACUC Administrator (CPIA).
• Experience working in an academic research laboratory setting;
• Experience creating online training and teaching/training various size groups.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002843P
Posting Date: 06/01/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
First consideration date of applicants is June 15, 2021.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.