The Research Compliance Coordinator reports to and works closely with the Associate Vice President for Research Compliance (AVP-Research Compliance) to provide leadership, guidance and oversight for institution-wide research compliance and its adherence to local, UT System, State and Federal regulations. The Research Compliance Coordinator assists the AVP-Research Compliance with the following duties and responsibilities.
Major Responsibilities / Duties / Critical Tasks:
Coordination and support of processes and programming to ensure University compliance with federal regulations, policy requirements, and best practices.
Identification, management, and monitoring of potential regulatory risks.
Development, maintenance, and updates of compliance-related standards, policies and procedures for the research enterprise, and its related activities to prevent, detect, identify, and mitigate illegal, unethical, or improper conduct.
Development and roll-out of in-house research compliance training programs, workshops, seminars and other outreach and educational tools and training related to Institutional Review Board, Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Export Control, Research Conflict of Interest, and Research Misconduct.
Development and implementation of effective programs that promote responsible conduct and integrity in scientific research.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Thorough knowledge of appropriate regulations.
Well-developed organizational and analytical skills.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Team player who also works independently when needed.
High level of maturity, diplomacy, and strict confidentiality.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Master’s degree Preferred.
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