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Research Compliance Administrator

Company: University of Alaska
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Research Compliance Administrator
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  • Job Number: 525454

  • Classification:Administrative Specialist 2

  • Grade:Grade 78

  • Work type: On Campus, Staff Full-time

  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage

  • School/Business unit:UAA Chancellor

  • Location: Anchorage

  • Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical, Research/Science/Grants

    Position Summary:The Research Compliance Administrator in UAA's Office of Research Integrity and Compliance is an administrative specialist responsible for research compliance activities.
    15% As assigned by the EDCC performs additional duties including but not limited to: reviews and updates of standard operating procedures, forms, and institutional agreements; prepares drafts for letters to researchers and agencies from designated officials; support for preparation and submission of reports to the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) Office of Research Integrity; participates in post-approval monitoring and quality improvement of protection programs. Essential
    20% The administrative specialist receives and routes to appropriate person incoming telephone calls and emails for assistance from faculty, staff, and students with projects requiring IRB or Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review. Advises faculty, staff and students in preparation of applications for research involving human subjects and animal care and use. Reports weekly to the Executive Director of Commercialization & Compliance (EDCC). Essential
    25% As assigned by the EDCC on request by the IRB and the IACUC Chairpersons accurately prepares and records full, convened, IRB and IACUC meeting deliberations. Ensures each member receives agenda and protocol applications with sufficient time for review prior to meetings. As assigned by the EDCC on request by the IRB Chairperson drafts IRB action letters to research investigators resulting from those meetings, subject to final review and approval from the chairperson of the appropriate committee. Maintains a database of human subject research determinations, IRB approved protocols, IACUC approved protocols, annual reviews and disapproved protocol. Essential
    30% Serves as a contact between the Office of Research Integrity and Compliance and principal investigators/undergraduate/graduate researchers to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures regarding Human Subjects Research, Animal Care and Use, Radiation Safety, and Chemical Safety. Advise management of potential problems and findings when problems are identified. Work is performed under administrative supervision. Requires knowledge and experience to perform several office assignments, using various audio/visual technology equipment, and following established procedures. Essential
    5% Attends regional and/or national conferences for continuing education. This will be done in person when possible or via webinars. Completes all Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program modules on human subject research. Essential
    5% Maintains the registration of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP). Essential
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Required
    --- Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Federal Drug Administration, PHS, Office for Human Research Protection, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations, guidelines, and institutional policies.
    --- Knowledge and understanding of review processes.
    --- Knowledge and experience with the IRBNet and CITI systems, and MS products such as Excel and Word.
    --- Knowledge and experience with
    --- Knowledge and experience with content management systems for Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility compliance.
    --- Knowledge and experience with electronic data collection and Human Intelligent Task platforms (e.g., Qualtrics, MTurk).
    --- Strong analytical skills.
    --- Demonstrated ability to understand and solve complex problems.
    --- Demonstrated decision making skills.
    --- Demonstrated collaboration skills.
    --- Demonstrated customer service skills.
    --- Demonstrated time management skills.
    --- Demonstrated ability to provide guidance to investigators
    --- Demonstrated persuasion skills.
    --- Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
    --- Proven ability to establish and maintain files and record-keeping systems.
    --- Proven ability to communicate effectively.
    --- Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
    --- Proven ability to recognize areas of non-compliance.
    --- Knowledge of the scientific process.
    --- Coordinating skills.
    --- Ability to conduct training.
    Preferred Experience & Education:
    6 years compliance administration experience in human subject research oversight and animal use and care oversight.
    Required Experience & Education:
    Associate's degree in related field and two years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience and professional certifications (for example, Professional Certification from PRIM&R).
    Salary Information:
    This is a full-time, 12-month, term-funded, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary andfull employee benefits package ( . New hires will be placed on theUA staff salary schedule ( , Grade 78, based on education and experience.
    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.
    The review process for applications will begin on August 30th, 2023. To ensure your application is reviewed please submit your application by 11:55pm AK on August 29th, 2023.
    *To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
    This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.
    The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any
    The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
    Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
    If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact George Kamberov, at
    Advertised: 17 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time
    Applications close:

Keywords: University of Alaska, Anchorage , Research Compliance Administrator, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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