Associate Compliance Analyst IACUC - 497401

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO

IT, Legal
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Title: Associate Compliance Analyst IACUC

Department Org: Office of Research Compliance - 107990

Employee Classification: U1 - Unclassified PSA FT

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: MC AD

Shift: 1

Start Time: 830am End Time: 500pm

Posted Salary: $38,672-$58,058, commensurate with education and experience

Float: No

Rotate: No

On Call: No

Travel: No

Weekend/Holiday: No

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP), the Associate Compliance Analyst, IACUC/IBC serves as administrative support in ensuring compliance with institutional, departmental, federal and state regulations including subject matters such as animal subject research, recombinant nucleic acids, select agents and toxins, dual use research of concern, controlled substances, required trainings, and bio-safety; and policies governing responsible conduct of research (RCR). The analyst provides support for associated institutional research boards such as the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), and the Institutional Review Entity (IRE). The analyst provides support in evaluation of compliance requirements for sponsored programs and material transfers, working closely with Technology Transfer and Sponsored Programs.

The analyst assists with protocol pre-review and distributes materials related to reviews, renewals or amendments. The individual will also assist in administrative amendment reviews, provide direction and guidance concerning the requirements and obligations for the ethical and compliant conduct animal subject and biosafety research and assist in post-approval monitoring. Duties also include assisting with initial and ongoing educational and regulatory guidance, providing direction to investigators, research office staff, students, and Institutional Review Board members, and appropriately handling of confidential and proprietary information, including grant and award information.

The individual will exercise independent discretion and decision-making skills and function as a departmental team member, provide backup support to management and provide directives to staff as appropriate. The individual will provide support in other areas of research compliance as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/experience/licensing:
• Bachelor’s degree in physical, pharmacological or life sciences, or related discipline.
• One to two years academic, professional or laboratory experience in biological, medical or chemical research, testing, or regulatory compliance.
• Familiarity with research regulation or laboratory safety including one or more of the following: PHS and USDA regulations for animal welfare, biosafety, chemical hazards, and/or financial conflict of interest regulations.
• Ability to interpret research regulations and guidelines of federal and state agencies.
• Must possess high-level organization skills, the ability to handle multiple assignments and perform against deadlines with frequent interruptions and competing priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment.
• Demonstrated experience and precision in data gathering, compilation information, and preparing reports.
• Must be willing to pursue additional education and attend regulatory conferences.

Communication and other skills:
• Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Must be highly motivated, a self-starter, and very detail oriented.
• Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with personnel and professional staff. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals, both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, and culturally appropriate communication skills (including technical writing).
• Ability to analyze and solve problems and to make evaluative judgments.
• Demonstrated computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in physical, pharmacological or life sciences or related discipline (MS, MPH, PhD).
• Experience in research compliance in higher education or federal regulatory setting.
• Experience in handling confidential information and materials including industry and sponsored research contracts.
• Demonstrated skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures

Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free. To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free. Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at hrcompliance@utoledo.edu or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request.

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.