Research Compliance Administrator
Company: University of Alaska
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Research Compliance Administrator
Job Number: 525454
Classification:Administrative Specialist 2
Work type: On Campus, Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:UAA Chancellor
Categories: Administrative/Personnel, Office/Clerical,
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
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.
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
--- 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 ClinicalTrials.gov.
--- 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
--- 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
--- 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).
This is a full-time, 12-month, term-funded, non-exempt staff
position complete with both a competitive salary andfull employee
benefits package (https://alaska.edu/jobs/benefits.php) . 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
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
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
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is
subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact
George Kamberov, at email@example.com.
Advertised: 17 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time
Keywords: University of Alaska, Anchorage , Research Compliance Administrator, Other , Anchorage, Alaska
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